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Daily News Digest:03 May 2021

T RABI SANKAR APPOINTED AS RBI DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) executive director T Rabi Sankar has been appointed as the fourth Deputy Governor of the central bank. He succeeds B P Kanungo as the deputy governor.

He joins Mahesh Kumar Jain, Michael Patra and Rajeshwar Rao as the fourth deputy governor of the central bank.

WORLD TUNA DAY: 2 MAY

Every year, World Tuna Day is observed on 2nd May. It is observed to spread awareness among people regarding the importance of conserving Tuna fish.

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY 2021: 02 MAY

Every year World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. It is celebrated to raise awareness about laughter and its many healing benefits.

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY OBSERVED ON 3 MAY

Every year, World Press Freedom Day is observed globally on 3 May. The theme for World Press Freedom Day 2021 is “Information as a Public Good”.

PROJECT ‘OXYGEN ON WHEELS’ LAUNCHED BY MAHINDRA GROUP

Mahindra Logistics has initiated 'Oxygen on Wheels' initiative. It is aimed to bridge the gap between oxygen production and its transportation in India, especially in Maharashtra. Under the initiative, they will use trucks to connect oxygen producers with hospitals and/or homes.

SPECIES OF “XYLOPHIS DEEPAKI” DISCOVERED

Recent discovery  of “Xylophis Deepaki” is associated with Snakes. A tiny snake of just 20 cm length with iridescent scales. Reported to be an endemic species of Tamil Nadu and also been sighted in some parts of the southern Western Ghats. It is named after the Indian herpetologist Deepak Veerappan.

1ST WOMAN COMMANDING OFFICER IN BRO

Vaishali S Hiwase became the first woman officer to be appointed as commanding officer in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). She will be responsible for providing connectivity through an Indo-China border road.

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