Daily Current Affairs 02 May 2020

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Daily Current Affairs – 02 May 2020

Shri Arvind Kumar Sharma Assumes Charge as Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Shri Arvind Kumar Sharma has also worked in the Government of Gujarat at various positions including field and policy level and has extensive experience of handling the portfolios of regulatory and developmental administration, disaster management, Corporate Management, industrial/investment promotion and infrastructure development.

Other Appointments

  • Giridhar Aramane has assumed the charge as Secretary to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Shri Ajay Tirkey assumes charge as Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development

World Tuna Day is observed on 2nd May

World Tuna Day is observed globally on 2nd May every year to raise awareness about the importance of tuna fish. It was observed for the first time in 2017.

Sania Mirza Becomes First Indian To Get Nominated for Fed Cup Heart Award

Sania Mirza became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award. Sania is the nominee for the award from the Asia/Oceania Zone alongwith Indonesia’s Priska Madelyn Nugroho.

IIT Madras professor, Padma Shri awardee chosen for Nikkei Asia Prizes 2020

IIT Madras professor T Pradeep, a 2020 Padma Shri Awardee, was chosen for the prestigious Nikkei Asia Prizes 2020 in ‘Science and Technology’ category for his pioneering work in nanotechnology-based water purification.

Ramayan sets world record, becomes most viewed entertainment programme

The epic mythological show Ramayan, by Ramanand Sagar, has scripted new worldwide record of becoming the most watched entertainment programme in the world in 2020

As per DD, Ramayan has also clocked the highest viewership record on a single day and has reported a viewership of 7.7 crore as of 16 April 2020

India lose top spot in ICC Test rankings for first time since October 2016

The Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team was dethroned from the top spot in the ICC Test rankings for the first time in close to four years after cricket parent’s body announced the latest rankings

Australia (116) have taken over from India as the top ranked side in the ICC Men’s Test Team Rankings with New Zealand (115) remaining in second place. India are now third with 114 points.