Current Affairs 7th May 2021 , Daily GK Update

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National (Current Affairs)

‘Miyon ka Bara’ station in Jodhpur renamed Mahesh Nagar

Miyon ka Bara’ station in Jodhpur renamed Mahesh Nagar

  • The identify of Miyon ka Bara railway station in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur has been modified to Mahesh Nagar after getting an approval from numerous departments.
  • Earlier, in August 2018, the identify of the village was formally modified from Miyon ka Bara to Mahesh Nagar after residents complained that they have been unable to get matrimonial matches for his or her youngsters because the identify gave an impression that it’s inhabited by Muslims. The Union House Ministry had accepted the change of identify and conveyed the choice to the Rajasthan authorities in 2018.
  • The Hindu had earlier reported that throughout the pre-Independence interval, the unique identify of the village was Mahesh Ro Bado and over a time its identify modified, giving an impression that it’s inhabited by Muslims.

Note: List of Some Important Renamed Place (Recently)

  • Manduadih Station: ‘Banaras’ Station
  • Hubli Railway Station: Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station
  • Naugarh Railway Station: Siddharthnagar railway station
  • Airport in Ayodhya : Maryada Purshottam Shriram Airport.
  • Gorewada International Zoo: Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park

International (Current Affairs)

S Jaishankar On Four-Day London Visit For G7 Foreign Ministers’ Summit

S Jaishankar On Four-Day London Visit For G7 Foreign Ministers' Summit

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will begin a four-day visit to London from 3rd May primarily to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of Group of Seven (G7) rich nations. India has been invited to the meeting as a guest country.
  • “The external affairs minister will be visiting London from May 3-6 to participate in the G7 foreign ministers meeting, at which India has been invited as a guest country.

Note: About G7 member

  • Members: Britain, the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.
  • Founded: 1975

Banking & Financial

Fitch predicts India’s GDP growth at 9.5% for FY22

Fitch predicts India's GDP growth at 9.5% for FY22

  • India’s GDP is expected to grow 9.5% From 12.8% this financial year, Fitch Solutions has said, adding that there are downside risks to the forecast due to the surge in COVID-19 cases and extension and expansion of localised lockdowns.

Note: India GDP projected F22 (2021-2022)

  • Word Bank-10.1%
  • ICRA-10%
  • ADB-11%
  • Brickwork Ratings-11%
  • Crisil-11%
  • OECD-12.6%
  • Nomura –12.6%

Appointment

MK Stalin, DMK Chief, Takes Oath As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

MK Stalin, DMK Chief, Takes Oath As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

  • DMK chief MK Stalin was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, along with 33 members of his cabinet, by Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
  • This will be Mr Stalin’s first term; at 69, he is the oldest first-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. His father, party legend M Karunanidhi, held the post five times.

Note: About Tamil Nadu

  • Governor: Banwarilal Purohit
  • Capital: Chennai

AINRC leader N Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister

AINRC leader N Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister

  • All India NR Congress (AINRC) leader N Rangasamy on 7th May was sworn in as Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Puducherry.
  • The 71-year-old three-time Chief Minister was administered the oath by Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan during a brief ceremony at Raj Niwas. NR Congress-BJP alliance secured the majority in Puducherry, winning 16 seats in the 30-member assembly.

RM Sundaram appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research

  • Dr. Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (ICAR-IIRR), Hyderabad.
  • Earlier, Dr.Sundaram was working as Principal Scientist (Biotechnology), Crop Improvement Section, ICAR-IIRR and served the Rice Institute for the last 23 years.

Important Day

05 May: World Athletics Day 2021

  • The World Athletics Day-2021 is observed on the 5 May. The date is subject to adjustment, the date of World Athletics Day is decided by the IAAF, however, the month stays the same as May.
  • The first World Athletics Day was observed in 1996. The basic objective of World Athletics Day is to boost the participation of youths in athletics.

Obituary

Veteran singer G Anand passes away

  • Telugu playback singer G Anand died on 6th May due to Covid-19 at the age of 67.
  • His other superhits include songs such as “Vithala Vithala Panduranga Vithala” and “Dikkulu Chudaku Ramayya”. He also sang for Krishna-starred Pandanti Kapuram and Chiranjeevi’s Pranam Khareedu movies.

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