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Today’s National Current Affairs

1. Andhra Pradesh’s CM promises to offer free treatment to all cancer patients in the state-

  • Jaganmohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, announced on Thursday that as part of the AP Government’s comprehensive care scheme all types of cancers are brought into its bracket of free treatment.
  • The CM said that the AP state government’s ultimate goal is that no single patient shall die of cancer or rush to the neighboring states for treatment.
  • After inaugurating the Tata Trust’s Sri Venkateswara Institute of Cancer Care and Advanced Research (SVICCAR) in Tirupati the CM said, ” The state government has enhanced the Arogyasri scheme and increased the number of medical services, wherein the treatment for even cancer can be availed free of cost.”

2. With the ongoing heatwave, PM Modi is to chair a review meeting on preparedness to deal with it- 

  • Many parts of the country have reported extreme weather conditions due to the ongoing heatwave across the country.
  • To deal with the critical situation, PM Narendra Modi is to chair an important review meeting to be prepared to deal with the heatwave affecting the various parts of the country.
  • The meeting is to also take into account the upcoming monsoon season.
  • After the PM’s return from the three-day visit to as many European countries, Modi is to hold seven to eight meetings to discuss the same.

3. The First 10 GW Solar State of the country is Rajasthan-

  • Rajasthan became the first state in India to reach 10 GW of cumulative large-scale solar installations according to Mercom’s India Solar Project tracker.
  • Rajasthan has a total installed power capacity of 32.5 GW, with renewable power accounting for 55%, thermal energy for 43%, and the remaining 2% accounted for by nuclear energy.

International Current Affairs

1. The 1st-ever Chief Tech officer of the CIA is to be Nand Mulchandani-

  • Indian-origin Nand Mulchandani is to be the first-ever Chief Technology (CTO) of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
  • The first line of defense of the United States, the CIA, has named the Indian-origin man for the great responsibility.
  • Before getting appointed to this role, Mulchandani served as the CTO and acting director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Centre under the US Department of Defence.
  • Mulchandani also served as the CEO of multiple successful startups like Oblix, Determina, OpenDNS, and ScaleXtreme.

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Business and Economy Current Affairs

1. In the Chainalysis 2021 Cryptocurrency Gains by Country, India ranked 21st-

  • Chainalysis, a crypto analytics firm, released data that showed investors around the world realized total crypto gains of $162.7 billion in 2021, a huge increase compared to $32.5 billion in 2020.
  • India ranked lowly at the 21st position with realized gains of around $1.85 billion.

2. On 5th July 2022, Andy Jassy is to join as the next Amazon CEO-

  • Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, retires from his position as the CEO of the company after 27 years since the launch of Amazon on 5th July 1994.
  • The position of the CEO is now to be taken over by Andy Jassy, a longtime AWS executive.

Sports Daily Current Affairs

1. The 1st Indian to win the gold medal at IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championship: Harshada Sharad Garud-

  • Bagging the gold medal at the IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Heraklion, Greece, Harshada Sharad Garud made history by being the first Indian woman to achieve the prize.
  • Garud participated in the 45-kilogram weight category with a total of 153 kilograms lifted, including 70 kilograms in Snatch and 83 kilograms in Clean and Jerk.

Miscellaneous Current Affairs

1. 6th May is observed as the International No Diet Day 2022-

  • 6th May is celebrated as the ‘International No Diet Day 2022’.
  • The aim behind this day is to make people aware of body acceptance and not give in to body shaming.
  • The day is to make people of all sizes and shapes accept themselves the way they are.
  • It is like a self-love day when people forget problems like obesity, increasing weight, weakness, and belly fat.

Here were the daily current affairs of 6th May 2022.

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