Current Affairs 3 January 2022

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3 January 2022 Current Affairs

Prashant Chaturvedi

Appointments/Resignations

Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy, the first employee to be hired for Tesla’s Autopilot team.

Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy is the first employee to be hired for Tesla’s Autopilot team. Before joining Tesla, Mr. Elluswamy was associated with Volkswagen Electronic Research Lab and WABCO Vehicle Control System.

Important Points:

Tesla: An American Electric Vehicle Company
Tesla Motors CEO: Elon Musk
Tesla Motors Headquarters: Austin, Texas, USA

Sanjeev Churiwala appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Tata Powers.

Sanjeev Churiwala appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Tata Powers. He is a chartered accountant. He has over 27 years of corporate experience. He was previously with Diageo as the Regional Finance Director-APAC and Global Travel Retail. He has also worked with Ambuja Cements.

Important Points:

Tata Power CEO & MD: Praveer Sinha
Tata Power Headquarters: Mumbai

Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok announces resignation.

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has announced his resignation amid political deadlock following a military coup that derailed the country’s fragile transition to democracy.

Important Points:

Sudan Capital: Khartoum
Sudan Official Language: Arabic, English
Sudan Currency : Sudanese Pound

George Cherian appointed as head of corporate communications of Disney.

The Walt Disney Company India has appointed George Cherian as head of corporate communications and corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the market.

Banking News

Cryptowire launched India’s First Index of Cryptocurrencies.

Crypto super app, Cryptowire has launched India’s first index of cryptocurrencies, IC15, which tracks the top 15 global cryptocurrencies in terms of market capitalization and liquidity.

National News

Defence Minister inaugurates Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology at Chandigarh University.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology (KCCRSST) at Chandigarh University on January 03, 2022. He also launched a Scholarship Scheme, worth Rs 10 crore, for the wards of Defence Personnel of the three Services.

Important Points:

Kalpana Chawla : An Indian-American astronaut and engineer who was the first woman of Indian origin to go to space.

India’s unemployment rose to 7.91 per cent in December: CMIE

Unemployment rate in India rose to 7.91 per cent in December 2021 from 7 per cent in the previous month, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) data released on 3 January 2022.

Important Points:

CMIE Chairman : SA Dave

Obituaries News

World-renowned Kenyan conservationist Richard Leakey passed away.

World-renowned paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, who unearthed evidence that helped prove humankind evolved in Africa, died on 2nd January 2022 at the age of 77.

Important Points:

Kenya : Country in East Africa
Kenya Capital : Nairobi
Kenya Currency : Kenyan Shilling
Kenya President : Uhuru Kenyatta
Kenya Official languages : Swahili, English

Sports News

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez retires from international cricket.

All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has retired from international cricket after representing Pakistan in 392 matches over 18 years. He quit Test cricket in 2018 and played his last ODI in the 2019 World Cup at Lord’s. He was recalled in 2020 for T20 matches. He finished the year as the world’s leading run-scorer in the calendar year in the shortest format.

The right-handed batsman scored 12,780 runs in international matches that included 55 Test matches, 218 ODIs and 119 T20s. He took 253 wickets in all the three formats.

Important Points:

Pakistan President: Arif Alvi
Pakistan Prime Minister: Imran Khan
Pakistan Capital: Islamabad
Pakistan Currency: Pakistani Rupee

State Current Affairs

J&K will soon become the first UT to have a district level good governance index.

Jammu and Kashmir will soon become the first Union Territory in the country to have a district level good governance index. , Good Governance Index at the district level will enable each of the 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir to rise to the level of some of the best administered districts of the country. The index will ensure time bound disposal of office files and other matters, increased transparency, accountability and citizen participation.

Important Points:

Jammu & Kashmir Capital : Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)
Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor : Manoj Sinha
Jammu & Kashmir Official Languages : Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi, English

Ladakh celebrates ‘Losar’ the traditional new year with symbolic performances in a low key affair.

Ladakh is celebrating, Losar, the traditional new year today. Losar is being celebrated by Buddhist Community in the region with elaborated symbolic festivities in the name of God and Goddess.

Important Points:

Ladakh Capital : Leh, Kargil
Ladakh Lieutenant Governor : Radha Krishna Mathur
Ladakh Official Languages : Hindi, English

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