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Top Current Affairs 03 November 2021:This post contains the current affairs for 03 November 2021 that are important for competitive exams like IBPS PO and Clerk, SBI PO and Clerk, RBI Assistant and Grade B, other Insurance exams. You can also attempt our Current Affairs Quizafter reading our daily current affairs.
Azim Premji tops Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021
Azim Premji,the founder-chairman of Wipro Ltd has topped theEdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021.
The 76-year-old, made the highest contribution of Rs 9,713 crore betweenApril 2020 and March 2021towards philanthropic causes to retain the top position for second year in a row.
Shiv Nadar, founder and chairman of HCL Technologies, retained second spot with an annual donation of Rs 1,263 crore.
India’s richest man and the chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani stood at the third spot with an annual donation of Rs 577 crore.
The EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021 is compiled by the EdelGive Foundation and Hurun Research Institute. It is the eighth edition of the annual list.
The list ranks individuals from India who donated Rs 5 crore and abovebetween April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021 towards philanthropic contributions.
President Ramnath Kovind to give away National Sports Awards on November 13, 2021
TheNational Sports Awards for the year 2021 were announced by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sportson November 02, 2021.
President of India Shri Ramnath Kovind will felicitate the awardees on November 13, 2021.
The National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.
Complete list of selected sportsperson who will receive these awards this year.
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IREDA launches ‘Whistle Blower’ portal
TheIndian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) has launched a‘Whistle-blower Portal’as a part of celebration of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week 2021’.
The portal was launched by Shri Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), IREDA on November 02, 2021.
The Whistle-blower Portal has been developed by IT Team of the company and will help the IREDA employees to raise concerns related to fraud, corruption, abuse of power among other things.
The IREDA is a PSU under the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) established as a Non-Banking Financial Institution.
Ministry of Rural Development inks MoU with Flipkart to enhance rural livelihoods
The e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) to support the ambitious Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) program.
The MoU will help to empower local businesses and self-help groups (SHGs) by bringing them on the e-commerce platform to sell their products. SHGs led by women would be given special focus.
The MoU is a part of Flipkart’s Samarth programmewhich aims to support skilled craftsmen, weavers and artisans of under-served community by helping them to sell online through Flipkart marketplace.
Under the programme, e-commerce knowledge and training around onboarding, cataloging, marketing, account management, business insights, and warehousing are also imparted.
CCI approves acquisition of 100% shareholding in Exide Life by HDFC Life
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the accquisition of100% shareholding in Exide Life Insurance Company Limited by HDFC Life Insurance Company.
The acquisition has been approved under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.
After the acquisition Exide Life will become wholly owned subsidiary of HDFC Life.
It is proposed to merge Exide Life with HDFC Life.
IRCTC and Truecaller join hands to reduce fraud activities
TheIndian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has entered into a partnership with caller identification platform Truecaller, in an effort to reduce fraudulent activities.
The aim of this partnership is to assure passengers that the critical communication such as booking details or PNR status is being delivered by IRCTC and no one else.
Under the agreement, the integrated Helpline Number of Indian Railways, 139, will now be verified by Truecaller Business Identity solutions.
Former Afghanistan PM Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai passes away at 78
Former Afghan Prime Minister Ahmad Shah Ahmadzaihas passed away. He was 78.
He served as acting prime minister of Afghanistan from 1995 to 1996.