Current Affairs Minute: Get a quick rundown of the most significant Updated events that took place on May 04, 2023, in just a minute with our Current Affairs Minute.
As the world moves ahead, so does the news. It’s essential to stay updated with the latest happenings around the world. Our Current Affairs Minute brings you the most critical news events from around the world that occurred on May 04, 2023, in a minute.
1. Air Marshal Ashutosh Dixit appointed as IAF’s Deputy Chief
Air Marshal Ashutosh Dixit has been appointed as the Deputy Chief of the Indian Air Staff. He will oversee the aviation acquisitions of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and lead advancement projects. Dixit has previously served as Senior Air Staff Officer in the South Western Air Command in Gujarat and has been part of India’s Self Reliant mission.
2. World Press Freedom Index 2023: Norway Tops, India’s Ranking Drops
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released the 2023 World Press Freedom Index, ranking Norway at the top for the seventh consecutive year. India’s ranking has fallen from 133 in 2013 to 161 in 2023. The report surveyed social, political, economic, security, and legal indicators to rank countries based on the safety and rights of journalists. Asian nations, including Vietnam, China, and North Korea, ranked the lowest.
3. Gold Medalist Tori Bowie Found Dead in Florida
American long jumper and sprinter Tori Bowie, who won three medals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, was found dead in her Orlando, Florida home on May 4, 2023. She was 32 years old. The reason for her death is unknown, and some speculate that it was a suicide.
4. Manipur University Hosts Y20 Seminar 2023
Manipur University hosted the Y20 Seminar on May 4, 2023, on “Shared Future: Youth in Democracy and Governance.” This event focused on the contributions of young people across India and targeted 16 districts in Manipur state. The convenor stated that youth participation is crucial to building a shared future.
5. South Africa’s Shabnim Ismail Retires from Cricket
South African cricket player Shabnim Ismail has announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket after representing her team for 16 years. She is regarded as a speedy bowler and has played 127 ODIs, 113 T20Is, and a solitary test for South Africa, taking 317 international wickets. She has retired from cricket to focus on her family.