🌍 International
– World Press Freedom Day celebrated on May 3 with its theme as ‘Journalism without Fear or Favour’
– Norway first, India 142nd among 180 countries on World Press Freedom Index 2020 of Paris-based Reporters Without Borders
🗾 State
– J&K: Five security personnel killed in an encounter in Handwara of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district
– Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi, a judicial member of Lokpal of India, dies aged 63 in New Delhi
– Eminent historian RV Smith passes Away
– Noted Kannada poet & Padma Shri awardee K. S. Nissar Ahmed dies aged 84 in Bengaluru

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