– International Day of the Midwife: 5 May
✔ UV BLASTER
– DRDO develops an Ultra Violet (UV) Disinfection Tower for rapid and chemical free disinfection of high infection prone areas
– The collection is a unique initiative of GeM and the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM).
📈 ECONOMY & CORPORATE
– BSE Sensex tumbled 2,002 points or 5.94 per cent to close at 31,715
– NSE Nifty ended at 9,293.50, down 566.40 points or 5.74 per cent
– SIDBI to launch ‘India SME Services Platform’ to give MSMEs information about starting operations, getting finance or credit enhancement and other support services.
✔ WHATSAPP BOT
– Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) launched a WhatsApp chatbot that has been built to curb spread of misinformation, particularly during COVID-19 pandemic