Top GKToday’s News Headlines-3 April 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for 3 April, 2020

INDIA

  • Kerala HC stays state govt order allowing liquor supply to those suffering from Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS)
  • Govt. launches mobile app ‘AarogyaSetu’ to help citizens assess their risk of contracting the coronavirus
  • Padma Shri awardee & former ‘Hazuri Raagi’ at Golden Temple dies of coronavirus in Amritsar aged 52
  • Delhi Govt. to provide Rs 5,000 to drivers of public transport vehicles such as autos, taxis and e-rickshaws in the city

E-NAM

  • New features added to electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM)
  • Will enabling direct trading from warehouses as well as collection centres of farmers producers organisations (FPOs)
  • Will reduce the need for farmers to physically come to wholesale mandis for selling their harvested produce

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Non-subsidized LPG cylinder price slashed by Rs. 61.50 per cylinder
  • Just about 1/4th of the consumers in India currently pay for news but nearly 2/3rd are willing to pay: WEF study

WORLD

  • World Autism Awareness Day observed on April 2; theme: ‘The Transition to Adulthood’
  • Emmy award winning singer-songwriter Adam Schlesinger died aged 52 due to coronavirus in US
  • Rafael Gomez Nieto, the last surviving Spanish WWII liberator of Paris in November 1944, dies of coronavirus at 99
  • Internationally-renowned Indian-origin South African virologist Gita Ramjee dies due to COVID-19 aged 64

SPORTS

  • Tony Lewis, one of the men behind the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in weather-affected limited overs cricket matches, dies in UK aged 78

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