September 2020 Current Affairs with pdf

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  • Mission Karmayogi is associated with Civil Services Capacity Building
  • Official Language of Jammu and Kashmir are Urdu, Kashmiri, Hindi, English and Dogri.
  • World Coconut Day is observed every year on 3rd September. Theme: ” Invest in Coconut to save the world”.
  • Recently, ICICI Prudential Life insurance company has launched voice chatbot “LiGo“.
  • On 2nd September, the Government blocked 118  mobile apps including PUBG.
  • India has been ranked at 48 place in the recent Global Innovation Index.
  • Sunil Nagpal is associated with Tennis.
  • Goa’s traditional festive sweet dish ‘Khaje‘ , spicy Harmal chilli and Myndoli Banana ( Moira Banana) has obtained Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry.
  • Crete Island was recently in news. It is located in Mediterranean sea.
  • Jal Shakti Ministry has launched “Water Heroes- Share Your Stories” program. Jal Shakti Ministry was formed in May 2019 by merging Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
  • 1st woman DG of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security is Usha Padhea.
  • VK Yadav will be appointed as the first ever Chairman and CEO of the Railway Board.
  • Robot RAKSHAK, health assistant remotely communicate between doctor and patient is developed by Indian Railways.
  • Trade Ministers of India, Australia and Japan plans a new supply chain initiative along with to counter China.
  • 31st March 2021 is the deadline to integrate all states and Union Territories under One Nation- One Ration card scheme.
  • Uttarakhand and Karnataka paired under EK Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme.
  • Indian Bank is headquartered in Chennai.
  • Karan Johar is the author of the book ‘The Big Thoughts of Little Luv’.
  • Arunodoi scheme is associated with Assam Indian state.
  • Assam government decided to upgrade Dehing Patkai Wildlife sanctuary into a National Park.
  • The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) will host the first-ever “Cycling Summit” in 2021 across Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai.
  • The European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to invest EUR650 million into the construction of Kanpur’s first city metroline. EIB headquarter is in Luxembourg.
  • AIR Scanner” a mobile scanner application launched by IIT Bombay.
  • Recently, Dr. S.I. Padmavati passed away. She was the India’s first female Cardiologist.
  • Adani Group has acquired a 74 per cent stake in Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL).
  • According to a recent announcement by the Union Minister of Coal and Mines, India aims for 100 million tonnes of coal gasification by the year 2030.
  • Coal Gasification is the process by which coal is converted into synthesis gas. Also called Syngas. Syngas is used in making fertilizers.
  • Recently, the former president of India Pranab Mukherjee passed away. He awarded India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna in the year 2019.
  • Mr. Mukherjee served as 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017.
  • India will receive a development assistance loan worth Rs. 3500 crore from Japan to fight COVID-19.
  • Recently, Supreme Court bench has punished lawyer Prashant Bhushan with fine of Rs. 1 for committing criminal contempt.
  • In July 2020, output of  8 crore infrastructure sectors drops by 9.6 %.
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISC) Bengaluru is the top-ranked Indian Institute in the “THE World University Rankings 2021”.
  • Adani Green has been ranked as the World’s number 1 solar energy company in terms of capacity.
  • India’s first Regional Voter’s awareness center will be setup in Jaipur.
  • National Wildlife Day is observed every year on 4 September.
  • IIT Delhi incubated startup Chakr Innovation has launched ‘ Chakr DeCov’ to decontaminate N95 masks.
  • In N95, N-stands for “Non-oil”, 95 means it has a 95% efficiency to filter airborne particles.
  • Pope Francis is author of the book “Let Us Dream”.
  • Indian astronomers has recently discovered a galaxy called ‘AUDFs 01’, 9.3 billion light years away from Earth.
  • India’s first Multi-wavelength Space Observatory ‘AstroSat’ has detected this galaxy.
  • Astrosa, India’s first dedicated Multi-wavelength Space telescope, was launched by ISRO on a PSLV-XL in 2015.
  • Recently, David Capel passed away. He was a /an Cricketer.
  • World Bank has paused the publication of the Ease of Doing Business rankings.
  • Indian High Commission gifted books to 100 universities and colleges to mark Mujib Barsh in Bangladesh.
  • Recently, the Supreme Court has granted the telecom companies a time period of 10 years to clear their pending Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues to the Indian Government.
  • ICICI Bank launched a virtual property exhibition ‘Home Utsav’.
  • Pope Francis is author of the book ” Let Us Dream”.
  • P Iniyan is associated with Chess.
  • Indian Grand master P Iniyan has won the prestigious 48th Annual World Open online chess tournament.
  • India’s April-June quarter GDP contracted by a massive 23.9 percent year-on-year, the first GDP contraction in more than 40 years.
  • Andhra Pradesh has banned online gambling games like Rummy, Poker.
  • The Andhra Pradesh government launched YSR Cheyutha scheme. The scheme will provide financial benefit of Rs. 75000 to those women who come under the age of 45 to 60 years.
  • Facebook announced recently that it will ban political advertising the week before the US election.
  • International Day of Charity is observed every year on 5 September.
  • Russia commits the policy of no arms supply to Pakistan.
  • Khaleda Zia is the former Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
  • The 11th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY begins in Bay of Bengal.
  • Maharashtra has announced to conserve 600 acres of land in Aarey Colony into forest.
  • Team NTPC overcome a stiff challenge to emerge as winner at the recently concluded All India Management Association (AIMA) Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games 2020.
  • Recently, S Krishnan has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Punjab and Sind Bank.
  • Recently, the Fifteenth Finance Commission held discussion with its Economic Advisory Council. NK Singh is the current chairman of the 15th Finance Commission.
  • Hyderabad International Airport has won the Confederation of Indian Industry ( CII) Godrej Green Business Center (GBC) National Energy Leader award.
  • According to Pentagon report, China has the largest Navy in the world.
  • Odisha, Indian state has planned to start river cruises to boost tourism.
  • The Assam Assembly has passed a bill to protect various heritage sites of the state.
  • Wilmington city has been declared as the first World War II Heritage City in the United States.
  • Recently, the Senior officials Meeting (SOM) of BIMSTEC was held under the chairmanship of Srilanka.
  • Andhra Pradesh has bagged the first rank among all the states in the country in the state business reforms action plan-2019 (BRAP-2019), representing ease of doing business for Atmanirbhar Bharat.
  • Assam recently launched the Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Empowerment (SVAYEM) scheme to provide self-employment to around 2 lakh youths of state.
  • Delhi has been paired with Sikkim and Assam under ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’ programme.
  • Punjab State government has launched the ‘I Rakhwali’ app to strengthen its drive to preserve and maintain the environment.
  • Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank has ceased to be a banking company within the meaning of the Banking Regulation Act.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Bajaj Allianz Life.
  • India will host the Quad meet involving Australia, japan and the United States and the 2+2 dialogue with the United States.
  • New Delhi recently launched the second edition of its “10 Hafte-10 Baje-10 Minute” campaign against dengue and other vector-borne diseases such as malaria and Chikungunya.
  • The first-ever international Day of Clean Air for bue Skies

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