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Current Affairs [28-09-2020 to 04-10-2020]

Current Affairs of the Week

  1. Sunil Sethi is appointed as the advisor of Khadi and Village Industries Commission [KVIC].
  2. Usha Mangeshkar becomes the recipient of Gansamradni Lata Mangeshkar Award 2020.
  3. The first and only woman chief minister of Assam Syeda Anwara Taimur passed away at the age of 84.
  4. Reserve Bank of India [RBI] appoints Amitabh Bachchan as the face of Customer Awareness Campaign.
  5. P D Vaghela has been appointed as the new chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India [TRAI].
  6. Power Finance Corporation [PFC] and Ministry of Power signed Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] in order to achieve ambitious revenue target of 36000 crore in FY2020-21.
  7. Additional charge of National Security Guard [NSG] Director General [DG] given to Indo-Tibetan Border Police [ITBP] Director General [DG] S S Deswal.
  8. Actor Sonu Sood has been honoured with Special Humanitarian Action Award by United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] for his efforts to help the migrants during the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in India.
  9. Shekhar Kapur is appointed as the new President of Film and Television Institute of India [FTII] Society and the chairman of Governing Council.
  10. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development [NABARD] launched Sanitation Literacy Campaign in Karnataka. The campaign would promote Water Sanitation and Hygiene [WASH] programme.
  11. NITI Aayog and Embassy of Netherlands signed Statement of Intent [SoI] to support Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda.
  12. Human by Nature campaign by Kerala Tourism won the Pacific Asia Travel Association [PATA] Grand Award 2020 for Marketing.
  13. Flipkart collaborates with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance to provide cyber insurance cover, Digital Suraksha Group Insurance for online financial frauds.
  14. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launched the new logo of Sports Authority of India [SAI].
  15. South Eastern Railways [SER] launched Operation My Saheli for the safety of women passengers during the journey.
  16. Indian Bank launched IB-eNote green initiative to enable total paperless working environment.
  17. Alyssa Healy broke the wicketkeeping record of M S Dhoni in T20 International.
  18. West Bengal government launched Pathashree Abhijan scheme for road repair in the state.
  19. India and Bangladesh jointly participated in bilateral naval exercise Bongosagar in Bay of Bengal.
  20. Mukesh Ambani secures first position in IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2020.
  21. Aamir Khan becomes the brand ambassador of EdTech, Vedantu.
  22. Make Small Strong campaign launched by Google India in order to support small and local business across the country.
  23. Special Report on sustainable recovery post COVID-19 jointly published by NITI Aayog and International Energy Agency [IEA].
  24. National Medical Commission [NMC] replaced Medical Council of India [MCI] as top regulator of medical education and profession across the country.
  25. Yuvraj Singh became the brand ambassador of Aakash Educational Services.
  26. Tel Aviv to become the first city in the world to create wireless electric roads to charge and power public transportation.
  27. New indigenous microprocessor chip Moushik for Internet of Things [IoT] developed by IIT Madras.
  28. Indian Coast Guard Vessel Kanaklata Barua has been commissioned in Kolkata.
  29. India and Nepal initiate joint security patrol along the border in Kapilvastu district.
  30. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology & NITI Aayog to organise Responsible Artificial Intelligence for Social Empowerment [RAISE] 2020 Summit.


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