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Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
September 1 National Nutrition Week
September 2 World Coconut Day Coconut for Family Wellness
September 5 International Day of Charity
September 5 National Teachers’ Day  –

Current Affairs: National

  1. September month to be celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’
  2. VP Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates India’s longest electrified rail tunnel in Andhra Pradesh
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Andhra Pradesh Capital Hyderabad, Amaravathi
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan
  1. Election Commission launched Electors Verification Programme (EVP) across the country
  2. KVIC launched ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Varanasi to re-use wasted pottery
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Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC)
KVIC Headquarters Mumbai
KVIC Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena
  1. Prakash Javadekar unveiled the new logo, certificate design of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)
  2. Information and Broadcasting Ministry decides to discontinue single-use plasticinside the official premises of the units under it
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Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
Constituency Rajya Sabha (Madhya Pradesh)
  1. Cultural event ‘Namaste pacific’ held in New Delhi
  2. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 72nd Session of WHO Regional Committee of South-East Asia meet
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World Health Organization (WHO)
Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland
Director General Tedros Adhanom
  1. Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGA) gets India’s tallest ATC Tower
  2. India to contribute USD 22 mn to Global Fund for AIDS, TB, malaria (GFTAM) for 2020-22
  3. Tinsukia Junction in Assam becomes India’s 4000th railway station to get free public WiFi
  4. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir has been adjudged as the ‘Best Swachh Iconic place’ in the country in the ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ list
  5. Rs 125 crore allotted to IIT- Kharagpur for Centre’s Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI) initiative
  6. Food and Consumer Affairs Ministry has decided to ban single-use plastic from Sep 15
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Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan
Constituency Not Contested in Election
  1. Government has launched the updated Credit linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (CLCSS) for MSMEs

Current Affairs: International

  1. Nepal inaugurates educational institution built with India’s assistance
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Nepal Capital Kathmandu
Nepal Currency Nepalese rupee
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari
  1. The 3rd India-Australia Cyber Policy Dialogue 2019 was held in New Delhi
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Australia Capital Canberra
Australia Currency Australian dollar
Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison
  1. WHO South-East Asia Region sets 2023 target to eliminate measles, rubella
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World Health Organization
Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland
Director General Tedros Adhanom

Current Affairs: State

  1. Centre approves Gorewada International Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra
  2. PM Modiinaugurated the Mumbai Metro’s first coach built under ‘Make in India’
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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
Maharashtra CM DevendraFadnavis
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  1. Meghalaya CM Conrad K Sangma has launched ‘walk to work’ Fit India campaign in the state
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Meghalaya Capital Shillong
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma
Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy
  1. Haryana government waives Rs. 4,750 crore interest, penalty on crop loans
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Haryana Capital Chandigarh
Haryana CM Manoharlal Kathar
Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya
  1. One nation-one ration card scheme was implemented on a pilot basis in the Odisha capital
  2. Nuakhai is a festival to celebrate newly harvested food by the farmers in Odisha
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Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal
  1. Uttar Pradesh Police has launched a ‘C-Plan’ app to aid Community Policing
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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adithiyanath
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel
  1. Delhi to include OBC, General category students in Jai Bheem Mukhyamantri Yojana to enhance financial assistance from Rs. 40,000 to Rs. one lakh for coaching for various competitive exams.
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Delhi Capital New Delhi
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Governor Anil Bijal
  1. Gujarat government and Delaware State of America signed MoU for sister state
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Gujarat Capital Gandhinagar
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani
Gujarat Governor Acharya Dev Vrat

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. World Bank to fund pro-poor tourism development projects worth $57 mnto top tourist hotspots of Agra and Braj-Mathura regions in Uttar Pradesh
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World Bank
Headquarters Washington, D.C., United States
President David Malpass
  1. DBS lowers India’s GDP growth to 6.2% for FY20
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DBS bank MD & CEO Piyush Gupta
Headquarters Singapore
  1. ECL Finance, a subsidiary of Edelweiss Financial Services and Central Bank of India partner to co-lend to MSMEs
  2. IRDAIsets up panel headed by Atul Sahai to revisit 3-yr old trade credit insurance guidelines
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IRDAI- Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
 Chairperson Subhash Chandra Khuntia
IRDAI Headquarters Hyderabad
  1. ESIC signs Agreement with SBI for payments to ESIC beneficiaries on Real Time Basis
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State Bank of India Headquarters Mumbai
State Bank of India Tagline The Banker to every Indian
State Bank of India Chairperson Rajnish Kumar
  1. ICICI Bank deploys ‘robotic arms’ to count currency notes
          ICICI Bank Headquarters Mumbai
Tagline Hum Hain Na!
MD & CEO SandeepBakhshi
  1. GST Revenue collection in August stands at Rs. 98,202 crore
  2. Cabinet approves Rs 9,300 crore capital infusion in IDBI Bank
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IDBI Bank  MD & CEO Rakesh Sharma
IDBI Bank  Headquarters Mumbai
IDBI Bank  Tagline Aao Sochein Bada
  1. The RBI has made it mandatory for banks to link retail loans with external benchmarks from October 1
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RBI Headquarters Mumbai
RBI Governor Shaktikant Das
RBI Deputy Governor BP Kanungo, N S Vishwanathan, and Mahesh Kumar Jain
  1. Crisil cuts India’s GDP forecast to 6.3% FY20 (2019 – 2020)
  2. Rating agency CARE cuts India’s GDP growth to 6.4-6.5% for FY20
  3. Standard Chartered Banklaunched its “DigiSmart”credit card
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Standard Chartered Bank CEO Bill Winters
Standard Chartered Bank Headquarters London, United Kingdom
  1. NDB to provide Rs 6,000 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh for social infrastructure projects
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New Development Bank (NDB)
NDB President K. V. Kamath
NDB Headquarters Shanghai, China
  1. Centre to infuse Rs. 12,000 crore in three state general insurance firms

Current Affairs: Appointments

Tamilisai Soundararajan Governor of Telangana
Arif Mohammed Khan Governor of Kerala
Kalraj Mishra Governor of Rajasthan
BandaruDattatreya Governor ofHimachal Pradesh
Bhagat Singh Koshyari Governor ofMaharashtra
Vivek Kumar Johri Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF)
Lt Gen Manoj MukundNaravane Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCAS)
Lt Gen Anil Chouhan Eastern Army Commander
Justice Harish Chandra Mishra Acting Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court
OleksiyHoncharuk Ukraine’s new Prime minister
Sunil Arora

( Chief Election Commissioner)

Chairman of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) for 2019-21
JaideepSarkar Next High Commissioner of India to the Kingdom of Lesotho
B BalaBhaskar Next Indian Ambassador to Norway

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

1. PM Modi ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan
2. John Mondal CSIR Young Scientist Award 2019 in the field of Chemical Sciences

(cash prize of ₹50,000 and a plaque)

3. Muhammad Yunus

(Bangladesh Professor)

‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis ‘ award by the Vatican

(for his contribution towards establishing peace and harmony)

4. Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) IT Excellence Award-2019 for SATARK app
  1. HRD Ministry has awarded the status of Institute of Eminence to the IIT-Madras, the IIT-Kharagpur, Delhi University, Benares Hindu University and the University of Hyderabad

Current Affairs: Ranking

Index India’s Rank Top Least Other info
Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report (TTCR) 34th

(140 countries)

 

Spain

Released by

World Economic Forum’s (WEF)

 

Global Liveability Index for 2019

 

New Delhi – 118

Mumbai – 119

 

Vienna

 

Damascus, (Syria)

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Economist Intelligence Unit

Current Affairs: MOU

  1. IIT Kharagpur has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop National Artificial Intelligence resource platform
  2. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Google tie up to Build for Digital India
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Ministry of Law and Justice, Minister of Communications; & Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Constituency Patna Sahib, Bihar
  1. Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) signs MoU with Zhengzhou Comm Exchange
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Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX)
MCX Chairman Mr.Saurabh Chandra
MCX Headquarters Mumbai
  1. Wipro bags $300-million deal from ICICI Bank to provide a comprehensive suite of services
  2. India and South Korea signed two MoUs to boost defence cooperation
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South Korea Capital Seoul
South Korea Currency South Korean won
South Korea President Moon Jae-in

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. The Election Commission of India to host the 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) at Bengaluru
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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora
Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, Sushil Chandra
ECI Headquarters New Delhi
  1. COP14 to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in Greater Noida
  2. A 3-day International Snacks Festival 2019 was inaugurated in Hyderabad, Telangana
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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan
  1. One day Joint India – New Development Bank (NDB) Workshop held in New Delhi
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New Development Bank (NDB)
NDB President K. V. Kamath
NDB Headquarters Shanghai, China
  1. CBI’s 1st national conference on cyber crime investigation inaugurated in New Delhi

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. The Indian Air Force inducted eight US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters at the Pathankot airbase
  2. 15th Indo-US Joint Military Exercise YudhAbhyas 2019 to be held in Washington
  3. Iranian Army unveiled a new homegrown jet-propelled drone, named KIAN, with pinpoint accuracy
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 Iran Capital Tehran
Iran Currency Iranian rial
Iran President Hassan Rouhani
  1. ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise Begins in Thailand
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Thailand Capital Bangkok
Thailand Currency Thai baht
Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha
  1. India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the navies of the two countries held in Thailand

Current Affairs: Science and technology

  1. India to join developed nations in ocean studies with ‘Samudrayaan’ project
  2. Asia’s first 5th Generation – Virtual Reality based Advanced Driver Training Simulator Centre was launched at Chennai

Current Affairs: Books

Book Author
“A Short History of Indian Railways” Rajendra B Aklekar
“First They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks”  

Sophie Ansel(France)

 

‘LoktantraKeSwar (Khand 2)’ and

‘The Republican Ethic (Volume 2)’

Selected speeches of President of India during his second year in office (July 2018 to July 2019).
 

‘Shiksha: A Journey’

Manish Sisodia

(Delhi Deputy CM & Education Minister)

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. Ferrari racer Charles Leclerc beat Lewis Hamilton to win the Belgian Grand Prix
  2. India’s Sasikumar Mukund ended runner-up in both singles and doubles at ATP Challenger Tour, in Baotou, China.
  3. Tejinderpal Singh Toor wins silver medal in shot put at Czech Republic athletic meet
  4. 36th National Games to be held in Goa in October-November 2020
  5. The India Under-15 team beats Nepal to won the SAFF U-15 Championship 2019 title held in Kalyani Stadium, West Bengal
  6. Former India women’s team skipper Mithali Raj announced retirement from T20 Internationals
  7. Nadubhagam Chundan, the snake boat of Pallathuruthy Boat Club, lifted the 67th Nehru Trophy in Alappuzha
  8. Steve Smith dethroned India captain ViratKohli to reclaim the No.1 spot in ICC Test rankings
  9. Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary win gold as India finish on top in ISSF World Cup
  10. FIFA unveiled the official emblem for Qatar World Cup 2022
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FIFA Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland
President Gianni Infantino
  1. Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza announced retirement from international cricket
  2. Misbah-ul-Haq named as Pakistan men’s cricket head coach and chief selector
  3. Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has launched ‘Rohit4Rhinos’ campaign to save Rhinos in India
  4. Anupama Swain wins bronze in World Martial Arts Mastership‘Jiu-Jitsu 2019’at Chungju in South Korea
  5. Bob Carter appointed as head coach of New Zealand women’s cricket team
  6. The 2019 World Wrestling Championships will be held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan Capital Nur-Sultan
Kazakhstan Currency Kazakhstani tenge
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin
  1. Afghanistan test cricket captain Rashid Khanbecoming the youngest test cricket captain

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Person Field
Valerie Harper Emmy Award-winning actress
Jessica Combs American professional Women racer
UditPratapDeo Former Kalahandi king
Robert Mugabe Former Zimbabwe President
KiranNagarkar Novelist and Playwright
Sukhdev Singh Libra Congress leader and former MP

 

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