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Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
September 22 World Rose Day
September 25 World Pharmacist Day “Safe and effective medicines for all”
September 26 World Contraception Day
September 26 World Maritime Day “Empowering women in the maritime community”
September 26 World Environmental Health Day Climate Change Challenges, Time for Global Environmental Health to Act in Unison
September 27 World Tourism Day “Tourism and Jobs — A Better Future For All”
September 28 World Rabies Day Rabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate
September 28 International Day for Universal Access to Information “Leaving No One Behind!”
September 29 World Heart Day ‘My Heart, Your Heart’
September 30 International Translation Day Translation and Indigenous Languages

Current Affairs: National

  1. Amit Shah launched Emergency Response Support System (ERSS- Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and ‘E-Saathi’ App in Chandigarh
  2. Health Minister launched ‘UMMID’ initiative to tackle inherited genetic diseases of newborn babies
  3. President Kovind inaugurated the 6th India Water Week-2019 in New Delhi
  4. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched CHC Farm Machinery App and KrishiKisan app in New Delhi
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Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Welfare
Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Constituency Morena, Madhya Pradesh
  1. Health Minister launched ‘UMMID’ initiative to tackle inherited genetic diseases of newborn babies
  2. President Kovind inaugurated the 6th India Water Week-2019 in New Delhi
  3. Gandhi Solar Park inaugurated at UN headquarters on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary
  4. Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Cane and Bamboo Technology Park at Burnihat, Assam
  5. First Indigenous Fuel Cell System launched on the occasion of CSIR Foundation Day in New Delhi
  6. APEDA organized the International Conference-Cum-Buyer seller meet in Agartala
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Tripura Capital Agartala
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb
Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais
APEDA Headquarters New Delhi
  1. Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition of India Tourism Mart 2019 in New Delhi
  2. Ministry of Railways and the Department of Science and Technology have joined hands in partnership with IIT Kanpur for taking up a unique project on ‘Industry 4.0’
  3. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended the deadline to link permanent account number (PAN) with Aadhaar till December 31

Current Affairs: State

  1. National Thermal Power Corporation Limited plans to set up a 5 GW solar park in Gujarat
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Gujarat Capital Gandhinagar
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani
Gujarat Governor Acharya DevVrat
  1. Assam government launched housing loan subsidy scheme – AponarAponGhar in Guwahati
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Assam Capital Dishpur
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
  1. Uttar Pradesh government announced Rs. 6,000 annual aid for triple talaq victims
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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adithiyanath
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel
  1. Madhya Pradesh CMKamal Nathannounced the Bhopal metro will be named after ‘Raja Bhoj’ and known as ‘Bhoj Metro’
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Madhya Pradesh Capital Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon
  1. Floral festival ‘Bathukamma’ begins in Telangana
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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. Bank of Baroda has launched agri digital platform “Baroda Kisan”.
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Bank of Baroda CEO P. S. Jayakumar
Bank of Baroda Headquarters Vadodara
Bank of Baroda Tagline India’s International Bank
  1. Max Bupa and Indian Bank ink bancassurance pact to offer health insurance
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Indian Bank CEO PadmajaChunduru
Indian Bank Headquarters Chennai
Indian Bank Tagline Your Tech-friendly bank
  1. ADB predicts Indian economy to grow 6.5 % in FY19 and 7.2 % in FY20
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Asian Development Bank (ADB)
President TakehikoNakao
Headquarters Mandaluyong, Philippines
  1. SBI Life Insurance has signed a corporate agency pact with Repco Home Finance
  2. Pine Labs has entered into a strategic alliance with Federal Bank to offer equated monthly instalments (EMIs)
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Federal Bank MD & CEO Shyam Srinivasan
Federal Bank Headquarters Aluva, Kerala
Federal Bank Tagline Your Perfect Banking Partner
  1. Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched a Preventive Vigilance portal
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Punjab National Bank  CEO Sunil Mehta
Punjab National Bank  Headquarters New Delhi
Punjab National Bank  Tagline The name you can bank upon
  1. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has projected India’s GDP growth rate at 6% in the calendar year (CY) 2019.
  2. The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has launched an open-ended green bond fund for central banks
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Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
BIS Headquarters Basel, Switzerland

Current Affairs: Appointments

Madhukar Kamath Chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC)
Alison Rose CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland
ShyamSrinivasan Reappointed as Federal Bank CEO
Govinda (filmstar) Brand Ambassador of Madhya Pradesh (to promote traditions and tourist places of the state)
Nilesh Shah (Kotak Mutual Fund’s MD) Chairman of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)
SaurabhNanavati Vice-Chairman of AMFI
PV Sindhu brand ambassador of Visa
Madhuri Dixit Goodwill ambassador for Maharashtra Assembly polls
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat New Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee
Suresh Chitturi chairman of International Egg Commission
Rupa Gurunath President of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
Air Marshal HS Arora Vice Chief of Indian Air Force
Sebastian Coe re-elected as president of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
Godavarthi Venkata Srinivas Next Ambassador of India to the Guinea Bissau
Kristalina Georgieva New IMF chief

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

1. Ravish Kumar First GauriLankesh Memorial Award

(cash reward of Rs 1 lakh)

2. Amitabh Bachchan Dada SahabPhalke award (Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus), a shawl and a cash prize of Rs. 10,00,000)
3. Pooja Desai (from Vadodara) Mrs. India – Pride of Nation 2019 and Mrs. India – Most Beautiful Hair

Event organized by Glamour Gurgaon

4. Adam Harper (Mathematician) SASTRA Ramanujan prize for 2019 (carries a citation and an award of $10,000)
5. PayalJangid (17-year-old girl from Rajasthan) Changemaker Award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
6. PT Usha International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Veteran Pin Award
7. Journalist Paolo Borrometi (Italy) 2019 Peter Mackler Award for Mafia Coverage in Italy
8. Infosys United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category
9. Dr. G.B. Deglurkar (Archeologist) Punyabhushan Award
  1. Sonu Nigam has been honoured with the Magnificent Performing Arts Award at the annual 21st Century Icon Awards in London
  2. IIT Bombay leads India’s representation in the latest QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 with a 111-120 band ranking
  3. Director Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’ has been selected as India’s official entry to Oscars 2020
  4. Government has instituted the ‘Sardar Patel National Unity Award ‘ for outstanding contribution by an individual, group or institution for the unity and integrity of India
  5. Airport Council International (ACI) has recognised Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) as the best airport in terms of services it offered to passengers in the 5-15 million category Emmy Awards 2019 complete winners’ list
Category Winners
Outstanding Drama Series Game of Thrones (HBO
Outstanding Comedy Series Fleabag (Amazon)
Lead Actor, Drama Billy Porter for Pose
Lead Actress, Drama Jodie Comer for Killing Eve
Lead Actor, Comedy Bill Hader for Barry
Lead Actress, Comedy Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag
Supporting Actor, Drama Peter Dinklage for Game of Thrones
Supporting Actress, Drama Julia Garner for Ozark
Supporting Actor, Comedy Tony Shalhoub for The MarvelousMrs.Maisel
Supporting Actress, Comedy Alex Borstein for The MarvelousMrs.Maisel
Outstanding Limited Series Chernobyl (Hbo)
Outstanding Television Movie Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)
Lead Actor, Limited Series Or Movie Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us
Lead Actress, Limited Series Or Movie Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon
Supporting Actor, Limited Series Or Movie Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
Supporting Actress, Limited Series Or Movie Patricia Arquette, The Act
Competition Program RuPaul’s Drag Race
Variety Sketch Series Saturday Night Live

Current Affairs: Ranking

Index India’s Rank Top Least Other info
Quacquarelli Symonds

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020

IIT Bombay

(111-120 band)

top Indian institute

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) IIT Delhi – 151-160 band

IIT Madras – 171-180 band

IMD World Digital Competitiveness(WDCR) Ranking 2019 44th US – 1

Singapore – 2nd

Sweden – 3rd

WDCR examines Three factors Knowledge, Technology, Future readiness
  1. Infosys has been ranked third in the list of World’s Best Regarded Companies
  2. Reliance Industries’ Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the list of richest Indians for the eighth consecutive year
  3. India rises 4 places to 44th rank in world digital competitiveness rankings
  4. HDFC Bank retained the numerouno spot in the sixth edition of BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Indian Brands ranking
  5. Kerala has bagged the number one rank in NitiAayog’s School Education Quality Index

Current Affairs: MOU

  1. India announces 12 million dollar grant for high impact developmental projects in Pacific Island countries
  2. ICC has announced partnership with Facebook for carrying out digital content
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International Cricket Council (ICC) Headquarters Dubai, United Arab Emirates
ICC Chairperson Shashank Manohar
ICC CEO Manu Sawhney
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. 16th Session of the Joint Economic Commission (JEC) between India and Belgium Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU) was convened in New Delhi
  2. 19th CII – NID India Design Summit 2019 held in Goa
  3. 37th Good and Service Tax (GST) council meeting held in Panaji, Goa
  4. Union Minister Gadkari inaugurated 16th Global SME Business Summit in New Delhi
  5. 5th India International Science Festival to be held in Kolkata
  6. UN Climate Action Summit was held in New York, United States
  7. 6th International Conference MASCRADE (Movement Against Smuggling and Counterfeit Trade)2019 Organised by FICCI in New Delhi
  8. 7th annual World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) began in Mumbai

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. India and the US tri-services exercise “Tiger Triumph” to be held at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in November
  2. Indian, Japanese and U.S. maritime forces to participate in exercise Malabar 2019
  3. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh formally commissioned ICGS ‘Varaha’ at the Chennai Port Trust.
  4. INDO-KAZAKHSTAN Joint Military Exercise KAZIND 2019 to be held in Pithoragarh
  5. Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), launched biggest cargo spaceship Kounotori 8 to the space station
  6. Rajnath Singh launches Navy’s first new stealth frigate, INS ‘Nilgiri’ in Mumbai
  7. India’s second Kalvari-class Submarine INS ‘Khanderi’ was commissioned into the Indian Navy

Current Affairs: Books

Author Book
RoopaPai From Leeches to Slug Glue: 25 Explosive Ideas that Made (and Are Making) Modern Medicine
Richard M Eaton “India in the Persianate Age: 1000-1765”
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy ‘Reset: Regaining India’s Economic Legacy’ launched by Former president Pranab Mukherjee
  1. AYUSH Ministry has launched ‘Professor Ayushman’ comic book Series

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. Amit Panghal becomes first Indian male boxer to win World Championships silver
  2. Rahul Aware wins a bronze in the 61kg category at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
  3. Ferrari racer Sebastian Vettel has won the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix 2019
  4. Indian shuttler Malvika Bansod has won the Maldives International Future Series
  5. Divij Sharanwins St Petersburg Open doubles crown partnering with Igor Zelenay of Slovakia.
  6. Argentine Lionel Messi won the best FIFA men’s player of the year award
  7. United States forward Megan Rapinoe won the FIFA best women’s player award
  8. Cyprus and Israel have been chosen to host the UEFA European Under-17 Championship final tournaments of 2021 and 2022 respectively
  9. Manipur defeat Railways to clinches 25thSenior Women’s National Football Championship
  10. The Indian duo of PankajAdvani and Aditya Mehta has won the IBSF World Snooker Team title at Mandalay, Myanmar
  11. British racing driver Lewis Hamilton has won the Formula One Russian Grand Prix 2019
  12. Kento Momota of Japan clinched the men’s singles title at the Korea Open badminton tournament

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Person Field
Madhav pte Former Indian cricketer
Venu Madhav Telugu film comedian
DilipDutta Mathematician & Writer
Boman Rashid Kohinoor co-owner of eatery Britannia & Co
VijuKhote Veteran actor

 

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