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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Karnataka to launch State Health Register, a first-of-its-kind in India

i.This decision to launch the standardized health repository of citizens has been taken after the COVID-19 crisis which needed urgent focus on better healthcare for all. 
ii.Pilot project will be implemented in Chikkaballapur district, and Dakshina Kannada or Mangalore districts where door-to-door survey will be carried out by teams comprising Primary Health Centre officials, revenue officials, education department staff and ASHA (accredited social health activist) workers.  
About Karnataka:
Chief Minister Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa
Medical Education Minister– Dr. Keshavareddy Sudhakar
Capital– Bengaluru

Nirmala Sitharaman chairs 22nd Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)



BANKING & FINANCE

Annual listing fee reduced by 25% for SMEs: BSE & NSE

The Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE) and National Stock Exchange(NSE) announced that they will reduce the annual listing fee by 25% for Small and Medium Enterprises(SMEs) companies, it is as a part of their attempts to lower the compliance costs for companies during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

About BSE:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) & Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Ashishkumar Chauhan 
About NSE:
Headquarters– Mumbai,  Maharashtra
MD and CEO– Vikram Limay


ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Indian economy to contract by 5% in FY21 by Fitch’s GEO and Crisil

About Fitch Ratings:
Headquarters- New York, US
President- Ian Linnell

About CRISIL:
Headquarters– Mumbai
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)– Ashu Suyash

Infosys ties-up with Zurich-based Avaloq for digital wealth management services

Infosys Limited, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, has entered into the partnership with Avaloq, a Swiss company that develops and provides software for core banking, to offer end-to-end (e2e) products and services as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) across the world to its clients.
About Infosys Limited:
Headquarters– Bangalore, Karnataka
President– Mohit Joshi
About Avaloq:
Headquarters– Freienbach, Switzerland
Chief Executive Officer(CEO)- Juerg Hunziker

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

Thierry Delaporte, COO of Capgemini becomes the new CEO and MD of Wipro

About Wipro:
Chairman- Rishad Premji
Founder Chairman- Azim H. Premji
Headquarters- Bengaluru, Karnataka
Established- 1945

Sandip Mukund Pradhan gets two-year extension as Director General of SAI

SAI announced Rs.30,000 each for 2,749 Khelo India athletes
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has deposited Rs 30,000 each as out of pocket allowance (OPA) in accounts of 2749 Khelo India athletes, a total of Rs. 8.25 crores. The allowance is for the first quarter of 2020-21.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

AI virtual assistant PAi launched: NPCI 

To create awareness around its products like FASTag, RuPay, Unified Payments Interface(UPI), Aadhaar Enabled Payment System(AePS) on a real time basis & to improve digital financial inclusion in India. 
It is developed by Bengaluru based startup CoRover Private Limited.

About NPCI:
Registered Office– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) & Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Dilip Asbe

Western Naval Command sets up Ultraviolet sanitisation Bay at the Naval Dockyard

The Indian Navy has set up an Ultraviolet(UV) sanitisation Bay at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai to decontaminate the coveralls, tools, personal gadgets, masks, cloths and other items of the workers who will resume their works after the life of lockdown in the Dockyards and other naval establishments to control the spread of COVID-19.


NASA renames its WFIRST Telescope after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) renamed its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope(WFIRST), a next-generation space telescope as Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope or Roman Space Telescope to honor Nancy Grace Roman(“Mother” of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope)

About NASA:
Headquarters– Washington, United States.
Administrator– James Frederick “Jim” Bridenstine(13th administrator)

Kochi Startup Devaditek Innovations develops decontamination device ‘Lumos’ to check COVID-19 spread

In order to prevent infectious coronavirus (COVID-19) breakout, Devaditek Innovations Private Limited, a start-up company focusing on technology transfer in the areas of medical devices, based in Maker village Kochi (Kerala), has developed a multi-purpose decontamination device called ‘Lumos’ that can sanitize items ranging from N95 masks to vegetables by using UVGI technology.

About Devaditek Innovations Private Limited:
Director– Sumith C Mohan

ENVIRONMENT

A new species of small freshwater fish “Puntius sanctus” discovered in Velankanni, Tamil Nadu



OBITUARY

Chhattisgarh’s First CM Ajit Jogi passed away at 74

About Chhattisgarh:
Capital– Raipur.
Governor– Anusuiya Uikey.
Chief Minister (CM)– Bhupesh Baghel.


Rajya Sabha member M.P. Veerendra Kumar passes away at 83



IMPORTANT DAYS

International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2020 May 29

The theme of 2020 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “Women in Peacekeeping – A key to Peace”.

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: May 28

The theme of MH day, 2020 is ‘’Periods in Pandemic – it is time to take action!”

STATE NEWS

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh launches ‘Rozgar Setu Yojana’ for skilled workers

About Madhya Pradesh:
Governor- Lal Ji Tandon  
Chief Minister- Shivraj Singh Chauhan
Capital- Bhopal


Uttarakhand launches Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana for returnee migrants

Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Trivendra Singh Rawat, launched the scheme named “Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana” to retain the migrants who have returned to the state during the lockdown.  

About Uttarakhand:
Capital- Dehradun (winter capital), Gairsain (summer capital).
Governor- Baby Rani Maurya.

Uttar Pradesh Government develops 800 Km roads as Herbal roads