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Current Affairs Of 27 August 2020 by gkrecall

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

World Health Organization (WHO) declares Africa free of Wild Poliovirus 

About WHO
Director General – Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus(Ethiopia)
Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland


NATIONAL AFFAIRS

NITI Aayog Released Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020: Gujarat Tops the Overall Rankings

About NITI Aayog:
CEO– Amitabh Kant
Headquarters– New Delhi


Tamil Nadu Women Topped the List of MUDRA Loan Scheme Beneficiaries

In accordance with the data provided by the Ministry of Finance to the Rajya Sabha, as of March 31, 2020, women in Tamil Nadu topped the list of loan benefit under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) by availing Rs 58,227 crore loan.

About Ministry of Finance: 
Union Minister– Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of State (MoS)– Anurag Singh Thakur


ISRO Signs MoU with VSSUT to Set up First of Its Kind Innovation cum Incubation Centre to Promote Space Research

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla, Odisha, a technical institute, to set up the first of its kind innovation cum incubation centre, VSSUT Space Innovation Centre(VSSSIC) in India to promote space research.

About ISRO:
Chairman– K.Sivan
Headquarters– Bengaluru, Karnataka

BANKING & FINANCE

HSBC India Launched Omni Collect, a One Stop Solution to Businesses

About HSBC India:
HeadQuarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
CEO– Surendra Rosha


Axis Bank Introduced ‘Liberty Savings Account’ for the Indian Youth; 1st of its Kind Savings Account to Cover Pandemic

It offers a complimentary hospital cash insurance cover of upto Rs 20,000 per year, which covers hospital expenses incurred under COVID -19, which makes this a 1st of its kind savings account to cover the pandemic.

About Axis Bank:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
MD and CEO– Amitabh Chaudhry
Tagline– Badhti Ka naam Zindagi.


ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Greenko Energies Signs MoU with NTPC for Renewable Energy Power Solutions to Provide On Demand Electricity

Greenko Energies Private Limited, hyderabad based energy solution provider entered into a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam(NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC limited to explore renewable energy power supply solution and energy storage.


POWERGRID Signs MoU with ACTREC for Construction of Operation Theater Complex in Navi Mumbai

Advanced Centre for Treatment Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC)


AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Ltd (NLCIL) wins Swachhta Hi Seva 2019 award

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India Ltd (NLCIL) bagged the Swacchta Hi Seva (Cleanliness is Service) 2019 award for transforming the Neyveli Township into a plastic-free, clean and green campus.


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

NHAI has Developed , ‘Vendor Performance Evaluation System’ to Establish a Transparent and Comprehensive Performance Rating System

About NHAI:
HeadQuarters– New Delhi, India
Chairman– Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, Indian Administrative Service (IAS) 


SPORTS

Indian Table Tennis player Poulomi Ghatak retires at 37



England pacer James Anderson became 1st fast bowler to take 600 Test wickets



BOOKS & AUTHORS

‘Cricket Drona’ A Book on Renowned Coach Vasudev Jagannath Paranjpe to be Released

The Book is written by Vasudev Paranjpe’s son and current national selector Jatin Paranjpe along with Cricket Journalist Anand Vasu and published by Penguin.


IMPORTANT DAYS

World Water Week 2020: August 24 – 28, 2020

The theme of WWWeek at Home 2020 is ‘Water and Climate change: Accelerating Action’.


STATE NEWS

Haryana Govt Signed MoU with M3M Foundation to Enable Students to get into Government Jobs