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Current Affairs Of 30&31 August 2020 by gkrecall


INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India Ranked 72nd on Global List with Average Monthly Wage of Rs 32,800, Switzerland Tops: Picodi.com

In accordance with the global ranking of average wages prepared by Picodi.com, India ranked 72nd among 106 countries with an average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 (USD 437). Picodi.com is an international e-commerce platform, headquartered in Poland, provides discount coupons.  
The ranking has been topped by Switzerland, where the average wage converted into rupees amounts to Rs 4,49,000 (USD 5,989). 

On the other hand the average monthly wage of Cuba is the lowest at Rs 2,700 (USD 36).

Kiren Rijiju attends Sports Ministers Meeting of BRICS Nations; India to host BRICS Games 2021 with Khelo India Games 

India to host BRICS Games 2021 with Khelo India Games 
About BRICS:
Establishment– 2009
Members– 5
Theme for 2020– “BRICS Partnership for Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth”.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Department of Economic Affairs & UNDP India Launched Sustainable Finance Collaborative to Promote Sustainable Finance in India

the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India launched the Sustainable Finance Collaborative (SFC).

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Launched “Chunauti”, Next Generation Start-up Contest; Foundation stone laid for NIELIT at Muzaffarpur, Bihar

This contest is a part of Rs 95 crore programme, spanning over 3 years, will hunt for around 300 startups working in identified areas and to provide them seed funds of up to Rs 25 lakh and other support from government through the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).

India granted 4th Tranche of US$5mn to Myanmar for India-Myanmar Border Area Development

India granted 4th tranche of $5 million to Myanmar for the development of the India-Myanmar Border Area. In this regard, the Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Saurabh Kumar handed over the ceremonial cheque to Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Minister for Border Affairs, Myanmar. 

About Myanmar:
Capital– Naypyitaw
Currency– Burmese kyat
President– Win Myint

Kerala to set up India’s First International Women’s Trade Centre



India, Singapore commit to further enhance security partnership at 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue

About Singapore:
Prime Minister – Lee Hsien Loong
Currency – Singapore Dollar (SGD)
“SIMBEX” – Annual India, Singapore Naval Combat Exercise. 

BANKING & FINANCE

Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance & Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank Entered into a Strategic Partnership through VC to Offer Life Insurance 

About Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance Company Limited
MD & CEO- Anuj Mathur
Head Office– Gurugram, Haryana
About Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
Head Office– Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh
Chairman– Sri A Venkata Reddy

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Noor Inayat Khan, Britain’s World War II Spy Became the 1st  Indian-origin woman to honoured with a Memorial Blue Plaque

Noor Inayat Khan(Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan or Nora Baker), Britain’s World War II spy, who served in the Special Operations Executive(SOE) became the 1st Indian-origin woman to be honoured with a memorial Blue Plaque at her former family home in London, United Kingdom(UK). 

SBI to Receive Human Capital Management Excellence Award 2020 for its HR initiative, ”Nayi Disha”

State Bank of India (SBI) to receive Brandon Human Capital Management(HCM) Excellence Award(also known as the Academy Awards of Learning & Development)2020,  a global recognition for its HR initiative, ”Nayi Disha”

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

CISF launched ‘Pensioners Corner’ Mobile App for its Pensioners

About CISF:
Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Director General– Rajesh Ranjan

China Launches Most Advanced Warship Type-054 class for Pakistan Navy

China launched the first of the four advanced naval warships, Type-054 class frigates for the Pakistan Navy.  The Type-054 class frigate is manufactured by China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd (CSTC) and was launched in the Chinese state-owned Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard, Shanghai

OBITUARY

Vasanthakumar, Congress MP, and Founder of Vasanth & Co Died of COVID-19


Athletics Coach Purushotham Rai dies a day before Receiving Dronacharya Award


BOOKS & AUTHORS

Indian Cricket Coach Gurcharan Singh Co-authored his Memoir “Pitching It Straight” with MS Unnikrishnan


IMPORTANT DAYS

National Sports Day 2020: August 29

National Sports Day is annually observed on 29th August to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian Hockey Legend Major Dhyan Chand Singh.

International Day Against Nuclear Tests: 29th August 2020

The first International Day against Nuclear Tests was observed on 29th August 2010.

STATE NEWS

UP govt launches ‘Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana’ to Build Roads to 19 International Player’s houses

The list includes Indian Cricketers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Praveen Kumar, Piyush Chawla and Mohammad Kaif.