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Current Affairs Of 5 August 2020

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BANKING & FINANCE

Canara Bank Partnered with 3 insurers to Provide Individual Short-Term Corona Kavach Policy

As part of a social commitment to compensate the unprecedented expenses of ordinary people, Canara bank has partnered with 3 insurers namely,  New India Assurance Company LtdBajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd and HDFC ERGO Health Insurance to offer individual short-term Corona Kavach policy to cover their COVID-19 related health expenses.

National Bank of Bahrain Selects Infosys Finacle to Digitally Transform its Transaction Banking Business

National Bank of Bahrain(NBB) and Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, announced that the bank has decided to adopt the Finacle Cash Management Suite to digitally transform its transaction banking business.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

IIT Kanpur and DAR & PG sign agreement with MoD for using AI, ML to address grievances

A Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding was signed between IIT Kanpur, Ministry of Defence(MoD) and Department of Administrative Reforms & Public grievances (DAR & PG).
The MoU was signed in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MoS for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh and IIT Kanpur Deputy Director S Ganesh.

Listed entities get 3 years to meet criteria of minimum 25% public shareholding

In order to provide more time to the listed entities to meet criteria of minimum public shareholding (MPS) of 25%, the Centre Government has made changes in the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules, 1957 in sub-rule (1), where the words “two years” substituted by words “three years”

About Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI):
Chairman– Ajay Tyagi
Headquarter– Mumbai, Maharashtra

Four more States/UTs linked with One Nation One Ration Card scheme; taking total to 24

With effect from August 1, 2020, 3 states of Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand, and one Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) have joined the One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) platform, increasing the total number of states/UTs under this scheme to 24. 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Sunil ydv SS received the Karmaveer Chakra of United Nations and iCONGO at ReX ConcLIVE

The Karmaveer Chakra Award instituted by the United Nations(UN) and International Confederation of NGO (iCONGO) was awarded to 23 years old Sunil Ydv SS, the founder and CEO of SS motivation channel on Telegram for his contribution to the society through “SS Motivation”, a Telegram Channel at the ReX ConcLIVE hosted at Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi(IIT-D).

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

RBI Approved Sashidhar Jagdishan as Next MD & CEO of HDFC Bank; will Succeed Aditya Puri

About HDFC Bank:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman– Deepak S. Parekh
Tagline– We understand your world 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

IIT Madras with Helyxon Developed First of Its Kind Remote Patient Monitoring Solution for COVID-19

Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre(HTIC) of Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in partnership with Helyxon Healthcare Solutions Private Limited, a healthcare startup in IIT Madras jointly developed a first of its kind remote patient monitoring device for COVID-19.

About IIT Madras:
Director– Bhaskar Ramamurthi
Inaugurated– 1959

A health assistant robot “Rakshak” designed by the Mumbai Division of Central Railway 

Mumbai Division of Central Railway (CR), designed a health assistant robot “Rakshak” that communicates between doctor and patient remotely. 
The Robot was developed in-house at EMU (Electric Multiple Unit) car shed by Sunil Bairwa, Senior Divisional Electrical Engineer and his team in Kurla, Mumbai section of the Central Railway.
The main objective of building the robot is to avoid spreading of the COVID-19 virus among people.

A COVID prevention kiosk named “UV Baggage Bath” inaugurated at Bengaluru railway station

 a unique kiosk named “UV Baggage Bath” was inaugurated at the Bangalore railway station, South Western Railway, by the Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Bengaluru Division, AN Krishna Reddy and Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Admin), Bengaluru Division, Kalyani Sethuraman

OBITUARY

Nobel Peace Prize Winner John Hume Passed Away at 83


Padma Bhushan Awardee & Former Arunachal Pradesh Governor Ram D Pradhan passes away 


STATE NEWS

Government of AP Signs MoU with Hindustan Unilever Ltd, P&G and ITC to Support Economic Empowerment of Women

About Andhra Pradesh:
Chief Minister– Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy (Preceding – N. Chandrababu Naidu),                                                
Governor– Biswa Bhusan Harichandan
Capital– Amaravati 

DNHDD Launched E-Gyan Mitra Mobile Application for Online Education

The Education department of Daman Administration launched the E-Gyan Mitra mobile application developed by the administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (DNHDD) to support students of the Union Territory of DNH and DD through online education.

About Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu(DNHDD):
Administrator– Praful Patel
Capital– Daman

Axis Bank unveils AXAA ,an AI powered conversational banking IVR

Axis Bank has partnered  Bengaluru startup Vernacular.ai,an AI-based SaaS voice automation platform,to deploy multi-lingual BOT AXAA on its phone banking Interactive voice response (IVR) which helps to increase automation in customer service.
About Axis Bank:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer– Amitabh Chaudhry