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Weekly Current Affairs Of 3rd August 2020 by gkrecall

BANKING & FINANCE

NPCI Launched its Subsidiary Firm, ‘NPCI International Payments Limited’; Appointed Ritesh Shukla as its CEO

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



Lakshmi Vilas Bank Launched ‘LAKSHMI digiGO’, a Contactless Online Instant Savings Account Opening Facility


This initiative will help people to avail the most required banking services instantly through the website on account of COVID-19 pandemic.


Unitus Ventures Received Rs 75 Crore from SIDBI; will Strengthen the Deployment of its Fund II


Unitus Ventures has received an investment of Rs 75 crore (USD 10 million) under Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)’s Fund of Funds for Start-ups initiative enabled by the Government of India. 

ADB Approved USD 1 billion loan for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System, a 1st of its kind in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 1 billion (about Rs 7,485 crore) loan to construct the modern, high-speed 82-kilometer Delhi – Meerut, Uttar Pradesh Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) in India, a first of its kind in India. 
About ADB
Headquarters– Mandaluyong, Philippines 
President– Masatsugu Asakawa
Members- 68 countries


RBI Released Framework for Authorisation of Pan-India Umbrella Entity for Retail Payments 

The minimum paid-up capital of the umbrella entity should be Rs 500 crore.



Bharti AXA Life Insurance Entered into Bancassurance Partnership with SBM Bank India


Through this partnership, Bharti AXA Life Insurance will offer its entire suite of life insurance products, including protection, health, savings and investment plans, to the customers of SBM Private Wealth, the retail banking arm of SBM Bank India.




About SBM Bank India
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Sidharth Rath


Fino Payments Bank Ltd Launched ‘Jan Bachat Khata’, an Aadhaar Authentication Based Digital Savings Account





Fino Payments Bank Limited(Ltd) launched Jan Bachat Khata (JBK), an Aadhaar authentication based digital savings account for its customers. JBK will bring neo-banking experience to the consumers. 
About Fino Payments Bank Limited:
Headquarters– Maharashtra 
MD & CEO– Rishi Gupta



Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Ltd Collaborates with BSE EBIX  to sell General Insurance products


Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Ltd has collaborated with BSE EBIX  Insurance Broking Private Limited (BSE EBIX ) to sell General Insurance products in a fully digital environment using the distribution network of BSE EBIX. 


Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Partnered with Element AI for AI Transformation 



Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited has partnered with Element AI, a global developer of AI (Artificial Intelligence)-powered solutions and products, to develop, design and implement a strategic AI roadmap for the new age insurer and prioritise their investments into AI.

Muthoot Finance Partnered with Kotak Mahindra General Insurance to Offer COVID-19 Insurance Cover Against Gold Loan



Muthoot Finance has partnered with Kotak Mahindra General Insurance to offer COVID-19 insurance cover of up to Rs 1 lakh under the initiative Muthoot Finance Ayush Gold Loan. 

PNB Launched ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’, a Campaign to Promote Digital Banking

S S Mallikarjuna Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Punjab National Bank(PNB) launched a campaign‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’ to encourage customers to use digital banking channels and participate in the noble cause of donating to PM CARES Fund for COVID-19. 

About PNB:
Headquarters– New Delhi
Tagline– The name you can bank upon.

RBI’s Central Board headed by Shaktikanta Das approved a dividend of Rs 57,128 crore to Central Govt

The 584th meeting of the Central Board of Reserve of Board(RBI) under the Chairmanship of Governor Shaktikanta Das approved the transfer of Rs 57,128 crore in surplus as dividend to the Central government for the accounting year 2019-20.


NATIONAL AFFAIRS

NSC, JCI Sign MoU for Supply of Certified Jute Seeds to Farmers in 2021-22


National Seeds Corporation (NSC) and Jute Corporation of India (JCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve the production and productivity of raw Jute in the country.




Report of NCRP 2020: Cancer in India may rise from 13.9 Lakh in 2020 to 15.7 lakh in 2025


The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) – National Centre for Disease Informatics & Research (NCDIR), Bengaluru released.


IIT Roorkee, BIS Sign MoU to Cooperate in Standardisation and Conformity Assessment


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee and Bureau of India Standards (BIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in areas of Standardisation and Conformity Assessment based on equality and reciprocity. 


L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Signed MoU with NTPC Ltd for CO2 to Methanol Demonstration Plant


As per the MoU LTHE will be the engineering, procurement and construction management partner to build a carbon dioxide (CO2) to methanol demonstration plant in NTPC Power Station. 

Vice Prez Venkaiah Naidu Virtually Announced ARIIA 2020 Results; IIT Madras Topped among Institutes of National Importance

The ranking were announced in six categories. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras topped the category of Institute of National Importance while Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Khordha (Odisha) topped the category of Private or Self-Financed Universities.



‘Dhanwantari Rath’ to bring Ayurveda at Doorsteps of Delhi Police Families 


 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and Delhi Police for extending ayurvedic mode of preventive and promotive health services in the residential colonies of the Delhi Police through mobile units named ‘Dhanwantari Rath’.



Ravi Shankar Prasad Launched “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge- Innovate Solutions for #Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to Support Startups


 “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge- Innovate Solutions for #Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to provide a strong ecosystem of startups, innovation and research in India.
About Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology(MeitY):
Union Minister–  Ravi Shankar Prasad
Minister of State– Sanjay Dhotre


AIFF signs MoU with IPSO to Conduct Online Scouting Workshops in India






All India Football Federation(AIFF) signed an Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with International Professional Scouting Organization (IPSO) to conduct online Scouting Workshops throughout India.
About AIFF:
President – Praful Patel
Headquarters – Delhi

Manduadih Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh to be renamed as ‘Banaras’: MHA

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) approved the renaming of Manduadih Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh (UP) as ‘Banaras’.  In 2019, Former Union Minister Manoj  Sinha had written to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting the change in name of the Manduadih Railway Station.

About Uttar Pradesh:
Capital – Lucknow
Chief Minister – Yogi Adityanath
Governor – Anandiben Patel


President gives Nod for Renaming of HRD Ministry to Ministry of Education

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (3) of article 77 of the Constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind amended the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961 by Government of India (Allocation of Business) Three Hundred and Fifty Sixth Amendment Rules, 2020.

Dream11 wins IPL title sponsorship rights


IPL 2020 is to be held in UAE(United Arab Emirates) from September 19 to November 10, 2020.

India ranked 1st in number of organic farmers and 9th in terms of area under organic farming: MoA&FW 



About Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW):
Union Minister– Narendra Singh Tomar
Minister of State (MoS) for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare– Parshottambhai Rupala
MoS for Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare– Kailash Choudhary

Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed CII Public Health Conference; India Healthcare Week (Aug 17-21, 2020) launched







Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare; Science & Technology and Earth Sciences virtually addressed the inaugural session of the two-day long CII Public Health Conference, where he inaugurated “India Healthcare Week” with the theme “Redefining Healthcare Ecosystem” from 17th – 21st August 2020

PM Narendra Modi delivered its 7th consecutive speech on 74th Independence Day; Announced Launch of New Projects


  • PM announced launch of National Digital Health Mission; rolled out in 6 UTs
  • PM Modi announces optical fibre link connecting Lakshadweep, mainland India
  • PM announced project for conservation of Gangetic Dolphins
  • Launch of Project Lion to conserve Asiatic Lion announced by PM
  • Committee set up to reconsider minimum age of marriage for women
  • Ladakh, Leh, Kargil to be India’s first large carbon neutral region

MP CM: Gwalior Chambal Expressway will be Named Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chambal Progressway

Addressing the gathering on the 2nd death anniversary of the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan, announced that the Gwalior Chambal Expressway will be named as Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chambal Progressway. Chouhan also stated that a grand statue of Vajpayee will be set up in Bhopal.


Indian Railways Constructing World’s Tallest Pier Bridge Across River Ijai in Manipur

As a part of 111 kilometre-long Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal line project, Indian Railways’ North East Frontier Railway zone is constructing world’s tallest pier bridge, having height of 141 metres, across river Ijai in Manipur with an outlay of Rs 280 crore.


M/o SJ&E R Launched ‘Nasha-Mukt Bharat’ Campaign; National Institute of Social Defence Building Inaugurated in New Delhi 

the State Governments and the 272 District Collectors launched a seven-month-long anti-drugs campaign namely “Nasha Mukt Bharat” or “Drug-Free India” by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (SJE) which will run till March 31, 2021. 



UK Launched £1.5 million Fund for India to Tackle Covid-19 Challenges & Climate Change






the government of United Kingdom (UK) launched a £1.5 million “Innovation Challenge Fund 2020” in India to support scientists in academia and industry to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.About United Kingdom:
Prime Minister– Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
Capital– London

Def Minister Rajnath Singh Launched Indigenisation portal SRIJAN; DPSUs inked Contracts with Industry Partners and Academia


About Ministry of Defence:
Rajnath Singh constituency– Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
Minister of State (MoS)– Shripad Yesso Naik


NITI Aayog’s AIM, NASSCOM launch Artificial Intelligence Step-up modules for school students


National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)’s Atal Innovation Mission(AIM) in collaboration with National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) has launched Artificial Intelligence(AI) based Step-up module for school students.



EU launches Nirmanshree For Odisha and Maharashtra Women in Housing Sector




European Union has launched project ’Nirmanshree’ for enhancing the women skill towards housing construction sector. This is the first-of-its-kind sustainable housing on a large scale in India with 1-million-euro.The project will be implemented in Beed and Osmanabad districts of Maharashtra and the Dhenkanal and Jajpur districts of Odisha.



INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India Ranked 57th in Digital Quality of Life 2020, Denmark tops: DQL Index 2020 by SurfShark

In accordance with the 2nd edition of global research “Digital Quality of Life (DQL) Index 2020”  released by online privacy solutions provider SurfShark, India ranked 57th out of 85 countries in terms of overall category.


INOX Group to sponsor Team India for Tokyo Olympics: IOA

Indian Olympic Association (IOA), a governing body for the Olympic Movement in India and INOX Group has signed a sponsorship agreement to support Team India for Tokyo Olympics, which was rescheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.



India and Israel Signed Cultural Agreement to Strengthen Bilateral Relations to Promote People to People Exchange


India signed a cultural agreement with Israel, which outlines a three year programme of cooperation for 2020 to 2023, to strengthen the strategic bilateral relations through promoting the people to people exchange.

ILO-ADB Report: 41 Lakh Youths Lost Their Jobs of India Due to COVID-19



The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released the joint report titled “Tackling the Covid-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific”, which stated that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, around 41 lakh youths have lost their jobs in India.

UAE-Israel agreed for peace agreement namely “Abraham Accord”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates have agreed for the Israel–United Arab Emirates peace agreement, or the Abraham Accord to establish full diplomatic ties. In this regard, Israeli will halt further annexation of Palestinian lands.

About Israel:
Capital– Jerusalem
Currency– Israeli Shekel




ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Flipkart signs MoU with IIT Patna for Industry Focused Research



Flipkart signed a memorandum of understanding(MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna to support the industry focused applied research in the fields like Artificial Intelligence(AI), Natural Language Processing(NLP) and Machine Learning(ML).

Google Partners with CWC of India for Flood Forecasting Initiatives





Google announced that in association with the Central Water Commission(CWC) of India Google has launched flood forecasting initiatives across India for the past several months.

About Central Water Commission(CWC):
Chairman– Rajendra Kumar Jain
Headquarters– Sewa Bhawan, New Delhi

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS  

Keith Rowley Becomes Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago for a 2nd Consecutive Term


About Republic of Trinidad and Tobago:
Capital– Port of Spain
Currency– Trinidad and Tobago dollar
President– Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T.



Francisco Asue is Reappointed as the Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea





About Republic of Equatorial Guinea:
Prime Minister– Francisco Asue
President– Teodoro Obiang
Capital– Malabo
Currency– Central African CFA franc

Luis Rodolfo Abinader sworn in as 54th President of Dominican Republic




About Dominican Republic:
Capital – Santo Domingo
Currency – Dominican Peso.

Satya Pal Malik Appointed as Governor of Meghalaya; Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari given Additional Charge of Goa


About Goa:
Capital– Panaji
Bird Sanctuary– Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Rakesh Asthana IPS, appointed as the Director General of the Border Security Force






the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the appointment of Rakesh Asthana, Gujarat cadre IPS officer of 1984 batch as the Director General (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF).
along with the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till 31st July 2021.

DBS Bank India Ltd Appointed Prashant Joshi as MD and Head of National Distribution





DBS Bank India Ltd  has appointed Prashant Joshi as Managing Director(MD) and Head of National Distribution. He will report to Surojit Shome, Managing Director and CEO of DBS Bank India Limited.

Cricketer Rohit Sharma Appointed Oakley’s Brand Ambassador in India






Indian Limited-overs Team Vice-Captain Rohit Sharma has been appointed as Brand Ambassador of Sports eyewear brand, Oakley for a period of two years in India.

AAIB forms 5 Member Panel Headed by Captain S S Chahar to Investigate the Kozhikode Plane CrashThe Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau(AAIB) formed a 5-member panel headed Captain S S Chaharby to investigate the circumstances of the Air India Express Dubai-Calicut flight IX 1344Crash at the Kozhikode airport, Kerala on 7th August 2020.


Singer Shahzan Mujeeb Becomes First National Brand Ambassador of Aligarh Municipal Corporation


Indian Idol Season11 Finalist and Oscar Nominated Playback Singer Shahzan Mujeeb became First Ever National Brand Ambassador of Aligarh Municipal Corporation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Campaign at National and International level.


ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS     

Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd Acquired 60% stake in Vitalic Health Pvt Ltd & 100% direct ownership of Netmeds





Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has acquired 60% equity stake in Vitalic Health Pvt Ltd(Vitalic) and 100% direct equity ownership of its subsidiaries namely Tresara Health Private Limited.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS    

St Christopher School in Nagaland won the first ever Pallikkutam National Award for Innovation in Education


St Christopher School in Chessore Village, Nagaland won the Gold Award along with cash prize of Rs.1 Lakh from the first ever Pallikkutam National Award for Innovation in Education instituted by Rajagiri Media. The awards were announced over a virtual meeting.

Soumya Swaminathan honoured with Tamil Nadu CM’s special award

Soumya Swaminathan ,Chief Scientist of World Health Organisation(WHO) has received Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s(CM’s) special award on the 74th Independence Day celebration at Fort St George, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Akshay Kumar Ranked 6th, the only Indian Actor in the List, Dwayne Johnson tops: Forbes’ list of ‘The Highest-Paid Actors 2020’



As per the Forbes’ list of highest paid actors for the year 2020, Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar ranked 6th with his estimated earnings of USD 48.5 million and is the only Indian features on the list comprising top 10 actors. The list is topped by Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson for the consecutive second time, with an estimated net worth of USD 87.5 million.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

First Rockets Produced by Private Sector Successfully Test Fired: Economic Explosives Ltd (EEL)




In a major boost for Make in India, the first ever Pinaka rockets fully manufactured by the private sector company “Economic Explosives Ltd (EEL)” have been successfully test fired by the army at a firing range in Pokhran, Rajasthan.



Iran Unveiled Locally Made Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile, Martyr Qassem Soleimani & Cruise Missile, Martyr Abu Mahdi




Iran(officially the Islamic Republic of Iran)  has inaugurated a locally made surface-to-surface ballistic missile, called Martyr Qassem Soleimani, which has a range of 1,400 kilometers-km (870-mile) and a new cruise missile, called Martyr Abu Mahdi which has a range of over 1000 km(620-mile).
About Iran:
Capital– Tehran
Currency– Iranian Rial
President– Hassan Rouhani

MoTA: Launched Tribal Health & Nutrition Portal – “Swasthya” and Opened National Overseas Portal & National Tribal Fellowship Portal


Union Minister Arjun Munda inaugurated the first of its kind e-portal Swasthya”, a tribal health and nutrition portal.
Renuka Singh Saruta, MoS for Tribal Affairs released ALEKH”, the quarterly e-newsletter.

Nitin Gadkari Launched VedKrishi.com an Online Farm to Fork Service Promoted by Farmers




The platform was set up by the VedKrishi Farmer Producer Company, Nagpur based farmer producer Company.

AIFF and SAI Jointly Launched “E-pathshala” a Web Platform to Promote Football





on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, The All India Football Federation(AIFF) and the Sports Authority of India(SAI), jointly launched the E-Pathshala, a web platform to recognise creativity of the children and to develop their interest in football.

IISc and ISRO developed sustainable process to make bricks on lunar surface


Team of researchers of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru, Karnataka and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) developed a sustainable process for making brick-like structures named “Space Bricks” on the surface of the moon.



NSE, IIMB join hands to offer Platform for Investor Education



National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) have jointly developed and launched Platform for Investor Education (PIE), an online investor education resource centre.

SPORTS

Indian Cricketers MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina retire from international cricket






Former India Skipper and Wicket-Keeper Mahendra Singh Pansingh Dhoni & Veteran middle-order Batsman Suresh Kumar Raina announced retirement from International Cricket.




Lewis Hamilton Claims Record 156th Podium Finish with Win at Spanish GP




BOOKS & AUTHORS

Book titled “India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders” released on August, 2020






The book is written by American academicians Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah and published by Oxford University Press (OUP).

Michael Cohen’s Book “Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump” is Set to Publish





Michael Cohen’s memoir about President Donald Trump titled “Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump” published by Skyhorse Publishing is set to release on 8th September 2020.

Actor Sharon Stone’s Memoir “The Beauty of Living Twice” to Release in March 2021





The book is set to be published by Alfred A Knopf, and is set to release both in hardcover and ebook. 



Ex-Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam Authored a New book titled, “Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020″






It will be  published by HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt. Ltd.

Book “A Bend in Time: Writings by Children on the Covid-19 pandemic” by Bijal Vachharajani Released






A book titled “A Bend in Time : Writings by Children on the COVID 19 Pandemic” was released in July 2020, the introduction of which is written by award-winning children’s author Bijal Vachharajani. The book is published by Talking Cub (children’s imprint of Speaking Tiger).


OBITUARY

Former India Goalkeeper Bhaskar Maity passed away at 67














Former Cricketer Gopalaswamy Kasturirangan dies of heart attack at 89

Filmmaker-actor Nishikant Kamat Passes Away at the Age of 50

Hindustani Classical Vocalist & Padma Awardee Pandit Jasraj Passed Away at 90





He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1975), Padma Bhushan (1990) and Padma Vibhushan (2000).

British Tennis Great Angela Buxton dies at 85












Inventor of Pixel & Computer Scientist, Russell Kirsch passed away at 91

Arjuna awardee, UP Cabinet Minister and  Former Indian Cricketer Chetan Chauhan Passed Away at 73 Due to COVID-19







IMPORTANT DAYS

Sadbhavan Diwas 2020 – August 20










World Mosquito Day 2020: August 20


World Humanitarian Day 2020 – August 19







World Photography Day 2020 – August 19

Celebration of India’s 74th Independence Day 2020 – August 15











Indians all around the world celebrate the 74th Independence Day on 15th August 2020, to mark the independence of India from rule of British Raj on 15th August 1947.


STATE NEWS

Punjab gets First Rank in Health, Welfare Centre Operationalisation: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)
















State of Punjab has secured first rank in the list of best performing states in operationalisation of Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs) released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare(MoHFW), Government of India. Punjab’s State Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu announced the ranking on 13th August, 2020.



Ganesh Vilas Lengare Awarded Star 2020 Certificate by World Book of Records, London


Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Launches UPI-based Payment facilities in Village, Ward Secretariats











The Government of Andhra Pradesh has entered into a tie-up with National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) and Canara Bank for this digitalisation process. 

Gujarat Names Two Flyover of Ahmedabad After Late Arun Jaitley & Sushma Swaraj
















  • The flyover bridge at Income Tax circle, Ahmedabad will be named as Arun Jaitley Flyover.
  • The flyover at the Anjali cross road will be named Sushma Swaraj Bridge.
About Gujarat:
Chief Minister– Vijay Rupani
Governor– Acharya Devvrat
Capital- Gandhinagar

Jharkhand introduced new State Logo at Ranchi 




Draupadi Murmu, governor of Jharkhand and Hemant Soren Chief Minister of Jharkhand introduced the New State emblem at the Aryabhatta Auditorium, Ranchi. 

Chhattisgarh Govt  Launched ‘Padhai Tuhar Para’ scheme for school students





Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched the ‘Padhai Tuhar Para’ scheme  to enable school students to learn from their respective localities as the classes are being suspended due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. 

About Chhattisgarh
Capital– Raipur
Governor– Anusuiya Uikey



Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio launches ‘Yellow Chain’ e-commerce platform on Independence day 2020











About Nagaland:
Capital – Kohima
Chief Minister – Neiphiu Rio
Governor – Ravindra Narayana Ravi (RN Ravi)