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Current Affairs Of 1 September 2020 by gkrecall

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

6th International Military-Technical Forum “Army-2020 held in Russia; Indian Pavilion Inaugurated

The 6th International Military-Technical Forum “Army-2020” was held between August 23-29, 2020 at the Patriot Park near Moscow, Russia which was organized by Russian Defence Ministry and operated by International Congresses and Exhibitions Ltd. (ICE Ltd). 

About Russia:
Capital– Moscow
Currency– Russian Rouble
President– Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari lays Foundation Stone for Road Projects worth Rs. 777 Crores

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Jairam Gadkari laid the foundation stone for three important bridges, two road improvement projects and four other major bridge projects across the rivers Wainganga, Bandiya, Perikota and Perimili in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra with an outlay of Rs. 777 Crores. 

BANKING & FINANCE

Vedanta Tied Up with SBI for Long Term Syndicated Loan of Rs.10000 Crore

About Vedanta Limited:
Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Sunil Duggal
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
About State Bank of India(SBI):
Chairman– Rajnish Kumar.
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport wins CII-GBC ‘National Energy Leader’ award

The GMR led Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (Hyderabad International Airport) won the ‘National Energy Leader’ and ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ awards at the 21st National Awards for ‘Excellence in Energy Management’. It was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Godrej Green Business Centre (GBC).

About CII:
President (2020-21) – Mr. Uday Kotak
President-Designate (2020-21) -T V Narendran
Headquarter – New Delhi, Delhi.

ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS 

Reliance Industries acquired Future Group for Rs.24,713 crore

About RIL:
CEO– Mukesh Ambani
Headquarters– Mumbai,Maharashtra

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

New E-market Platform “Agriota” Launched to Bridge Gap between Indian Farmers & UAE food industry

the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched Agriota, a new technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing e-market platform during a launch ceremony, which was also attended by Pavan Kapoor, Ambassador of India to the UAE. The market platform aims to bridge the gap between millions of rural farmers in India and the Gulf nation’s food industry.

SPORTS

Formula One Champion Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton Won the Belgian Grand Prix 2020; Won this title for 4th time, Claimed his 89th GP

Formula One Champion Mercedes Lewis Hamilton(British) won the Belgian Grand Prix(GP) 2020 at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

India, Russia declared joint winners of 2020 Online FIDE Chess Olympiad

This was India’s maiden appearance in the final of the tournament, and Russia had not won a Chess Olympiad since 2002.

OBITUARY

Dr S Padmavati, India’s 1st Female & Oldest Cardiologist, Founder of AIHF & NHI, Padma Awardee Died of COVID-19


Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Passed Away at 43


Katyayani Shankar Bajpai, Ex Indian Ambassador and Chairman of Delhi Policy Group Died

IMPORTANT DAYS

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 2020: August 30


September to be Observed as “Nutrition month”: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat

during the monthly radio broadcast programme “Mann ki Baat”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to celebrate the September 2020 as “Poshan Maah” or “Nutrition Month”.