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Current Affairs Of 10 September 2020 by gkrecall



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Current Affairs Of 10 September 2020 by gkrecall



INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India & Angola Held its 1st Joint Commission Meeting Virtually; Inked 3 Pacts

During the meeting India and Angola agreed to expand their trade relations and also discussed cooperation in health, pharmaceuticals, defence, agriculture, food processing, digitization and telecom.

About Angola:
Capital– Luanda
Currency– Angola Kwanza




India’s child mortality rate declines from 3.4 million in 1990 to 824,000 in 2019: UN report


About United Nations (UN):
Secretary General – António Guterres
Headquarters – New York (United States of America)




UNICEF to Lead Global Procurement, supply of COVID Vaccines


About United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF):
Executive Director – Henrietta H. Fore
Headquarters – New York (United States of America)




NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Karnataka CM Launches Country’s First Integrated Air Ambulance Services

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa launched the Country’s First Integrated Air Ambulance Services at Jakkur Aerodrome, Bangalore.It is the first air ambulance operating from South India to provide services for medical emergencies.




PGCIL to become 1st PSU in power sector to undertake asset monetization through InvIT model


Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved to monetize state-run Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd’s (PGCIL), under Ministry of Power transmission projects that were won through a bidding process. The monetisation of assets of POWERGRID will be done through the Infrastructure Investment Trust(InvIT) model.




BANKING & FINANCE

India, ADB Sign $500 Million Loan For Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor, 1st of its kind in India

About Asian Development Bank (ADB):
Headquarters– Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippine
President-Masatsugu Asakawa
Members– 68 Countries




PayU Finance Launches First-of-its-kind Digital Revolving Credit Line called ‘LazyPlus’


PayU Finance, India’s leading alternative lending platform, has launched the first-of-its-kind digital revolving credit line called ‘LazyPlus’, which combines power of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Buy-Now-Pay-Later concept.




SBI Mutual Fund Launched SBI Magnum Children’s Benefit Fund (Investment Plan)


About SBI Mutual Fund:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer–  Vinay M. Tonse




ECONOMY & BUSINESS

WE HUB Partners with NutriHub to Promote Women Entrepreneurs in Agri Sector

WE HUB, India’s first State led incubator for women led startups, under the Government of Telangana partnered with NutriHub, first of its kind incubator to provide the needs of the startups in the nutricereal sector, to support women entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector in both urban and rural areas.




Vodafone Idea unveils new integrated brand identity ‘Vi’


Vodafone Idea virtually unveiled their new integrated brand identity ‘Vi’ (Pronounced as We) and a new logo. 




India’s FY21 GDP to contract 14.8%; worst hit: Goldman Sachs


About Goldman Sachs:
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)– David Michael Solomon
Headquarter– New York, United States (US)




AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Sir David Attenborough, British Broadcaster is Honoured with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

The award consists of a citation along with a cash award of Rs.25 lakhs.




APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

Cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Bhuvneshwar Kumar Became the Brand Ambassadors of Playerzpot




ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS        

Silver Lake Set to Invest Rs.7500 Crore for 1.75% Stake in Reliance Retails




SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Northrop Grumman Named its NG-14 Cygnus Spacecraft as ‘SS Kalpana Chawla’ after Former Astronaut Kalpana Chawla

An American global aerospace and defense technology company ,Northrop Grumman Corporation(Northrop Grumman) has named its next Cygnus Spacecraft, NG-14 as ‘SS Kalpana Chawla’ after Dr Kalpana Chawla, a former  NASA(National Aeronautics and Space Administration), United States of America-USA Astronaut. 




OBITUARY

Veteran filmmaker Johnny Bakshi passes away at 82


Telugu Actor Jaya Prakash Reddy Passed Away at 74




STATE NEWS

Telangana Govt and UK India Business Council Renewed their MoU to Strengthen the State’s Industrial Development

About UK India Business Council (UKIBC):
Head Office– London, United Kingdom
Group Chief Executive Officer– Mr Jayant Krishna



UiPath Partners with APSSDC to Train Student in Robotic Process Automation


as a part of an Academic Alliance Programme in Andhra Pradesh, UiPath, a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company partnered with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) to provide students with training in robotic process automation.



Uttar Pradesh SRLM signs MoU with UN World Food Programme for take-home ration Scheme


Uttar Pradesh State Rural Livelihood Mission (SRLM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), through which Take-Home ration will now be manufactured and supplied by Women self-help groups (SHGs).