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Current Affairs Of 11 September 2020 by gkrecall

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India, France, Australia hold 1stTrilateral Dialogue on Economic, Strategic Challenges in Indo-Pacific

The meeting was co-chaired by India’s foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, Francois Delattre; Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Secretary, Frances Adamson.


World free of industrially produced trans fats by 2023, if limit set to 2% of oil & fats: WHO report 

About World Health Organization (WHO):
Director-General– Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland


MoS V. Muraleedharan Virtually Attended 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting 

 V. Muraleedharan, Minister of State(MoS) for External Affairs attended the 10th East Asia Summit(EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. The Meeting was held over a virtual platform. 


68% Average Decline in Species Population Sizes Since 1970 :WWF Report

In accordance with the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Living Planet Report 2020, the global vertebrate population declined to an average of 68% between 1970 and 2016. 

About WWF International:
Director General– Marco Lambertini
Headquarters– Gland, Switzerland

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Ministry of Home Affairs Approved to Rename Hubbali Railway Station as Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station, Hubbali

The Ministry of Home Affairs approved the long pending demand  to rename the Hubbali Railway Station as Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station, Hubbali in Karnataka after Sri Siddharoodha Swami.


India & Japan sign Agreement on Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services 

India and Japan signed an Agreement concerning Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services or Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement (ACSA) between the Armed Forces of India and the Self-Defense Forces of Japan. 


Prime Minister launches PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, e-Gopala App & several initiatives in Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana(PMMSY), e-Gopala App for farmers in Bihar through virtual mode. He launched several initiatives in fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar. 


BANKING & FINANCE

Mastercard Launches Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) Testing Platform

About Mastercard 
Chief Executive Officer – Ajay Banga
Headquarters – New York, United States


ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Partnered with NSDL Payments Bank to offer insurance products

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited(ICICI Prudential Life) has entered into a corporate agency agreement with NSDL Payments Bank, a subsidiary of NSDL(National Securities Depository Ltd), the 1st and largest depository in India.  

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Razorpay Launched Cash Advance, Collateral Free LOC to Increase MSME Cash Flow

Razorpay, leading financial solutions company launched its tech-enabled services “Cash Advance” – a collateral free line of credit for businesses to support and recover the cash flow of the capital of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs).

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

AITA Elected Anil Jain, Rajya Sabha Member as its New President 

 Anil Jain, elected member of Rajya Sabha and national general secretary was elected as the new President of All India Tennis Association(AITA) succeedingPraveen Mahajan

SPORTS

Wushu Stalwart Poonam Khatri’s Silver Medal at 2019 World Championship  Upgraded to Gold Medal 

Poonam Khatri who won the Silver Medal at the 15th edition of World Wushu Championships (WWC) 2019 held at Minhang Gymnasium in Shanghai, China has now been upgraded to Gold Medal. 

IMPORTANT DAYS

Himalyan Day or Himalaya Diwas 2020 – September 9

Theme of 2020 : ‘Himalayas and Nature’

1st International Day to Protect Education from Attack 2020:  September 9 

Theme for 2020– “Protect Education, Save a Generation.” 

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 – September 10

The theme of 2018 World Suicide Prevention Day – “Working Together to Prevent Suicide” was retained as the theme for both 2019 and 2020 World Suicide Prevention Day.

STATE NEWS

Nagaland Govt Launched its 1st ‘Naga Telehealth’, a TeleMedicine Platform

In order to provide quality healthcare services at the Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness Centres in Nagaland, S Pangnyu Phom, Nagaland Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched the state’s 1st tele-medicine platform, ‘Naga Telehealth’ in Kohima,Nagaland