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Current Affairs Of 2 September 2020 by gkrecall

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Japan extends Emergency Loan of JPY 50 Billion for India to Fight Covid-19 Pandemic

Japan extended an Emergency Support Loan of up to 50 Billion Japanese Yen (Approximately Rs 3, 500 Crore) to help India’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. The financial support will support India’s implementation of health, medical policies and development of hospitals equipped with ICUs.

India-Japan-Australia to Launch Resilient Supply Chain Initiative in the Indo-Pacific region

India, Japan and Australia agreed to launch a trilateral Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) in the Indo-Pacific region. The initiative will help in building a resilient supply chain with focus on free, transparent trade & investment environment in the region.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

MoD inked Contracts Worth Rs 2580 Cr with Indian Companies for Supply of Pinaka Regiments to Indian Army

the Acquisition Wing of Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed contracts with Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML), Tata Power Company Ltd. (TPCL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for supply of Six Pinaka Regiments to the Regiment of Artillery of the Indian Army at an approximate cost of Rs. 2580 Crores
About Ministry of Defence (MoD):
Union Minister- Rajnath Singh (Constituency– Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh)
Minister of State (MoS)– Shripad Yesso Naik

BANKING & FINANCE

European Investment Bank to Invest € 650 Million in Kanpur’s 1st City Metro Line

The 32.4 km urban rail line, with 18 elevated and 12 underground stations is EIB’s 2nd biggest operation outside the European Union(EU) till date. 

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

India’s GDP growth contract by 23.9% in April-June quarter: MOSPI



India’s Real GDP likely to Contract by 10.9% in FY21, All 4 quarters to Witness Negative Real Growth: SBI Ecowrap Report

About SBI:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman– Rajnish Kumar

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS

Hemant Khatri assumed charge as CMD of Hindustan Shipyard Limited; Succeeds Rear Admiral L V Sarat Babu


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

CSIR-CMERI Developed & Installed the World’s Largest Solar Tree in Durgapur

i.Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR – CMERI) developed the world largest Solar Tree with customisable features for application in different locations and installed it in the residential colony of CMERI at Durgapur, West Bengal.

ICICI Prudential Life Launched AI-Powered Voice Chatbot, ‘LiGo’ on Google Assistant 

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited (ICICI Prudential Life) has introduced an Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered voice chatbot, ‘LiGo’, on Google Assistant. LiGo is ICICI Prudential Life’s customer service chatbot. This will enable the company’s policyholders to address their queries by simple voice commands.

Indian Railways develops ‘MEDBOT’ to deliver food, medicines to COVID-19 patients

Indian Railways has developed a remote-controlled medical trolley named ‘MEDBOT’ to deliver food, medicine to COVID-19 patients. 

OBITUARY

Former President & Bharat Ratna Awardee Pranab Mukherjee passes away

BOOKS & AUTHORS

Bollywood Filmmaker Karan Johar Authored a Children’s Book “The Big Thoughts of Little Luv”

Bollywood Filmmaker Karan Johar authored a children’s picture book titled “The Big Thoughts of Little Luv” inspired by his Twins Yash and Roohi.

IMPORTANT DAYS

National Nutrition Week 2020- 1st September to 7th September


Telugu Language Day: August 29


STATE NEWS

Odisha CM launched two Citizen-Centric Mobile app – Ama Sahar And Swachha Sahar Odisha on Local Self Government Day

About Odisha:
Dams- Deuli Dam over Jambhira river (recently in news), Hirakud Dam across the Mahanadi river (recently in news)