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BANKING & FINANCE

Bajaj Finserv Launched “Bajaj Finserv Health Ltd (BFHL)”Health Tech Solutions Business

Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) Bajaj Finserv stepped into the healthcare sector by launching health tech solutions business “Bajaj Finserv Health Ltd (BFHL)” as its fully-owned subsidiary. 

About Bajaj Finserv:
Chairman and Managing Director (CMD)– Sanjiv Bajaj
Headquarter– Pune, Maharashtra
Chatbot– Blu

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

New Zealand to be first in the world to require climate risk report

New Zealand will be the First country in the world to introduce Climatic Financial Report for companies to tackle the climate crisis, the new regime will be in the form of Compilation or Explanation based on the framework of Task Force on Climate related Financial Disclosures(TCFD).

Nepal and India begin Join Security Patrol along Border in Kapilvastu district

The Security forces of Nepal and India have started a joint security patrol at the Nepal-India Border in Kapilvastu district, Nepal. The patrol has been started with a motive to control the spread of COVID-19 and keep in check the illegal cross-border activities at the Nepal-India Border.

Indo-Nepal Launched Website on GoI Assisted post-earthquake reconstruction initiatives in Nepal’s eEducation Sector

India and Nepal unveiled a dedicated website (www.goicbrinepal.com) for all information related to education projects under GOI-assisted post-earthquake reconstruction initiatives in Nepal.  The website, available in both English and Nepali versions, was launched by Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra and Sushil Gyewali, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) of Nepal through video conference.

India’s iCreate inked MoU with Israel to Collaborate in Tech Innovation & Start-ups

a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India’s International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) and Israel’s Start-Up Nation Central by Prof. Eugene Kandel, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Start-Up Nation Central from Jerusalem and Anupam Jalote, CEO of iCreate from Ahmedabad (Gujarat) in the presence of Dr. Ron Malka, Israel’s Ambassador to India and Yaakov Finkelstein, Israel’s Consul General in Mumbai (Maharashtra).

About Israel:
Capital– Jerusalem
Currency– Israeli Shekel
President– Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

NSE and SGX Signs Pact to Confirm Key Terms to Operationalise NSE IFSC-SGX Connect

Singapore Exchange Ltd (in short- SGX) and National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (inshort- NSE) signed a formal agreement in order to confirm the key terms to operationalise the NSE International Financial Service Centre (IFSC)-SGX Connect

India’s Economy to Contract by 5.9% and Global Economy to Contract by 4.3% in 2020: UNCTAD Report

About United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD):
Secretary-General– Mukhisa Kituyi of Kenya( 7th Secretary-General)
HeadQuarters–  Geneva, Switzerland

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Colombian Journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima won the Golden Pen of Freedom Award of WAN-IFRA

Colombian Journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima was honoured with the prestigious Golden Pen of Freedom Award, an annual press freedom award of the World Association of News Publishers(WAN-IFRA).

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS      

RBI Appoints AK Dixit as New Administrator of PMC Bank; Succeeds J.B. Bhoria

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed AK Dixit, ex-General Manager of Union Bank of India(UBI) as the new administrator of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank Limitedwith effect from September 23, 2020. 

Surinderpal Singh Ram Singh has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of PMC bank limited with effect from September 11, 2020. He succeeds Shiny Mithbaokar, who was relieved from September 10, 2020.

About Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank Limited 
CEO– Surinderpal Singh Ram Singh
HeadQuarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra

17-year-old girl Khushi Chindaliya appointed UNEP’s Green Ambassador in India

Khushi Chindaliya, a 17-year-old girl from Surat, Gujarat has been appointed as Regional Ambassador (RA) for India for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tunza Eco-Generation (TEG), which is scheduled to take place in September, 2020. 

About United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP):
Executive Director – Inger Andersen
Headquarters – Nairobi, Kenya

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus Sworn in for 6th Term

About Belarus:
Capital– Minsk
Currency– Belarusian Ruble   

Former Rebel Commander Ishmael Toroama elected as the President of Bougainville

Ishmael Toroama, former rebel military commander and leader of Bougainville People’s Alliance Party(BPAP) was elected as the President of Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea(PNG)

About Bougainville:
Capital– Buka 
Currency–  Papua New Guinea kina

ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS        

KKR Picks up 1.28% Equity Stake of Reliance Retails for Rs.5550 Crore Investment

Reliance Industries limited(RIL) announced that KKR, a global investment firm, will pick up 1.28% equity shares of RIL subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Limited(RRVL) by investing Rs.5550 crores.

CCI Approved Acquisition of 100% Equity Shares of Medlife by API Holdings 

About Competition Commission of India (CCI):
Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Chairperson– Ashok Kumar Gupta

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

DRDO conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha Test Range

About Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO):
Chairman – Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy
Headquarters – New Delhi

India’s 1st Commercial Indigenously Developed Sonar Dome to be Mounted on P15 Alpha Warship

Goa-based composites manufacturing company Kineco Limited became the first Indian company to manufacture indigenous composites sonar dome after it was flagged off by  the then Union Defence Minister Late Manohar Parrikar to be delivered to Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai (Maharashtra). 

OBITUARY

Nepalese Mountaineer “Snow Leopard” Ang Rita Sherpa Passed Away at 72



Veteran Marathi Actor Ashalata Wabgaonkar Passed Away at 79


IMPORTANT DAYS

International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) observed on September 23, 2020

The Theme for International Day of Sign Language 2020 is – “Sign Languages are for everyone!”.

STATE NEWS

Rajasthan Government approves ‘Moksha Kalash Yojana 2020’ 

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave approval for the scheme ‘Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020’, which allows free bus travel to two members of a family to immerse ashes of their loved ones in River Ganga in Haridwar.