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Current Affairs Of 3 September 2020 by gkrecall

BANKING & FINANCE

Federal Bank & Innoviti Partnered to provide Affordable Options of Federal Bank Debit Cards by Innoviti POS terminals

To provide convenient and affordable options of Federal Bank Debit Cards through Innoviti Point of Sale (POS)terminals, the Federal Bank and Innoviti Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd(Innoviti) have entered into a partnership, which will offer Equated Monthly Installments(EMIs) options to over 7.5 million Federal Bank Debit Card holders at over 70,000 Innoviti POS terminals across 1000 cities.

About Federal Bank:
Headquarters– Aluva, Kerala
Managing Director(MD) & CEO– Shyam Srinivasan
Tagline – Your Perfect Banking Partner

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

NCRB Released Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India 2019 Report; Delhi recorded highest number of road accidents deaths among cities

The report states that around 139,123 people died by suicide and 421,104 were killed in accidents in India in 2019.
The National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB)

About NCRB:
Director– Ramphal Pawar, IPS
Headquarters– New Delhi

Ladakh & Lakshadweep Included in ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ scheme; 26 States/UTs Connected with the Scheme

About Ladakh
Lieutenant Governor– Radha Krishna Mathur
Capital–  Leh, Kargil
About Lakshadweep
Capital–  Kavaratti
Administrator– Dineshwar Sharma

CFI is set to Host the First Ever Cycling Summit in 2021

Cycling Federation of India(CFI) is set to host the first ever Cycling Summit in 2021 in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.The one-day summit is designed with an aim to promote the culture of cycling and sharing of knowledge between beginner and professional cyclists. 

About Cycling Federation of India(CFI):
President– Parminder Singh Dhindsa
Secretary General– Maninder Pal Singh
Headquarters– New Delhi

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Adani Green Energy Ltd Ranked as World’s Largest Solar Power Generation Company by Mercom Capital

Mercom Capital ranked Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) as World’s Largest Solar Power Generation Asset Owner in terms of operating, under-construction and awarded projects.

Amul becomes 1st Indian Dairy Company to Enter Rabobank’s Global Top 20, 2020 List; Switzerland’s Nestle topped

Amul was ranked 16th with an annual turnover of USD 5.5 billion (approximately Rs 40,240 Crores).

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

IRDAI Set Up 6 Member Working Group Headed by Dinesh Pant to Study Index Linked Products for Life Insurance Companies

About IRDAI:
Chairman– Dr. Subhash C. Khuntia
Headquarters– Hyderabad, Telangana

K Padmakar, Director (HR) of BPCL took Additional Charge as CMD, as D Rajkumar Retired

K Padmakar, Director (HR) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has been given additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of BPCL until further orders by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. 

IAS Officer Usha Padhee Became the First Woman DG of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

She succeeds Rakesh Asthana(IPS) who was appointed as the Director General of Border Security Force(BSF) on 17th August 2020.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

IIT Guwahati Collaborates with University of Pardubice, Czech Republic for Data Protection Project

A Team of Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati have collaborated with University of Pardubice, Czech Republic to work towards developing indigenous algorithms to protect the Country’s digital data from cyber-attacks by advanced computers.

SPORTS

Olympic & Giant Slalom ski Champion Viktoria Rebensburg retires at 30

BOOKS & AUTHORS

Ramachandra Guha Authored New book ‘The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to Humankind’

Indian writer Ramachandra Guha has authored a new book, ‘The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to Humankind‘. The book portrays the entire arc of the game(cricket) in India.

Hollywood Actor Channing Tatum is Set to Publish His First Children’s Book “The One and Only Sparkella”


IMPORTANT DAYS

World Coconut Day 2020: September 2

Theme of World Coconut Day 2020– “Invest in Coconut to save the world”

STATE NEWS

Andhra Pradesh Government Receives Nod to form Crop Insurance Firm from IRDA

the Government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) received the nod from Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to form its Crop Insurance Firm Andhra Pradesh General Insurance Company (APGIC).

Madhya Pradesh Govt Launched Cleanliness Campaign, ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo Madhya Pradesh’ 

5 themes of the Campaign
Cleanliness Oath, Continuous reduction in urban waste emissions, Cleanliness in COVID conditions, Separation of waste from sources of houses and Launching a special cleanliness campaign for public places.