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Daily Current Affairs-SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2019

NATIONAL

  • Amit Jogi, son of former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, head of the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J), was arrested in Ballarpur district today. 
  • IAF gets its first Apache helicopters.
  • A major fire broke out in stormwater drainage at the oil and gas processing plant of ONGC in Uran, Navi Mumbai today, killed at least 5 people.
  • Tata Steel has become the first company in the country to deploy women engineers at all shifts in its Noamundi iron ore mine with an aim to achieve 20% women officers in its workforce by 2025.
  • Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chowdhury win mixed 10m air pistol gold, while Yashaswini Deswal-Abhishek Verma bag silver in Pistol World Cup.
  • According to the order of the Supreme Court, Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will stay in CBI custody till September 5 in the INX Media case.
  • Isro conducts Chandrayaan-2 Moon lander’s deorbit manoeuvre successfully.
  • Bhupendra Kumar Modi, Chairman of Smart Group today announced setting up of Overseas Citizen of India Investment Fund (OCI), with a fund size of $100 billion to attract industrialists from across the world to boost investments in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Khawar Qureshi, Pakistan`s lawyer at ICJ  said that it will be tough for Pakistan to prove the charges of genocide in Kashmir if it approaches to ICJ regarding this matter.
  • Mitali Raj who led Indian women cricket team in 32 T20 is including three T20 women wold cup declared her retirement from T20 cricket.
  • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Infusion of Rs 4,557 crore by Government in IDBI Bank.
  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the following, including fixing higher ethanol price derived from different raw materials under the EBP Programme for the forthcoming sugar season 2019-20

INTERNATIONAL

  • Twenty-five people have died and nine remain missing after a commercial scuba diving boat caught fire and sank off the coast of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles
  • A Pakistani Hindu girl identified as Renuka Kumari, abducted from the Institute of Business Administration in Sukkur on August 29 and has been missing since then. The All-Pakistan Hindu Panchayat, a non-profit organisation, claimed that she was converted, in a Facebook post.

TODAY’S ECONOMY

  •  PSB stocks, led by Corporation Bank and Punjab National Bank, plunges up to 9.3% after the government announced the merger of 10 public sector banks into four with a view to boost credit and spur growth.
  •  Prices of 24 karat gold rose by Rs.538 to Rs 38,987 per 10 gram in Delhi Today
  •  Banking details of Indians with accounts in Switzerland will be available to tax
    authorities as the automatic exchange of information regime started between the two countries.

বাংলা ডায়েরি

  •  মহারাষ্ট্রে কংগ্রেস ছেড়ে শিবসেনায় যোগ দিলেন দু’বারের বিধায়ক তথা প্রাক্তন মন্ত্রী আব্দুল সাত্তার। গতকাল উদ্ধব থ্যাকারের উপস্থিতিতে তিনি নতুন দলে যোগ দেন।
  •  আগামী ৪ ও ৫ সেপ্টেম্বর, দু’দিনের সফরে রাশিয়া যাচ্ছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী নরেন্দ্র মোদী। সেখানে তিনি যোগ দেবেন ‘ইস্টার্ন ইকনমিক ফোরাম’-এ। রুশ প্রেসিডেন্ট ভ্লাদিমির পুতিনের সঙ্গে বৈঠককে গুরুত্ব দেওয়ার পাশাপাশি পূর্ব ইউরোপীয় দেশগুলির সঙ্গে সম্পর্ক পোক্ত করার উপর ও জোর দিচ্ছেন নরেন্দ্র মোদী।
  •  ইস্ট ওয়েস্ট মেট্রো প্রকল্পের জেরে এলাকার ঘরবাড়ি ক্ষতিগ্রস্থ হবার আশংকায় কলকাতা হাই কোর্টে যে জনস্বার্থ মামলা করা হয়ে ছিল আজ তাতে রায় দেওয়া হয় যে আপাতত এই প্রকল্পের কাজ বাঁধ্য রাখতে হবে. এই মামলার পরের শুনানি ১৬ই অক্টোবর হবে ।

 

हिंदी डायरी

  • कैंसर का पता लगाने के लिए बीमार होने वाले का मूत्र लेकर इसका परीक्षण किया जा रहा है। यदि कुछ दिनों पर रखे गए मरीज के मूत्र का रंग बदलता है तो उसके शरीर में कैंसर बीमारी के लक्षण पाए जा रहे है। उसके बाद उसी हिसाब से उसका इलाज शुरु किया जाता है। इंपीरियल कॉलेज लंदन और मैसाचुसेट्स इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ टेक्नोलॉजी (MIT) के शोधकर्ताओं ने नेचर नैनो टेक्नोलॉजी में इस बारे में अपने रिपोर्ट दिए है ।
  • बॉम्बे स्टॉक एक्सचेंज का सेंसेक्स आज 769.88 अंकों की भारी गिरावट के साथ 36,562.91 पर बंद हुआ है । जबकि नेशनल स्टॉक एक्सचेंज निफ्टी आज 225.35 अंकों की गिरावट के साथ 10,797.90 पर बंद हुआ।
  • भारतीय कंपनियों ने 2019 के जुलाई में 4.98 अरब डॉलर का विदेशी कर्ज जुटाया है।

TECHNOLOGY

  • Bharti Airtel launched a converged digital entertainment platform, christened Airtel Xstream to counter Reliance Jio Infocomm’s upcoming home broadband services that go commercial from September 5.
  • Breast cancer drugs may force some cancer cells into ‘sleeper mode’, allowing them to potentially come back to life years after initial treatment, said Luca Magnani, lead author of the study from Imperial College London.

TODAY’S REVIEW (August 2019)

  • The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) for river valley and hydroelectric projects of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) approved Rs 4,900 crore projects for interlinking of Kosi and Mechi rivers of Bihar. It became the second major river interlinking project in India while the first was Ken-Betwa project in Madhya Pradesh.
  • To cure cardiac diseases, Microsoft India partnered with Apollo Hospitals Group to set up a National Clinical Coordination Committee (NCCC), for guiding two companies on all cardiovascular-related Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects. It will work for the AI-powered Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Score API (application program interface) built on Microsoft Azure (cloud computing service), to predict the risk of disease.
  • Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev was honoured with Bharat Gaurav Award 2019 on the 99th foundation day of the East Bengal Club, Kolkata.
  • Ms. Madhumita Hazarika Bhagat was appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Cyprus on 2nd August. A 1999 batch Indian Foreign Service(IFS) Officer previously working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, succeeded RK Raghavan.

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