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Daily Current Affairs-SEPTEMBER 6TH, 2019

A woman aged 73 has reportedly given birth to twin girls in state of Andhra Pradesh. Ms Mangayamma the mother of two baby had no major health issues during the pregnancy or delivery.

NATIONAL

  • A Delhi court today adjourned Aircel-Maxis case, involving former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, sine die, noting that the CBI and the ED were seeking repeated adjournments. It also said that the prosecution may approach the court as and when the probe is complete.
  • The Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan yesterday announced the ban of single use plastic bottles in various departments and Public Sector Units which also includes the Food Corporation of India. The ban will be effective from September 15 onwards.
  • The Naval Quality Assurance Establishments with the support of DGQA, Ministry of Defence, hosted the 2019 Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh yesterday. The theme for 2019 is “Transformation of QA Paradigm: Opportunities and Challenges”. Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command, was the chief guest for the event.
  • 3rd India-Australia Cyber Policy Dialogue for the year 2019 was held in New Delhi on 4th September. Shri Upender Singh Rawat, Joint Secretary for e-Governance, Information Technology and Cyber Diplomacy at the Ministry of External Affairs led the Indian delegation and Australian delegation was led by the Ambassador for Cyber Affairs Dr. Tobias Feakin.
  • The Enforcement Directorate has issued a show-cause notice to Amnesty International, a human rights watchdog, for alleged violation of the foreign exchange law to the tune of over Rs 51 crore
  • Noted novelist and playwright Kiran Nagarkar, known for his books Cuckold, and Bedtime Stories, died in Mumbai at the age of  77.
  • The West Bengal Legislative Assembly on passed a resolution opposing the National Register of Citizens ( NRC) in Assam. The resolution tabled under Rule 185 of the Rules of Procedures of Conduct of Business of the House.

Sports

  • Odisha’s woman athlete Anupama Swain clinched a bronze medal (52kg) in World Martial Arts Mastership Jiu-Jitsu 2019 which was held at the Konkuk University Glocal Campus in Chungju, South Korea. With this, she qualified for the 2022 Asian Games. She was trained by Hariprasad Patnayak.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for 37 years ,has died at the age of 95, the country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said today in twitter.
  • China’s central bank officer said that China’s proposed new Digital Currency would have some similarities to Facebook’s Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay
  • H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, announced yesterday that it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires.
  • Price of oil steadied near $56 a barrel as China said it would resume talks with the US to try and resolve the trade war that has weighed on global growth and fuel consumption.

TODAY’S ECONOMY

  •  Ad and media agency group Dentsu Aegis Network yesterday declared that it’s India Chairman Ashish Bhasin would become Asia-Pacific (APAC) chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect.
  • The Principal Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) yesterday approved JSW Steel’s Rs 19,700-crore bid for debt-laden Bhusan Power & Steel.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE), a commodity exchanges in China, for co-operation and the exchange of information.
  • Reserve Bank of India has asked all banks to link all new types of floating-rate loans (home, auto loans & and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME)) to external benchmark like repo rate therefore loans will be cheaper from October 1, 2019.
  • The Standard Chartered Bank has launched its “DigiSmart” credit card on 4th September. The new credit card is available for a nominal monthly fee of only Rs 49.

বাংলা ডায়েরি

  • স্টেট ডেভেলপমেন্ট স্কিম এবং প্রশাসনিক খরচের ক্ষেত্রে একই কাজের জন্য আলাদা আলাদা অ্যাকাউন্ট থেকে একাধিকবার ব্যয়ের বিস্তর তথ্য পেয়েছে পশ্চিম বঙ্গের অর্থদপ্তর। উন্নয়নের কাজে কোটি কোটি টাকার এই অপচয় রুখতে কড়া অবস্থান নিচ্ছে নবান্ন। অর্থদপ্তরের অতিরিক্ত মুখ্যসচিব হরিকৃষ্ণ দ্বিবেদী গত ৩ সেপ্টেম্বর এক বিজ্ঞপ্তি জারি করে সংশ্লিষ্ট সমস্ত দপ্তরকে অবিলম্বে এই সমস্ত অ্যাকাউন্ট খুঁজে বের করে তা সংযুক্তিকরণের নির্দেশ দিয়েছেন।
  • অটোমোবাইল সেক্টরের মন্দা কাটাতে জিএসটি কমানো হতে পারে। কেন্দ্রীয় সড়ক পরিবহণ মন্ত্রী নীতিন গাদকারি বলেছেন, অটো ইন্ডাস্ট্রির এই দাবি সঙ্গত। এই নিয়ে অর্থমন্ত্রীর সঙ্গে আলোচনা হবে। তিনি আরও বলেছেন, পেট্রল ও ডিজেল গাড়ি নিষিদ্ধ হচ্ছে না।
  •  ই আই ইউর গ্লোবাল লিভাবিলিটি ইনডেক্স ২০১৯ এ মুম্বাই এর স্থান ১১৯ দিল্লির স্থান ১১৮, শীর্ষে রয়েছে ভিয়েনা।
  • কিংডম অফ লেসোথো এ পরবর্তী হাই কমিশনার হিসেবে নিযুক্ত বলেন জয়দীপ সরকার।

 


हिंदी डायरी

  • केन्द्रीय मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय द्वारा ‘इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़ एमिनेंस’ में पांच सार्वजनिक शिक्षण संस्थानों को शामिल किया गया है, इन संस्थानों में हैं : IIT मद्रास, IIT खड़गपुर, दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय तथा हैदराबाद विश्वविद्यालय।
  • नई दिल्ली में प्रथम साइबर अपराध जांच-पड़ताल तथा साइबर फोरेंसिक्स पर राष्ट्रीय सम्मेलन का आयोजन किया गया, इस सम्मेलन का आयोजन 4-5 सितम्बर, 2019 के दौरान किया गया था। इस सम्मेलन का उद्घाटन सीबीआई के निदेशक ऋषि कुमार शुक्ला द्वारा किया गया।
  • विश्व मामलों की भारतीय परिषद् (ICWA) ने नई दिल्ली में इंडिया-अफ्रीका पार्टनरशिप पर राष्ट्रीय सम्मेलन का आयोजन किया।
  • IIT खड़गपुर में विज्ञान व तकनीक विभाग द्वारा साथी (सोफिस्टिकेटेड एनालिटिकल एंड टेक्निकल हेल्प इंस्टिट्यूट) की स्थापना की जायेगी।


TODAY’S REVIEW (August 2019)

  • Researchers of IIT_H and Dr B.R. Ambedkar national institute of Technology, Jalandhar have developed the process of synthesizing bone implant materials from egg shells, thus bone substitute materials like tricalcium phosphate could be got from natural resources.
  • The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry launched the Swachh Survekshan 2020 (SS 2020). The Swachh Nagar Mobile App was also launched on the occasion. The app features tracking of waste collection by ULBs through route and vehicle monitoring, notification to citizens, online collection of user fee for waste collection and an effective grievance redressal mechanism.

MARKETS –  6 Sep, 19

  • SENSEX -36981.77 (337.35)
  • NIFTY -10946.20 (98.30)
  • GOLD (MCX 10 GM) -38769.00 (-125.00)
  • SILVER (MCX 1 KG) -48953.00 (-505.00)
  • USD ($) / INR(Rupees Icon) – 72.00 (-0.14)

 

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