Current Affairs September 2020

  1. Members of Tana-BhagatCommunityin Daltonganj in jharkhandwent to protest & stir for land ownership rights under the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act.
  2. The Indiaway “ is book by Indian foreign minister S Jaishankar.
  3. NASA’s Artemis mission to the moon is working to land first woman and next man on the moon by 2024.
  4. Phonepe founder is Sameer Nigam.
  5. India ranks 48 out of 131 countries in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020, moving into top 50 countries, 4 position up from last year. GII is released by World Intellectual Property Organistion(WIPO)based on 80 indicators. In India National Innovation Council promotes innovation in msme also provides India Inclusive Innovation Fund to support activities around innovation.Singapore (8) spot and South Korea first time in top 10. China(14th), Malaysia(33).
  6. Jharkhand got 4th place in the annual Ease of business rankingof State and UTs. By the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade. Andhra Pradesh (1st), Uttar Pradesh (2nd), Madhya Pradesh (3rd).
  7. PM Matsya SampadaYojna(MSY)– augment fish production by 70 lakh tonne by tapping sea and river water including ornamental variety of fish.
  8. Japan’s Naomi Osaka won US Open Women’s Women’s Single’s title by defeating Victoria Azarenka. It is Osaka’s 2nd US title and 3rd Grand slam. She won 2018 US open and 2019 Australia Open.
  9. PM modi inaugurated the 193 km long Durgapur-Banka Natural Gas Pipeline. A LPG bottling was also inaugurated at Banka and Harsidhi in East Champaran, each with a capacity to produce 40000 gas cylinders daily
  10. Former Union Minister and RJD stalwart Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at AIIMS-Delhi. He is also credited as guiding force behind the Centre’s NREGA during his stint as Agriculture minister in Manmohan singh govt. He had served as 5 times Lok Sabha MP from Vaishali. Was Cabinet minister in Karpoori Thakur Government in 1977. He was among most learned in RJD.
  11. TATA Projects Ltd has emerged as lowest bidder for the New Parliament building project quoting 861.9 crore followed by L&T 865 crore. The building has to be completed in 21 months after CPWD allows construction.
  12. Russia’s sovereign wealth fund-Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)has partnered Hyderabad based drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories for trial and distribution of Sputnik V vaccinein India.
  13. Kosi Rail mega Bridge: Built at a cost
  14. Jharkhand legislative Assembly speaker is Rabindranath Mahto.
  15. PAHAN is used forpriest by tribals of jharkhand.
  16. The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) has increased the ideal or reference weight of Indians by 5kg. The weight of an ideal or referenceIndian man was 60kg in 2010, it has now increased to 65kg similarly for women it has increased from 55kg in 2010 to 60kg in 2020.
  17. Jharkhand government launched ‘Palash’a trademark brand of Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society (JSLPS) under state department of Rural Affairs. Items like pickles, sanitizers, mask, lemongrass oil, etc. Prepared by Women Self Help Groups(SHGs) of Jharkhand will be up for sale in cities premier retail chains from October 2020 onwards. Jharkhand Rural Affairs Minister is Transport Minister is Champai Soren. JSLPS has tied up with Reliance Retail, Suvidha Supermarket and other retail outlets.
  18. Two special schemes has been launched by Jharkhand government aimed at generating women employment:- AjivikaSamvardhanHunarAbhiyan(Asha).

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