Current Affairs » October 2019 » Sachin Tendulkar Gets Most Effective Swachhata Ambassador Award
→ A new book entitled “The Tech Whisperer”, written by digital transformation expert Jaspreet Bindra, features a chapter on AI (Artificial Intelligence).
→ Air Marshal S K Ghotia has taken over as the new Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the South Western Air Command (SWAC) of the Indian Air Force (IAF), at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
→ Axis Bank launches short-term online fixed deposits “Express FD”.
→ Department of Science & Technology, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition titled Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition.
→ India’s largest ‘charkha’ made of used plastic waste was inaugurated on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary in Noida.
→ Palestine has released a commemorative postage stamp on Mahatma Gandhi on 2 October 2019 to mark the 150 birth anniversary of the world leader.
→ Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has released the Station Cleanliness Survey 2019 that ranks the cleanest railway stations in India.
→ President Ram Nath Kovind will confer the Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019 on the eminent senior citizens and institutions in recognition of their services towards the cause of the elderly persons.
→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Diwas programme in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
→ Sachin Tendulkar gets most effective Swachhata Ambassador award.
→ SS Mallikarjuna Rao was appointed as the Managing Director(MD)and Chief Executive of the Punjab National Bank(PNB).
→ Telangana has become one of the fully electrified states in the country after providing electricity to over 5 lakh 15 thousand households under the Soubhagya Yojana introduced by the Centre in October 2017.
→ The commerce ministry‘s arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has launched ARTIS, an online system.
→ The former Indian captain Kapil Dev decision to resign from the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of BCCI.
→ The Indian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Venu Rajamony, released his book titled India and the Netherlands, Past, Present and Future in Amsterdam.
→ The Meghalaya government inked an environment-friendly deal with a cement company, Dalmia Cement, to help make the state plastic-free by 2022.
→ The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019 on Eminent Senior Citizens and Institutions on 3rd October 2019.
→ Union Minister Smriti Irani Inaugurates India’s Largest ‘Charkha’ made of Waste Plastic in Noida.
→ World Animal Day is an annual global observance held on October 4.
→ World Smile Day is an informal holiday celebrated on the first Friday of October.
→ World Space Week - 4th October to 10th October.
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