Current Affairs » September 2020 » International Day For The Preservation Of The Ozone Layer Is Observed Every Year On 16th September
→ BJP has launched a week-long campaign namely Seva Saptah to mark the 70th birthday of PM Narendra Modi which falls on 17th September 2020.
→ Chemcon Speciality Chemicals will launch their initial public offering on 21 Sept’20.
→ China successfully launched a solid-propellant carrier rocket from a ship in the Yellow Sea, sending nine satellites into orbit, on 15 September 2020.
→ Citigroup has named Jane Fraser as its next chief executive officer.
→ Four companies and a manufacturing facility in northwestern China have been blocked from shipping their products to the US.
→ In Maharashtra, the State Government has accorded ambulance status to the vehicles carrying medical oxygen for one year.
→ India has been elected as a member of the United Nation’s Commission on Status of Women, a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
→ Interior designer, Gauri Khan has authored her first book titled “My Life In Design”, which will be published by Penguin Random House India in 2021.
→ Janata Dal (United) parliamentarian Harivansh Narayan Singh has been re-elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
→ Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga has been elected as the new Chief of country’s ruling, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Prime Minister-designate of Japan.
→ Managing Director of HDFC Bank, Aditya Puri has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020.
→ Rajesh Khullar appointed Executive Director at World Bank.
→ The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Sameer Kumar Khare as new Executive Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila.
→ The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Takeo Konishi as its new Country Director for India.
→ The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that the Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup, which were scheduled to be held from 3 to 11 October 2020 in Denmark, has been postponed for 2021.
→ The Ramkrishna Mission Centres of Sohra and Shillong in a joint venture are successfully conducting online classes in a no-internet zone by using intra-net.
→ The United Nations observes 16th September every year as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
→ TikTok has chosen Oracle to be its technology partner for its American operations.
→ Union Cabinet approves establishment of AIIMS at Darbhanga, Bihar.
→ Union Government has banned the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect.
→ Veteran Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh minister, Chanesh Ram Rathiya passed away due to COVID-19.
→ Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), an autonomous institute of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, virtually celebrated the ‘Himalaya Diwas’.
→ Wipro would provide engineering services support for commercialization of solutions built on Intel’s OpenNESS toolkit.
→ YouTube releasing its own version of TikTok.
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