Current Affairs » September 2020 » US To Ban Chinese Apps Tik Tok And WeChat
→ 13th edition of the Indian Premier League began at Abu Dhabi in the United Aarab Emirates on 19 Sept 2020.
→ Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been given the additional charge of Food Processing Industries Ministry.
→ Bandhan Bank has set up a new vertical called “Emerging Entrepreneurs Business (EEB)”.
→ In Tamil Nadu, the health department is introducing “COVID Suspects Wards” in all major hospitals of the state.
→ Indian teenager Udit Singhal has been named in the 2020 Class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
→ Margaret Atwood has won the 2020 Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s lifetime achievement award.
→ Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna will be honoured with the prestigious 2020 Asia Game Changer Award.
→ Mukhyamantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana has been launched in Gujarat for all women in the state who want to get a loan for up to Rs 1,00,000 on a zero per cent interest rate.
→ Public sector lender Canara Bank has launched lead management system (LMS) – i-Lead 2.0 (Inspiring Leads System version 2.0).
→ The Central govt has increased the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the defence sector from 49 to 74% under automatic route and beyond 74 per cent through the government route.
→ The Gujarat government has launched the Mukhyamantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana (MMUY).
→ The International Finance Corporation has said that two trillion dollars will be provided to India to develop green buildings, improve public transport and to expand renewable sources of energy.
→ The United States has banned download of Chinese app TikTok and use of messaging and payment platform WeChat, saying they threaten national security.
→ Veteran Tamil Director Babu Sivan passes away.
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