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World Patient Safety Day is observed globally on 17th September
Current Affairs Headlines of 17th September, 2020

→ Aditya Puri, MD, HDFC Bank has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020.

→ Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank presented the 1st-ever AICTE Visvesvaraya Best Teacher Awards 2020 to 12 faculty members of AICTE approved institutes.

→ Former Maharashtra cricketer, Sadashiv Patil passed away.

→ Paytm First Games (PFG), a subsidiary of digital financial service platform Paytm, has roped in Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as its brand ambassador.

→ SBI General Insurance and YES Bank have signed a corporate agency agreement.

→ Social activist and Arya Samaj leader, Swami Agnivesh, who is widely known for his work against slavery and bonded labour, has passed away.

→ Sundaram Mutual has launched an open-ended large-cap equity scheme, Sundaram Bluechip Fund.

→ The 10th Defense Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) Group Meeting was held virtually by the Indian and U.S. Defense Delegations.

→ The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Takeo Konishi as its new Country Director for India.

→ The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has estimated that the GDP of India is expected to contract by 9% in fiscal 2020-21 (FY21).

→ The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray has launched a state-wide campaign titled, ‘My Family, My Responsibility’, to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

→ The Government of Rajasthan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to develop its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) ecosystem.

→ The Ministry of Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of Clone Special trains from 21st Sept 2020.

→ The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development – NABARD – will be implementing a new loan scheme.

→ The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19 has been extended for another six months.

→ The World Patient Safety Day is observed globally on 17th September to create a global awareness for patient safety and urge people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer.

→ Titan Company has partnered with the State Bank of India (SBI) to launch India’s first contactless payment watches named “Titan Pay”.

→ Twitter backed social media platform, ShareChat, has acquired video production company Hera Pheri Films (HPF Films).

→ Union Cabinet approves Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project.

→ Veteran Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh minister Chanesh Ram Rathiya died due to COVID-19 in Sept 2020.

→ Veteran scholar of Indian classical dance, art, architecture and art history, Dr Kapila Vatsyayan passed away.

 


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