Current affair 26th September 2019

Ministry of MSME conducted a workshop on Outreach of Emerging Technologies

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises conducted a workshop on Outreach of Emerging Technologies to MSMEs. The workshop was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries Shri Pratap Chandra Saarangi in New Delhi on 26 September.....read more

DRDO signs MoU with CUJ to establish Kalam Centre

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) signed MoU with the Central University of Jammu (CUJ). The aim is to establish the Kalam Centre for Science and Technology (KCST) at the university. The MoU signing ceremony was held in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh. The MoU is aimed to undertake....read more

Mukesh Ambani tops the 2019 IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List

The eighth IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2019 was released on 25 September 2019. Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List. He has topped for the eighth consecutive year, with a net worth of Rs 3,80,700 crore. The list reported that 953 individuals crossed the Rs.1,000 crore threshold to make the list....read more

Xi Jinping inaugurated Beijing's starfish-shaped futuristic airport

China unveiled Beijing Daxing International Airport, a futuristic airport, that resembles a giant starfish opened in Beijing. The airport was inaugurated by the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Beijing Daxing International Airport is more than 700,000 square meters of land 45 kilometers south of the Chinese capital. The hub was designed by Iraqi-born architect....read more

Rajiva Sinha to be Appointed as New Chief Secretary of West Bengal

Rajiva Sinha will be the new chief secretary of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Sinha is currently the additional chief secretary to the health and family welfare department. He is a 1985 batch IAS officer, was appointed the chief secretary in 2017 after the retirement of Basudeb Banerjee....read more

HDFC Bank, IOC launch co-branded fuel credit card for users from non-metro cities

HDFC Bank in partnership with Indian Oil launched a co-branded fuel card for users from non-metro cities and towns which will be available on both RuPay and Visa platforms. The card was launched at an event here by IOCL's Executive Director (Retail Sales) Vigyan Kumar and HDFC Bank's Country Head, Payments Business and Marketing, Parag Rao.....read more

Bharti Airtel appoints Gopal Vittal as HR head for India, South Asia

Bharti Airtel has appointed Gopal Vittal as an interim chief people officer for India. The current chief people officer for India, South Asia, Gautam Anand, has resigned his position with immediate effect. Gopal Vittal is currently the CEO of the company. Gautam Anand has been working with Airtel since 2009. He was elevated to the ranks while working in different capacities....read more

Delhi gets single emergency helpline number 112 for immediate assistance

Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy launched the single emergency helpline number 112 for immediate assistance. He also flagged off Prakhar vans to control street crimes in the city. The new Emergency Response Support System (ERSS-112) call simultaneously passes to the Police Control Room (PCR) as well as to at least five people nearby through a mobile app....read more

RBI increased withdrawal limit for PMC Bank to 10,000 rupees

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) increased the withdrawal limit for Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC) depositors to Rs.10,000. Earlier, the limit was set to Rs.1,000. RBI also said that 60% of the PMC Bank depositors will now be able to withdraw the entire amount. The relaxation aimed to reduce the hardship of the depositors.....read more

EPFO joins hands with IIM-B to sharpen portfolio management capacity

Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) joined hands with Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) to create a pool of finance and investment professionals as its corpus continues to bulge. The pension fund already got a batch of its officers trained in July and is sending another batch beginning 30 September for an advanced training program on finance and investment...read more

New Yorks Metropolitan Museum of Art returns the stolen gilded coffin

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art returns the gilded coffin stolen in 2011. The return of the coffin was announced by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The repatriation was attended by the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Hassan Shoukry. The wooden coffin was covered in gold. It was made in Egypt between approximately 150 and 50 BC......read more

President of India Inaugurates Seminar of Spirituality for Human and Social Development

President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated a seminar on Spirituality for Human and Social Development . The event held in New Delhi. This seminar is being organised by the Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The Mahatma Gandhi understood very well that emphasis on spiritual values is essential for establishment....read more

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