Current Affairs One liners : 25th September

• The 4th version of Maritime bilateral train between India and Japan “JIMEX 20” has been scheduled to be held from 26 to twenty-eight September 2020. The train is performed biennially between the Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). JIMEX 20 shall be performed in North Arabian Sea.

• Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam handed away on 25 September after a protracted battle with the coronavirus. He died on the age of 74. He was an distinctive artist whose profession spanned greater than 5 a long time. The veteran singer has sung over 40,000 songs in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam and in 16 Languages.

• Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has appointed Shri Sunil Sethi, a number one character within the Indian style business, as its advisor. Sethi will advise the Commission on newest design interventions within the readymade clothes phase and promotion of Khadi in India and overseas. He appointment is be for a tenure of 1 yr.

• Veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Sekhar Basu succumbed to COVID-19. He was 68. A mechanical engineer, Dr Basu is revered for his contributions to the nation’s atomic power programme. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2014. He had additionally pioneered the extremely complicated reactor for India’s first nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant.

• Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh is about to develop into India’s first girl fighter pilot to fly the Rafale plane that was formally inducted into the Indian Air Force on September 10. Shivangi Singh, who hails from Varanasi, is presently being skilled to fly IAF’s latest fighter based mostly in Ambala. She is present process conversion coaching to fly the Rafale jet and can quickly be part of the Ambala-based No. 17 squadron, often known as “Golden Arrows.” The officer, who's one among IAF’s 10 ladies fighter pilots, joined the air pressure in 2017. After becoming a member of IAF, she has been flying the MiG-21 Bison plane.

• The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified the Standards for Safety Evaluation of autos being propelled by Hydrogen Fuel Cells. The Standards had been notified by way of an modification to Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989. This would facilitate the promotion of Hydrogen Fuel Cell based mostly autos within the nation that are power environment friendly and setting pleasant.

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols on the event of the primary anniversary of the Fit India Movement. The Youth Ministry and Health Ministry collectively launched Fitness protocols. Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols have been envisaged for 3 age teams: 5 – 18, 18 – 65 and above 65.

• Historian-author Rana Safvi has been conferred Yamin Hazarika award, an award instituted in reminiscence of Yamin Hazarika, the primary girl from the Northeast to hitch the central police service. Rana Safvi, who has revealed a number of books on tradition, historical past, and monuments of India, was chosen for her “contribution to the syncretic culture of India”. The award is given yearly by a collective of girls professionals since 2015.

• Kerala Tourism’s internationally-acclaimed ‘Human by Nature’ marketing campaign has bagged one of many three PATA Grand Awards 2020. The awards had been introduced stay throughout a digital presentation ceremony in Beijing, China. The award acknowledged the marketing campaign’s Marketing, giving an enormous stimulus to the state’s tourism business, which has been severely impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.

• Winners of the celebrated Nobel prizes this yr will obtain an additional 1 million crowns ($110,000), the pinnacle of the inspiration which oversees the awards stated. Prize cash will enhance to 10 million crowns this yr. Dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel left round 31 million crowns – about 1.8 billion crowns in in the present day’s cash in line with the Foundation – to fund the prizes, which have been awarded since 1901.

• Queen Elizabeth II, who's the pinnacle of state within the UK and 15 different Commonwealth realms, together with Canada, Australia and New Zealand, shall be dropped as monarch by Barbados subsequent yr. The Caribbean nation goals to finish the method of turning into a republic earlier than its fifty fifth anniversary of independence from Britain, in November 2021. With this, it should develop into the primary nation in nearly three a long time to sever ties with the British royal household and develop into a republic; Mauritius being the final to take action in 1992.