6th November 2020 Current Affairs

 


Here is the day by day GK replace of sixth November 2020 protecting the next information headlines: TRP system, Paris Climate Accord, Tanzania, Rafale Aircraft, ICICI Bank.

Daily GK updates are included with the vital information that made the present affairs headlines for banking or different aggressive exams. Daily GK Update is the entire bag of the vital information that held all day lengthy. One ought to have full data in regards to the banking phrases, present affairs information, and many others. 

National

1. Centre kinds committee to evaluate current TRP system of TV channels

  • The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has constituted a four-member committee, to evaluate the prevailing Television Rating Points (TRP) of TV channels. The committee will likely be chaired by Prasar Bharati CEO, Shashi S Vempati.
  • The committee will likely be accountable to handle the ‘needs of the stakeholders’ and make obligatory suggestions for a ranking system which shall be ‘robust, transparent and accountable’.
  • It should submit its report back to the Information and Broadcasting minister inside two months.
  • The have to kind such committee was felt after the alleged TRP rip-off through which it was alleged that sure TV channels manipulated TRPs in return for cost.
  • TRP is calculated in India by the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) utilizing a tool known as Bar-O-Meter, which is put in in over 45,000 households throughout the nation.
  • The system collects information a few programme or channel watched by members of those households on the premise of which weekly rankings are issued by BARC.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council India: Punit Goenka.
  • Broadcast Audience Research Council Founded: 2010.
  • Broadcast Audience Research Council Headquarters: Mumbai.

International

2. United States Formally Exits Paris Climate Accord

  • The United States has formally withdrawn from the Paris local weather accord on 04 November 2020. With this, the US has now turn into the one nation to formally pull out of the deal because it was adopted in 2015.
  • The landmark Paris local weather settlement was signed in 2015 to guard the planet from the worsening impacts of the local weather disaster.
  • As per the foundations of the settlement, a rustic can’t formally depart earlier than one full 12 months of notifying the UN of its intent to withdraw. The United States notified the United Nations of its withdrawal on November 4, 2019.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Patricia Espinosa.
  • UNFCCC Headquarters: Bonn, Germany.

3. Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli wins 2nd time period

  • The President of TanzaniaJohn Pombe Magufuli has been sworn for a second five-year time period.
  • He took the oath of the workplace on 05 November 2020. Magufuli received 84% of the overall votes in elections held on October 28.
  • He was elected because the fifth President of Tanzania and is in workplace since 2015. CHADEMA social gathering candidate Tundu Lissu took the second place.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Tanzania Capital: Dodoma Currency: Tanzanian shilling.

State News

4. DMC launched “Plastic Lao MASK LE JAO” initiative

  • In Uttarakhand, Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) has launched an initiative named Plastic Lao MASK LE JAO to combat towards the menace of plastic waste and include the unfold of Covid-19.
  • It has distributed Five thousand face masks in alternate for plastic waste.
  • Municipal commissioner of Dehradun, Vinay Shankar Pandey, who was the primary to deliver plastic waste from his home and get a face masks, and create consciousness within the public towards plastic waste and in addition the significance of masks.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya.
  • Capitals of Uttarakhand: Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer).
  • Chief Minister of Uttarakhand: Trivendra Singh Rawat.

Defence

5. India receives 2nd batch of Three Rafale Aircraft

  • India receives the second batch of three Rafale Aircraft, bringing whole Rafale Jets with IAF to eight.
  • The second batch of three Rafale jets landed in Jamnagar, Gujarat on 4th November 2020, after flying continuous from France.
  • Earlier, the primary batch of 5 Rafale jets arrived in India on July 28 they usually have been formally inducted within the Indian Air Force on 10 September at Ambala Air Base in Haryana.
  • With the arrival of the second batch, the IAF now has a complete of eight Rafale fighter plane. As per the data by Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, the induction of all 36 jets will likely be accomplished by 2023.

Banking News

6. ICICI Bank launches ‘Mine’ a complete banking programme

  • Private lender ICICI Bank has launched a complete banking programme for its millennial clients, (within the age bracket of 18 years to 35 years ), known as ‘ICICI Bank Mine’.
  • The ‘ICICI Bank Mine’ is India’s first and distinctive product launched by the financial institution to supply a mobile-first, extremely personalised and experiential led banking expertise to the millennial clients.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • ICICI Bank Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • ICICI Bank MD & CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi.
  • ICICI Bank Tagline: Hum Hai Na, Khayal Apka.

Business News

7. WhatsApp’s funds service will get NPCI nod

  • The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has lastly allowed Facebook-owned messaging platform “WhatsApp” to roll out its funds service within the nation in a “graded” method.
  • The announcement by NPCI got here after the organisation made a vital change to its laws regarding using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI).
  • The change places a restrict on single third events akin to WhatsApp or its rivals Google Pay and Walmart’s PhonePe the place they will solely deal with 30 per cent of total UPI transaction volumes.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • National Payments Corporation of India MD & CEO: Dilip Asbe.
  • National Payments Corporation of India Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • National Payments Corporation of India Founded: 2008.

Appointments

8. NDDB Chairman Dilip Rath elected to IDF

  • National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Chairman, Dilip Rath has been unanimously elected to the board of world dairy physique International Dairy Federation (IDF).
  • He has been related to IDF for the final 10 years as Member Secretary of Indian National Committee and as a member of the Standing Committee on Dairy Policy and Economics.
  • Rath has performed a key position in signing the Dairy Declaration on the IDF World Dairy Summit in Rotterdam in October 2016 between IDF and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
  • India ranks first among the many world’s milk-producing nations and has the most important bovine inhabitants on the planet.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • International Dairy Federation Established: 1903.
  • International Dairy Federation President: Piercristiano Brazzale.
  • International Dairy Federation Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.

Awards News

9. Hariharan wins JC Daniel award for lifetime contributions in Malayalam cinema

  • Noted filmmaker Hariharan has been chosen for the JC Daniel Award, the state authorities’s highest honour for lifetime contributions to Malayalam cinema.
  • The award carries a handbag of Rs 5 lakh, a quotation, and a sculpture. Hariharan was chosen for the celebrated award by a jury chaired by MT Vasudevan Nair with director Harikumar, actor Vidhubala, State Chalachitra Academy chairman Kamal and Cultural Department Secretary Rani George as members.
  • Hariharan, who initially expert with cinematographer U Rajagopal in Madras, later assisted directors M Krishnan Nair, AB Raj, and JD Thottanm for seven years. In 1972 he directed the movie ‘Girls Hostel’. Later he obtained right here up with a couple of of the evergreen movies in Malayalam.

Summits and Conferences

10. Shaktikanta Das Chairs fortieth SAARC Central Bank Governors Meet

  • The fortieth Meeting of the SAARCFINANCE Governors’ Group was held nearly, below the Chairmanship of Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, RBI.
  • The assembly was attended by the Governors from SAARC central banks. During the assembly, Mr Das additionally inaugurated the SAARCFINANCE Sync, a closed person group safe communication community.
  • In his opening remarks, Governor Shri Das highlighted the shut partnership and co-operation among the many member international locations in collectively combating the pandemic.
  • The group took inventory of the macroeconomic scenario within the SAARC area; mentioned the present SAARCFINANCE initiatives; and the best way forward.
  • The Governors reaffirmed their dedication to continued co-operation and sharing of central financial institution experiences.
  • SAARCFINANCE is a community of central financial institution governors and finance secretaries of the SAARC area.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the present chair of SAARCFINANCE.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • SAARCFINANCE Established– September 9, 1998.
  • SAARCFINANCE Current Chair– RBI(Reserve Bank of India).
  • Central Banks in SAARCFINANCE– Bangladesh Bank, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Da Afghanistan Bank, Maldives Monetary Authority, Nepal Rastra Bank, Reserve Bank of India, Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan, State Bank of Pakistan.

Important Days

11. International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

  • The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is a world day noticed yearly on November 6.
  • On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of every 12 months because the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.
  • At the time of battle, it impacts the ecosystem akin to water provide is poisoned, the forest is burnt, animals killed, and many others.
  • Though humanity has at all times counted its battle casualties when it comes to lifeless and wounded troopers and civilians, destroyed cities and livelihoods, the atmosphere has typically remained the unpublicized sufferer of battle.
  • Water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests reduce down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to achieve navy benefit.

Miscellaneous

12. Chacha Chaudhary turns into the Brand Ambassador for NamamiGange Project

  • The iconic Indian superhero, Chacha Chaudhary, whose mind works sooner than a pc has now come ahead to hitch arms with the NamamiGangeProgramme.
  • Diamond Toons will conceptualize and publish this new ‘Talking Comics’ with Chacha Chaudhary spreading consciousness on the cultural and non secular significance of River Ganga and deploy finest obtainable data throughout the plenty for Ganga rejuvenation. The teaser was launched throughout Ganga Utsav 2020.

13. Syska Group declares Rajkummar Rao as its new model ambassador

  • Fast Moving Electrical Goods (FMEG) firm Syska Group, has roped in actor Rajkummar Rao as the brand new face of the model.
  • Rao will work intently with the corporate to advertise the Syska merchandise throughout LED and fan segments.
  • The partnership will even see Syska Group launch a brand new advert marketing campaign with Rajkummar specializing in LED and followers.
  • The firm goals to leverage the actors sturdy join with city audiences, in addition to with these from Tier 2 and three markets, which make up the big section of its goal teams.

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