30th September 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of thirtieth September 2021 protecting the next information headlines:
International Translation Day, World Maritime Day, Indra Nooyi, Nansen Refugee Award 2021, NIDHI 2.0 scheme, Amrit Grand Challenge Program-जनCARE.

International News

1. GoI will increase the earnings restrict of disabled dependents for household pension to 30%

  • Ministry of defence and union authorities has determined to extend the earnings restrict of disabled dependents for household pension to kids/siblings affected by psychological or bodily incapacity.
  • The youngster/sibling might be eligible for household pension for all times if his/her total earnings from sources aside from a household pension is lower than 30% of the final pay drawn by the deceased authorities servant/pensioner involved plus the dearness aid admissible thereon.
  • The monetary profit in such circumstances will accrue with impact from 08 February 2021. Presently, the disabled youngster/sibling is eligible for household pension if the general month-to-month earnings of the disabled youngster/sibling from sources aside from the household pension shouldn’t be greater than Rs 9,000, together with dearness aid.

2. Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment launches Elder Line

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  • Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched India’s first Pan-India helpline for senior residents named ‘Elder Line’ for which the toll-free quantity is 14567.
  • The platform will permit senior residents to attach and share their issues, get info and steering on issues that they face on a day-to-day foundation.
  • It will present free info and steering on pension points, authorized points, prolong emotional assist, and even intervenes on the sector in circumstances of abuse, and rescues the homeless aged.
  • Tata Trusts and NSE Foundation are the technical companions for “Elder Line”.

International News

3. North Korea checks hearth hypersonic missile “Hwasong-8”

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  • North Korea efficiently examined a brand new hypersonic missile referred to as Hwasong-8, in a bid to extend the nation’s capabilities for self-defence.
  • The missile was one of many 5 most necessary new weapons methods laid out by North Korea within the five-year army improvement plan.
  • This was the nation’s third missile check in a month. Earlier it examined a brand new kind of cruise missile, in addition to a brand new train-launched ballistic missile system.
  • Hypersonic missiles fly at decrease altitudes in comparison with ballistic weapon methods and may attain greater than 5 occasions the pace of sound, proscribing the interception capabilities of adversaries.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • North Korea Capital: Pyongyang;
  • North Korea Supreme chief: Kim Jong-un;
  • North Korea Currency: North Korean gained.

Schemes and Committees News

4. Union Minister Jitendra Singh launches “Amrit Grand Challenge Program-जनCARE”

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  • As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh (Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology) launched the “AmritGrand Challenge Program” titled “जनCARE”.
  • The Grand Challenge goals to establish 75 Start-Up and entrepreneurs, who come out with Innovative Ideas and Solutions for India’s healthcare challenges, that may work in Low Resource Settings, for strengthening Healthcare Delivery in India.
  • The Challenge has been launched collectively by Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), NASSCOM and NASSCOM Foundation, as a nationwide “Discover – Design – Scale” program.
  • The “जनCARE” Amrit Challenge will recognise start-ups in fields like Innovations in Telemedicine, Digital Health, mHealth with BIG Data, AI, BlockChain and different applied sciences.
  • The Challenge will finish on December 31, 2021.

5. Lok Sabha Speaker Launches ‘NIDHI 2.0’ scheme

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  • The Speaker of Lok Sabha, Om Birla has inaugurated the NIDHI 2.0 (National Integrated Database of Hospitality Industry) scheme, throughout an occasion organised by the Ministry of Tourism, on the event of 2021 World Tourism Day.
  • The NIDHI 2.0 database may have extra inclusivity, by not solely together with lodging models, but in addition journey brokers, tour operators, & others.
  • The NIDHI scheme was launched by the Ministry of Tourism to facilitate the digitalization of the tourism sector and promote ease of doing enterprise for the hospitality & tourism sector, by encouraging all lodging models to register themselves on the platform to turn out to be a part of the hospitality trade.
  • As part of the event, the Ministry of Tourism signed an MoU with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and The Responsible Tourism Society of India (RTSOI) to actively promote and assist ‘sustainability initiatives’ within the tourism sector of one another.

Agreements News

6. NPCI tie-up with YES Bank for ‘On-the-Go’ fee answer

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  • The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has partnered with personal sector lender YES Bank to launch first-of-its-kind ‘RuPay On-the-Go’ contactless funds options.
  • The RuPay On-the-Go contactless answer is principally a wearable fee answer, launched to allow clients to make small and huge worth transactions from equipment that they put on every single day.
  • The answer would get rid of the necessity to carry a bodily card, and clients can use the answer at RuPay contactless-enabled PoS at shops and pay as much as Rs 5,000 with out the necessity for a PIN.
  • The answer relies on a easy ‘Tap, pay, go’ mechanism. It has been launched in affiliation with fintech infrastructure accomplice Neokred and manufacturing accomplice Seshaasai.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • National Payments Corporation of India MD & CEO: Dilip Asbe.
  • National Payments Corporation of India Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • National Payments Corporation of India Founded: 2008.
  • YES financial institution HQ: Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • YES financial institution MD & CEO: Prashant Kumar.

Banking News

7. RBI removes Indian Overseas Bank from Prompt Corrective Action framework

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  • Reserve Bank of India has introduced the removing of Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) restrictions on Indian Overseas Bank (IOB).
  • This resolution offers the financial institution extra freedom for lending, particularly to companies and develop the community, topic to prescribed norms. IOB was positioned below PCA in 2015.
  • The financial institution has offered a written dedication that it will adjust to the norms of Minimum Regulatory Capital, Net NPA and Leverage ratio on an ongoing foundation and has apprised the RBI of the structural and systemic enhancements that it has put in place which might assist the financial institution in persevering with to satisfy these commitments. IOB is being tipped as a privatisation candidate. In 2021, RBI has additionally eliminated PCA restrictions on IDBI Bank and UCO Bank.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Indian Overseas Bank Headquarters: Chennai;
  • Indian Overseas Bank CEO: Partha Pratim Sengupta;
  • Indian Overseas Bank Founded: 10 February 1939.

Awards News

8. Yemeni humanitarian group wins Nansen Refugee Award 2021

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  • A humanitarian group from Yemen has been declared because the winner of the 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
  • The organisation named “Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development”, based in 2017 by Ameen Jubran has gained the distinguished honour to assist and supply a lifeline to tens of 1000’s of Yemenis folks displaced by the nation’s battle.
  • The UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award honours people, teams or organizations for going above and past the decision of responsibility to guard refugees, different displaced and stateless folks.

Books and Authors News

9. Indra Nooyi memoir “The secrets to balancing work and family life”

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  • In her guide, My Life in Full: Work, Family and our Future, Indra Nooyi focuses on the significance that organisational assist performs in working ladies’s lives.
  • For occasion, she lists the provide of three months of paid go away by BCG to handle her father in India when he was recognized with most cancers.
  • Indra Nooyi tells the story of that journey in her memoir, My Life in Full (revealed by Hachette India) in 313 pages which might be packed along with her experiences of settling in America, negotiating the boardroom, balancing work and household life and what the pandemic has meant for workplaces.

Important Days

10. World Maritime Day 2021: 30 September

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  • World Maritime Day 2021 is noticed globally on thirtieth September. The actual date of celebrating World Maritime Day is left to the person governments however is normally celebrated over the past week in September.
  • The theme of World Maritime Day 2021 is “Seafarers at the core of shipping’s future”.
  • The theme for this 12 months displays a transparent want to boost consciousness of seafarersʹ essential function in world commerce and improve their visibility.
  • The World Maritime theme for 2021 will present the chance to deal with seafarers because the folks on the coronary heart of delivery, whereas additionally permitting for actions to delve into particular subjects related to the function of the seafarer in security, maritime safety, environmental safety and seafarersʹ well-being; and the way forward for seafaring towards a backdrop of elevated digitalization and automation.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • International Maritime Organization Headquarters location: London, United Kingdom.
  • International Maritime Organization Founded: 17 March 1948.
  • International Maritime Organization Secretary-General: Kitack Lim.

11. International Translation Day: 30 September

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  • Every 12 months, International Translation Day is marked on 30 September. The International Federation of Translators (FIT) organise the day ever because it was arrange in 1953.
  • The day goals to have fun the work of language translation professionals which facilitates dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to the event and strengthening of world peace and safety. International Translation Day 2021 theme: “United in translation”.
  • The International Federation of Translators (FIT) organise the day ever because it was arrange in 1953. The first official celebration of ITD was held in 1991. The day additionally marks the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is taken into account the patron saint of translators.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • International Federation of Translators President: Kevin Quirk.
  • International Federation of Translators Secretary-General: Real Paquette.

Miscellaneous News

12. Ranveer Singh Named India’s NBA Brand Ambassador

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  • The National Basketball Association (NBA) has named Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as its model ambassador for India. He will work with the NBA to assist develop the league’s profile in India all through its landmark seventy fifth anniversary season in 2021-22.
  • For the 2021-22 season, Singh will take part in various league initiatives that might be featured on NBA India’s and his private social media accounts.
  • The NBA is a worldwide sports activities and media enterprise constructed round 4 skilled sports activities leagues: the National Basketball Association, Women’s National Basketball Association, the NBA G League and the NBA 2K League.
  • The NBA video games and programming is on the market in 215 international locations and territories and merchandise on the market in additional than 100,000 shops in 100 international locations.
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