Current Affairs 2019, Daily Gk updates 2019 : 19th September Daily Current Affairs 2019

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National (Current Affairs)

Ministry of Railways MoU with Government of Odisha

Ministry of Railways MoU with Government of Odisha

  • East Coast Railway under the aegis of Ministry of Railways signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Government of Odisha for development of Bhubaneswar station as Multi-Model Transport Hub.
  • The multi-modal Hub expected to completed in three years shall have new terminal building for Railway Station, City Bus terminal, Public Car parking and other allied public utilities. Mixed use land development and Air concourse connecting both side of the Railway station.

Note: About Odisha

  • Capital: Bhubaneswar
  • Governor: Ganeshi Lal
  • Chief minister: Naveen Patnaik

India’s first central police university in Greater Noida

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  • The country’s first central police university will be set up by the Union home ministry off the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida.

Centre at a cost of Rs 372 crore.

Note: About UP

  • Governor: Anandiben Patel
  • Chief minister: Yogi Adityanath
  • Population: 20.42 crores (2012)
  • Capital: Lucknow

Indian diaspora (17.5 million) largest in the world: UN report

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  • India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora according to United Nations.
Rank Country Name
1 India (17.5 Million)
2 Mexico (11.8 million)
3 China (10.7 million)
4 Russia (10.5 million)
5 Syria (8.2 million)
6 Bangladesh (7.8 million)
7 Pakistan (6.3 million)
8 Ukraine (5.9 million)
9 Philippines (5.4 million)

Banking and Financial

Airtel Payments Bank launches ‘Bharosa’ savings account

Airtel Payments Bank launches 'Bharosa' savings account

  • Airtel Payments Bank, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, has announced the launch of ‘Bharosa’ savings account.
  • Benefit: The new initiative will enable customers to withdraw cash, check balance and access mini statement of the account at over 6,50,000 Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS) outlets across India.
  • Aims: fulfilling the governments’ vision of financial inclusion, ‘Bharosa’ savings account requires the account holder to keep the minimum monthly balance of just Rs 500.

ZestMoney partners with PayU for cardless EMI payment

ZestMoney partners with PayU for cardless EMI payment

  • Digital lending platform ZestMoney has joined hands with another payment gateway, Now offer the convenience of the cardless EMI payment option to consumers and increase their overall conversions.
  • Aims: provide loans of amount starting at Rs 1,000 and going up to Rs 5 lakh as per the need of the customer any location.

Appointment & Resigns

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria is new IAF Chief

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria is new IAF Chief

  • The Government has appointed Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria as the next Chief of Air Staff (CAS). He will take over on September 30 and will have a two-year tenure.
  • A highly decorated officer, Bhadauria was instrumental in finalising the Rafale jet deal with France.

ADB president Takehiko Nakao resigns

ADB president Takehiko Nakao resigns

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Takehiko Nakao has announced his resignation which will be effective from January 16 next year. He became the president of ADB on April 28, 2013.
  • The new president will be elected in accordance with an open, transparent and merit-based procedure, ADB said in a statement.

Note: About ADB

  • Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines
  • Founded: 19 December 1966

Law ministry appoints four new Supreme Court judges

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  • The Ministry of Law and Justice on 18 September appointed four new judges to the Supreme Court, taking the total number of Supreme Court judges to the sanctioned strength of 34.

List of new Apex court judges

  • Himachal Pradesh High Court: Chief Justice V. Ramasubramanian
  • Punjab and Haryana High Court: Chief Justice Krishna Murari
  • Rajasthan High Court: Chief Justice S. Ravindra Bhat
  • Kerala High Court: Chief Justice Hrishikesh Roy

Award

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar Felicitated With US Education Excellence Award

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  • Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country’s needy students.
  • The Education Excellence Award 2019 was presented to Kumar, 46, by the Foundation For Excellence (FFE) at a function on the occasion of the organisation’s 25th anniversary gala in San Jose, California.

Science

Isro signs MoUs with DRDO labs for Human Space Mission (Gaganyaan)

Isro signs MoUs with DRDO labs for Human Space Mission (Gaganyaan)

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has signed MoUs with various Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs to provide technologies for human-centric systems and technologies specific to the Human Space Mission.
  • Some of the critical technologies to be provided by DRDO to Isro include space food, space crew health monitoring and emergency survival kit, radiation measurement and protection, and parachutes for safe recovery of crew module.
  • Isro aims to demonstrate human spaceflight capability before the 75th anniversary of India’s independence in 2022.

Sports

India slips to 104th spot in latest FIFA ranking

India slips to 104th spot in latest FIFA ranking

  • The Indian football team on 19 Spetember slipped a place to 104th position in the latest FIFA rankings.
  • India had held Asian champions Qatar to a goalless draw in Doha to gain their first point in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The match was also a preliminary qualifier for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
  • India has been clubbed alongside Oman, Qatar, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in Group E of the second round World Cup Qualifiers.

Note: About FIFA

  • President: Gianni Infantino
  • Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland
  • Founded at: Paris, France
  • Founded: 21 May 1904

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