Daily Current affairs – 15 September 2020

 

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Current affairs in one liner

Q.1. Mohammed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence is located in which country  ?

Ans. UAE

Q.2.  DRDO has announced to open its research lab in which district of Madhya Pradesh?

 Ans.  Morena

Q.3. Talks between Afghan government and Taliban took place at which place ?

Ans. Doha

 Q.4.  ICICI Lombai has tied up with which bank to sell its Vima products?

 Ana.  YES Bank

Q.5. Which government to set up Special Forces  in the  State? 

Ans . Uttar Pradesh 

 Q.6.  Who has represented India in the 27th ASEAN Regional Platform?

 Ans.  V Muralitharan

Q.7. What was the theme for the World First Aid Day 2020 which was observed  on 12 September? 

Ans. First Aid Saves Lives 

 Q.8.  The CARE rating has estimated India’s GDP as a percentage of GDP in the year 2021?

 Ans.  8.2%

Q.9. Living Planet Report 2020 is launched by 

Ans. World Wide Fund  for Nature 

 Q.10.  Who has Amazon chosen for the voice of their digital assistant Alexa?

 Ans.  Amitabh Bachchan

Q.11. Mukhyamantri Mahila Kalyan Scheme is launched in which state ?

Ans. Gujarat 

 Q.12.  When is Hindi Day celebrated?

 Ans.  14 September

Q.13. Which state has launched First-ever Special Economic Zone ?

Ans. Tripura

 Q.14.  Yoshihide Suga has been elected the new Prime Minister of which country?

 Ans.  Japan

Q.15. Who has won the US Open 2020 Men’s Singles Final ?

Ans. Dominic Thiem 

 Q.16.  Who has been chosen by Facebook as the director of the Vatican Business Group?

 Ans.  Arun Srinivas ( headquarter of Facebook- California) .

Q.17. Name the F1 race driver who has won the Tusean Grand Prix .

Ans . Lewis Hamilton (Britain) 

Q.18.  Who has won the title of single in the US Open Tennis Tournament?

 Ans.  Naomi Osaka

Q.19. Who wins Best Screenplay award at Venice Film Festival 2020 ?

Ans .Chaitanya Tamhane

Q.20. Who was  conferred Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney 2020 ?

Ans. Aditya Puri ( MD of HDFC Bank ) .


Important points of the day 

  • The MoU between the United Arab Emirates ‘ Mohamed Bin Zayad University of Artificial Intelligence and Israel ‘s Weizmann Institute of Science is the first agreement between the countries ‘ higher education bodies .
  • The Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence was established in 2019 .
  • Currency of UAE is United Arab Emirates dirham and Capital is Abu Dhabi . UAE president  is Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
  • Participating in the commencement ceremony of Intra-Afghan talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban in Doha,  Qatar.
  • Yoshihide Suga picked by Japan’s governing party to succeed Shinzo Abe.
  • Special Forces will provide security to the high court , district courts,administrative offices and buildings,  Metro rail , airport, bank,financial institutions, educational institutions and industrial units . Its headquarter  is Lucknow
  • The World First Aid Day is observed on the second  Saturday of September every year to create awareness about the importance of  first aid in preventing injuries and saving lives . The World First Aid Day 2020 is being observed on 12 September.  Theme 2020 – First Aid Saves Lives .
  • Hindi is also an eighth schedule language Article 351 pertains to ‘Directive for development of the  Hindi language. 
  • World Hindi Day  are observed on 10th January
  • This year’s Living Planet Report,  a collaboration between WWF International and the Zoological Society of London , is the 13th edition of the biennial publication tracking wildlife population around the world. Living Planet Report is a comprehensive study of trends in global biodiversity and the health of the planet and published every 2 years by WWF .
  • September 17, the Gujarat government would be launching  Mukhyamantri Mahila Kalyan Scheme,  a special scheme to provide interest-free loans of Rs.1 lakh to promote self-employment among women in the time of pandemic .
  • First-ever Special Economic Zone (SEZ) was laid to foundation stone by the Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb at sabroom which is the southern most town of the state bordering Bangladesh. Its is around 120km from Agartala .
  • Dominic Thiem, became Austria second Grand Slam singles champion as he defeated Alexander Zverev(Germany) . 
  • Indian Film ‘The Discipline by Chaitanya Tamhane and he also directed by Mumbai-based filmmaker .

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