18 September 2020: News Headlines

Published: September 18, 2020

INDIA
  • Education Minister confers Utkrisht Sansthan Vishwakarma Award in 14 categories to the Institutions under AICTE on Vishwakarma Divas (September 17)
  • Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) resigns in protest of Farmers’ Produce Trade & Commerce Bill 2020
  • Panel to probe ‘monitoring’ of Indians by Chinese firm Zhenhua Data: EAM S. Jaishankar
ECONOMY & CORPORATE
  • Ravva oil fields case: Relief for Vedanta and Videocon, SC upholds foreign tribunal award
  • Happiest Minds Technologies, the IT services firm headed by Ashok Soota (77), lists at 111% premium over issue price
WORLD
  • India ranked 116th in World Bank’s 2020 Human Capital Index
  • 2020 Smart City Index of IMD (Institute for Management Development) topped by Singapore
  • World Patient Safety Day observed on September 17; theme: ‘Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety’
  • Harsh Vardhan addresses Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting
  • Chef Vikas Khanna honoured with Asia Game Changer award by US-based Asia Society for feeding millions in India amid Covid crisis.

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