Current Affairs – September 7, 2020 [Morning Headlines]

Here are the Current Affairs Morning Headlines of September 7, 2020 by GKToday:

3rd Rashtriya Poshan Maah celebrated on September

It is celebrated annually under POSHAN Abhiyaan to address malnutrition among children and women. Jan Bhagidaari are encouraged to ensure health and nutrition for all.

First-ever International Day of Clean Air for blue skies observed on September 7

The theme of this year is “Clean Air for All”. The objective of the UN’s International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is to create public awareness about the benefits of clean air for health, productivity, economy and the environment.

Germany joins Indo-Pacific club against China

In a bid to secure trade routes from China, Germany has drafted guidelines to formally adopt its strategy for the Indo-Pacific. This makes it the second European nation after France to formally adopt a strategy for the region.

Japanese companies shifting from China to receive subsidies from Japanese government

The Japanese government is to provide subsidies to Japanese companies that are shifting manufacturing setup from China to India, Bangladesh and ASEAN nations. This is to prevent future global supply chain disruption similar to the current situation caused by COVID-19 and Hong Kong protests.

Customs Department to launch pan-India faceless assessment for all imported goods soon

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs stated that, by 31st October this year, the Customs Department will roll out pan-India faceless assessment for all imported goods. The faceless assessment will be at an all-India level in all ports of import and for all imported goods by October 31.

Delhi government starts 10-week anti-dengue campaign

On 6th September, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal initiated the “10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute campaign. Under this campaign, the citizens are directed to take 10 minutes every Sunday for 10 weeks to inspect their house for any signs of stagnant water and drain it so as to prevent mosquito breeding.

India, Iran may adopt regional approach model to stabilize Afghanistan

During Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Tehran, both countries have explored revival of regional approach model involving India-Iran to stabilise Afghanistan as US plans to exist Kabul and give Taliban a stake in governance.

 

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