Current Affairs - September, 2020

29 September 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 29th September 2020 INDIA ITBP DG S. S. Deswal given additional charge of National Security Guard (NSG); incumbent A. K. Singh retiring on Sept 30 Maharashtra bans sale of unpackaged “loose” cigarettes and beedis as they don’t have health warnings ECONOMY & CORPORATE Defence Ministry approves acquisition of military ..

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September 29: World Heart Day

Every year, the World Heart Day is observed on September 29. The day is observed to create awareness about cardio vascular diseases. It was initiated by World Heart Foundation. Highlights The day is important as cardio vascular diseases are the leading cause of death that claims 17.9 million lives a year. Also, the day is ..

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India brings Indo-Pacific and ASEAN Policies under one Unit

The Ministry of External Affairs is to create a new Oceania Territorial Division with Australia at the centre. It will integrate ASEAN divisions and the Indo-Pacific within it. This will now align policies in the region stretching western Pacific to Andaman Sea. Significance The region targeted by India (western Pacific to Andaman sea) is considered ..

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India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership: Key Facts

On September 28, 2020, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Danish Counterpart Mette Frederkisen held a virtual bilateral summit. During the summit, the leaders established Green Strategic Partnership to fight against Climate Change. Green Strategic Partnership The Partnership is mutually beneficial to both the countries to advance political cooperation, create jobs, expand economic ..

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Namami Gange: Six Mega Projects, “Ganga Avalokan” to be inaugurated

On 29 September, 2020, PM Modi is to inaugurate six mega projects under Namami Gange Mission through video conference. About the Projects The projects to be inaugurated are as follows Construction of 68 MLD STP Upgradation of 27 MLD at Jagjeetpur, Haridwar Construction of 68 MLD Jagjeetpur Project Inauguration of 26 MLD in Rishikesh Construction ..

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