Current Affairs One-Liner: 27th September 2020

Published on September 27, 2020
  • ‘Centralised Farm Machinery Performance Testing Portal’: It is launched by Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry to improve the services of farm machinery testing organisations and institutions and to achieve the transparency in testing and evaluation process of farm machinery. The portal is developed by Dept. of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture. 
  • Static Part: 
    • Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare: Narendra Singh Tomar
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed MoU with United Nations Officer of Counter-Terrorism (UNOC): To cooperate with UN Counter-Terrorist Travel programme (CT Travel Programme).
Current Affairs One-Liner: 27th September 2020
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of IATA: Montreal, Canada and India’s HQ of IATA is in Mumbai
    • Secretary General of UN: Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres
  • India has offered 1.54 billion Nepali Rupees (about INR 96 crores) as post-earthquake assistance fund to Nepal to carry out their reconstruction activities. This fund is the financial assistance to Nepal which was severely affected due to ‘Gorkha Earthquake’ which occurred in 2015. 
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Nepal: Kathmandu
    • Currency of Nepal: Nepali Rupees
    • PM of Nepal: Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
  • ‘MOUSHIK’ Microprocessor for the Internet of Things (IoT) devices: It is developed by IIT Madras.
  • Important Days and Themes: 27th Sep 2020: World Tourism Day
    • Theme for 2020: Tourism and Rural Development
  • United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has declared 2020 as the ‘Year of Tourism and Rural Development’. 
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of World Tourism Organisation (WTO): Madrid, Spain
  • Obituaries: Sekhar Basu: He was Padmashri awardee, veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). 
    • Jaswant Singh: He was former union minister.
  • Quad Group Meet 2020
  • Contactless Payment Solution for Mass Transport-Fino Payments Bank & Fintech Partners
  • Appointment and Brand Ambassadors on 27th September 2020
  • 4th JIMEX 2020

Question: 

Q.1 When is World Tourism Day marked?
a. 19th Feb
b. 22nd June
c. 27th Sep 
d. 17th Dec

Q.1 Which institute developed ‘MOUSHIK’ Microprocessor for IoT devices?
a. IIT Madras
b. IIT Bombay
c. IIT Kanpur
d. IIT Patna

Q.3 What was the theme for World Tourism Day for 2020?
a. Explore Tourism and Culture 
b. Travel Around
c. Tourism and Social Distancing
d. Tourism and Rural Development

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