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Current Affairs One-Liner: 29th September 2020

Published on September 29, 2020
  • ‘Contactless Connections’: It is the SBI Card’s Brand Campaign. It promotes the usage of contactless payments during this pandemic COVID-19 situation in order to limit the spread of the virus. 
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of SBI Card: Gurugram, Haryana
Current Affairs One-Liner: 29th September 2020
  • ‘ICMR’s Vaccine Web Portal’, ‘National Clinical Registry for COVID-19’ and ‘ICMR’s Mobile Stroke Unit’: These all are launched by Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan. The ICMR’s Vaccine Web Portal will display data related to COVID-19 vaccine development in India and abroad. The ‘National Clinical Registry’ will collect the data related to clinical and lab investigations, treatments, management protocols and outcomes of coronavirus patients in India. The ‘ICMR’s Mobile Stroke Unit’ will work to provide timely treatment facility to patients suffering from heart diseases and hypertension. 
  • ‘Paryatan Sanjeevani Scheme’: It is launched by the Assam Government in association with Assam Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. Under this scheme, loan between 1 lakh to Rs 20 lakh will be granted to entrepreneurs in order to boost the tourism sector. 
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal
    • Governor of Assam: Jagdish Mukhi
  • Important Days and Themes: 29th Sep 2020: World Heart Day
    • Theme for 2020: Use Heart to Beat Cardiovascular Disease
    • 29th Sep 2020: International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
    • Theme for 2020: Stop food loss and waste. For the people. For the planet
  • Obituaries: Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia: She was an Economist.
  • Health in India Report 2020
  • Destination North East 2020 Festival
  • RBI to launch ‘Positive Pay System’ for Cheque Truncation System
  • India’s GDP for FY 2021 at -12.6%-- By NCAER
  • Appointment and Brand Ambassador on 29th September 2020


Q.1 Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia, who passed away, belonged to which profession?
a. Dietician 
b. Historian
c. Politician
d. Economist

Q.2 When is World Heart Day marked?
a. 29th Sep 2020
b. 24th Sep 2020
c. 19th Sep 2020
d. 11th Sep 2020

Q.3 Who among the following launched ‘Contactless Connections’ Campaign? 
a. Visa
b. MasterCard
c. SBI Card
d. ICICI Bank 
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