Current Affairs for RRB Office Assistant Mains | 28th September 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Smartkeeda

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1
The 2019 World Ozone Day was observed on 16th September this year with which of the following themes?
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Who: World Ozone Day 2019
What: was observed on 16th September 2019

For the complete information kindly read the given lines:

World Ozone Day is observed on 16 September every year to spread awareness among people about the depletion of Ozone Layer and search possible solutions to preserve it. On this day people from all over the world are expected to join Montreal protocol to join the talks and seminars. Let us read more about World Ozone Day, its history, significance and some facts about Ozone Layer.

ince 1995, International Ozone Day is observed on 16 September annually. This day reminds the signing of the Montreal Protocol on substances that depletes the Ozone Layer.

The theme of World Ozone Day 2019 is '32 years and Healing'. This year's theme celebrates three decades of remarkable international cooperation to protect the Ozone Layer and the climate under the Montreal Protocol.
 
2
Who among the following has recently been appointed as the independent woman director of IndiGo airline?
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Who: IndiGo board
What: appoints advocate Pallavi Shardul Shroff as independent director
When: published on 20th September 2019

India's largest domestic airline, InterGlobe Aviation Limited operated IndiGo, on Friday said that the board of directors of the airline has approved the appointment of advocate Pallavi Shardul Shroff as an independent woman director in the company.

Shroff, who's a managing partner at law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, has been inducted in the airline's board, with effect from 19 September, IndiGo said in a statement.

The induction of Shroff into the airline's board of director comes after the shareholders of the company voted in favour of expanding the board’s strength to 10 at the annual general meeting (AGM) in New Delhi on 28 August.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:
https://www.livemint.com/companies/people/indigo-board-appoints-advocate-pallavi-shardul-shroff-as-independent-director-1568979344565.html
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Which of the following companies has recently signed its co-origination loan agreement with the Bank of Maharashtra?
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Who: Paisalo Digital and Bank of Maharashtra
What: sign co-origination of loan agreement
When: published on 21st September 2019

Paisalo Digital has signed its co-origination loan agreement with the Bank of Maharashtra on 20 September 2019.

This is Company's second Co-origination Agreement with any Bank, before Bank of Maharashtra, thc company has already signed a co-origination loan agreement with State Bank of India in April, 2019.

The co-origination arrangement will entail joint contribution of credit by the Bank and Paisalo,It shall also involve sharing of risks and rewards between Bank and Paisalo.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/paisalo-digital-and-bank-of-maharashtra-sign-co-origination-of-loan-agreement-119092100335_1.html
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Who among the following has recently become the 4th wrestler to win the World Wrestling Championships 2019 and secured his Olympics quota?
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Who: Deepak Punia
What: is 4th Indian wrestler to bag 2020 Olympics quota
When: published on 21st September 2019

Indian wrestlers continued to make the country proud on the penultimate day of the World Wrestling Championships 2019 as Deepak Punia secured an Olympics quota and Rahul Aware reached the semi-finals of the ongoing tournament in their respective weight categories.

Deepak defeated Carlos Arturo Izquierdo Mendez of Colombia in the quarter-finals to become the fourth Indian wrestler to secure a berth for the Tokyo Olympics next year. Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar have already made the cut for the 2020 Games and bagged bronze medals in their respective weight categories.

Junior World Champion Deepak Punia, who is seeded fourth, had earlier defeated Turkmenistan's Kodirov 6-0 to reach the last-8 on Saturday. Earlier, in his first round contest, he had staged a remarkable comeback to recover from a 0-5 deficit to win 8-6 against Kazhakstan's Adilet Davlumbayev. Deepak will now face Stefan Reichmuth of Switzerland for a place in the finals.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:
https://www.indiatoday.in/sports/other-sports/story/world-wrestling-championships-deepak-punia-secures-2020-tokyo-olympics-quota-rahul-aware-1601646-2019-09-21
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Who among the following has recently launcheed Emergency Response Support System ERSS- Dial 112?
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Who: Shri Amit Shah
What: launches Emergency Response Support System (ERSS- Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and ‘E-Saathi’ App
When: published on 20th September 2019

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah launched three citizen centric services of the Chandigarh Police, in Chandigarh today. The services include the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS - Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and the ‘E-Saathi App’. Shri Shah observed that the beat officer system has been the cornerstone of the Indian Policing system for ages and through suchCitizen Centric Services, a SMART Police force can be built in the country. He congratulated Chandigarh Police to have taken a lead in introducing such Citizen Centric Services in Policing.

ERSS is one of the key projects of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs under Nirbhaya Fund. It has been designed to play a pivotal role in mitigation or preventing escalation of crime, especially against women and children. ERSS provides a single emergency number (112), computer aided dispatch of field resources to the location of distress. Citizens can send their emergency information through call, sms, email and through the 112 India mobile app.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:
https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=193315

Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 28th September 2019
 
1. Divij Sharan clinches St. Petersburg doubles title.
(28th September 2019 Current Affairs Capsule)

Divij Sharan and partner Igor Zelenay clinched the men’s doubles title at the USD 1,248,665 ATP Tour tennis tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Sunday. In the final, they defeated the Italian pair of Matteo Berrettini and Simone Bolelli 6-3, 3-6, 10-8.

The champion team collected 250 ATP points and USD 66,740. The runners-up won 150 points and USD 34,200.

It was the fifth Tour doubles title for the 33-year-old Divij, who had started the season brightly, winning the Maharashtra Open ATP title in Pune with Rohan Bopanna.

2. PepsiCo India ropes in Hima Das as brand ambassador for Gatorade.
(Important Current Affairs Quiz of 28th September 2019)

PepsiCo India has roped in star athlete Hima Das as the brand ambassador for its sports drink brand Gatorade. She joins ace shuttler PV Sindhu and javelin star Neeraj Chopra as the brand’s ambassadors in the country.

“Gatorade India will also work with Hima Das during the period of partnership to understand her training and race-day nutrition better,” the company said in a statement.

Tarun Bhagat, Director-Marketing, Hydration and Cola, PepsiCo India said, “We are delighted to welcome Hima Das into Gatorade’s family of athletes. Hima personifies the spirit of the brand through her persevering attitude and unwavering spirit to win. We believe that Gatorade is the perfect fuel to partner with Hima Das as she sets out to achieve new accolades for the country.”

3. Airtel, Bharti AXA Life tie up to offer pre-paid plan with term cover.
(Latest Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 28th September 2019)

Bharti Airtel has tied up with Bharti AXA Life Insurance to offer pre-paid plan with insurance protection cover for its customers, as part of its strategy to leverage the deep penetration of mobile services to build a financially secure India.

Airtel has come up with an innovative Rs599 pre-paid bundle with 2GB data/day, unlimited calls to any network and 100 SMS/day, and also offers Rs4 lakh life insurance cover from Bharti AXA Life Insurance. The recharge comes with a validity of 84 days, and the insurance cover continues automatically for three months with every recharge.

This innovative product combines Airtel’s deep distribution reach, including presence in rural pockets, with Bharti AXA Life’s expertise in insurance to make it very simple for millions of uninsured and underinsured people get a sizeable life cover every time they recharge their phones.

4. Ravish Kumar received the 1st Gauri Lankesh National Award for Journalism.
(Today’s Current Affairs Quiz of 28th September 2019)

Senior journalist and Ramon Magsaysay awardee Ravish Kumar received the first Gauri Lankesh Memorial Award in Bengaluru on Sunday.

He was chosen for the award for sharp news analysis and uncompromising secular stance by the Gauri Lankesh Memorial Trust, founded in memory of the journalist.

Three books were launched at the event titled ‘Delhi Nota’ by senior journalist D Umapathi, Ravish Kumar’s ‘Free Voices’ translated as ‘Maatige Enu Kadime’, and ‘Neera Nade’ by Prof Vinaya Okkunda.

Meanwhile, a weekly newspaper ‘Nyaya Patha. Ravish said, "Indian media is killing democracy in the country... It’s not that people cannot see but the media is portraying ministers as avatars."

5. Sebastian Vettel won Singapore Grand Prix 2019.
(Current Affairs in Short of 28th September 2019)

Sebastian Vettel revealed that a number of goodwill messages inspired him to end his 392-day losing streak here on Sunday.

The four-time Formula One world champion celebrated his 53rd career win under the 1,500 bulbs which light up the Marina Bay Street Circuit, 22 races after he last stood on the top step of the podium at the Belgian Grand Prix in August 2018.?

Until Sunday’s triumph, Vettel had been on a torrid run, one which reached its nadir in Monza a fortnight ago when he spun at Ferrari’s home race. But the German, who actively steers clear of social media, said the subsequent support from fans, as well as people within the motor racing community, encouraged him to return to the winners’ circle.?

6. Shri Amit Shah launches Emergency Response Support System (ERSS- Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and ‘E-Saathi’ App.
(Important Current Affairs Quiz of 28th September 2019)

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah launched three citizen centric services of the Chandigarh Police, in Chandigarh today. The services include the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS - Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and the ‘E-Saathi App’. Shri Shah observed that the beat officer system has been the cornerstone of the Indian Policing system for ages and through suchCitizen Centric Services, a SMART Police force can be built in the country. He congratulated Chandigarh Police to have taken a lead in introducing such Citizen Centric Services in Policing.

ERSS is one of the key projects of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs under Nirbhaya Fund. It has been designed to play a pivotal role in mitigation or preventing escalation of crime, especially against women and children. ERSS provides a single emergency number (112), computer aided dispatch of field resources to the location of distress. Citizens can send their emergency information through call, sms, email and through the 112 India mobile app.

7. Deepak Punia is 4th Indian wrestler to bag 2020 Olympics quota.
(Top 10 MCQs on Current Affairs of 28th September 2019)

Indian wrestlers continued to make the country proud on the penultimate day of the World Wrestling Championships 2019 as Deepak Punia secured an Olympics quota and Rahul Aware reached the semi-finals of the ongoing tournament in their respective weight categories.

Deepak defeated Carlos Arturo Izquierdo Mendez of Colombia in the quarter-finals to become the fourth Indian wrestler to secure a berth for the Tokyo Olympics next year. Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar have already made the cut for the 2020 Games and bagged bronze medals in their respective weight categories.

Junior World Champion Deepak Punia, who is seeded fourth, had earlier defeated Turkmenistan's Kodirov 6-0 to reach the last-8 on Saturday. Earlier, in his first round contest, he had staged a remarkable comeback to recover from a 0-5 deficit to win 8-6 against Kazhakstan's Adilet Davlumbayev. Deepak will now face Stefan Reichmuth of Switzerland for a place in the finals.

8. Paisalo Digital and Bank of Maharashtra sign co-origination of loan agreement.
(Current Affairs Questions and Answer of 28th September 2019)

Paisalo Digital has signed its co-origination loan agreement with the Bank of Maharashtra on 20 September 2019.

This is Company's second Co-origination Agreement with any Bank, before Bank of Maharashtra, thc company has already signed a co-origination loan agreement with State Bank of India in April, 2019.

The co-origination arrangement will entail joint contribution of credit by the Bank and Paisalo,It shall also involve sharing of risks and rewards between Bank and Paisalo.

9. IndiGo board appoints advocate Pallavi Shardul Shroff as independent director.
(Latest Current Affairs PDF of 28th September 2019)

India's largest domestic airline, InterGlobe Aviation Limited operated IndiGo, on Friday said that the board of directors of the airline has approved the appointment of advocate Pallavi Shardul Shroff as an independent woman director in the company.

Shroff, who's a managing partner at law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, has been inducted in the airline's board, with effect from 19 September, IndiGo said in a statement.

The induction of Shroff into the airline's board of director comes after the shareholders of the company voted in favour of expanding the board’s strength to 10 at the annual general meeting (AGM) in New Delhi on 28 August.

10. World Ozone Day 2019 was observed on 16th September 2019.
(Current Affairs and GK Questions of 28th September 2019)

World Ozone Day is observed on 16 September every year to spread awareness among people about the depletion of Ozone Layer and search possible solutions to preserve it. On this day people from all over the world are expected to join Montreal protocol to join the talks and seminars. Let us read more about World Ozone Day, its history, significance and some facts about Ozone Layer.

ince 1995, International Ozone Day is observed on 16 September annually. This day reminds the signing of the Montreal Protocol on substances that depletes the Ozone Layer.

The theme of World Ozone Day 2019 is '32 years and Healing'. This year's theme celebrates three decades of remarkable international cooperation to protect the Ozone Layer and the climate under the Montreal Protocol.