Current Affairs 3 October 2020

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Current Affairs 3 October 2020

Appointments

Charanjit Attra appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of State Bank of India.

Important Points to Remember:

  • SBI Chief: Rajnish Kumar
  • SBI Headquarters: Mumbai
  • SBI Founded: 1 July 1955

Banking

RBI approves appointment of CoD to run Dhanlaxmi Bank till the appointment of CEO. 

Important Points to Remember:

  • The committee of directors (CoD) will be constituted with Subramonia Iyer as chairman and G Rajagopalan Nair and PK Vijayakumar as its member.

Defence

Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy bilateral exercise “BONGOSAGAR” commences in Northern Bay of Bengal.

Important Points to Remember:

  • This is the 2nd edition of “BONGOSAGAR”.
  • This exercise will be followed by the 3rd edition of IN – BN Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) in Northern Bay of Bengal from 4 to 5 October 2020.
  • Indian Naval Ships: INS Kiltan and INS Kurti
    Bangladesh Naval Ships: Abu Bakr

Air Marshal Vikram Singh took over as Senior Air Staff Officer, Headquarters Western Air Command.

Important Points to Remember:

  • He has been the Air Attache at Moscow, Russia. 
  • He has also served at the Integrated Defence Staff Headquarters and was Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Plans) at Air Headquarters
  • Air force Chief: Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
  • Air Force Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Air Force Founded: 8 October 1932

International

Marking the 151st Gandhi Jayanti, India gifted 41 Ambulances to government and non-profit organizations of Nepal working in 29 districts across Nepal.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Nepal President: Bidya Devi Bhandari
  • Nepal Prime Minister: K P Sharma Koli
  • Nepal Capital: Kathmandu

Inspired by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, Google Arts & Culture launched “Be the Voices of Change via Postcards” online exhibition.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Organised in association with Kochi-based non-profit LetterFarms, the online exhibition aims to inspire people to be the change through messages written or painted on handcrafted postcards
  • Google Founder: Larry Page
  • Google CEO: Sundar Pichai
  • Google Headquarters: Mountain View, California, United States

National

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 71st TB Seal Campaign of the Tuberculosis Association of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Tuberculosis Association of India conducts a TB Seal Campaign to raise funds for the fight against Tuberculosis.

Marking the 151st Gandhi Jayanti, a week-long festival of philanthropy, DaanUtsav, starts with initiatives across the country to mobilise resources for those in need.

Important Points to Remember:

  • DaanUtsav is India’s ‘festival of giving’. Launched in 2009, the festival is celebrated every year – commencing on Gandhi Jayanti – from October 2 to 8.

Reliance develops RT-PCR kit that can give Covid-19 results in two hours.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Reliance Founder: Dhiru Bhai Ambani
  • Reliance Headquarters: Mumbai

Ranking on Indexes

Data Governance Quality Index (DGQI) 2020 released.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Department of Fertilizers ranked 2nd amongst the 16 Economic Ministries / Departments and ranked 3rd amongst the 65 Ministries / Departments in the Survey Report on Data Governance Quality Index.

Sports

Courtney Walsh appointed as head coach of West Indies women’s cricket team.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Former West Indies Fast Bowler
  • Played for West Indies from 1984 to 2001

Summits and Conferences

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the VAIBHAV Summit 2020.

Important Points to Remember:

  • VAIBHAV: Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik
  • VAIBHAV Summit 2020 celebrates Science and Innovation from India and the World.
  • The summit will conclude on the occasion of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Jayanti i.e. 31st October 2020.

First-ever India-Russia Webinar on Use of Natural Gas organized.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Memorandum of Understanding between Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, India and Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation for cooperation on the use of Natural Gas for Transportation was signed in presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Mr NarendraModi and Hon’ble President of Russian Federation Mr Vladimir Putin.
  • The implementation of this MoU would assist in collective efforts to use natural gas as an environmentally friendly motor fuel for mutual benefit.

Current Affairs 3 October 2020 Quiz

1. Who of the following appointed as Chief Financial Officer of State Bank of India?
a) Rajnish Kumar
b) Arundhati Bhattacharya
c) Vikram Kirloskar
d) Charanjit Attra

Correct Answer: D (Charanjit Attra)

Explanation: Charanjit Attra appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of State Bank of India.

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2. Who of the following appointed as head coach of West Indies women’s cricket team?
a) Darren Summy
b) Brian Lara
c) Courtney Walsh
d) Carl Hooper

Correct Answer: C (Courtney Walsh)

Explanation: Courtney Walsh appointed as head coach of West Indies women’s cricket team.

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3. When is World Smile Day observed every year?
a) 3 October
b) 2 October
c) 4 October
d) 5 October

Correct Answer: B (2 October)

Explanation: World Smile Day is Observed every year on 2nd October.

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4. Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy bilateral exercise commences in Northern Bay of Bengal. Name Exercise.
a) BARUASAGAR
b) BONGOSAGAR
c) INDRASAGAR
d) BANGLASAGAR

Correct Answer: B (BONGOSAGAR)

Explanation: Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy bilateral exercise “BONGOSAGAR” commences in Northern Bay of Bengal.

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5. To which country, India gifted 41 Ambulances, Marking the 151st Gandhi Jayanti?
a) Bhutan
b) Sri Lanka
c) Nepal
d) Afghanistan

Correct Answer: C (Nepal)

Explanation: Marking the 151st Gandhi Jayanti, India gifted 41 Ambulances to government and non-profit organizations of Nepal working in 29 districts across Nepal.

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6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the VAIBHAV Summit 2020. What is the abbreviation for VAIBHAV?
a) Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik
b) Vaishvik Bahujan Vaigyanik
c) Vishwa Bhartiya Vaigyanik
d) Vaishvik Bhartiya Vigyan

Correct Answer: A (Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik)

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