Current Affairs 6 October 2020

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Appointments

Prakash Padariya appointed as a Chief Information Security Officer of PayU. 

Important Points to Remember:

  • PayU: Online Payment Gateway Service Provider
  • PayU CEO: Laurent le Moal
  • PayU Headquarters: Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Arvind Hali appointed as MD and CEO of Motilal Oswal Home Finance.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Founded: 2013
  • Parent Company: Motilal Oswal Financial Services

Indian Origin Bhaskar Ghosh appointed as the chief strategy officer of Accenture.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Accenture CEO: Julie Sweet
  • Accenture Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland

Awards and Honours

Nobel Prize 2020 in Medicine awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice “for the Hepatitis C virus discovery.”

Important Points to Remember:

  • Nobel Prize is the most prestigious award in its category.
  • It was first awarded in 1901.
  • The Nobel Prize is given in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics.
  • The Nobel Prize is given in the memory of Alfred Nobel.

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar announced winners of Prani Mitra Awards 2020.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Prani Mitra Awards are given to encourage Zoo Officers and Staff.
  • Animal Keeper Award: – Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo, Mumbai
  • Biologist/Educationist Award: – Nandankanan Biological Park, Odisha
  • Veterinarian Award: – Van Vihar National Park and Zoo, Bhopal
  • Director/Curator Award: – Arignar Anna Zoological Park Chennai

Banking

Banks Board Bureau recommended the name of Dinesh Khara for the SBI chairman post. Rajnish Kumar, current chairman, will complete his tenure on 6 October 2020.

Important Points to Remember:

  • SBI Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • SBI Founded: 1 July 1955

Defence

DRDO has flight-tested the Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) successfully.

Important Points to Remember:

  • SMART: Missile assisted release of lightweight Anti-Submarine Torpedo System
  • DRDO Chief: G. Sateesh Reddy
  • DRDO Headquarters: New Delhi, India

Important Days

World Space Week is observed every year from 4th to 10th October.

  • On 6 December 1999, The United Nations General Assembly declared World Space Week as an annual event.
  • Theme: Satellites Improve Life

MoU and Agreements

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs signed an MoU with Swiggy to take Street Food Vendors online under the PM SVANIDHI Scheme. (Read All Government Schemes Here)

Important Points to Remember:

  • Under this agreement, Swiggy will train 250 street vendors from five cities- Ahmedabad, Varanasi, New Delhi, Chennai, and Indore.  
  • Swiggy will provide help in PAN and FSSAI registration, Packaging, Technology, and Digitization.

National

Prime Minister Narendra inaugurated Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE) Summit 2020 virtually.

Important Points to Remember:

  • RAISE Summit: A Summit on Artificial Intelligence

DD News launches Mask Up India campaign, an initiative to fight COVID19 pandemic.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Objective: Every person to wear a mask and wear it right

Obituaries

Former Judge and Chief Justice (Acting CJ) of Gujarat High Court AS Dave passes away.

Former Union Minister and nine times MP from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh Rashid Masood passes away.

Sports

India’s Vishnu Shivaraj Pandian won the gold medal in 10m air rifle event in the 5th International Online Shooting Championship.

Summits and Conferences

The 12th BRICS Summit will be held on 17th November.

Important Points to Remember:

  • BRICS: Group of Five Countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa
  • BRICS Founded: 2009
  • Brazil hosted the 11th edition of the BRICS summit on 13–14 November 2019.

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan chairs 5th Special Session of the WHO Executive Board.

Important Points to Remember:

  • He is the Chairman of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO)
  • WHO Director-General: Tedros Adhanom
  • WHO: World Health Organization
  • WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland

Current Affairs 6 October 2020 Quiz

1. Who of the following appointed as Chief Strategy Officer of Accenture?
a) Rajnish Kumar
b) Bhaskar Ghosh
c) Prakash Padariya
d) Dinesh Kumar Khara

Correct Answer: B (Bhaskar Ghosh)

Explanation: Indian Origin Bhaskar Ghosh appointed as the chief strategy officer of Accenture.

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2. Name the Noble Prize 2020 Awardees in Medicine.
a) John Goodenough, Akira Yoshino, and M. Stanley Whittingham
b) William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza
c) James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz
d) Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice

Correct Answer: D (Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice)

Explanation: Nobel Prize 2020 in Medicine awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice “for the Hepatitis C virus discovery.”

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3. Who of the following inaugurated Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE) Summit 2020 virtually?
a) Piyush Goyal
b) Ravi Shankar Prasad
c) Rajnath Singh
d) Narendra Modi

Correct Answer: D (Narendra Modi)

Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra inaugurated Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE) Summit 2020 virtually.

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4. What is the theme for World Space Week 2020?
a) The Moon: Gateway to the Stars
b) The Moon: Gateway to the Galaxies
c) Satellites Improve Life
d) Women in Space

Correct Answer: C (Satellites Improve Life)

Explanation: World Space Week 2020 theme is Satellites Improve Life. The theme for the year 2021 will be Women in Space.

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5. With which online food delivery platform Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs signed an MoU to take Street Food Vendors online under the PM SVANIDHI Scheme?
a) Swiggy
b) Uber Eats
c) Zomato
d) Food Panda

Correct Answer: A (Swiggy)

Explanation: Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs signed an MoU with Swiggy to take Street Food Vendors online under PM SVANIDHI Scheme.

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6. DRDO successfully flight-tested the Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART). Where is the headquarters of DRDO?
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Chennai
d) Kolkata

Correct Answer: B (New Delhi)

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