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Rajya Sabha passes Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020

  • Rajya Sabha passes Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020 amid several Opposition members, including those from Congress, Samajwadi Party and others walking out over the issue of suspension of eight parliamentarians and the farm-related bills.
  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a discussion in the Upper House said that the amendments sought to protect the interests of depositors in co-operative banks.
  • The Union Finance Minister said that the government wants to bring in “proper management and make sure they are professionally run.”

SBI releases new rules for ATM cash withdrawal amid COVID pandemic.

State Bank of India announced a new rule for cash withdrawal from its atm.
The new changes implemented from 18 September 2020 amid COVID pandemic. SBI is extending one-time password (OTP)-based cash withdrawal for Rs 10,000 and above across the country.

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After this announcement, people are going to ATM to withdraw amount Rs 10,000 or more, then don’t forget to carry mobile. Because an OTP will be sent on your registered mobile number that one has to enter while transaction. If any fails to enter the OTP, the transaction will get cancelled.

SBI has further strengthened the security level in ATM cash withdrawals. Implementing these facilities.
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Head office – Mumbai
Established – 01 July 1955.
Managing Director- Ashwani Bhatia.

Great playback singer Balasubrahmanyam passes away after fighting COVID’

SP Balasubrahmanyam, a legendary playback singer, music director, actor, dubbing artist, and film producer, is died. The 74-year-old maestro breathed his last at a corporate hospital in Chennai at 1.04 pm on Friday.

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He was admitted to Chennai,s MGM Hospital on August 5 when he was diagnosed with Covid-19. He was later put on ventilator and ECMO. After days, SPB’s condition became stable and he was looking forward to getting discharged from the hospital to watch the IPL matches.

But accidentally Thursday evening his condition deteriorated and after a 12-hour fight with the pandemic, the singer, who rendered more than 40,000 songs in 16 languages, succumbed to the condition.

Former prime minister Dr.Manmohan Singh become 88.

Dr Manmohan Singh the former prime minister of India celebrating their 88 birthday. He is an honest, decency and dedication are a source of inspiration for us all. A dedicated leader’s primary aim is always to eradicate the worst evils that plague the society in the soonest & surest possible way.

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He is a well-known economist who became a politician and later country’s prime minister from 2004 to 2014.

Manmohan Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.
His political career began in 1991 when he was appointed as the country’s Finance Minister under the leadership of late prime minister PV Narasimha Rao.
He was praised and marked his name in golden letters in the Indian history during his tenure as Fin Min as he helped usher in “liberalisation and privatisation” to the Indian economy.

Vodafone wins arbitration against India for retrospective tax dispute of Rs 20,000 cr

Telecom sector well-known company Vodafone has won an arbitration case against India over government’s retrospective tax demand of more than Rs 20,000 crore, reports said on Friday.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in its ruling said that the conduct of India’s tax department is in breach of “fair and equitable” treatment.
Vodafone’s case at The Hague was presented by DMD Advocates.

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The telco had moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in 2016 due to a lack of consensus between the parties’ arbitrators in finalising a judge for the tax dispute. Following this, a tribunal was constituted in June 2016 after Vodafone challenged India’s use of a 2012 legislation that gave it powers to retrospectively tax deals like Vodafone’s $11 billion acquisition of a 67 per cent stake in Hutchison Whampoa in 2007. The retrospective tax law had been enacted after the Supreme Court judgement went in Vodafone’s favour.

Avni Doshi’s book “Burnt Sugar” on the 2020 Booker long-list

  • Indian origin author Avni Doshi’s debut novel, published in London as ‘Burn Sugar’ and in India as ‘Girl in White Cotton’, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Man Booker Prize for Literature. The novel is her first published work which in itself speaks of – why it’s worth reading.
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Avni Doshi was born in New Jersey in  1982 and is currently based in Dubai. She won the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize in 2013 and a Charles Pick Fellowship at the University of East Anglia in 2014. Her debut novel is published in India by Fourth Estate under the title Girl in White Cotton.

A Lawyer, TV panellist Babar Qadri shot dead in Kashmir.

the lawyer was shot and critically wounded by unknown assailants in central Srinagar on Thursday evening. He was rushed to hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.

Babar Qadri, 35, was a prominent figure in prime time debates on Kashmir on various TV channels.

The medical superintendent of the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Dr Farooq Jan, confirmed that Qadri was brought dead to the hospital.
He had received a single bullet wound.

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Father of two minor daughters, Qadri had launched a political party called All JK People’s Justice Party some time ago and named himself as to its president.

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a feminist icon, dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said.

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Chief Justice John Roberts mourned Ginsburg’s passing. “Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice,” Roberts said in a statement.

KL Rahul beats Sachin’s ‘fastest 2,000 runs’ as he scores top IPL

Captain KL Rahul on Thursday recorded the highest-ever score by an Indian batsman in IPL history as he took Kings XI Punjab to a comfortable victory over Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Rahul, in his second outing as skipper, was dropped twice by Kohli before he scored a ton that went on to become an unbeaten 132 off just 69 deliveries—the first century of the 2020 season—to help Punjab post a massive 206 for three and a 97-run win.

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Rahul also recorded the highest score ever by a captain in the IPL, and broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record to become the fastest Indian to 2,000 IPL runs, achieving the feat in 60 innings compared to the legendary player’s 63 innings.

Economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia passes away at 74

Economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia passed away at New her Delhi residence on Saturday morning after a long battle with high-grade cancer for months. She was 74.

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The wife of India’s leading economic policy driver, and former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Isher Judge carved her niche in the sector serving as the head of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Affairs for 15 years.

Isher Judge stepped down as the chairperson of ICRIER on August 10, this year, on account of her poor health. She was elected as the Chairperson of the Council at the Annual General Meeting held on August 8, 2005.

She was awarded the Padma Bhushan by President of India in 2009 for her services in the field of education and literature.

Sebi slaps Rs 1 crore fine on Rana Kapoor for disclosure lapses.

Markets regulator Sebi on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on Rana Kapoor, former MD and CEO of Yes Bank, for not making disclosures about Morgan Credit’s transaction.

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He is a guarantor’ of the agreement has provided “personal guarantee” for the obligations of Morgan to the extent of Rs 410 crore and provided his shares in the company as a security for the outstanding amounts equal to Rs 820 crore.

According to the regulator, Kapoor has hidden the material information of him being a ‘guarantor’ to the transaction from the board of directors of the bank and the same has directly impacted the lender in terms of the market capitalisation.

HDFC Bank launches warehouse commodity finance app

Private sector banker HDFC Bank on Friday launched a Warehouse Commodity Finance App.
This will enable customers in drawing down and managing the loan against pledge of commodities online without physical.
intervention or multiple visits to a bank branch. This, in turn, will bring in enhanced efficiencies and time savings for the Agri value chain,” it said in a statement, adding that it will greatly benefit agri processors, traders and farmers who are primary beneficiaries of warehouse receipt loans.

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MD CEO- Aditya puri
Established- August 1994.

APPOINTMENT And RESIGNATIONS

Tejasvi Surya appointed as BJP’s youth wing president

BJP president JP Nadda announcement a new youth wing president name is Tejasvi MP Tejasvi Surya has been appointed party’s youth wing president, replaces Poonam m.ahajan

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PM discusses Indo-Japan summit with Suga

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his new Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga declared that an open Asia-Pacific region must be based on “resilient” supply chains. The topic was part of a telephone discussion that the two leaders held on Friday during which Mr Modi invited Mr Suga to participate in the upcoming annual India-Japan summit.

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About Japan

Capital – Tokyo
Prime Minister– Yoshihide Suga
Currency – Yen


AWARDS And RECOGNITIONS

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2020: 12 researchers receive India’s highest science award

The names of 12 scientists who received the country’s highest science award Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for 2020 were announced during the foundation day of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Saturday.

The prize is given to Indian scientists below the age of 45 for outstanding research in seven fields—Biology, Chemistry, Environment Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics.
A book and a short film on the contributions of CSIR laboratories and institutes in India’s fight against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) were also released.

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Feluda was developed by one of the CSIR institutes were also released—Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology. One of the researchers who developed the testing method, Dr Debjyoti Chakraborty, was awarded the CSIR Young Scientist Award for 2020.

Aakash Educational appoints Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassador

Aakash Educational has announced the appointment of cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its brand ambassador. The cricketer has come on board to help promote the company and its various brands including Aakash Institute, Aakash IIT-JEE, Aakash Digital, and Meritnation. As the face of Aakash, Yuvraj Singh will lead the brand’s latest omnichannel ‘Success is Waiting’ campaign for Aakash Digital.

The ‘Success is Waiting’ campaign, conceptualized in partnership with Cheil India, the creative agency of AESL, will be for students re-appearing for medical and engineering entrance examinations. It intends to inspire such students to give it another shot and will be visible through the digital medium.

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About Akash Institute
Chairman and MD – J.C.Chaudhary
Director and CEO – Akash Chaudhry
Head Office– New Delhi

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