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Top 5 current affairs: 15 September 2020 GK English

Top 5 current affairs: 15 September 2020 in this section we explained daily happened from various Newspapers, which is essential for General Knowledge. Top 5 current affairs: 15 September 2020 guide and advice for your Examination preparation e.g.SSC, IBPS, UPSC, Railway and PO.

Modi Govt.inaugurates Various Projects under Namami Gange and Amrut schemes in Bihar

Prime minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for seven projects related to urban infrastructure in Bihar under ‘Namami Gange’ and ‘AMRUT’ schemes through video conferencing. Out of these, four projects are related to water supply, two to sewerage treatment and one to riverfront development. The total cost of these projects is 541 crore rupees. The implementation of these projects has been undertaken by Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd.

During his address, the Prime Minister said, the programme is taking place on the occasion of Engineer’s Day which marks the birth anniversary of great engineer of the country M Vishvesvaraya. He asserted that engineers of the country have made an unprecedented contribution in building the nation as well as the world.

Lok Sabha passes Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020

 Sabha passed the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, today. The Bill will replace the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance which was promulgated on 5th June this year.

The Bill seeks to amend the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 and empowers the central government in terms of production, supply, distribution, trade, and commerce of certain commodities. It also seeks to increase competition in the agriculture sector and enhance farmers’ income.  The bill aims to liberalise the regulatory system while protecting the interests of consumers.

Japan’s ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as its new leader to succeed PM Shinzo Abe

In Japan, Yoshihide Suga was elected today as the new head of Japan’s ruling, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Suga received 377 votes in the Party election to pick a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced last month that he would resign due to health problems.

The other two contenders received a combined 157 votes. Suga is currently the chief Cabinet secretary of Abe’s government and he will then be confirmed as Prime Minister by a special session of the country’s parliament on Wednesday.

Aircraft (Amendment) Bill cleared in Rajya Sabha

The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on March 17, was passed by the Upper House by voice vote.

 

The Bill gives statutory powers to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said the changes were necessary in view of the growth of the sector. The Bill empowers the aviation watchdog DGCA to levy penalties of upto ₹1 crore on airlines, airports and other aviation entities.

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