Current Affairs Daily Digest – September 05 2020
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1. India celebrates Teachers Day on 05th September
India celebrates Teachers Day every year on 05th September to honour teachers for their significant contributions in shaping the life of students. The day is being celebrated in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of the First Vice President of India and the Second President of India and an educationist at heart, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
India is celebrating the Teachers Day on 05th of September since 1962. This is the year when Dr Radhakrishnan assumed charge as the President of India.
2. Ayushmann Khurrana appointed as Brand Ambassador of Bajaj Allianz Life
Private life insurer, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited has appointed bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as its brand ambassador. As the brand ambassador of the life insurer, actor will be promoting the products as well as the digital services of the Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited.
MD & CEO of Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited: Tarun Chugh.
3. Dwayne Bravo becomes cricket ambassador for “SBOTOP” sportsbook brand
West Indies cricket icon Dwayne Bravo has become the first cricket ambassador for “SBOTOP” sportsbook brand. Isle of Man betting group Celton Manx has appointed the West Indies cricketer as the cricket ambassador for its flagship sportsbook.
He has represented the country in 256 test matches and 120 one-day-internationals and is also considered as one of the best ever ‘all-rounders’ of the sports.
4. UN Environment Programme launches “The Little Book of Green Nudges”
A new publication “The Little Book of Green Nudges” has been launched by the United Nations Environment Programme. The newly launched publication seeks to encourage around 200 million students around the world to adopt environmentally friendly habits and greener lifestyles.
Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme: Inger Andersen.
5. Punjab government rolls out ‘I Rakhwali’ App
Punjab government has rolled out “I Rakhwali” App to ensure greenery and to protect the environment in Punjab. The development of app is state governments’ effort to supplement its drive to preserve and maintain the environment in Punjab and to make people stakeholders in the process.
Chief Minister of Punjab: Capt. Amarinder Singh; Governor: V.P. Singh Badnore.
6. International Day of Charity celebrated on 5 September
United Nations celebrates the International Day of Charity globally on 05th September every year. The day is being celebrated to sensitize and mobilize people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to help others via volunteer and philanthropic activities. The day also recognizes the role played by charity in reducing humanitarian crises and human suffering within and among nations.
Secretary-General of United Nations: António Guterres.
7. Govt adds ‘testing on demand’ in its new guidelines for COVID-19 testing
The government has added ‘testing on demand’ in its new guidelines for COVID-19 testing. Under the ‘testing on demand’ section, government mentioned “individuals undertaking travel to countries/Indian states mandating a negative COVID-19 test, and all individuals who wish to get themselves tested”.
However, government said that state governments have the freedom to decide on simplified modalities.
8. Finch becomes second-fastest after Kohli to score 2,000 T20I
Australia limited-overs captain Aaron Finch became the second-fastest to score 2,000 runs in the shortest format of the game during their first T20I against England. Finch achieved the feat in his 62nd innings and is only behind Virat Kohli who crossed the 2000-run mark in his 56th innings. Finch is second from Australia and 10th batsman overall to do so.