Current Affairs 25 September 2020

Current Affairs 25 September 2020

Top 7 Important Current Affairs for 25 September 2020 useful in all competitive examinations.

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Important Current Affairs for 25 September 2020

Rajasthan CM approved 'Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020'

  • Rajasthan CM, Ashok Gehlot has approved a Rajasthan State Road Transport Cooperation's scheme 'Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020'.

  • Under this scheme, two members of a family will get free bus travel to immerse the ashes of their loved ones in the Ganga in Haridwar.

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TIME's 100 most influential people of 2020 list 

  • TIME magazine has published the name of 100 most influential people of 2020.

  • Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is the only film star of India who made his name in this list.

  • Prime minister Narendra Modi holds his position in this list.

  • An old lady named Bilkis Bano is also in this list from India. She was among the protesters against CAA in Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi.

Kerala CM launched e-Challan system

  • The chief minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the e-Challan system to avoid the complaints against the traffic fines.

  • It has been introduced as a part of modernisation of traffic enforcement and Kerala Police.

  • This system works with the National Motor Vehicle Database at the national level.

Prithvi -2 missile has been tested successfully

  • India has successfully tested the Prithvi -2, the short range nuclear capable ballistic missile.

  • This is a single state, liquid fueled ballistic missile. It  has been developed by DRDO.

  • The testing was done from the Interim Test Range, Balasore off the coast of Odisha.

  • Its strike range is about 350 km and it is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1000 kg of warheads.

Major Ports Authorities Bill passed by Lok Sabha

  • The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 has been passed by Lok Sabha on September 23, 2020.

  • This Bill will work on regulation, operation and planning of major Ports in the country and to provide greater autonomy to these ports.

  • The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 seeks to replace the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963.

Government to raise the limit of using SDRF funds for COVID

  • Prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the limit of using the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for COVID related platforms has been increased from 35% to 50%.

  • Under this the health structures will be further strengthened in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, UP and Delhi.

17 year old Indian girl appointed as the UNEP Ambassador

  • A  girl from Surat has been appointed as Regional Ambassador for India by United Nations Environment Program ( UNEP) - Tunza Eco-Generation.

  • The name of the girl is Khushi Chindaliya. She is a 17 year old girl.

  • She will spread awareness about the safeguard of environmental treasures and will discuss the contribution of our country to environmental conservation.

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