Current Affairs for 3 October 2020

Current Affairs for 3 October 2020

Top 7 important Current Affairs for 3 October 2020

SBI appointed Attra as its Chief financial officer

  • SBI appointed Charanjit Surinder Singh Attra as its chief financial officer, an outcome of its recent lateral hiring exercise.

  • Lateral hiring is a process appointing an expert for a specific post from another organisation.

  • Charanjit Surinder Singh Attra is the former partner at EY India.

Rana Ayyub will be honoured

  • The famous investigative journalist, Rana Ayyub will be awarded by US-based Muslim Public Affairs Council.

  • She will be awarded for her 'tenacious reporting on the rise of authoritarian Hindu Nationalism' on October 10, 2020.

  • She has also won the 2020 McGill Medal for journalistic courage in February 2020.

Company has roped in Saurav Ganguly as its brand ambassador

  • Bengal Peerless Housing has confirmed Sourav Ganguly as its Brand Ambassador.

  • Sourav will lead the campaign of the company's residential project Avidipta II on EM Bypass.

  • Saurav Ganguly is the current president of Board of Control for Cricket in India.

'Gandhi Filmotsav' concluded on 2 October

  • The 'Film Mahotsav' organised by Film division, concluded on 2 October 2020.

  • This has been organised as a part of the grand finale of two years celebration of Gandhiji's 150th Birth Anniversary.

  • The film festival was streamed in its website and YouTube from September 26, 2020.

Delhi holds 1st position in Crimes against women

  • The latest data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) says that Delhi holds rank 1st in Crimes against women during the year 2019.

  • Delhi recorded 12,902 cases followed by Mumbai with 6,519 cases.

  • However, Mumbai got rank 1st in cases of Insult to women's modesty with 575 cases.

Odisha has released 'Jau Kandhei' on 1st October

  • 1 October is celebrated as World Postcard Day and on this occasion, the Chief Postmaster general,Odisha Circle, released a picture of Postcard named Jau Kandhei' on the theme of traditional toys of India.

  • 10 other Postal circles have also released similar postcards on the same theme.

  • The main objective to release the Postcards  on this theme is to promote the artesians making traditional toys in Odisha and also in the other part of India.

A 100-days campaign has launched on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti

  • On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, a 100-days campaign has been launched under the Jal Jeevan Mission.

  • The campaign was announced by PM Modi on September 29, 2020.

  • This 100-days campaign will provide portable piped water supply to the schools and anganwadi centres.

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