Current Affairs:

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed AK Dixit (ex-general manager at Union Bank of India), as the new administrator of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank.He has replaced JB Bhoria who has stepped down from his role as the administrator of the bank due to health reasons.In September 2019, the RBI had superseded the board of PMC bank due to fraud and financial irregularities in the PMC bank.
  • The 72nd Emmy Awards 2020 marks the beginning of Hollywood’s first major show in the times of COVID-19.The ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at an empty theatre in Los Angeles with cutouts of the nominees placed in the audience

Here’s the winners’ list of the Emmy Awards 2020:

  • Drama Series: Succession
  • Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Julia Garner, Ozark
  • Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Succession
  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Succession
  • Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Zendaya, Euphoria
  • Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, Succession
  • Limited Series: Watchmen
  • Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Uzo Aduba, Mrs America
  • Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen
  • Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Unorthodox
  • Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series: Watchmen
  • Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True
  • Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, Watchmen
  • Comedy Series: Schitt’s Creek
  • Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
  • Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek
  • Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Schitt’s Creek
  • Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Schitt’s Creek
  • Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
  • Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
  • Competition Program: RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Outstanding Television Movie: Bad Education
  • Time Magazine has released the TIME 100 Most Influential People List 2020. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi is the only politician on the list.He has been named in this for the fourth time since coming in power in 2014. The List has named people in five categories: Pioneers, Artists, Leaders, Titans, Icons.
  • A 17-year-old girl, Khushi Chindaliya has been appointed as Regional Ambassador for India by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)- Tunza Eco-Generation.In her new role, Khusi will raise awareness about climate change and the importance of environmental conservation and the need to safeguard environmental treasures.She will work with the TEG on various environmental awareness programmes till February 2021
  • World Maritime Day 2020 is observed globally on 24th September in the form of an online event.The exact date of celebrating World Maritime Day is left to the individual governments but is usually celebrated during the last week in September.The theme of World Maritime Day 2020 is “Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet,” which provides an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to showcase the work that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States are undertaking to achieve the targets.

History on the Date:

(1934) 2,500 fans see Babe Ruth’s farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium

(1869) Black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould & Fisk attempt to corner gold

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