Current Affairs:

  • IDFC First Bank will launch “SafePay” a contactless debit card-based payment facility.This payment facility will allow contactless debit card payments by simply waving one’s smartphone against a Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled POS terminal.SafePay embeds Near Field Communication (NFC) technology in the IDFC First Mobile App to enable secure payments using a debit card issued by the Bank.
  • A Joint Venture(JV) of Public Sector Undertakings, under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has appointed Rajat Sud as its new Managing Director from immediate effect.He takes charge from S Gopal, director (commercial), who was given the additional charge as interim MD. Prior to joining EESL, he worked as an executive vice president at Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd.
  • The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and NITI Aayog will organize a summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020′ from October 5-9, 2020.RAISE 2020 will be a global meeting of minds to exchange ideas and chart a course for using AI for social transformation, inclusion and empowerment in areas like Healthcare, Agriculture, Education and Smart Mobility, among other sectors.
  • World Pharmacist Day is observed globally on 25th September every year.This day is celebrated to create awareness about the role of a pharmacist in improving health.The day was an initiative of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) along with the council of this organization.This year’s theme is “Transforming global health“.
  • The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India, IFFI will be held from 16th to 24th January, next year in Goa.Earlier it was scheduled to be held from 20th November to 28th November, this year.It has also been jointly decided to hold the festival on new dates as per the International Film Festival guidelines and protocol.
  • A leading Personal Computer (PC) brand, Acer India has appointed actor Sonu Sood as its brand ambassador.As the brand ambassador of Acer India, Sonu Sood will support the range of innovative products of Acer over the social media and campaign on the commitment of Acers in improving the lives of the people through technology.

History on the Date:

(1844) Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international

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