Current Affairs : 03-09-2019 in English

Economy

  • On 2 September, this bank has signed an agreement with ECL Finance for co-origination of loans to MSME customers - Central Bank of India.
  • India’s GDP growth in the financial year 2019-20 estimated by Fitch Solutions on 2 September - 6.4 percent.
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections in August 2019 - Rs 98,202 crore.

International 

  • Government of Bangladesh signed an agreement with Reliance Power of India to set up 750 Mega Watt gas-based power plant in - Meghnahat near Dhaka.
  • The ‘72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia' inaugurated on 2 September in – New Delhi, India.
  • Person who was unanimously elected as Chair of the 72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia - Dr Harsh Vardhan.
  • Country that will overtake China as the largest importer of coking coal by 2025, according to a report of the Fitch Solutions Macro Research - India.
  • Host of the 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) on 3rd September 2019 - Election Commission of India (at Bengaluru)
  • Country that will take over as Chair of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) for the 2019-21 term - India.

Persons in News

  • Person who will receive an award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan - Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sports

  • Winner in the inaugural edition of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) World Championship that held in Chicago - American wrestler Chris Jericho.
  • Winner of the SAFF U-15 Championships 2019 that played in Kalyani (West Bengal) - India.

State Current Affairs

  • The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in this state from September 1 - Uttar Pradesh.

General Knowledge

  • South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) was founded in – 1997.
  • Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) – Founded in: 2013 (14 October); Secretariat: Song-do, South Korea.
  • Election Commission of India - Established in: 1950 (25 January); Secretariat: New Delhi.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) – Founded in: 1948 (7 April); Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Bangladesh - Capital: Dhaka; Currency: Bangladeshi Taka.

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