Current Affairs : 14-09-2019 in English

Economy

  • RSA Security (Dell Technologies company) and this firm have announced their strategic partnership for fraud and risk intelligence solutions and services across India - SDG Corporation.

International 

  • According to the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI), India is expected to overtake the US as world’s largest application developers population centre by - 2024.
  • Present Secretary-General of United Nations - Antonio Guterres.

National

  • The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana and the National Pension Scheme for the traders and the self-employed aims at providing a minimum assured pension of - Rs 3000 per month (after attaining age of 60 years).

Persons in News

  • Veteran Indian Army officer who has been appointed as the head of the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) in the strife-torn Yemen's port city of Hodeidah - Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha.
  • Five Indian women police officers who were conferred the UN medal for their commendable services in UN mission in South Sudan - Reena Yadav, Gopika Jahagirdar, Bharati Samantray, Ragini Kumari, and Kamal Shekhawat.

General Knowledge

  • United Nations (UN) – Established in: 1945; Headquarters: New York City, USA.
  • The Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Promoting and Implementing Technical Cooperation Among Developing Countries (BAPA) adopted in - 1978.
  • Four most common blood groups - A, B, AB and O.
  • The rare, Bombay blood group was first discovered in Mumbai in 1952 by - Dr Y M Bhende.
  • The Bombay blood group also called – hh (deficient in expressing antigen H).

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