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Current Affairs Date: 05 September 2020

Govt Announcement:
  • As per the 4th edition of State Business Reform Action Plan, ranking of “Ease of Doing Business” for 2019 was released by the commerce and industry ministry on 05 Sep 2020. This was prepared by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). The ranking was based on 180 reform pointsAndhra Pradesh retained the first position in Ease of Doing Business ranking 2019, followed by Uttar Pradesh 2nd and Telangana 3rd position.
  • Two days “National Tribal Research Conclave” organized by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) and Indian Institute of Public Administration on on 3rd and 4th September, 2020 via virtual plateform. The conclave was chaired by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda.
  • Chemistry Teacher Ms. Sangeeta Sohni, teacher at the Atomic Energy Central School, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai has received the “National Awards to Teachers for the year 2020” for effective teaching, academic rigour and good student performance. The President of India, Shri Ramnath Kovind presented the National Awards to Teachers for the year 2020 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day (05 Sep 2020) via video conferencing.
National Awards to Teachers for the year 2020, list of all 47 awardees:

List of 47 Awardee of National Awards to Teachers for the year 2020 with citation


The Karnataka Yakshagana Academy announced its annual awards, 2019 on 04 Sep 2020.

A senior Yakshagana playwright and Talamaddale interpreter “Ambatanaya Mudrady” has been selected for the Parthi subba Award.

Awardee for books category are:
  1. “Yakshagana Veeranjaneya Vaibhava” by Hostota Manjunath Bhagavata
  2. “Agari Marga” by Krishnaprakash Ulitaya
  3. “Yakshagana Bailata – Ondu Adhyayana” by Dr Chikanna Yennekatte
Science & Technology:
  • Scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital have evaluated the near surface ozone in the Brahmaputra River Valley (BRV) and found relatively low concentration of Ozone over Guwahati compared to the other urban locations in India. This has been recently published in “Atmospheric Pollution Research” journal. Low ozone over Brahmaputra River Valley brings good news for health of people.
  • Scientists from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology(WIHG) under the Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India have developed a neural-based (machine learning-based) practical approach for automatic interpretation of 3D seismic data. The approach has been developed by computing a new attribute called meta-attribute. This has been developed to automate the process and accelerate the interpretation of 3D seismic data. This study has been published in the research journalTectonophysics“.
  • Veteran producer-director Johnny Bakshi passed away on 05 Sep 2020 due to cardiac arrest at Mumbai. He was 82.
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