9 October 2019 Current Affairs
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Current Affairs : Days of 9 October
World Habitat Day
- Annually, The day of 9 October is considered as the day of World Habitat. on that day, that remarks towns and cities’s state and along with it, all basic rights to all people.in addition, it reminds us that it is an our responsibility to give shape to our cities and towns in future.
- Goal of Day – transforming waste to wealth, by using Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool.
World Cotton Day
- Every year, The day of 9 October is also considered as the day of World Cotton. First time World Cotton Day (WCD) will be organized by World Trade Organization (WTO) on 7 October 2019 in Geneva. the objective of day is to celebrate the benifits of cotton as natural fibre to people like production, transformation, trade and consumption
World Post Day
- it is a birthday of the installation of Universal Postal Union. in 1874, Bern, Swiss, Universal Postal Union was made. however, later in 1969, in UPU Congress decided to celebrate as World Post Day in Tokyo, Japan.
- it has role to spread awareness that what ois importance of postal services for people and how postal services can be used for as contribution to development globally.
Current Affairs : National
to prevent pollution Green Eco-Friendly Crackers , introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan at the occasion of Diwali Festival
- Union Minister for Health, Dr Harsh Vardhan introduced eco-friendly firecrackers to prevent pollution at Diwali. these firecrackers, manufactured in India.
- The crackers, developed under monitoring of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in labs. sound-emitting, flowerpot, pencil and sparklers crackers are available.The new green crackers can be recognized by green logo ,Quick Response (QR) coding system.
A high-level panel for monitoring activities of money laundering
- The Govt of India has made a 19-member Inter-Ministerial Co-ordination Committee (IMCC) . the revenue secretary Mr Ajay Bhushan Pandey will chair of this Committee. The Committee will be monitor the activities of money laundering cases.
- The Committee has been made under the rule of Section 72A of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002.
- The Committee will have its 5 secretaries they will be from finance ministry and external affairs and regulatory authorities’s chiefs and probe agencies.
Current Affairs : Banking
Swiss bank shares a list of indian bank account holders with india
- due to enabling automatic information exchange between India and Swiss nations, The Swiss bank has given the details of those accounts which are accessed by indian holders to keep black money.
- It is a big efforts by Indian govt to track black money. India joined in list of 75 nations, Switzerland’s Federal Tax Administration (FTA) has shared financial details with listed nations.
- in September 2020, the FTA will provide next information.the FTA has give information of 31 lakh financial accounts to his partner nations. the information like country, name, address, capital income, bank balance and financial institution has been given to partner nations.
Current Affairs : Ranking
WEF’s global competitiveness index
- in the annual global competitiveness indexing, India has got 68th place with slipping 10 places.The index involves landscape of 141 economies using 103 indicators into 12 subjects . as the world most competitive economy, Singapore takes th place of US. and Hong Kong reached at 3rd place. while, Netherlands and Switzerland achieved 4th and 5th place respectively.
Current Affairs : Books
ToBECOMING book by Michelle Obama
- Michelle Obama has written her second book named as Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice. it is going to release in market on 19 November 2019. Clarkson Potter will unfold the book in more than 20 nations of world.
Current Affairs : Sports
Simone Biles earned 15th world tournament title
- Simone Biles is a star of US gymnastics, has earned a gold medal in 15th world championship in Stuttgart, Germany.she earned her 21st world medal, outpacing Svetlana Khorkina of Russia to create a record.