Current affairs 25 September 2020


UP Government launches U-Rise portal for employement

  • U-Rise portal has been launched by Uttar Pradesh government to help students find jobs. . The U-RISE or the Unified Reimagined Innovation For Students Empowerment portal will be giving career counselling assistance to students. It is a joint initiative of the Department of Technical Education, Department, Training, Employment and the Skill Development Mission as well as the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow.

Kerala to house one of the first medical device parks in India

  • Kerala will soon house one of the first medical device parks in the country, focusing on the high-risk medical device sector to provide a full range of services for the medical devices industry like R&D support, testing, and evaluation

Shivangi Singh set to become India’s first woman fighter pilot to fly Rafale

  • Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh is set to become the first woman fighter pilot of India to fly the Rafale combat aircraft. Shivangi Singh, who hails from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi, was commissioned into the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the year 2017

51st IFFI to be held from 16th to 24th January 2021 in Goa

  • The 51st annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which was earlier scheduled to start from November 20, 2020, in Goa has now been postponed to 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will now take place from January 16th to 24th, 2021 in Goa.

India holds webinar with Cambodia to boost defence cooperation

  • A webinar between India and Cambodia was held today. The theme of the webinar was “Indian Defence Industry Global Outreach for Collaborative Partnership: Webinar and Expo”. It was organized under the aegis of Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence through Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers, SIDM.

Kerala wins United Nations award on prevention, control of non-communicable diseases

  • Kerala has won the United Nations award on September 24, 2020, for its excellent contribution towards the non-communicable diseases-related sustainable development goals


Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) appoints Rajat Sud as its new Managing Director

  • 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

Acer India signs Sonu Sood as brand ambassador

  • 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.

Aakash Educational Services Limited appoints Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassador

  • Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), the national leader in test preparatory services, has announced the appointment of ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its Brand Ambassador.


Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

  • The legendary singer, SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away at a private hospital in Chennai. He was 74.He has sung over 40,000 songs in as many as 16 languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi

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