? The second Saturday of September is observed as World First Aid Day, this day is celebrated to raise awareness about first aid. The day was first observed in 2000 by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
? United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed Bollywood Actor Ayushmann Khurrana as its celebrity advocate for children’s rights campaign, “For Every Child”. He will work towards this initiative in India.
? The United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize because of his efforts on brokering the historic Israel-UAE Peace Deal.
? Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has become the world’s 40th most valuable firm after it became the first Indian company to cross USD 210 billion in market capitalisation intra-day.
? Veteran actor Paresh Rawal has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National School of Drama (NSD), India’s premier theatre institute.
? The state government of Meghalaya has launched India’s Biggest “Piggery Mission” with an outlay of Rs 209 Crores. It is being launched under the aegis of Meghalaya Livestock Enterprises Advancement Society (MLEADS) and funded by the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC).