? The Union Government on September 14, 2020 sought Parliament’s approval for infusing Rs 20,000 crore in public sector banks in the current financial year to meet regulatory requirements. The proposal is a part of the first batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2020-21 moved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha earlier today.
? Germany, a major diplomatic partner of China, has decided to shift its focus to building stronger partnerships with democratic countries in the Indo-Pacific region to promote the rule of law. The move will serve a major blow to China.
? The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 14, 2020, announced that it has appointed Takeo Konishi as a Country Director of India. Takeo Konishi has succeeded Kenichi Yokoyama.
? The Uttar Pradesh state government announced on September 13, 2020 that a special force will be constituted to protect courts, airports, administrative buildings, metros, banks and other government offices.
? Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary on September 14, 2020, won the leadership vote of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan.
? Hindi Diwas 2020 was celebrated across the country on September 14, 2020 to mark the adoption of Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country by the Constituent Assembly in 1949.