? Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday launched a state-wide campaign, ‘My Family, My Responsibility’, to tackle the coronavirus pandemic amid further relaxation of lockdown curbs.
? Tata Group has won the contract for construction of India’s new Parliament building with a bid of Rs 861.90 crore, beating Larsen & Toubro. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) had opened financial bids for the new Parliament building construction on September 16, 2020. The new Parliament building construction is a part of the Central Vista redevelopment project.
? Paytm First Games (PFG), a subsidiary of digital financial service platform Paytm, has roped in cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar as brand ambassador. Tendulkar will promote PFG and generate excitement around all sports including kabaddi, football and basketball.
? India has been ranked at 116th position in the latest edition of the World Bank’s annual Human Capital Index.
? Amazon.com Inc has signed up Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan for its Alexa voice assistant. Alexa users will be able to access Amitabh Bachchan’s voice on Alexa by purchasing the Amitabh Bachchan voice experience. He is the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Alexa.
? The US Government on September 16, 2020, unveiled its COVID-19 vaccine delivery plan which entails administering the drug to all the citizens of US free of cost.