18th September 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-09-19

? The World Patient Safety Day is observed on September 17 to create global awareness  for patient safety and urge people to show their commitment to make healthcare safer. The World Health Organization (WHO) observed the first WPSD in 2019. It was adopted at the 72nd World Health Assembly on 25 May 2019. The theme for 2020 WPSD is ‘Safe health workers, Safe patients’.

? The Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) in Rome, Italy, has become the first airport in the world to be certified with “COVID-19 5-star airport rating” from Skytrax, a U.K.-based airport and airline review firm. FCO, also known as the Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport, is the busiest airport in Italy.

? India’s first exclusive private jet terminal was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on September 17, 2020.

? Country’s top lender State Bank of India (SBI) and Titan Company have partnered have partnered to launch contactless payment services through watches, called Titan Pay. “Now, make your payments fast, hassle-free, contactless, and from your watch.

? Google has removed the Paytm app from the Play Store for allegedly violating its policies on gambling. The app is no longer available for download for Android users.

? Udit Singhal, an 18-year old Indian boy has been named by the United Nations in the list of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. It is a highest-profile recognition opportunity for the youngsters who are leading efforts on the world’s most pressing issues.

? Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced an assistance scheme to encourage the use of battery-operated two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the state.

? India’s fastest growing online poker brand, 9stacks have announced Suresh Raina as their brand ambassador! The online poker platform is hopeful that the new association will be fruitful for their upcoming campaigns and engagement activities. The platform is a professionally run Indian online poker platform and has over 32 million users which has freeroll tourneys, cash tables and online tournaments almost everyday.

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