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Current Affairs 04th March 2020

1. Tasnim Mir, Mansi Singh win bronze at Yonex Dutch Junior International
  • It is a Badminton event at the Yonex Dutch Junior International 2020.
  • It was the 1st time India won two bronze medals in girls’ singles at this BWF Junior Int’l Grand Prix tournament.
  • The event held at Haarlem, Netherlands.
2. Oppo launches ‘Kash’ mutual fund platform, offers SIPs from ₹100
  • that offers users to invest in mutual funds, along with free credit reports, personal loans up to two lakh, business loans up to ₹2 crore and screen insurance.
  • Vice President of OPPO : Sumit Walia
3. RBL Bank, Zomato and Mastercard partner to launch co-branded credit cards
  • It will help the online food delivery platform further cement its position in India.
  • Vishwavir Ahuja,Managing Director & CEO of RBL Bank.
4. Fitch Solutions cuts India’s economic growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20
  • John Knowles Fitch, Fitch Group founder.
5. Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri to step down; Pekka Lundmark to take over
  • He will be replaced by Pekka Lundmark, the outgoing CEO of Fortum Oyj.
  • He will leave his current position on Aug. 31.
  • “Nokia” is derived from the town Nokia & the Nokianvirta River.
6. RBI receives ₹1.71 trillion in Long-term repo operation (LTRO)
  • The RBI will conduct another LTRO for three-year tenor worth ₹25,000 crore on March 9.
  • Shaktikanta Das, 25th governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
7. OECD lowers India’s FY21 GDP growth to 5.1% on coronavirus concerns
  • OECD = Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development .
8. Raghav Chadha appointed Delhi Jal Board vice chairman
  • Raghav Chadha is the first time MLA as vice-chairman of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
  • He represents the Rajendra Nagar Assembly constituency.
  • Delhi Jal Board ,CEO: Vijay Kumar
9. NABARD, IIT Mandi sign MoU to develop farmer friendly tech
  • IIT Mandi will get Rs 35 lakh
  • For setting up Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
10. Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch dies at 84
  • He took GE’s revenue from under $30 billion when he took over in 1981 to $130 billion by 2000.
  • Larry Culp, General Electric chairman and CEO.
11. Digit launches coronavirus insurance product
  • Digit is a online insurance company,
  • Product t can be sold through its partner program, as two fresh cases were disclosed in India.
  • It allows a person to insure for as little as Rs 25,000 and as much as Rs 2 lakhs.
  • Digit Insurance Headquartered at : ‎Bengaluru, India
12 World Wildlife Day : 3rd March
  • Theme = “Sustaining all life on Earth”.
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15 focuses on halting biodiversity.
13. 3rd March: World Hearing Day
  • WHO observes World Hearing Day on 3 March each year
  • to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world.
  • Theme of 2020 day is- “Hearing for life, don’t let hearing loss limit you”.
  • WHO also organizes an annual World Hearing Day seminar.

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