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Current Affairs 23rd April 2020

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Current Affairs 23rd April 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
1. RBI gives nod to Kamakodi’s reappointment as MD & CEO of City Union Bank
  • His tenure will be three years with effect from May 1.
  • He has been associated with the Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu)-headquartered CUB since 2003.
  • City Union Bank Founded in the year: 1904
Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
2. ICICI Bank facilitates voice banking through Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Information regarding the bank’s products and services can be inquired about on these applications.
  • ICICI Bank CEO : Sandeep Bakhshi.
Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
3. Govt approval needed for FDI from neighboring countries
  • Government tweaked its Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy by putting a ban on investments made from countries sharing a border with India via the automatic route.
  • It could be assumed as being aimed at Chinese investors in particular.
  • Ministry of commerce made amends to the FDI Policy.
Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
4. NPPA develops IT platform to monitor sale of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin
  • NPPA = National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority.
  • NPPA chairperson : Shubhra Singh.
  • Founded : 29 August 1997.
5. Infosys appoints Uri Levine as an Independent Director
  • Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting.
  • The appointment is for a period of three years and is subject to the approval of shareholders.
  • Uri Levine co-founded Waze (traffic and navigation app).
6. RBI authorizes Transcorp to issue Co-Branded Prepaid Instruments Cards & Wallets
  • Transcorp International Ltd, announced the receipt of RBI’s nod for entering into co-branding arrangements for Prepaid Instruments.
  • Transcorp has launched Multi-Wallet Prepaid cards powered in association with RUPAY-India’s very own switch powered by NPCI.
  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Founded: 2008.
Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
7. Karnataka launches app for home delivery of essentials in Bengaluru
  • Karnataka CM launched ‘Homeline’, an app to home-deliver groceries and vegetables,
  • The Delivery will cover Bengaluru Urban district and help keep people indoors during the lockdown.
  • Over 3000 delivery partners will now be available for deliveries for a fee of Rs.10.
  • Karnataka chief minister : B.S.Yediyurappa
  • Karnataka Governor : Vajubhai Vala.
Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
8. SAP co-CEO Jennifer Morgan steps down just after 6 months on the job
  • SAP SE is a European multinational software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations
  • SAP SE Co-Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Morgan, appointed in October to the top executive post alongside Christian Klein, will abruptly leave the German software company at the end of April.
  • Klein, 39, will remain in the CEO role.
  • Klein has been a member of SAP’s executive board since 2018.
Current Affairs 23rd April 2020
9. Tech Mahindra, IBM tie up to set up innovation centres
  • Tech Mahindra has decided to set up innovation centres in collaboration with IBM.
  • It is meant to boost digital transformation and encourage adoption of more cloud-based technologies among its global customers.
  • Tech Mahindra, Headquarters : Pune.
10. Dr Harsh Vardhan launches ‘COVID India Seva’, an interactive platform for citizen engagement on COVID-19
  • The initiative is aimed at enabling transparent e-governance delivery in real-time.
  • Also answering citizen queries swiftly, at scale, especially in crisis situations like COVID 19.
  • MoHFW’s @CovidIndiaSeva already has over 1,700 followers.
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11. BMW India CEO Rudratej Singh passes away
  • Rudratej Singh, the President and CEO of BMW Group India, passed away at 46.
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW).
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12. Govt. to conduct telephonic survey on COVID-19
  • Conduct a telephone survey to garner feedback from citizens on prevalence and distribution of coronavirus symptoms.
  • The survey also urged people to participate in the exercise in good measure.
  • They will be called from the number 1921.
  • The survey will be conducted by the National Informatics Centre.

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