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Business and Economy- Current affairs 08/09/21
This category of current affairs 08/09/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India and world.
PayPal Boosting Buy Now and Pay Later (BNPL) Race with $2.7 Billion
US’s PayPal Insurance said it would obtain Japanese buy now, pay later firm Paidy in a $2.7 billion cash deal. It is going to take another step to claim the top spot in an industry witnessing a pandemic-led boost. The buy now, pay later business model has been very successful during the COVID-19 pandemic, fuelled by credit markets.
Reserve Bank Enhances Scope for Card-Tokenization Services
The Reserve Bank of India has enhanced the guidelines of tokenization services cards in terms to boost the safety and security of the payment system. RBI said that the device-based tokenization framework of January 2019 and August 2021 has been extended to Card-on-Fite Tokenization (CoFT) services as well. Moreover, the card issuers have been allowed to use card tokenization services as Token Service Providers.
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 08/09/21
This category of current affairs 08/09/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India and world.
Prime Minister of India has Launched Numerous Initiatives in Education Sector
Shikshak Parv 2021 was addressed by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India through video conferencing on 7 September and during this video conferencing he launched numerous schemes in the education sector under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Furthermore, Shikshak Parv 2021 is being celebrated from 5 to 17 September 2021 by the Ministry of Education in order to recognize the contribution of teachers.
Tamil Nadu Government Has Introduced a Bill ‘Right to Sit’ for Workers
Tamil Nadu’s state government has introduced a bill in the Assembly for workers’ called ‘right to sit’. The objective of the bill is to provide a chair to each worker. It will be helpful for the employees and also avoid their discomfort. The state government of Tamil Nadu has decided to apply this bill after the health issues arising. The bill will be very beneficial for those employees who are working at textile and jewelry showrooms.
The Centre Government has Created a National Farmers’ Database
The Center Government of India has created a National Farmers Database with a record of 5.5 crore farmers. The Database hopes to increase 8 crore farmers by the end of this year. National Farmers Database has to be linked with the state land record databases, according to Agriculture Minister. For the advancement in the digital Agriculture system, it is important to link it with digital technology and scientific research.
The national database has been collected from existing national schemes such as PM-KISAN and the insurance scheme PM Fasal Bima Yojna. Furthermore, 5.5 crore farmers have been identified with the help of this database.
Science and Technology- Current affairs 08/09/21
This category of current affairs 08/09/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India and world.
iPhones will Satellite Connectivity
The Internet has been crowded with the news that the iPhone of next-generation can have satellite connectivity. Satellite connectivity can enable it to make calls without a cellular network. Top analyst of Apple Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple’s next-generation iPhone 13 will feature a Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) satellite communication mode. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites operate at 311 miles which are around 500 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, unlike traditional satellites that are stationed at a higher level. As LEO satellites are closer to the earth’s surface, the time needed for data to be sent and returned is shorter.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 08/09/21
This category of current affairs 08/09/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India and world.
Venkatesh Prasad and Devendra Jhajharia are Selected for Year 2021 National Sports Awards Selection Committee
Devendra Jhajharia who is a three-time Paralympics medal-winner, former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, and ex-world champion boxer L Sarita Devi are nominated for the 2021 year’s National Sports Awards. Retired judge of Supreme Court Justice Mukundakum Sharma has been chosen as the chairperson of the committee. The award list also includes former shooter Anjali Bhagwat, and Anjum Chopra who is captain of the women’s cricket team. Recently, Jhajharia has won a silver medal at the Paralympics 2020 and has won two gold medals in 2004 and 2016. The committee will decide the winners in the upcoming days.
World- Current affairs 08/09/21
This category of current affairs 08/09/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
The Earthquake with a Magnitude of 7.1 Shook Mexico City
The Earthquake was felt strongly in parts of Mexico City with 7.1 magnitudes. State Governor informed that one man died because a utility pole fell on him in the nearby city of Coyuca de Benitez. The earthquake in Mexico hit the Pacific Resort city of Acapulco. One person was dead in this earthquake. The buildings in the capital city collapsed due to the effect of an earthquake.
Sri Lankan President Declared Economic Emergency in the Country
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the President of Sri Lanka declared an economic emergency. The emergency has been declared under the Public Security Ordinance. The reason behind this emergency is the rapid depletion of forex reserves, depreciating currency, and rising food prices in the country. The emergency will prevent the hoarding of essential items, including sugar and rice.
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