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Important Days in September

1st September - National Nutrition Week

3rd September - Skyscraper Day

5 September - Teachers' Day

8 September - International Literacy Day

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September - World First Aid Day

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September - Engineer's Day

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September - World Tourism Day

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September - World Heart Day

1.1st National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics

Central Bureau of Investigation's 1st National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics inaugurated in New Delhi.

The 2 days conference aimed at creating the platform and bringing together investigators, lawyers, forensic experts and academia to discuss challenges related to cybercrime and ways to find solutions.

It also acts as a platform to share good practices to learn from experiences of various State police and Law Enforcement Agencies.

Foot Notes:

1.Director of Central Bureau of Investigation: Rishi Kumar Shukla.

2.Iran will lift all limits on nuclear R&D

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ordered the removal of all limits on nuclear research and development, taking the country's third step in scaling down its commitments to a 2015 deal with world powers.

His announcement came shortly after the United States hit the Islamic Republic with further sanctions, the latest in a series of punitive measures including an embargo on Iranian oil exports.

Iran and three European countries - the United Kingdom, France and Germany - have

been engaged in talks to reduce tensions and save the nuclear deal that has been unraveling since US President Donald Trump withdrew from it in May last year.

It also acts as a platform to share good practices to learn from experiences of various State police and Law Enforcement Agencies.

Foot Notes:

About Iran

1.Capital: Tehran

2.Currency: Iranian rial

3.Supreme leader: Ali Khamenei

4.President: Hassan Rouhani

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3.India among top 10 nations in gold reserves

India has surpassed the Netherlands to move into the list of top10 countries in terms of total gold reserves.

According to the World Gold Council, India has gold reserves totalling 618.2 tonnes, which is marginally higher than the Netherlands’ reserves of 612.5 tonnes.

According to the World Gold Council, the U.S. leads the country list with total gold reserves of 8,133.5 tonnes followed by Germany with 3,366.8 tonnes. In terms of individual countries, India actually ranks 9th since the International Monetary Fund (IMF) occupies the third position after the U.S. and Germany.

4.PM to launch a pension scheme for traders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan- dhan Yojana, the Centre’s pension scheme for traders.

A few of the first subscribers from across the country will be given pension cards by the PM.

The scheme, which is an extension of the PM Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Yojana, will make all beneficiaries eligible for a monthly pension of Rs 3000 after the age of 60 at a miniscule monthly contribution.

5.International Day of Charity: 5 September

The United Nations observes 5 September every year as International Day of Charity with the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities.

The date of 5 September was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa.

She also received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 "for work undertaken in the struggle

to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitute a threat to peace."Secretary-General of the United Nations: Antonio Guterres; Headquarters: New York, USA; Founded: 24 October 1945.

About United Nations

1.Founded: 24 October 1945, San Francisco, California, United States

2.Headquarters: New York, United States

3.Secretary general: António Guterres

6.Rohit Sharma launches a campaign to save Rhinos in India

Indian Cricket team vice-captain Rohit Sharma is launching Rohit4Rhinos campaign, in partnership with WWF India and Animal Planet.

This campaign helps to build awareness for the need to conserve the Greater One- Horned Rhinoceros or the Indian Rhino.

The Indian rhinoceros faces several threats, including poaching, habitat loss and mass mortality from inbreeding and disease.

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7.Standard Chartered Bank launches new “DigiSmart” credit card

The Standard Chartered Bank, a British multinational banking and financial services company has launched its “DigiSmart” credit card primarily focused on the ever- growing segment of millennials.

The new credit card is available for a nominal monthly fee of only Rs 49. However, this fee will be waived off if the spends of the customer are Rs 5,000 or above in the previous month.

Instant discounts and other benefits make this card special. key e-commerce portals, travel, entertainment, fashion, grocery and food delivery can be discounted on various categories of products.

Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with several companies such as Myntra, Grofers, Yatra, Zomato, Ola and INOX in the initial phase to offer customers with discounts and other benefits.

About Standard Chartered Bank:

1 .Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

2.Chairman: Jose Vinals

3.Tagline: Your Right Partner

8.CRISIL revises India's GDP growth to 6.3% in fiscal 2020

Rating agency CRISIL has revised India’s fiscal year 2020 GDP growth forecast to 6.3%. CRISIL has lowered the GDP growth forecast from 6.9% to 6.3%. The growth was revised as the first-quarter growth rate of India reduced to a 25-quarter low of 5%.

It also acts as a platform to share good practices to learn from experiences of various State police and Law Enforcement Agencies.

Foot Notes:

About CRISIL

1. Managing Director and CEO of CRISIL: Ashu Suyash.

9.US Federal Trade Commission fines YouTube with $170 million

The US's Federal Trade Commission has fined Google's YouTube with $170 million. YouTube will have to pay $170 million to settle allegations of collecting personal information about children.

YouTube has been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent. YouTube also used those cookies to deliver millions of dollars in targeted advertisements to those viewers.

The penalty on YouTube is the largest since a law came into effect in 1998 which banned the collection of information about children aged below 13. The law was revised in 2013 to include “cookies,” which can be used to track a person's internet viewing habits.

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10.Wipro bags $300-million deal from ICICI Bank

IT services major Wipro Limited has bagged a strategic contract valued at $300 million from the ICICI Bank. Under the contract, Wipro will offer a comprehensive suite of services to ICICI Bank for the next seven years, starting September 2019.

Currently, Mumbai-based IT services firm Vara infotech provides these services to the ICICI Bank. As part of this strategic engagement, Wipro will absorb about 3,800 employees of Vara infotech along with its existing contracts, facilities and assets.

It also acts as a platform to share good practices to learn from experiences of various State police and Law Enforcement Agencies.

Foot Notes:

About ICICI

1.MD & CEO of ICICI Bank: Sandeep Bakhshi

2.ICICI Bank Headquarters: Mumbai.

3.Tagline of ICICI Bank: Hum Hain Na!

4.MD & CEO of Wipro: Abidali Z. Neemuchwala.

"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough"