Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 October 2019
Harmanpreet Kaur recently became India's first cricketer to play 100 T20 International matches.
Three bilateral projects were inaugurated recently between India and Bangladesh through a video conferencing between PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina. Both the sides exchanged seven bilateral agreements on Bangladesh-India Professional Skill Development Institute; Vivekananda Bhawan in Dhaka and other sectors.
Harmanpreet Kaur recently became India's first to play 100 T20 International matches. Kaur is the Captain of Indian women's cricket team. She managed to achieve the feat by playing the sixth and final T20 International against South Africa at Surat. She is the first to play 100 T20Is among males and females.
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched the “Trans Fat-Free” logo of Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The Logo gives a boost to the ‘Eat Right India’ movement of FSSAI that aims to eliminate the use of trans-fat in food supplies across India. On the same occasion, the Minister also launched ‘Green Purple’ logo.
RBI Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) recently in its 4th bi-monthly monetary policy statement has further reduced the Repo Rate by 25 bps to 5.15 per cent. Subsequently, the Reverse Repo Rate stands at 4.9 per cent. This is the fifth consecutive rate cut in a row.
The World Teachers Day 2019 was observed globally on October 5, 2019 with an aim to spread awareness about the role teachers’ play in children’s life. The day is celebrated globally by honoring teachers and retired teachers for their special contribution by providing education.