AspirantWorld One liners : 11th September

• India’s leading Fintech platform, PhonePe, which has now 300 million users, has added an interactive internet site referred to as PhonePe Pulse, consisting of data, perception and key developments on digital payments.

• Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft of India has finished extra than 9,000 orbits around the Moon. Imaging and different scientific devices on the aircraft have been presenting fantastic useful data due to the fact then. Lunar Science Workshop is a two-day workshop, organised by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

• Indian Railways brought a new economy classification in the AC 3-tier trains. With the new coaches, the trains are in a position to accommodate greater passengers. Tariff or ticket rate for new coaches will be 8 percent less than the ordinary AC 3-tier fares.

• The Government of Tamil Nadu government has decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of reformist leader E V Ramasamy Periyar “Social Justice Day”. E V Ramasamy Periyar was born on September 17. This day will now be celebrated as ‘Social Justice Day’ each year.

• According to a new red list by IUCN, the world’s sharks and rays have been witnessing declines in their populations since 2014 and are now threatened with extinction. New red list was released through IUCN at world conferences with the purpose of protecting dwindling species.

• Biologist of India Shailendra Singh has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three significantly endangered turtle conservation species again from the brink of extinction. Shailendra was named to lead the Turtle Survival Alliance/ Wildlife Conservation Society India turtle programme.

• The Prime Minister greeted the people at the sacred moment of Sri Guru Grant Sahib Ji’s Parkash Purab. In 1604, the first Prakash Purab Utsav marked the establishment of Guru Granth Sahib in Harmandir Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple).

• After the deadly Hurricane Ida, cleanup crews and the U.S. Coast Guard are trying to locate the source of the oil spill found in the Gulf of Mexico. Satellite photos from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show an oil slick about 2 miles (3 kilometers) outside the Louisiana’s Port Fourchon.

• The United Arab Emirates has introduced a new classification of visas supposed to ease the restrictions faced by foreigners in pursuing employment opportunities in the country, referred to as “green visa”. According to the green visa, foreigners can work in the UAE without an employer’s guarantee.

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