Current Affairs – 2020

Welcome to Current Affairs 2020. In this section, we post Daily Current Affairs for SSC, Banking, CLAT, IBPS, UPSC, MPSC, RPSC, BPSC, UPPSC, States PSC Examinations.

Myanmar-China sign 33 deals of BRI: Increases China’s ease of access of Indian Ocean

On January 18, 2020, China and Myanmar signed 33 new deals under BRI (Belt and Road Initiative) to implement China-Myanmar Economic Corridor. Also, a concession agreement was signed by he countries to implement the deep seaport project called Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone. ContentsHighlightsIndia’s ConcernsMyitsone Dam Highlights The agreements were signed to strengthen the collaboration in Read More…

World Gold Council report: RBI ranks 6th in buying gold abroad

The World Gold Council (WGC) recently released its report, “World Gold Outlook 2020”. The report says that gold has performed the best since 2010 in 2019. In 2019, the gold trade in USD has increased by 18.4% as compared to 2010. ContentsHighlights: IndiaHighlights: WorldWorld Gold Council Highlights: India According to the WGC, RBI (Reserve Bank Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-19 January, 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for January 19, 2020. ContentsINDIAECONOMY & CORPORATEWEF MEETINGWORLDSPORTS INDIA Lieutenant General SK Saini appointed new Vice Chief of Army Staff Former bureaucrat Nripendra Misra appointed chairperson of the executive council of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) Election Commission’s ‘cVIGIL’ and ‘Voter Helpline App’ win 2019 eGovernance Read More…

GoI launches “Seismic Hazard Microzonation” to minimize earthquake disasters

The Ministry of Earth Science has launched Seismic Hazard Microzonation project in major cities of India. The project aims to reduce hazards of seismic activities by putting in adequate measures ContentsWhat is Seismic Hazard Microzonation?Microzonation in IndiaJapanNeed What is Seismic Hazard Microzonation? It is the process of dividing earth quake prone areas based on certain Read More…

ELECRAMA-Indian Electrical Industry Showcase inaugurated

On January 18, 2020, the ELECRAMA 2020 was held in Noida. The event showcases innovations and achievements of Indian Electrical Industry ContentsSignificanceAbout the eventElectrical Energy in India Significance The “ELECRAMA” platform is organized by Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA). It is supported by other ministries such as ministry of renewable energy, power, MSME Read More…

Industrial Meet of ‘Wings India’-Asia’s largest Civil Aviation Event held at Bengaluru

On January 18, 2020, the Industrial meet of the Asia’s largest Civil Aviation was held in Bengaluru. The Civil Aviation event is to be held at Begumpet airport, Hyderabad in March 2020. The theme of the event will be Theme: Flying for All ContentsHighlightsAviation Sector in IndiaTargets set for aviation sectorGovernment measures Highlights The Industrial Read More…

Firsts of Census 2021: Cereals eaten, transgender run houses

For the first time, the Census will collect data of transgenders headed houses. Also, the census will enquire about “Main cereal”, which is also included for the first time in the history of census of India. ContentsHighlightsWhat are the questions asked?Previous Census Highlights The Census 2021 is to ask 31 questions to the citizens. For Read More…

Tuberculosis: India renames its programme; WHO endorses India developed tech-TrueNAt MTB

On January 17, 2020, Government of India renamed its National TB Control Programme to National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme. Also, the WHO (World Health Organization) recently endorsed on technology developed by Indian scientists to detect the disease called TrueNat MTB in terms of accuracy. ContentsRenamingTRueNat MTBIndia’s plansLeprosy and Polio Renaming GoI has renamed the programme to Read More…