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.

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-31 March 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for 31 March, 2020 ContentsINDIAECONOMY & CORPORATEWORLD INDIA Mandatory for cable operators to carry 25 DD, RS and LS TV channels: Information and Broadcasting Ministry Rajasthan Day celebrated on March 30; marks state’s formation on this day in 1949 ECONOMY & CORPORATE BSE Sensex slips 1,375 points Read More…

Rajasthan celebrates Statehood Day

Every year, Rajasthan celebrates its Statehood Day on March 30. Popularly known as “Land of the Kings”, it is the largest Indian state in area. The day is also called “Rajasthan Day”. ContentsHighlightsHow was Rajasthan formed? Highlights This year, the state is silent due to the lock down in the country. Usually there are radiant Read More…

International Table Tennis Federation suspends events, freezes World Rankings

On March 30, 2020 the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced that it is suspending all the planned events till June 30, 2020. The decision was taken during the ITTF meeting that was held to discuss the effects of Novel Corona Virus. ContentsHighlightsITTF Highlights The ITTF is suspending all the events that were planned due Read More…

Tamil Nadu Governor allocates 1 Crore to PM-CARES Fund

On March 30, 2020, the Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit allocated 1 crore rupees to PM Cares Fund and another 1 crore towards the Tamil Nadu CM Public Relief Fund (CMPRF). The funds were released from the Governor’s Discretionary Grant. ContentsHighlightsConstitutional Provisions Highlights In Tamil Nadu, the number of COVID-19 infected cases suddenly increased Read More…

Baltic Sea: Seal Pups face tough winter due to reduced ice levels

The Seals need ice to keep themselves safe from predators such as wolves and foxes. However, the declining ice in the Baltic sea has disrupted their survivals ContentsHighlightsBaltic SeaHelsinki Convention Highlights With depleting ice levels, the seals are forced to inhabit the islets (small islands) that they normally hesitate to inhabit. This has caused overcrowding Read More…

Asian Development Bank to invest 100 million USD in NIIF

On March 30, 2020, the Asian Development Bank announced that it is to invest 100 million USD in National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). The investment during an economic slow down is a great boost for the Indian Economy. ContentsNIIFMajor funds of NIIFMaster FundFund of fundsStrategic Investment Fund NIIF The National Investment and Infrastructure Funds Read More…

Odisha Mining Activity greatly affected due to COVID-19; 21 mines interrupted

With the COVID-19 spreading at faster rate in the country, GoI had extended the statutory permits of mines for smooth transition. In spite of this, several mines in Odisha are facing delays of resumption. ContentsHighlightsOdisha Resources Highlights The operations of 21 mines have been disrupted completely. The delay in resumption of merchant mines in the Read More…

RBI and Finance Ministry to meet to decide on First Half Borrowing Plan

The Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank of India is to hold a meeting on March 31, 2020 to discuss about the first half borrowing plan for the year 2020-21. For the first time in Indian history, the meeting is to be held through video conferencing. ContentsThe PlanIndia’s Debts The Plan According to the Union Read More…