Current Affairs – 2020

India to partially open up Poultry and Diary Markets to imports from US

Ahead of President Trump’s visit by the end of February 2020, GoI has announced that it is to partially open the poultry and Diary market to imports from US. ContentsHighlightsBackgroundConcerns Highlights India will now allow imports of US turkey, chicken legs blueberries and cherries. The tarrif on Chicken legs are to be cut from 100% Read More…

GoI hosts National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi

The Government of India is to host National Organic Food Festival at the National Capital between February 21, 2020 and February 23, 2020. The festival is first of its kind. Around 150 women entrepreneurs are to participate in the festival ContentsHighlightsPurposeOrganic Market Potential of IndiaGoal Set Highlights The Ministry of Food Processing is organizing National Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-14 February 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for February 14, 2020 ContentsINDIAECONOMY & CORPORATEDAN DAVID PRIZEWORLDSPORTS INDIA SC directs political parties to list candidates’ criminal records on websites, social media KVIC’s ‘Apiary on Wheels’ flagged off by the Union Minister of MSME Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa Read More…

Foreign Envoys from Gulf and EU visit Jammu and Kashmir for the second time

On February 13, 2020, foreign envoys from Gulf countries and European Union visited Jammu and Kashmir for the second time after Abrogation of Article 370. ContentsHighlightsPurpose Highlights The delegation met secretary level officers of Government of India and other senior officers of Jammu and Kashmir. They also visited business women, traders, entrepreneurs in Jammu and Read More…

President’s Colours Awards to INS Shivaji on its 75 years of Service

On February 13, 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the President’s Colours Awards to INS Shivaji. The Indian Naval Station Shivaji has completed 75 years of service. Last year, the award was given to Indian Naval Academy. ContentsHighlightsAbout INS Shivaji Highlights The award was presented to the Indian Naval Station at Lonavala. The station was Read More…

INS Jamuna deployed on Hydrographic Survey off coast Sri Lanka

The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Jamuna has been deployed in the shores of Sri Lanka to carry out a joint Hydrographic survey. The survey is to be conducted for 2 months time period. ContentsHighlightsHydrographic SurveyIndian Naval Hydrographic Department Highlights India and Sri Lanka together are to carry out Hydrographic survey and also shore based survey Read More…

BIMSTEC: Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking inaugurated

On February 13, 2020, Union Minister Amit Shah launched the BIMSTEC Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking in New Delhi. The event was organized by the Narcotics Control Bureau. The Conference was attended by other BIMSTEC partners Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka. ContentsHighlightsSignificanceIndia’s Measures Highlights The main objective of the conference is to Read More…

“Apiary on Wheels” launched: A Unique Concept to help bee keeping, achieve National Honey Mission

On February 13, 2020, the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) launched “Apiary on Wheels”. It is a unique concept framed by KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission). The main aim of “Apiary on Wheels” is to make migration easy. ContentsHighlightsSignificanceNational Honey Mission Highlights Apiary on wheels is an approach to make beekeeping Read More…