Current Affairs – 2020

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-26 June 2020

Here are the Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-26 June 2020 INDIA Indian Red Cross Society’s ‘eBloodServices’ Mobile App launched by Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan RailTel to provide video surveillance at 6,049 railway stations across country ECONOMY & CORPORATE Govt. approves private sector participation in space activities like building of Read More…

CM KCR launched the sixth phase of Haritha Haram Programme

By planting a sapling of a Black Plum at Medak districts Narsapur forest is on 25th June 2020, the Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao has launched the sixth phase of the Haritha Haram Programme. The Chief Minister also inaugurated a 636 acre Urban Forest Park at Narsapur. Under the sixth phase of the Read More…

Karnataka amends its Industries (Facilitation) Act for Attracting Investments

On 25th June 2020, Under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa the State Cabinet of the Karnataka state government has made amendments to sections of ‘The Karnataka Industries (Facilitation) Act, 2002’.  An ordinance will be issued by the state government soon for the amendments to come into effect. The amendment was made Read More…

World Bank Approves USD 500 Million to Bangladesh for Improving Road Connectivity

World Bank has approved a loan amount of USD 500 million to Bangladesh on 23rd June 2020. The amount was approved for improving road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor that will benefit 4 western districts of Bangladesh. This will be Phase I of the overall USD 1.4 billion multi-phase projects of the World Bank for Read More…

RCEP Member States hope India will Rejoin the Proposed Trade Agreement

A virtual inter-sessional ministerial meeting of the proposed free trade agreement of a group of 15 countries from the Indo Pacific region- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was conducted on 23rd June 2020. Apart from the 10 ASEAN countries, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and China are the 15 countries that are negotiating for Read More…

Gujarat, Tripura, and Nagaland Best Performing States in Annual TB Report 2020

With a focus on eliminating Tuberculosis(TB) from the country by 2025, in January 2020 the Government of India renamed the ‘National Tuberculosis Control Program’ to the ‘National Tuberculosis Elimination Program’. In a virtual event, the Annual TB Report 2020 was released on 24th June 2020. The Report was released by Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Union Health Read More…

Mobile Application ‘eBloodServices’ launched by Union Health Minister

As the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted activities and movement of people across the globe, one challenge that has emerged for all the States and as well as Central Government of India is in ensuring safe blood for the citizens who require regular blood donation for blood or bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, etc. On 25th Read More…

China annexes parts of Nepal by diverting the flow of Rivers that acted as Natural Boundary

A report prepared by Nepal’s Agricultural Ministry’s Survey Department has indicated that China has diverted the flow of rivers in certain areas of the Nepal-China border. These rivers act as a natural boundary between the two countries. As per the report, in a total of 11 places where the Chinese have encroached the Nepalese territory, Read More…