Current Affairs – 2020

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-3 March 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for 3 March, 2020 INDIA Centre declares National Chambal Sanctuary in MP as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ); known for Gangetic dolphins and gharial City Chowk, Circular Chowk in Jammu named as Bharat Mata Chowk, Atal ji Chowk Ramniklal Solanki, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of UK-based ‘Garavi Gujarat’ newsweekly Read More…

March 3: World Wildlife Day

The 2020 year was earlier announced as “BioDiversity Super Year”. Therefore, several events are being conducted based on biodiversity. It includes World Wildlife Day as well. This year the World Wildlife Day is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Sustaining all Life on Earth ContentsHighlightsSignificance of the themeHistoryWhy March 3? Highlights The Day is being Read More…

Farmer Welfare: Krishi Vigyan Mela, Krishi Vigyan Kendra Conference launched

The GoI is taking several steps to double farmers income by 2022. In order to help achieve the target, Krishi Vigyan Mela and Krishi Vigyan Kendra Conference were inaugurated by Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar. ContentsKrishi Vigyan Kendra ConferenceKrishi Vigyan KendraKrishi Vigyan Mela Krishi Vigyan Kendra Conference The 11th Krishi Vigyan Read More…

India’s 40 million USD defence deal with Armenia beats Russia and Poland

On March 1, 2020, India bagged a deal to supply 4 indigenously built radars (capable of locating weapons) to Armenia. The deal was worth 40 million USD. ContentsHighlightsSwati RadarSignificance Highlights India and Armenia signed deals on DRDO built “Swati” weapon locating radars. Armenia has decided to go with Indian built radars after testing Russian and Read More…

Zero Discrimination Day observed all over the world

On March 1, 2020, Zero Discrimination Day was observed globally. The day was observed to challenge discrimination and inequality faced by women and girls. It aims to protect rights of women and promote their empowerment and gender equality. This year the day was observed under the theme Theme: Zero Discrimination against Women and Girls ContentsHighlightsSustainable Read More…

IMD: Above Normal Heat Wave during Summer in India

The Indian Meteorological Department has announced that months of March, April and May are to be warmer than normal. The heat waves are to prevail over the heat wave zones of India ContentsHeat Wave ZoneWhat is a Heat Wave?How are Heat Waves formed? Heat Wave Zone The Core Heat Wave Zone of India includes Himachal Read More…

Asian Development Bank Sanctions 4 million USD to members to contain Corona Virus

The Asian Development Bank is to provide 4 million USD to member countries in Asia and Pacific to contain COVID-19, the Corona Virus. The fund is being allocated for buying emergency supplies, assessing health systems, improve resilience and respond to animal human disease outbreaks. ContentsHighlightsGlobal ThreatsEconomic Downfall Highlights The main objective of fund allocation is Read More…

RalDer-X: New Explosive Detection Device developed by DRDO and IISc Bangalore

On March 1, 2020, at the National Workshop on Explosive Detection, a new Explosive Detection device called RalDer-X was launched. ContentsHighlightsSignificanceColorimetrics Highlights RalDer-X has the capacity to detect explosives that are in the pure form and also those that are added with contaminants. It is also capable of detecting explosives at a distance. The device Read More…