Current Affairs – 2020

NITI Aayog launches Artificial Intelligence Modules in Schools

The GoI think tank NITI Aayog joined hands with the National Association of Software and Services (NASSCOM) and launched the Artificial Intelligence module for school students. The NITI Aayog is to be represented by Atal Innovation Mission of the think tank. ContentsHighlightsSignificance Highlights The Artificial Intelligence module is to be implemented in 5,000 Atal Tinkering Read More…

Light Combat Helicopter Production inaugurated in HAL Bengaluru

On February 27, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh inaugurated Light combat Helicopter production at the HAL complex in Bengaluru. The project is a part of the “Make in India” initiative. ContentsLight Combat HelicoptersSignificanceBackground Light Combat Helicopters The Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) were completely designed by HAL. It has 2 engines and several latest Read More…

Myanmar President Visits India: India-Myanmar sign 10 MoUs

On February 27, 2020, the Myanmar President U Win Myint visited India. During his visit, India and Myanmar signed 10 MoUs in different sectors. ContentsHighlightsRakhine State Highlights The leaders signed agreements on Repatriation and Re-integration of Victims of trafficking, Quick Impact Projects, Development of Rakhine State, etc. They also signed Memorandum of Understandings on construction Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-28 February 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for February 28, 2020 INDIA Delhi High Court judge Justice S. Muralidhar transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court Myanmar President U Win Myint meets PM Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi Myanmar, India sign 10 MoUs out of which four are for construction of Read More…

Sri Lanka withdraws from UNHRC Resolution

On February 26, 2020, the Sri Lankan Government formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw from the UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) resolution. ContentsHighlightsThe US-China FactorWhy? Highlights The UNHRC resolution 40/1 was co-sponsored by Sri Lanka and 11 other countries. The main aim of the resolution is investigation of war time violence Read More…

VAJRA: The Offshore Patrol Vessel-6 launched at Chennai

On February 27, 2020, the 6th Coast Guard OPV-6 (Offshore Patrol Vessel-6) called the “VAJRA” was launched in Chennai. ContentsHighlightsIndian Coast Guard Highlights The OPV will assist Indian Navy in guarding 7,500 km long coast line and 20 lakh square kilo metre of Exclusive Economic Zone. It will also help to safeguard one lakh merchant Read More…

Largest conference on traditional medicine: AYUSH Terminologies and their Standardisation held in New Delhi

On February 26, 2020, the largest ever conference on traditional medicine was held in New Delhi. The ICoSDiTAUS-2020 called the International Conference on Standardisation of Diagnosis and Terminologies of AYUSH was attended by 16 countries. It included Serbia, Sri Lanka, Curacao, Mauritius, Iran, Japan, Qatar, Uzbekistan, Bhutan, Switzerland, Myanmar, Cuba, Ghana, Jamaica, Equatorial Guinea and Read More…

Market Intelligence and Early Warning Systems to monitor prices of Onion, Tomato and Potato

On February 26, 2020, the Minister of Food Processing Industry launched Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Web Portal in New Delhi. The MIEWS is first of its kind. ContentsHighlightsOperation Green Scheme Highlights The main function of MIEWS is to monitor prices of onion, tomato and potato (TOP crops). It will also generate alerts Read More…