Current Affairs – 2020

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-19 June 2020

Here are the Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-19 June 2020 INDIA Govt. to launch ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ to provide employment to over six million migrant workers in six states — MP, UP, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and Rajasthan — through government schemes in the next four months ECONOMY & CORPORATE Indian economy to contract Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-18 June 2020

Here are the Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-18 June 2020 INDIA Suvidha sanitary napkins made available at a minimum price of Rs. 1/- per pad at PMBJP (Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana) Kendras ECONOMY & CORPORATE COVID-19 pandemic loan moratorium: no merit in ‘charging interest on interest’ for deferred payments, says SC RBI to Read More…

IM Vijayan recommended for Padmashri

The All India Football Federation recently recommended the former Indian Captain IM Vijayan for the fourth highest civilian award in India, the Padmashri. ContentsHighlightsPadmashriPadma Awards Highlights IM Vijayan has scored 40 goals in over 79 matches. He won the Arjuna award in 2003. Also, in 1993, 1997 and in 1999 he was awarded the best Read More…

National Employment Policy

The Ministry of Labour is to fast track the National Employment Policy. The main idea of framing the National Employment Policy is to lay out a roadmap that will provide incentives for employment generation. ContentsHighlightsObjectives Highlights The policy will aim at absorbing additional 5 million workforce every year. Also, the policy will focus on formalizing Read More…

KVIC taps Indian Palm Industry

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission is to roll out a project to produce Palamgur and Neera. The initiative is to generate huge employment. ContentsHighlightsAbout the initiativeBackground Highlights Neera is to be introduced as a substitute for soft drinks. This will create self employment opportunities to tribal. It was first launched in Maharashtra where there Read More…

Arunachal Pradesh: New Fish Species Discovered

A new fish species called Schizothorax sikusirumensis has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. ContentsHighlightsSchizothoraxFresh water fishSalt water fish Highlights The name of the species has been derived from the names of the rivers where the fish was found. They are River Sirum and River Siku. Schizothorax The Schizothorax fish is found in western and southern Read More…

Largest COVID-19 facility in Delhi

The Delhi Government is to convert the Radha Soami Spiritua Centre into a COVID-19 care facility. The centre is as large as 22 football fields. ContentsHighlightsWhat is the plan?Background Highlights The centre will the largest COVID-19 facility in the world. It will hold more than 200 halls with 10,000 beds. This is being done to Read More…

Solar Eclipse in India

The Earth is to witness an annular solar eclipse on June 21, 2020. The eclipse is to be the deepest as the moon is to cover 98.8% of the sun. ContentsHighlightsIndia Highlights There are four types of solar eclipses. They are partial solar eclipse, total solar eclipse, hybrid solar eclipse and annual solar eclipse. Total Read More…