Current Affairs – 2020

Indian Astronomers discover the farthest star galaxy

India’s first multi-wavelength satellite “Astrosat” detected extreme Ultra Violet light from a galaxy located 9.3 billion light years away from the earth. The galaxy is called AUDFs01. ContentsSignificanceUVITHubble Space TelescopeRecent discovery of Hubble Significance India was able to achieve the discovery as the background noise in the UVIT detector of the satellite is very less. Read More…

Current Affairs – September 2, 2020 [Morning Headlines]

Here are the Current Affairs Morning Headlines of September 2, 2020 by Current Affairs Today: Centre approves 27 new integrated cold chain projects under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana These projects were approved by Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee chaired by the Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Worth Rs.743 crore, these projects will help increase efficiency Read More…

Defence Minister to visit Russia: To attend SCO, CSTO and CIS

The Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh is to visit Russia from September 3, 2020 to September 5, 2020. He will attend the Defence Ministers meet of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Collective Security Treaty Organization and Commonwealth Security Treaty Organization. ContentsHighlightsShanghai Cooperation OrganizationCollective Security Treaty Organization Highlights During the visit, the minister will also meet his Russian Read More…

Current Affairs – September 2, 2020 [Top Headlines]

Here are top Current Affairs of September 2, 2020 INDIA Astronomers at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune discover one of the farthest Star galaxies in universe; discovery of the galaxy named AUDFs01 made using Multi-Wavelength Space Observatory ‘AstroSat’ ECONOMY & CORPORATE Defence Ministry signs contracts with TPCL (Tata Power Company Limited) and Read More…

Current Affairs – September 1, 2020 [Evening Headlines]

Here are the Current Affairs Evening Headlines of September 1, 2020 by Current Affairs Today: World’s largest ‘solar tree’ installed in West Bengal The CSIR-CMERI claimed to have developed the world’s largest ‘solar tree’. It is installed at its residential complex in Durgapur, West Bengal. This model can be customised to be used for agricultural Read More…

Australia, Japan and India meet on Supply Chain Resilience

On September 1, 2020, Australia, India and Japan held a ministerial video conference. The meeting reaffirmed free, inclusive, transparent, non-discriminatory and stable trade to keep their markets open. ContentsHighlightsIndia’s views on the initiativeSupply Chain Resilience InitiativeBackgroundWhy is the initiative important?How is India dependent on one-nation, China? Highlights India was represented by the Union Minister Shri Read More…

Japan provides Rs 3,500 crores assistance to India to fight COVID-19

On August 31, 2020, the Japanese Government announced that it will provide loan assistance of Rs 3,500 crores to India as a response to COVID-19 crisis. This will also include implementation of health and medical policy. The loan is being received by India as an emergency fund. ContentsHighlightsObjectiveIndia-Japan relationsCivil Nuclear CooperationQUADMilitary ExercisesAct East Policy Highlights Read More…

Supreme Court: 10 years time granted to Telecoms to pay their AGR dues

On September 1, 2020, the Supreme Court pronounced its judgement on the AGR dues issues. The judgement was announced by a three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra through video conferencing. The court said that the telecom companies shall pay their AGR dues with in a time frame of 10 years to the central government Read More…