Current Affairs – 2020

Four Colonial structures re-dedicated to Kolkata

PM Modi is on a two-day official visit to Kolkata on January 11 and 12, 2020. During his visit, the Prime Minister will dedicate three colonial buildings to the country. ContentsHighlightsCurrency BuildingMetacalfe HallBelvedere House Highlights During the visit, the Prime Minister will dedicate Old Currency Building, Metcalfe House, Belvedere House and Victoria Memorial Hall. The Read More…

Supreme Court: Access to Internet-a fundamental right

On January 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of India said that Right of access to internet is a fundamental right. The Court had asked the administration of Jammu and Kashmir to review the curbs on internet in a week. Lately the Indian Government had been using internet shut down as a tool to control protest Read More…

January 9: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

On January 9, 2020, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was celebrated. The day is being marked since 2003 to recognize overseas Indians. It aims at promoting unity among Indian diaspora living abroad and also mark the contributions of overseas Indians. The event is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs. It is sponsored by Confederation of Indian Read More…

India-Germany sign MoU on Zero Budget Natural Farming

On January 9, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government signed Memorandum of Understanding with a German firm to implement Zero Budget Natural Farming in the state. ContentsHighlightsZero Budget Natural FarmingStates practicing ZBNF Highlights The state Government will take a loan of Rs 1015 crores to spend towards climate resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming. The project aims Read More…

GoI releases Year End Review report of Energy Sector in the Country

On January 9, 2020, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released its year end review. According to the report, over 150 GW of renewable energy has been installed so far in India. ContentsIndia’s initiatives in 2019UMREPPIndia’s NDC India’s initiatives in 2019 Under KUSUM initiative, around 17 lakh solar powered agricultural pumps were installed. Phase II Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines- 10 January, 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for January 10, 2020. INDIA Indian Navy maintaining its presence in the Gulf region as part of its ‘Operation Sankalp’ to ensure safety of Indian Flag Merchant Vessels transiting through the region Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated on January 9 New logo of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly adopted; Read More…

Nirbhaya funds: IP based video surveillance in railways & Fast Track Courts

The Indian Railways has enhanced security in major railway hubs by installing IP based video surveillance system. The surveillance has been installed in parking areas, entrance and exit platforms, waiting hall and over bridges. ContentsHighlightsNirbhaya FundsNirbhaya Fund usage so far1023 Fast track Courts Highlights The surveillance system is to be installed in 983 stations at Read More…

Milan 2020: Indian Navy to host multi-nation military drill

On January 10, 2020, Indian Navy will be hosting military drill called ‘Milan 2020’ at Visakhapatnam, The City of Destiny. MILAN stands for ‘Multilateral Naval Exercise’. The Event will witness the participation of several countries. Apart from a large number of ships, senior dignitaries are also expected to take part in various functions and visit Read More…