Current Affairs – 2020

Jammu Airport comes under CISF

On March 6, 2020, the Jammu airport security was taken over by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). With this there are 63 airports under CISF at present. ContentsAirport SecurityCISF Airport Security The CISF is responsible for airport security at all commercial airports of India. Earlier the airports were under the control of airport police. Read More…

RBI capped Rs 50,000 as withdrawal limit of YES Bank customers: What is YES BANK CRISIS in news?

On March 5, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India imposed a month-long moratorium. Also, the Apex Bank has imposed withdrawal restrictions of Rs 50,000 to the customers. However, in case of medical emergencies and higher education fees, the restriction has been increased to Rs 5 lakhs. ContentsHighlightsWhat is Moratorium?Banking Regulation Act Highlights The Reserve Bank Read More…

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana signs MoU with Amazon to e-market

On March 5, 2020, Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) has signed MoU with Amazon to e-market products made by self help groups in India. ContentsHighlightsShehri Samridhi UtsavDAY-NULM Highlights The MoU has been signed as a part of Women’s Day celebration. Every year March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day. The women entrepreneurs Read More…

Corona Virus: OPEC to cut oil production largely since 2008 financial crisis

On March 5, 2020, the world’s largest oil production nations of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) have planned to cut production. This is the deepest oil production cuts since 2008 financial crisis. ContentsHighlightsRussia Factor Highlights The major member of OPEC, Saudi Arabia has planned to cut production by 1.5 million barrel a day from Read More…

India-European Union to work together on Integrated Local Energy Systems

During India’s Smart Utility Week, India and European Union called upon Integrated Local Energy System. The countries are to work upon clean energy and climate. The collaboration will help to improvise clean energy supply ContentsHighlightsSmart Grid SystemsMission Innovation Highlights The collaboration and steps that were taken are completely based on Mission Innovation. The collaboration will Read More…

International Conference on Nano-Science and Nano Technology held in Kolkata

On March 5, 2020, the Department of Science of Technology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology organized an International Conference on Nano-Science and Nano Technology (ICONSAT) at Kolkata. The Conference is to be held between March 5, 2020 and March 7, 2020. ContentsHighlightsCurrent Scenario Highlights The Conference highlighted the current need of India in Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-6 March 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for 6 March, 2020 ContentsINDIAYES BANKECONOMY & CORPORATEWORLDSPORTS INDIA Lok Sabha suspends 7 Congress MPs for remaining period of Budget Session for “gross misconduct” and “utter disregard” for House rules “Chronicles of Change Champions”, a compilation of 25 innovative initiatives taken under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Read More…

What is BHOG of FSSAI?

The Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Administration recently asked the administrators of temples to obtain BHOG certificate from FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India). This was launched in 2018. ContentsWhat is BHOG?About the ProjectEat Right Campaign What is BHOG? BHOG is Blissful Hygiene Offering to God. These are certificates issued by FSSAI. Read More…