Current Affairs – 2020

Haryana to Reserve 75 percent Jobs with Less than Rs 50,000 Salary in the Private Sector of the State for Locals

In order to address the growing rate of unemployment in the state on a priority basis, under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana Cabinet on 6th July 2020 has approved a proposal for drafting an Ordinance under which 75 percent of the jobs with a salary of less Read More…

West Bengal CM launches Document Scanning App, First Plasma Bank for COVID-19 Patients in West Bengal

A Plasma Bank for the treatment of COVID-19 positive patients has been established at the oldest medical college of India- Kolkata Medical College and Hospital. The Plasma Bank has been set up the Immunohematogy department of the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital by the West Bengal State Health Department. This was informed by the Chief Read More…

Israel successfully launched its Intelligence Satellite Ofek-16 into LEO

On 6th July 2020, from Central Israel’s Palmachim Airbase Israel has successfully launched its intelligence satellite ‘Ofek-16’ into the Low Earth Orbit (LEO). This is the 12th Satellite launched by Israel under its Ofek family of satellites. The Ofek-16 Satellite was launched as a payload of the rocket- Shavit 2. Ofek-16 Satellite Ofek-16 is an Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-7 July 2020

Here are the Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-7 July 2020 INDIA China starts withdrawing troops from Galwan Valley, Gogra Hot Spring and Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh Wang Yi (Chinese Special Representative of the China-India Boundary Question, State Councillor and Foreign Minister) and Ajit Doval (Indian Special Representative and National Security Advisor) talked on Read More…

Maha Jobs Portal launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister, Domicile Certificate Mandatory for Registration

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray has launched a portal on 6th July 2020 that will bridge the gap between the Industrial Units/Employers and the Workers (Domiciled: Skilled, Semi-Skilled and Unskilled). The name of the portal is ‘Maha Jobs’. Anyone can access the portal by visiting- ‘mahajobs.maharashtra.gov.in’. For registration in the Maha Jobs portal, Read More…

Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to be upgraded into a National Park

After months of Controversy, the Assam State Government has decided for the up-gradation of the status of the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to National Park. The decision was taken on 6th July 2020 and was announced by the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal. ContentsControversyDehing Patkai Controversy A protest campaign led by environmentalists was conducted Read More…

Sanskrit Vidhyalaya built by India in Nepal Inaugurated

Sanskrit Vidhyalaya built in Eastern Nepal’s Province No 1’s IIam district by India was inaugurated on 6th July 2020 through video conferencing. The name of the Vidhyalaya is ‘Shree Saptmai Gurukul Sanskrit Vidhyalaya’. The inauguration event was attended virtually by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu (on behalf of Government of India) and was attended by Read More…

Nekar Samman Yojane launched by Karnataka Government

The Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S. Yediyurappa has launched a scheme for the weaver’s community in the state of Karnataka on 6th July 2020. The name of the scheme is ‘Nekar Samman Yojane’, which means Weaver Samman Yojana. As per the 4th All India Handloom Census (conducted in 2019-20), there are 54,789 handloom weavers registered Read More…