Current Affairs – 2020

Centre approves disaster relief fund to seven states

The Government of India approved Rs 5,908 crores of disaster relief fund to seven states. It includes Karnataka, UP, Assam, MP, Tripura Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh. The states were badly affected due to floods and landslides caused by South West Monsoon rains. ContentsHighlightsNational Disaster Respond FundNational Executive CommitteeSources of NDRF Highlights A high-level committee operating Read More…

Oman ships arrive to participate in Indo-Oman bilateral Naval Exercise “Naseem Al-Bahr”

On January 6, 2020, two Oman ships arrived in Goa to participate in “Naseem-Al-Bahr”, the Indo-Oman bilateral naval exercise. ContentsHighlightsOther exercises between the countriesSignificanceIndia-Oman Highlights RNOV are Royal Navy of Oman Vessels. RNOV al Rasikh and RNOV Khassab arrived at Goa. Along with these ships, Indian Naval Ships Shubhadra and Beas will also participate in Read More…

Yoga Science Meet, Farmers Science Congress held at Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru

The Indian Science Congress was inaugurated by PM Modi on January 3, 2020. On the sidelines of the event, the Farmers Science Congress was conducted for the first time. The event also witnessed the Yoga Science Meet. ContentsFarmers Science CongressARYAOther HighlightsThemesYoga Science Meet Farmers Science Congress The Farmers Science congress was conducted for the first Read More…

ISRO launches Massive Human Space Flight Centre in Challakere, Karnataka

On January 6, 2020, the ISRO proposed 2,700 crores of infrastructure plan to construct Human Space Flight Infrastructure Centre. The facility is to be set up at Challakere, Chitradurga district of Karnataka and is expected to become operational in three years. ContentsHighlightsChallakere-The Science City Highlights The Centre is to be located in the NH-4 Bengaluru-Pune Read More…

Zo Kutpui Festival organised in Mizoram

The Mizoram State Government is organising Zo Kutpui festival across 10 states in the country and also in countries such as Myanmar, US and Bangladesh. ContentsHighlightsMizo populationMizo Peace AccordMizo Tribals Highlights The first edition of the festival is to begin in the city of Vanghmun in Tripura. The festival will then move to other states Read More…

2020 observed as Year of Mobility by CISF

The CISF observes 2020 as the “Year of Mobility” for the welfare of the troops. It will focus on construction of residential units and implementation of welfare measures. ContentsHighlightsCISF Highlights In the year of 2020, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will aim at creating infrastructure for their families. It will also aim at focusing Read More…

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines- 7 January, 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for January 7, 2020. ContentsINDIAECONOMY & CORPORATEGOLDEN GLOBE AWARDSWORLDSPORTS INDIA 12th edition of the Indo-Oman bilateral naval exercise ‘Naseem-Al-Bahr’ being held in Goa in January Farmers Science Congress held at the 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru Innovation Awards to be presented at the Global Intellectual Property Read More…

Global Drosophila Conference held at Pune

On January 6, 2020, the fifth Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference was held at Pune. It was organized by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research. The conference is held twice a year. ContentsHighlightsThe ResearchDrosophila Highlights The conference is to be held between January 6, 2020 and January 10, 2020. It aims at promoting Read More…