Current Affairs - April, 2020

Banking Services made Public Utility Services

The Government of India has declared banking industry as public utility service till October 21. The order has been issued under provisions of Industrial Disputes Act. Highlights The banking services have been brought under the Industrial Disputed Act in order to prevent strikes by the employees of banking sector. The order has been passed by Read More…

World Immunization Week

Every year, last week of April is marked as the World Immunization Week. The Week is celebrated to increase awareness of immunization. This year, the week is being marked under the theme Theme: Vaccines work for All Immunization According to the World Health Organization, immunization can help protect from 25 different infectious disease-causing agents or Read More…

Hubble Space Telescope: NASA’s longest living Space Telescope celebrates 30th anniversary

On April 24, 2020, NASA celebrated its 30 years of launch of Hubble Space Telescope. It is one of the longest living Space Telescopes in the world. About Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Observatory is run in partnership with European Space Agency. The telescope has played a crucial role in the discovery of accelerating Read More…

April 25: International Delegate’s Day

On April 25, 2020, for the first time, the United Nations marked the International Delegate’s Day. The Day is being marked to celebrate the 75th anniversary of San Francisco Conference. San Francisco Conference On April 25, 1945, delegates from 50 countries came together in San Francisco for the first time. The main aim of the Read More…

GoI boosts Rural Development schemes

On April 24, 2020, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Family Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar held video conference with State rural development ministers. During the meet, the minister shared plan of GoI to boost rural development scheme Highlights The following schemes are to be boosted under rural development programme Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Read More…