Current Affairs – August, 2020

Chandrayaan-2 completes a year around Moon

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on August 20 said that the second lunar mission of India Chandrayaan-2 has completed one year around the Moon in the lunar orbit. According to ISRO, all the instruments of Chandrayaan-2 are performing well at present. Key Points ISRO also highlighted that the fuel onboard is adequate to keep Chandrayaan-2 Read More…

Madhya Pradesh to offer jobs based on CET conducted by NRA

Madhya Pradesh will be offering jobs based on the marks secured by candidates in the common eligibility test (CET) by National Recruitment Agency (NRA). With this, Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to offer jobs on the basis newly approved CET. Common Eligibility Test by NRA The Union Cabinet has approved Read More…

India and Israel New Cultural Agreement: Key Points

India and Israel signed a new cultural agreement to strengthen people-to-people exchanges. This agreement was signed by India’s Ambassador to Israel, Sanjeev Singla and Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi. Key Points of the Agreement The new cultural agreement will be a three year programme on cultural cooperation from 2020-23. The areas of cooperation under the Read More…

Ramesh Chand Task Force recommends linking sugarcane prices to sugar rates

Ramesh Chand task force by Niti Aayog has recommended to link sugarcane prices to sugar rates. The task force highlighted that it is essential to keep the industry in a good financial health. In its report, the task force has recommended for a one-time increase in the minimum sugar price at Rs 33 per kg. Read More…

RBI unveils National Strategy for Financial Education 2020-2025

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE) to be implemented for the period of next five years i.e. 2020 to 2025. This is the second national strategy; the first NSFE was launched in 2013. NSFE 2020-25 has been launched with an aim of achieving a financially aware and Read More…