Current Affairs - September, 2020

Indo-Pacific Business Forum to be held in Hanoi

The third annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum is to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam capital between October 28, 2020 and October 29, 2020. The forum is to be sponsored by US-ASEAN Business Council, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, US Chamber of Commerce and Government of Vietnam. Highlights The forum aims to provide a free and Read More…

Khadi Agarbatti Aatmanirbhar Mission approved

On September 6, 2020, the Ministry of MSME approved the Khadi Agarbatti Aatma Nirbhar Mission. The scheme aims to create employment for migrant workers in different parts of the country, support the local Agarbatti industry and handholding artisans. Background The current Agarbatti consumption in India is 1,490 metric tonnes per day. However, the production of Read More…

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10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute: Delhi Government anti-Dengue Campaign launched

On September 6, 2020, the Delhi Government launched a mass campaign against Dengue and other vector borne diseases. Highlights The campaign seeks the residents of Delhi to pick up their phone and call 10 of their relatives and friends and advise them on practices to prevent Dengue. The campaign also urges the citizens to spend Read More…

Kesavananda Bharati passed away

On September 6, 2020, Kesavananda Bharti, the head seer of Edneer Mutt in Kerala since 1961 passed away. He was famous for initiating the historic judgement of Supreme Court that “Basic Structure of Constitution” cannot be amended by the Parliament. Highlights The Kerala Government had passed a land law with an objective to distribute land Read More…

September 7: International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is to be held on September 7, 2020. Key Highlights of the day The day aims at the following It will raise public awareness at all levels. This includes community, individual, government and corporate. It will demonstrate the link of air quality to development Read More…