India Current Affairs - 2020

By 2030, India to become 3rd largest economy: PwC

As per the latest estimates by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), India will become the third largest economy in the world by 2030. According to the London-based accountancy giant, the rapid rise of the Indian economy with its young workforce would thrust it up from being the 10th largest economy in 2013 to the 3rd largest by 2030, Read More…

India successfully launched PSLV C-23 with 5 satellites

India’s ANTRIX (ISRO’s commercial arm) successfully launched 5 foreign satellites from four countries on board PSLV-C23 rocket which placed them in orbit. The rocket was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota and was also witnessed by PM Narendra Modi. ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C23 placed all five satellites into their respective orbits. Read More…

Over 1 million children in India are out of school: UN report

As per a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report, India, Indonesia and Pakistan each have more than a million children out of school. According to the UNECO report: Globally, around 58 million kids aged 6 to 11 are out of school. This shows little overall improvement since 2007. India had 1.4 million Read More…

Project Android One: Google’s bid to build ultra cheap Smartphones

With a view to build ultra cheap Smartphone, search giant Google launched Project Android One at Google I/O 2014 in San Francisco. Google I/O is Google’s annual developer meeting. Project Android One is a design reference platform that will enable manufacturers to build ultra-cheap smartphones with much more ease. Google wants to build a Smartphone Read More…

N. Srinivasan appointed as the first Chairman of ICC

N. Srinivasan has been appointed as the first chairman of the ICC after its 52-member council approved a controversial overhaul of the body’s administrative structure. Amendments to the ICC’s Memorandum and Articles of Association at the Annual Conference were approved by the council. Srinivasan, who is also defunct President of BCCI, has been in controversy Read More…