Security Current Affairs - 2020

India-European Union Summit held via video conferencing

On July 15, 2020, the 15th India-European Union Summit was held through video conferencing. The summit aims to strengthen ties between India and European Union. PM Modi addressed the summit. Highlights Under the Summit, India and European Union agreed to boost their ties in the areas of defence, trade and investment. They agreed to launch Read More…

‘GermiKlean’: Developed by DRDO to sanitise uniforms of police and security personnel

The Defence Research and Development Organization has developed ‘GermiKlean’. GermiKlean is a sanitising chamber that can be used to sanitise uniforms of security and police personnel. Highlights The DRDO developed the sanitizing chamber after the Delhi Police raised their requirement of sanitizing their helmets, uniforms, cane shields, etc. About GermiKlean GermiKlean is capable of sanitizing Read More…

RBI announces Special Liquidity Mutual Funds worth Rs 50,000 crores

On April 27, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India announced the special liquidity facility for mutual funds of Rs 50,000 crores. The Reserve Bank of India is increasing liquidity flow in capital markets as COVID-19 has imposed liquidity strains on mutual funds. Highlights The Special Liquidity Facility for Mutual Funds (SLF-MF) is to conduct repo Read More…

March 4: National Security Day

On March 4, 2020, the Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas or National Security Day was celebrated throughout India. The Day is celebrated to honour the work of Indian Security Forces. This includes every security personnel, policemen, para military forces, guards, commandos, army officers, etc. Highlights The National Security Day is celebrated to promote and increase security forces. Read More…

GoI: More firearms for Indian Shooters and others should surrender excess guns

On February 24, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued notification under the Arms Act, 1959 and Arms Rules, 2016. The main aim of the notice is to facilitate the shooting practices of Indian Shooters. Highlights According to the new rules, the renowned shooters and international medalists shall hold 12 additional weapons. Earlier the Read More…