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Monthly Current Affairs Update

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Month

Important Highlights of the Month

Current Affairs Magazine for July 2020

  • National Statistics Day
  • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
  • Indian Oil to set up technology development centre at Faridabad
  • HRD Minister launches first online NISHTHA Programme
  • RBI announces special liquidity scheme for NBFCs and HFCs through SPV
  • DRDO develops p7 heavy drop system for IL 76 aircraft
  • India considers currency swap of another $1.1 bn with Sri Lanka, no timeline decided

Current Affairs Magazine for June 2020

  • The Puri Rath Yatra was held
  • Annual Solar Eclipse
  • NPC to work closely with all the stakeholders
  • Term extension of Commission to examine sub-categorization of OBCs
  • International Yoga day
  • Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
  • Ordinance to let RBI revive banks without moratorium


Current Affairs Magazine for May 2020

  • India attends NAM Health Minister meet
  • Nepal approves new map
  • Government implements Shekatkar Committee to create a border
    infrastructure
  • India placed on the “Priority Watch List”
  • Mission SAGAR
  • Draft Electricity Amendment Bill 2020
  • Summary of announcements: Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan
 

Daily Current Affairs Update

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Daily Current Affairs 2020

Date

Important Highlights of the Day

Current Affairs for 08-January-2021
  • Sabari river
  • Political battle over Ramateertham
  • Bat species in Kolar caves
  • RBI constructs Composite Digital Payments Index (DPI) to capture extent of digitisation
  • Community fishing banned at Deepor Beel
  • A new measure that can predict whether a city is prone to rain- or tide-based flooding
  • India looks at lithium reserves in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia
Current Affairs for 06-January-2021
  • Cabinet clears ₹3,000-cr for Paradip Port Project
  • IFSCA becomes associate member of the global lobby group IOSCO
  • Lightning Killed 1,771 in 2019 – but Strikes Are Becoming Less Deadly
  • Northeast's First-Ever Ginger Processing Plant In Meghalaya To Become Functional In 2021
  • Harsh Vardhan opens new IMD centre in Ladakh
  • IIT Hyderabad sets up ‘TiHAN-IIT’ testbed for autonomous navigation systems
  • Union health minister Harsh Vardhan nominated to board of vaccine alliance GAVI
Current Affairs for 05-January-2021
  • Modi flags off New Bhaupur-New Khurja section of Eastern Freight Corridor
  • National Summit On Good, Replicable Practices And Innovations In Public Healthcare Systems In India
  • Exhibition ‘Raag-Bhopali’ being organized to promote Zari-Zardozi crafts of Bhopal
  • Proxima Centauri: the closest star to the Sun
  • BARC develops eye cancer therapy for treatment of ocular tumours
  • ‘Digital Ocean’: the Digital Platform for Ocean Data Management
  • When ED attaches the property of an accused
Current Affairs for 04-January-2021
  • 10 most costly disasters of 2020
  • Researchers unearthed 2,000-year old snack bar unearthed at Pompeii
  • Cold wave prediction for North India
  • Health Minister inaugurates India's first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
  • National Medicinal Plants Board launches consortia for medicinal plants
  • PM Modi launches national mobility card service
  • RBI staff paper says retaining 4% CPI target appropriate for India
Current Affairs for 02-January-2021
  • Namghars
  • Marathwada Rail Coach Factory, Latur rolls out its first coach shell
  • 1000-yrs Old Monpa Handmade Paper Industry revived
  • USAs Plan To Have Nuclear Reactor On Moon
  • Governor’s role in calling an Assembly session
  • Giant Antarctic iceberg A68a
  • Zero Coupon Bonds
Current Affairs for 29-December-2020
  • Super Hornet fighter jets being tested for Navy use
  • Great Indian Bustard
  • Centre approves merger of Five Film Media Units with National Film Development Corporation
  • Cabinet Approves Revision in Guidelines For Providing Direct To Home Services
  • Post Matric Scholarship To Students Belonging To Scheduled Castes (PMS-SC)
  • Medium Range Surface to Air Missile
  • World Bank, govt ink pact for $500-mn project to develop green highways
Current Affairs for 28-December-2020
  • Prakash Javadekar releases ‘Status of Leopards in India 2018’ report
  • UN Population Award for 2020
  • Assam’s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary referred to as ‘Mini Kaziranga’ for similar features
  • In India, over 75% districts hotspots of extreme weather events, finds study
  • India’s 1st LGBT+ workplace equality index launched
  • WHO:Heart disease now killing more people than ever before
  • Breakdance becomes an official Olympic sport, to debut at 2024 Paris Games
Current Affairs for 26-December-2020
  • Coastal radar network
  • Rescue And Rehabilitation Centre For Monkeys
  • Dharmendra Pradhan dedicates Bengal basin to nation, says discovery would aid India's energy security
  • “JSA II: Catch the Rain” Awareness Generation Campaign launched
  • US President Donald Trump confers Legion of Merit on PM Modi
  • Shigellosis
  • Govt decides to constitute High Level Committee to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
Current Affairs for 22-December-2020
  • Yogasana formally recognised as a competitive sport in India
  • Defence Ministry approves acquisition of weapon systems worth ₹28,000 cr
  • India contributes USD 1 million to WADA for scientific research for Clean Sport globally
  • Toll barriers will cease to exist in next 2 years
  • US Puts India on Currency Manipulation Watch list
  • With winter session cancelled, a look at how and when Parliament is convened
  • PM Modi holds virtual summit with Sheikh Hasina
Current Affairs for 19-December-2020
  • India Post Payments Bank launches its digital payments' services 'DakPay'
  • Ten universities to set up Kamdhenu Chairs
  • QCI launches recognition scheme for hygiene rating audit agencies
  • AYUSH Ministry approves 200 Ayush Health & Wellness Centres in Almora District of Uttarakhand
  • U.S. sanctions NATO ally Turkey over Russian S-400 defense system
  • Cabinet approves MoU between India and USA for exchange of information in areas of mutual interest in the electricity sector
  • Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati named VP of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union
Current Affairs for 18-December-2020
  • 2020 State of the Education Report for India: Vocational Education First
  • Indian Gaur
  • TWG meeting held between India, Iran, and Uzbekistan on Chabahar port
  • Roddam Narasimha
  • Launch of 2nd project 17A ship Himgiri
  • Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 12th GRIHA Summit
  • Indian Coast Guard Interceptor Boat commissioned at Hazira
Current Affairs for 17-December-2020
  • Renowned Sanskrit scholar Bannanje Govindacharya passes away
  • Morocco latest country to normalise ties with Israel in US-brokered deal
  • Myristica Swamp Treefrog
  • Rare malaria genus Plasmodium ovale reported in Kerala
  • NMCG organises 4th India Water Impact Summit 2019 in Delhi
  • Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India
  • Himalayan Serow
Current Affairs for 16-December-2020
  • Handicraft and GI Toys exempted from Quality Control Order
  • Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure
  • Climate Ambition Summit 2020 held virtually
  • IFSCA notifies International Financial Services Centres Authority (Bullion Exchange) Regulations, 2020
  • Indian companies adhere to diversity requirements
  • San Isidro Movement
  • One-time voluntary disclosure scheme for exotic animals
Current Affairs for 15-December-2020
  • Ischaemum Janarthanamii Plant Species
  • Karnataka’s regressive cattle bill
  • Maharashtra Bill Proposes Death Penalty for Heinous Crimes Against Women, Children
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of new Parliament building
  • India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine candidate receives approval to initiate Phase 1 and 2 human clinical trials
  • Indian Railways Launches Hospital Management Information System Trial Project
  • Draft Indian Ports Bill, 2020 issued for Public Consultation
Current Affairs for 14-December-2020
  • Smuggling in India Report 2019-20
  • Agra Metro Project construction work inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi
  • Uttarakhand builds its first eco-bridge for small animals
  • CoWin: A mobile app for Indians to get Covid-19 vaccine
  • Mount Everest got 3 ft higher
  • New software to crack down on child porn
  • India ranked 10th in Climate Change Performance Index
Current Affairs for 12-December-2020
  • Bangladesh signs maiden Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA)
  • Draft guidelines of Technical Specifications of Floating Structures for public consultation
  • HAL-IISc Skill Development Centre in launches its first training programme
  • Maharashtra school teacher wins USD 1 million Global Teacher Prize 2020 for promoting girls’ education
  • Invest India wins United Nations Investment Promotion Award for 2020
  • Two new Zoos one each in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh granted recognition by Central government
  • Vanchit Ikai Samooh Aur Vargon Ki Aarthik Sahayta (VISVAS) Yojana
Current Affairs for 11-December-2020
  • RBI introduces risk-based internal audit norms for NBFCs, UCBs
  • Vadhavan port project
  • Himachal Pradesh government trying to obtain GIs for products native to the State
  • Petroleum board’s new unified tariff structure
  • Surgery a part of Ayurveda
  • Government Decides To Set Up An AYUSH Export Promotion Council
  • Jasdan
Current Affairs for 10-December-2020
  • Operation Trident
  • Urban quality of life index
  • China turns on nuclear-powered 'artificial sun'
  • Houbara Bustards Can Be Hunted During The Hunting Season
  • 2nd Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) 2020 Conference
  • Singapore Agency Approves Sale Of Lab-Grown Meat
  • Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft returns samples of asteroid Ryugu to Earth
Current Affairs for 08-December-2020
  • Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
  • ARTPARK
  • Lucknow raises Rs 200 cr on BSE muni bond listing; more UP cities to follow
  • Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle rescued
  • Honey, the sweetener may be sugar syrup
  • Interfaith marriage: Adult's right to marry a person of choice is fundamental right, says Karnataka HC
  • India to surpass 350 mn 5G connections by 2026
Current Affairs for 07-December-2020
  • Roshni Act
  • KVIC’s Honey Mission Earns First Income for Migrant Workers
  • US drugmaker Moderna applies for Emergency Use Authorisation
  • AYUSH Day Care Therapy Centres for Central Government employees approved
  • Education Minister sets up task force for preparing roadmap on imparting technical education in Mother Tongue
  • Theremin instrument
  • Government constitutes High-level Ministerial Committee for implementation of Paris Agreement
Current Affairs for 05-December-2020
  • Statue of Goddess Annapurna being brought from Canada
  • Biden names all-female senior White House communications team
  • HAL Delivers Biggest Ever Cryogenic Propellant Tank to ISRO
  • New study explains important cause of fatal influenza
  • Indian Oil launches country’s first 100 octane petrol
  • Ramayana cruise service
  • Aadi-Mahotsav
Current Affairs for 04-December-2020
  • Jonas Masetti ‘Vishvanath’
  • Lakshadweep And Andaman & Nicobar To Meet 100 Per Cent Energy Needs Through Renewable Energy
  • India deploys MARCOS in Pangong Tso lake area amid standoff with China
  • Loneliest elephant heads to Cambodia after Cher campaign
  • Govt launches ‘Mission Covid Suraksha’ to assist vaccine candidates
  • The first ever SCO Online International Exhibition on Shared Buddhist Heritage
  • Wild ‘Kiwi’ of Arunachal Pradesh
Current Affairs for 02-December-2020
  • Dame Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell
  • France May Ban Discrimination Against People With Accents
  • Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC)
  • Delhi and other parts of north India are bracing for near cold wave conditions
  • Permitting large industrial houses to own banks
  • Michael Flynn: Trump pardons ex-national security adviser
  • Inter Modal Station at Ajni in resonance with Environmental Impact Assessment
Current Affairs for 01-December-2020
  • Blue Tide
  • Brain fingerprinting that the accused in Hathras rape case will undergo
  • A climate emergency - New Zealand government
  • Australian 'war crimes': Troops to be fired over Afghan killings
  • Gender equity in science: One of the focuses of the new Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
  • Prakash Javadeker launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal
  • BIS-certified helmets made compulsory for two-wheelers
Current Affairs for 28-November-2020
  • Desalination Plant in Maharashtra
  • National Portal for Transgender Persons
  • Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network
  • All fixed to mobile calls to be dialled with prefix ‘0’ from Jan 15
  • U.P. Unlawful Religious Conversion Prohibition Ordinance 2020
  • Cabinet approves ₹2,480 crore FDI in ATC Telecom
  • Government approves equity infusion of ₹6,000 crore in NIIF debt platform over two years
Current Affairs for 27-November-2020
  • Five technologies recommended in Drinking Water and Sanitation to provide Field Level Solutions to the States
  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates 80th All India Presiding Officers’ Conference in Kevadia, Gujarat
  • India International Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • SITMEX-20
  • Punjab’s claim over Chandigarh is stronger than that of Haryana
  • ‘On People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’
  • Govt Approves Merging of Lakshmi Vilas Bank With DBS Bank India, Revokes Cap on Withdrawal Limit
Current Affairs for 26-November-2020
  • Tamil Nadu Govt Announces Ban on Online Gaming Involving Betting; Rs 5,000 Fine for Violators
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Satellite to Monitor the World’s Oceans
  • Delirium can predict Covid in elderly
  • Maiden IN-MDL Cup for YAI Senior Nationals 2020
  • Meghalaya’s Glowing Mushrooms
  • Pune shows early signs of ‘herd immunity’, second wave unlikely: Survey
  • Centre approves 28 food processing projects worth over ₹320 crore
Current Affairs for 25-November-2020
  • Shri Hardeep Singh Puri launches Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge across 243 Cities
  • India becomes 4th nation to get IMO nod for navigation satellite system
  • Awas Diwas and Awas Week celebrated
  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Seismic Survey Campaign by Oil India Ltd
  • World Bank Signs $120 Million Project to Improve Connectivity in Meghalaya
  • Virtual court and e-challanproject launched in Assam
  • Rs 2 lakh crore investment in 5,000 compressed bio-gas plants in offing
Current Affairs for 23-November-2020
  • Japan & Australia signs defence deal to counter China
  • Gap persists
  • Deemed Forests
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Param Siddhi
  • Global Prevention Coalition
  • GIS One District One Product (ODOP) Digital Map Of India
Current Affairs for 21-November-2020
  • India, Kazakhstan Hold 7th Round of Foreign Office Consultations, Review Bilateral Cooperation
  • Hurricane Iota that made landfall in Central America
  • EESL Signs MoU with DNRE Goa to implement the country’s first Convergence Project
  • 28 additional judges of Allahabad High Court made permanent
  • Lilavati Award-2020: AICTE's Innovative education program to empower women
  • BRICS unveils new counter-terrorism strategy
  • Supreme Court’s recent observations on Article 32
Current Affairs for 20-November-2020
  • Statehood to Puerto Rico
  • RCEP and India
  • Peru
  • Lonar lake in Maharashtra and Keetham lake in UP added to Ramsar sites
  • IIT Guwahati formulates efficient “pincer” catalytic systems that transform biomass wastes into valuable chemicals
  • MIB requests compliance of policy on FDI in digital media within a month
  • DIPAM inks agreement with World Bank
Current Affairs for 18-November-2020
  • Cabinet approves PLI Scheme to 10 key Sectors for Enhancing
  • Separate religious code for Sarna tribals
  • Strategic significance of the Kalvari class of submarines
  • Finance Minister announces new scheme to promote employment generation
  • AatmaNirbhar Bharat 3.0. 
  • Crew-1 mission launch
  • Defining recession
Current Affairs for 13-November-2020
  • PSLV-C49/EOS-01 Mission
  • Stanford List of Top Scientists: IIT Guwahati's 22 Researchers featured in World's Top 2% Scientists List
  • Himachal Pradesh’s law against religious conversion
  • Other Service Providers (OSP)
  • Indian diplomat elected to UN Advisory Committee On Administrative And Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)
  • Claims through Affidavit Form no longer required now under Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana of ESIC
  • UAE legal reforms relating to personal freedoms
Current Affairs for 12-November-2020
  • AIM and Sirius jointly launch ‘AIM-Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’
  • Haryana Government passes bill to provide 75% reservation in private sector jobs to local candidates
  • One Rank One Pension
  • PM inaugurates and lays foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi
  • PLI scheme
  • Google doodle dedicated to 101st birth anniversary of Pu La Deshpande’s
  • FASTags to be mandatory for all four wheelers
Current Affairs for 11-November-2020
  • Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020
  • Gujarat’s Ghogha-Hazira ferry service
  • Rohingya Citizenship issue matter of domestic law of 1982: Myanmar Army Chief
  • IIT-Kharagpur to set up Centre of Excellence for Indian knowledge system, says education minister
  • India-Italy Virtual Bilateral Summit 2020
  • Gov-Tech-Thon 2020
  • 2nd National Water Awards 2020
Current Affairs for 10-November-2020
  • Moto Tunnel
  • Big-game women hunters
  • Ephemeral messaging
  • Pakistan's Sikh body will be part of it, says ETPB official on Kartarpur management
  • Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change
  • International Satavadhanam
  • Regional Cluster concept of economic development playing important role in Indian success story: UNIDO Representative
Current Affairs for 09-November-2020
  • Likelihood of future pandemics, their damage potential, as per a new report.
  • The Miyas of Assam, and their char-chapori culture
  • ANT Group
  • CSIR-CDRI Scientist, Dr Susanta Kar, honoured with “Prof.A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award-2020" by the Society of Biological Chemists
  • Climate change: US formally withdraws from Paris agreementTele-Law
  • Computation of maintenance to estranged wife to include child careConfessions in narcotics cases
  • Prasar Bharati signs MoU with Electronics and IT Ministry to launch 51 education TV channels
Current Affairs for 07-November-2020
  • India towards nutritional security
  • 8th meeting of India-UAE High Level Joint Task Force on Investments held in virtual format
  • National Monsoon Mission (NMM)
  • 13th Urban Mobility India
  • Tele-Law
  • Confessions in narcotics cases
  • Ministry of I&B constitutes committee to review Guidelines on Television Rating Agencies in India
Current Affairs for 06-November-2020
  • NFAI and FFSI Conducts Online Film Appreciation Course in Marathi
  • Sports Minister Rijiju inaugurates SAI's new Regional Centre in Zirakpur
  • Maharani Jindan Kaur
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  • iGOT e-learning Platform
  • Six women led startups win COVID-19 Shri Shakti Challenge organized by MyGov
  • PM Modi Praises Puneites Chinmay Patankar and Pradnya Patankar For Their Contributions In Traditional Sport
Current Affairs for 05-November-2020
  • IIT Bombay launches mental wellbeing website
  • RERA order on brokerage
  • Inventory Gains
  • Kochi Metropolitan Transport Authority (KMTA)
  • Central Vista Project
  • Inauguration of Mansar Lake Development Plan
  • Strategic Policy and Facilitation Bureau
Current Affairs for 04-November-2020
  • Scientists create 3D atomic map of novel corona virus replication mechanism
  • Prime Minister inaugurates to & fro Sea-plane Service between Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad
  • National Medical Commission notifies “Minimum Requirements for Annual MBBS Admissions Regulations (2020)”
  • IndianOil signs MoU with IISc, Bangalore for hydrogen generation from biomass gasification
  • Strongest Storm on Earth in 2020: Super Typhoon Goni
  • Bulk Drug Park
  • Rare metallic asteroid Psyche may be worth $10,000 quadrillion
Current Affairs for 02-November-2020
  • Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement
  • Cabinet Approves Extension Of Norms For Mandatory Jute Packaging
  • Cabinet approves externally aided dam rehabilitation and improvement project - Phase II and Phase III
  • Cabinet approves Mechanism for procurement of ethanol by Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies
  • National Productivity Council set to inspect food storage warehouses
  • Pan India common phone number for Indane LPG refill bookings
  • Indian Railways launches 'Meri Saheli' to provide safety to women passengers.
Current Affairs for 30-October-2020
  • Parampara Series - National Festival of Music & Dance
  • Petroleum ministry says it supports including natural gas under GST
  • Japan to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050
  • '2+2 dialogue brought 'unprecedented cooperation' between India, US'
  • ‘Nrityanjali’ – an online film festival on Indian classical dance
  • Skill India Mission
  • Feni bridge connecting India and Bangladesh to be completed by December
Current Affairs for 29-October-2020
  • The Plasma Therapy debate
  • Male govt employees entitled to child care leave as single parents
  • Rajnath dedicates BRO road in East Sikkim to the nation
  • Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stones for projects worth Rs 2,752 crore in Tripura
  • SIAC ruling
  • Aenigmachanna Gollum
  • Newly identified tectonically active zone in Himalayas could alter earthquake study, predictions
Current Affairs for 28-October-2020
  • Chinese foreign ministry not to recognize Hong Kong BNO passports as valid travel documents
  • Historic Libya ceasefire agreement
  • Oaxaca Khadi
  • The economic cost of being 'filthy India'
  • Israel-Sudan Peace Deal
  • Work from home could increase pollution in London
  • PM Narendra Modi addresses national conference on vigilance and anti-corruption, talks about holistic approach to eliminate corruption
Current Affairs for 26-October-2020
  • Patel Launches “Life In Miniature” Project Virtually
  • Permanent campus for IIT Ropar
  • Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh addresses 1st ever Ministerial Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group
  • Sex workers to be recognized as informal workers
  • CBSE introduces ‘Facial Recognition System’ for accessing digital academic documents of Class 10 and 12
  • PM Modi to interact with 45 CEOs of leading global Oil & Gas companies
  • India Meteorological Department Commissions Flash Flood Guidance Services for South Asia

Current Affairs for 24-October-2020
  • Giant cat drawing at a UNESCO World Heritage site in Peru
  • Trial run of Hydrogen-blended CNG powered buses launched
  • ECI constitutes committee to examine issues concerning expenditure limit
  • Police Commemoration Day - Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 every year
  • Cabinet approves extension of the Market Intervention Scheme for procurement of apples in J&K for 2020-21
  • REGIONAL RAW DRUG REPOSITORY (RRDR)
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDEX-INDUSTRIAL WORKERS (CPI-IW)
Current Affairs for 22-October-2020
  • Anti-Tank Guided Missiles
  • First-ever SCO Startup Forum to be launched on 27th October, boost for ‘Startup India’
  • Australia to join Malabar-2020 Naval Exercise with India, US & Japan
  • IFSCA introduces Framework for Regulatory Sandboxto tap into innovative FinTech solutions
  • Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman holds 4th review meeting on CAPEX of CPSEs
  • India's first multi-modal logistics park to come up in Assam
  • 5th General Council meeting of Indian Academy of Highway Engineers held
Current Affairs for 19-October-2020
  • India to deliver Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy
  • Armed Forces Flag Day Fund
  • Directorate General of Shipping notified as National Authority for Ships Recycling
  • KAPILA Campaign
  • Baba Banda Singh Bahadur
  • Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana
  • ASEAN PhD Fellowship Programme
Current Affairs for 17-October-2020
  • On FAO’s 75th anniversary, PM Modi releases commemorative coin of Rs 75
  • Cabinet approves demerger, strategic sale of Nagarnar steel plant from NMDC
  • Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojna
  • ‘STARS’ project
  • Import of air conditioners with refrigerants banned
  • UP govt decides to set up women help desk in every police station of state
  • Pakistan, China, Russia Win Seats On UN Rights Body; US Upset
Current Affairs for 16-October-2020
  • Operation Green provides 50 pc subsidy on transportation of eligible crops including storage
  • AZD7442: A cocktail of antibodies to fight Covid-19
  • Why Mars is the brightest this month?
  • Germany decries Turkey’s actions in eastern Mediterranean
  • India’s economy to contract by 10.3% this fiscal, says IMF
  • Cabinet approves Special Package for UT of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission
  • Nitin Gadkari to initiate simultaneous blasting for Zojila Tunnel in J&K, Ladakh
Current Affairs for 15-October-2020
  • Bangladesh cabinet approves capital punishment for rape
  • FATF's regional group keeps Pak on 'Enhanced Follow-up' for meagre progress against terror financing
  • Exercise Suraksha Kavach- Joint Anti Terrorist Exercise By Army and Police
  • NIT Tiruchirappalli signs MoU with C-DAC Pune for installing state of art super computer
  • Ayush ministry launches raw drug repository for medicinal plant cultivation
  • Nirbadh initiatives
  • From baby walker to capsicum, how Election Commission decides on party symbols
Current Affairs for 14-October-2020
  • RBI monetary policy review: Repo rate unchanged at 4%; stance accommodative
  • Kyrgyzstan’s worst political crisis
  • Asian giant hornet
  • PM Narendra Modi releases autobiography of Dr Balasaheb Vikhe Patil, says ‘his work will inspire generations
  • Sets of measures announced to generate consumption demand
  • Nechiphu Tunnel
  • Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog
Current Affairs for 13-October-2020
  • Archaeologists found a 1200-Year-Old Pagan Structure at Site of First Norse Temple
  • Raychaudhuri Equation
  • Graded Response Action Plan
  • 2921 km roads constructed under Bharatmala Pariyojana; 322 projects of 12,413 km awarded
  • VP, PM Modi pay tributes to Lok Nayak JP Narayan, Nanaji Deshmukh on their birth anniversary
  • Proud moment for India; all 8 beaches recommended by government gets International Blue Flag Certification
  • ‘Aarey saved’ — CM Uddhav Thackeray moves controversial metro car depot to Kanjurmarg
Current Affairs for 12-October-2020
  • Goa becomes first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ state in country
  • RBI to discontinue system-based automatic caution-listing of exporters
  • EC reduces notice period from 30 days to seven days for registration of political parties
  • Trial run of India's first hydrogen fuel cell car successfully conducted by CSIR, KPIT
  • Centre permits export of Bangalore Rose Onions & Krishnapuram Onions
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan demands repeal of Odisha University Amendment Bill, 2020
  • Rare Brahma Kamal Flower Bloom In Uttarakhand's Snow-Clad Chamoli
Current Affairs for 10-October-2020
  • Nobel Prize in Literature 2020
  • Bhai Taru Singh
  • SVAMITVA Scheme
  • Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM)
  • Nobel Peace Prize 2020
  • RBI projects 9.5 per cent GDP fall, sees revival promise in Q4
  • Roads Ministry enhances fund allocation for developing roads in NE India
Current Affairs for 9-October-2020
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020
  • Public places cannot be occupied indefinitely
  • Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' virtually inaugurates Gyan Circle Ventures
  • Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates DBT-BIRAC Clean Tech Demo Park In Delhi
  • BRICS Bank approves funds for Delhi-Meerut rapid rail, Mumbai metro; aims to reduce journey time from Delhi to Meerut to 60 minutes
  • Pusa Decomposer
  • Roads Ministry enhances fund allocation for developing roads in NE India
Current Affairs for 8-October-2020
  • Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology 2020
  • Nobel Prize in Physics 2020
  • Kasturi Cotton
  • Union Cabinet approves ratification of seven chemicals listed under Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
  • India moving ahead on path of futuristic reforms
  • Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune
  • IFFCO, Prasar Bharati sign MoU to broadcast & promote new agriculture technology & innovations
Current Affairs for 7-October-2020
  • Govt okays induction of nuke-capable Shaurya missile amid Ladakh standoff
  • M.A. Ganapathy to head Bureau of Civil Aviation Security
  • Govt appoints Ashima Goyal, Shashanka Bhide and Jayant Varma as new MPC members
  • National Clinical Management Protocol
  • IFFCO, Prasar Bharati sign MoU to broadcast & promote new agriculture technology & innovations
  • India, Myanmar agree to work towards operationalization of Sittwe Port in first quarter of 2021
  • Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing
Current Affairs for 3-October-2020
  • India Post to release Postcards on Samantwadi Toys
  • Indian Coast Guard ship named after Kanaklata Barua commissioned
  • Ambedkar Social Innovation & Incubation Mission
  • Govt to execute communication network project for Army in forward areas
  • ‘Tribes India E-Marketplace’
  • Govt notifies rules to protect people who help accident victims
  • Govt announces state mourning on Oct 4 as mark of respect to Kuwait's Amir
Current Affairs for 2-October-2020
  • The Cat Que Virus Is Not New – and the ICMR Study Was ‘Proactive’
  • Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge-4, releases PMA guidelines for iDEX
  • PM inaugurates Six Major Projects in Uttarakhand to make River Ganga Nirmal and Aviral
  • Amnesty to halt work in India after its bank account ‘frozen’
  • India Received ‘Above Normal’ Rainfall During 4-Month Monsoon, Says Met Department
  • Chemicals minister launches home delivery of fertilisers for Andhra farmers
  • Giriraj Singh releases booklet on Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
Current Affairs for 1-October-2020

  • Railway rolls out User Depot Module to completely digitize its supply chain
  • Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020
  • Hydrogen Compressed Natural Gas
  • Google celebrates, pays tribute to actress Zohra Sehgal with special doodle
  • Noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur appointed president of FTII Society & chairman of FTII Governing Council
  • PM Modi inaugurates 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand, says all-round work of govt making Ganga clean
  • Vice President advises to follow the concept of “Dincharya” and “Ritucharya to maintain a healthy lifestyle

Current Affairs for 30-September-2020

  • Home Minister inaugurates ‘Destination North-East-2020’
  • NCDC Sanctions Rs 19444 crores In First Instalment For MSP Operations Support To Three States During Kharif Season 2020-21
  • Committed to raise health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP: Harsh Vardhan
  • Health in India Report
  • Sandalwood Spike Disease
  • Armenia, Azerbaijan clashes disturb peace in South Caucasus, brings Nagorno-Karabakh back in focus
  • 5 killed in Nagaland scrub typhus outbreak

Current Affairs for 29-September-2020

  • LIC, GIC, New India Assurance systemically important insurers: IRDAI
  • Vodafone wins Rs 20,000-crore tax arbitration case against government
  • Jnanpith Award Presented To Renowned Malayalam Poet Akkitham
  • Truth about Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan: 40% of toilets non-existent, unused in govt schools surveyed by CAG
  • India’s External Debt Rose By Nearly 3% To $559 Billion In 2019-20: Finance Ministry Report
  • Priceless artefacts damaged in Indian Museum renovation: CAG
  • Toxins in water killed hundreds of elephants in Botswana

Current Affairs for 28-September-2020

  • Govt notifies standards for safety evaluation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
  • National Medical Commission replaces the MCI
  • Centre for disability sports to be set up at Gwalior
  • First look of rapid train to run between Delhi-Meerut
  • Fourth India-Japan Bilateral Maritime Exercise JIMEX 2020 begins in Arabian Sea
  • Magawa
  • Bangladesh to make film on revolutionary freedom fighter Pritilata Waddedar

Current Affairs for 26-September-2020

  • Govt raises limit for use of SDRF funds by states from 35 per cent to 50 per cent to tackle COVID situation
  • Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020
  • Railways target to complete 100% electrification of broad gauge routes by 2023
  • NHIDCL expedites DPR work on Shinkun La Tunnel
  • International Day of Sign Languages 2020
  • World Maritime Day 2020
  • Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state

Current Affairs for 25-September-2020

  • Labour Bills passed amid boycott
  • Parliament passes IIIT amendment bill, giving national importance tag to five new institutes
  • Rajya Sabha Passes Rashtriya Raksha University Bill 2020
  • President Ram Nath Kovind confers NSS Awards for 2018-19
  • India conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha test range
  • Lok Sabha passes the Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020
  • Kritagya AgTech Hackathon

Current Affairs for 24-September-2020

  • India clears Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to protect healthcare workers.
  • MoRTH advises States, UTs to stamp International Convention of Road Traffic on 1st page of IDP
  • IFSCA Committee submits interim report on development of international retail business
  • India and Maldives launch direct cargo ferry service to boost trade
  • Rules for suspension of MPs from House
  • Govt announces increase in MSPs for six Rabi crops
  • IEA and NITI Aayog launch Special Report on Sustainable Recovery Post Covid-19

Current Affairs for 23-September-2020

  • Brucellosis
  • Tata group to launch India's first low cost Covid-19 test 'Feluda'
  • Cargo plane crashes at Aden Adde International Airport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu
  • The Proposed FCRA Amendment Will Deal Another Blow to India's Non-Profit Sector
  • MoU signed between AYUSH Ministry and WCD Ministry for controlling Malnutrition as a part of POSHAN Abhiyaan
  • Stand together and build a just world, UN chief says in message for International Day of Peace
  • Polls in India pose a formidable challenge amid Covid-19: CEC

Current Affairs for 22-September-2020

  • In a first, eight Indian beaches recommended for Blue Flag International eco-label
  • JK-IGRAMS: New grievance redress system unveiled in J&K
  • Task force reviews plan to curb pollution in Delhi-NCR
  • HOCL, a PSU under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers gets BIS certification for all its products
  • SPICe+ Portal deployed by MCA
  • Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend Companies Act, promote ease of doing business
  • Taxation And Other Laws (Relaxation & Amendment of Certain Provisions) Bill 2020

Current Affairs for 21-September-2020

  • Kerala to have certified snake handlers
  • Mahalaya
  • Less than 34,000 inter-state migrant workers in 2019-20, says government
  • Ministry of MSME announces new guidelines to support artisans including Pottery & Beekeeping activity
  • J&K: LG Manoj Sinha launches National Generic Document Registration System
  • 2 farm bills clear Rajya Sabha hurdle amid protests
  • Indus Water Treaty turns 60

Current Affairs for 19-September-2020

  • Rajya Sabha passes Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill
  • Bill to reduce MP/minister salaries passed in Lok Sabha
  • Singapore Convention on Mediation comes into force
  • Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology under 'Make in India'
  • Scientists developed Indian Brain Templates (IBT) and a Brain Atlas
  • Can’t legalise same-sex marriage: Government
  • RBI issues draft Rupee interest rate derivatives

Current Affairs for 18-September-2020

  • AICTE-SPICE
  • National Highway Excellence Awards 2020
  • Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme
  • Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020
  • Govt prepares draft of Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020
  • Cycle 25/ Solar Cycle
  • Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed by Parliament, after Rajya Sabha's approval

Current Affairs for 17-September-2020

  • Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM, eyes continuity
  • Scientists detect potential sign of life on Venus
  • Promotion of Kho Kho and Kabaddi
  • Cabinet gives nod to establishment of new AIIMS at Darbhanga in Bihar
  • Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor gets nod from cabinet
  • Govt Constitutes Development Council For Footwear And Leather Industry For 2 Years
  • Postage Stamp on India’s first Anti-Satellite Missile released

Current Affairs for 16-September-2020

  • PM Modi Launches 'Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana', Biggest Scheme For Fisheries
  • Union Power Minister Lays Foundation Stone Of Kishenganj-Darbhanga 400kv Transmission Line In Bihar
  • PM Modi vouches for mother tongue as medium of instruction in schools
  • SCTIMST develops device for prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Hindi Diwas celebrated on 14 September
  • PM dedicates to Nation three key projects related to Petroleum sector in Bihar
  • Formed 16-Member Committee To Study Ancient Indian Culture

Current Affairs for 15-September-2020

  • Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF 2.0) and Streets for People Challenge
  • MoRTH moves ahead with Orientation and Training Programme of iRAD App
  • New ASEAN-India Plan of Action adopted for 5 years at Ministerial Meeting
  • Shri Gadkari approves Rs 971 crore Munger-Bhagalpur NH road in Bihar
  • RBI issues guidelines for appointment of CCO in banks
  • DIAL launches country's first Covid-19 testing facility at an airport
  • Govt Launches Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE Challenge For MSMEs & Startups

Current Affairs for 14-September-2020

  • Unicef report says Child Mortality Rate in India has declined substantially
  • 76% patents filed in India are by foreign Cos
  • More than 1 billion people face displacement by 2050
  • India, Japan sign key pact for reciprocal provision of supplies, services between defence forces
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment
  • BJP unit registers under U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act







































































  • Five star villages scheme

Current Affairs for 12-September-2020

  • History of Karlsruhe - The Karlsruhe, a light armoured cruiser, was the last of the big German World War II-era warships
  • CCEA Approves Asset Monetization By Power Grid Worth Rs 7000 Crore
  • Odisha villagers set to get mobile signal for first time
  • August rainfall highest since 1926: IMD
  • Global Multidimensional Poverty Index: Niti to leverage monitoring mechanism
  • Gadkari inaugurates bridges, road projects in Gadchiroli
































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































  • Himalayan Day - Recently, a national-level webinar was organised to mark the Himalayan Day on September 9th.

Current Affairs for 11-September-2020

  • First World Solar Technology Summit
  • Chushul Sub-sector - Chushul sub-sector has come into focus in the Indo-China standoff
  • India successfully flight tests indigenously-developed HSTDV
  • RBI selects 5 financial ratios, 26 sectors for loan restructuring
  • International Literacy Day 2020: Kerala most literate state in India, check rank-wise list
  • British broadcaster David Attenborough gets Indira Gandhi Peace prize








































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































  • UNICEF to lead global procurement, supply of COVID vaccines

Current Affairs for 10-September-2020

  • Govt announces 3rd phase of 'Back to Village' programme from October 2 to 12 in J&K
  • Project Dolphin - Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government’s plan to launch a Project Dolphin
  • Chandrayaan-3 launch likely in early 2021, says Minister of State for Space Dr Jitendra Singh
  • Fire onboard oil tanker off Sri Lanka's coast completely extinguished
  • The Wagon Tragedy and Malabar Rebellion
  • PM expresses grief over the passing away of Kesavananda Bharati










































































  • Home Ministry Suspends FCRA Licenses of Four Christian Associations

Current Affairs for 09-September-2020

  • Low Ozone found over Brahmaputra river valley
  • Germany joins Indo-Pacific club
  • Machine learning solution can make exploring geo-resources simpler
  • Tussle of Assam Rifles - The Delhi High Court has granted 12 weeks to the Union government
  • Start Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme
  • 13th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution
























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































  • Business Reform Action Plan for the year 2019

Current Affairs for 08-September-2020

  • Letter of Undertaking issued by IREDA, PFC & REC in lieu of Bank Guarantees for Earnest Money Deposit (EMD)
  • Trial run on new river route connecting Bangladesh with Tripura starts
  • RBI revises PSL guidelines; Bank loans to start-ups to get priority sector tag
  • India now got world’s 2nd largest road network
  • Act of God - Businesses are looking towards a legal provision
  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu calls for well-strategized collective action to ensure well-being of young children











































































  • Teacher’s Day - In India, Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually on September 5

Current Affairs for 07-September-2020

  • EESL to procure 250 electric vehicles from Hyundai, Tata Motors
  • Trial run on the new river route connecting Bangladesh with Tripura starts
  • Data for Accidental Deaths & Suicides released by NCRB shows India doing better than the global rate
  • Modi govt climbs down on Question Hour, will allow ‘unstarred questions’ in the monsoon session
  • Maharashtra Government Declaring 'Aarey' as Reserve Forest is Getting the 'Green Signal' From Netizens
  • Cisgendered - Last month, Hollywood actor William Shatner took offence to being called ‘CIS’, short for ‘cisgendered’.








































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































  • GW190521 - He scientists have announced that the discovery of a black hole

Current Affairs for 05-September-2020

  • Water Heroes Contest 2.0 - Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the ‘Water Heroes – Share Your Stories’ Contest recently.
  • NIDHI-EIR Brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence launched
  • Question Hour - Parliament has said no to Question Hour and curtailed Zero Hour.
  • Hindi, Kashmiri and Dogri to become official languages of J&K
  • PUBG Video Game App Among 118 New Chinese Apps Banned
  • Cabinet approves pact between India, Finland for cooperation in geology
















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































  • Global Innovation Index - India climbed four spots on the Global Innovation Index 2020

Current Affairs for 04-September-2020

  • RBI’s Monetary Policy - Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a host of steps
  • Coal India to invest over Rs 1.22 lakh cr on 500 projects by 2023-24
  • Health assistant Robot Rakshak
  • Australia-India-Japan Ministers’ meeting on Supply Chains Resilience
  • Govt. gives nod to 27 integrated cold chain development projects under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana
  • IIT Bombay students develop AIR Scanner, an Indian alternative to Camscanner
























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































  • Indian Power Market Goes Green

Current Affairs for 03-September-2020

  • UN releases its first-ever guidelines on access to social justice for people with disabilities
  • Goods and Services Tax Network launches auto-drafted ITC statement GSTR-2B for July
  • Kala Utsav - Toy and Puppet making skills will be developed among school students
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigns due to worsening health
  • Coal Ministry organised Webinar on Coal Gasification and Liquefaction
  • “MEDBOT” medical trolley developed by Indian Railways















































































  • CMERI Installs World’s Largest Solar Tree at Durgapur

Current Affairs for 02-September-2020

  • Centre accords more power to lieutenant governor than CM as it notifies new rules
  • Telugu Language Day - Every year on August 29, Telugu Language Day is marked in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh
  • International Day against Nuclear Tests
  • International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
  • IIT-Indore to teach ancient Indian sciences in Sanskrit
  • World Bank pauses Ease of Doing Business rankings
  • Chhavni COVID Yodha Sanrakshan Yojana

Current Affairs for 01-September-2020

  • States can have sub-groups among SCs/STs: SC
  • Department of Economic Affairs & UNDP India Launched Sustainable Finance Collaborative to Promote Sustainable Finance in India
  • PM Modi Pays Tribute To Social Reformer Mahatma Ayyankali
  • Centre to develop three Bamboo Clusters in Jammu, Katra and Samba areas of J&K
  • 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue via video conferencing
  • PM Modi inaugurates college, administration buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University in Jhansi
  • Centre Explores Possibility Of Single Voter List For All Polls: Report

Current Affairs for 31-August-2020

  • Africa declared free of wild polio in 'milestone'
  • Draft data safety policy of India’s digital health mission out for public comments
  • Ramagopal Rao Committee constituted
  • Pulikali Festival - Pulikkali is a recreational folk art from the state of Kerala
  • Comprehensive Manser Rejuvenation & Development Plan
  • Grand finale to Textile Grand Challenge 2019
  • Great Andamanese tribe tested positive for COVID-19

Current Affairs for 29-August-2020

  • Covid-19 takes Odisha’s primitive tribal groups into its tentacles
  • NRI unified portal - In Uttar Pradesh, the State Government will prepare a database of the migrant workers
  • Global tourism industry - The tourism global industry has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic
  • E-auction portal launched to promote trading of GI-tagged ‘Kashmir Saffron’
  • Global team of scientists discovers one of the earliest galaxies using India’s AstroSat
  • NITI Aayog to virtually launch India component of NDC- TIA
  • The Ministry of Culture has announced 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India.

Current Affairs for 28-August-2020

  • The century-old Mysuru zoo has become the second Indian zoo to house the African Cheetah
  • World temperature record set in California's Death Valley
  • Logo of Labour Bureau
  • National Council for Transgender Persons
  • Country’s longest ‘ropeway over a river’ inaugurated in Guwahati
  • China launches advanced warship for Pakistan Navy
  • Nabard launches credit guarantee programme for NBFC-MFIs

Current Affairs for 27-August-2020

  • Vice President calls for a national movement to empower women
  • After Unveiling Reserve Bank, Fugitive Godman Nithyananda Now Plans to Set up Hindu Parliament of Kailaasa in 6 Months
  • All 9 trapped in fire at Telangana hydroelectric plant killed
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Nuakhai Juhar.
  • Thumbimahotsavam 2020 - WWF-India State unit has joined hands with the Society for Odonate Studies
  • Turkey converts another former Istanbul church into a mosque