Weekly Current Affairs (3rd-9th November 2020)

Weekly Current Affairs(3rd-9th Nov’20): The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of General Insurance Business of Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited (Bharti AXA) by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited (ICICI Lombard). The Navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia began the four-day-long phase first of the Malabar naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal. A new book titled “Till We Win” by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria and two other doctors will give a definitive account of India’s fight against Covid-19 and how to deal with the pandemic in the days to come Bangladesh and US navies launched the ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh…

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Current affairs 1st & 2nd November 2020

Daily Current Affairs 1st & 2nd Nov 2020 (National/International) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the country’s first seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat’s Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. Harsh Vardhan launches SERB-POWER schemes to support women scientists.Science and Engineering Research Board – Promoting Opportunities For Women in Exploratory Research. India’s first ‘tyre park’ to come up in West Bengal. Malayalam writer Paul Zacharia selected for Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2020. Indian boxers Amit Panghal wins gold at the Alexis Vastine International. UNESCO allots India’s Panna Tiger Reserve ‘Biosphere Reserve’ status. The Prime Minister Shri…

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Current affairs 31st October 2020

Daily Current Affairs 31st Oct 2020 (National/International) Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao launches ‘Dharani’ Portal.The Dharani is a one-stop portal for all land and property-related transactions as well as documentation India extends $1 bn credit line to Central Asian countries Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. Late Indian actor, Om Puri was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the third edition of the India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB 2020). World’s 1st scientoon book entitled “Bye Bye Corona”, was released by Anandiben Patel, Governor, Uttar Pradesh. The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day is observed every year on October 31 since…

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Current affairs 9&10 October 2020

NATIONAL Meghalaya Govt partners with Israel to set up ‘Centre of Excellence Meghalaya government has entered into a partnership with Israel to establish a one of a kind Centre of Excellence(CoE) on high-value vegetables in the state to improve and promote the livelihoods of farmers. CoE is important for tapping the diverse biodiversity and available resources in the state in terms of its soil and agro-climatic condition. India successfully test-fires anti-radiation missile Rudram-1 to destroy enemy radars India successfully tested a new indigenous air-launched missile called `Rudram-1’, which is designed…

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Current affairs 7 October 2020

NATIONAL FM launches Indian Bank’s business mentoring programme for MSMEs Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday launched ‘MSME Prerana,’ an online business mentoring programme for MSMEs by the state-run Indian Bank. Russia successfully test-fires Tsirkon hypersonic missile Russia successfully test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile in the Arctic on Tuesday, Chief of the General Staff of Russia’s Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov The missile covered a distance of 450 km with the maximum altitude of its trajectory at 28 km, he said, adding that the flight lasted 4.5 minutes and the…

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Current affairs 26& 27 September 2020

NATIONAL NCDC sanctions first instalment funds of Rs. 19, 444 crore to three states for Kharif paddy procurement under MSP NSDC(National Cooperative Development Corporation) has sanctioned the first instalment funds of Rs. 19, 444 crore to three states for Kharif paddy procurement under Minimum Support Price operations India Ranks 89 among 181 Countries in World Risk Index 2020 As per the ranking in the index, India has been ranked at the 89th Position among 181 countries. India is termed under the category of Medium Risk.The ranking is topped by Vanuatu…

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Current affairs 25 September 2020

NATIONAL UP Government launches U-Rise portal for employement U-Rise portal has been launched by Uttar Pradesh government to help students find jobs. . The U-RISE or the Unified Reimagined Innovation For Students Empowerment portal will be giving career counselling assistance to students. It is a joint initiative of the Department of Technical Education, Department, Training, Employment and the Skill Development Mission as well as the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow. Kerala to house one of the first medical device parks in India Kerala will soon house one of…

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Current affairs 24 September 2020

NATIONAL CM Sarbananda Sonowal launches Mukhyamantrir Grammya Paribahan Achoni Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched a rural transport programme and distributed light motor vehicles to some of the beneficiaries of the scheme .Ten thousand villages would be covered in the first phase of the scheme with a financial outlay of Rs 100 crore. Virtual Bilateral Summit between PM Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa to be held on Sept 26 Virtual Bilateral Summit is being held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on 26th…

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Current affairs 23 September 2020

NATIONAL J&K launched National Generic Document Registration System Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the union territory. The system was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) to address the diversity and variations that prevails across the states on account of formats, languages, processes and formulae. Laser-guided ATGM successfully test-fired by DRDO The Defence Ministry informed on September 23, 2020, that the Laser-guided Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) has been successfully test-fired from MBT Arjun Tank at KK Ranges, Armoured Corps…

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Current affairs 22 September 2020

NATIONAL Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Ghar Tak Fibre” scheme in Bihar Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nine highway projects and Optical Fibre Internet Services in Bihar. The optical fibre services are being provided under the scheme “Ghar Tak Fibre”. These services are to be executed along with combined efforts of Common Service Centre. Tata Group to launch a low-cost COVID-19 test ‘Feluda’ in India The Drugs Controller General of India has approved the commercial launch of ‘Feluda’, the Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) COVID-19 test, the…

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