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Monthly Current Affairs 2020

Tata Sons Chairman-designate N Chandrasekaran to act as TCS Chairman too

Feb 21, 2017
TCS also announced that the Chief Operating Officer (COO) N Ganapathy Subramaniam will be on the board of the company as Executive Director.

South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 concluded in Indore

Feb 20, 2017
The South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 discussed ways to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted by the UN in September 2015.

Momentum Jharkhand Global Investors’ Summit 2017 concluded

Feb 20, 2017
During the summit, the Department of Industries of Jharkhand showcased the State’s development potential.

India sanctioned USD 340 million to Nepal for development programmes

Feb 20, 2017
Transport Minister of Nepal Ramesh Lekhak said that this completion of infrastructural projects will not only strengthen physical connectivity but also emotional bonding between the people of both the countries.

Drug Price Control in India

Feb 20, 2017
Recently, Indian government took bold steps to control and curb the drug prices in India. It also included coronary stents under the essential medicines and reduced its prices significantly which caused strains among pharmaceutical companies. We have analyzed this whole phenomenon in Detail.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins 2017 Rotterdam Open

Feb 20, 2017
With the title came an end to Tsonga’s two-year title drought. He had last won a title in the year 2015.

UN's WHO gives India's vaccine regulatory body NRAI highest ratings

Feb 20, 2017
This highest approval rating is expected to give a boost to Indian pharmaceutical companies.

ISRO successfully tests its Cryogenic Stage for GSLV MkIII for the Flight Duration

Feb 20, 2017
This complex technology named the cryogenic engine has been mastered only by six countries namely Russia, the US, France, Japan, China and India

Barren Island, India’s only live volcano, active again

Feb 20, 2017
The volcano is erupting in small episodes of five to 10 minutes. The researchers observed only ash clouds during the day. However after sundown, red lava foundations spew from the crater into the atmosphere.

Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS AYUSH commissioned in Kochi

Feb 20, 2017
While Tata Motors is India’s market leader in the automobile industry, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software products.

Shahid Afridi announces retirement from international cricket

Feb 20, 2017
Afridi had already quit Tests in 2010 and One Day International cricket after the 2015 World Cup. However, he still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India.

World Day of Social Justice observed with theme preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work

Feb 20, 2017
As recognised by the United Nations, the World Day of Social Justice focuses on guaranteeing fair outcome through social justice, equality, employment and much more.

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir dies

Feb 20, 2017
Kabir served as the 39th Chief Justice of India from September 2012 to July 2013.

Nagaland: Chief Minister TR Zeliang resigned

Feb 20, 2017
The Political situation of Nagaland has been boiling ever since the Nagaland Tribal Action Committee began their agitation demanding the resignation of the Chief Minister.

India ranks 143rd in 2017 Index of Economic Freedom

Feb 19, 2017
In its 23rd edition, the Index analyzed economic policy developments in 186 countries. Countries are graded and ranked on 12 measures of economic freedom that evaluate the rule of law, government size, regulatory efficiency, and the openness of markets.

INSV Tarini inducted into Indian Navy

Feb 19, 2017
The boat draws her origin from the famous Tara-Tarini temple of Orissa’s Ganjam district. The word Tarini means a Boat and is also a Sanskrit word for Saviour.

Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl authored by Ram Kamal Mukherjee

Feb 19, 2017
The book discusses Hema Malini’s life and achievement, since she has been extremely active as a stage performer, actor and a politician.

UAE reveals its plan to build the first city on Mars by 2117

Feb 18, 2017
The United Arab Emirates plans to spearhead international efforts in Mars exploration with its Mars 2117 program.

Air India inducts A320 neo plane, to add 13 more in 2017

Feb 18, 2017
With this, Air India became the third airline to induct the A320 neo aircraft, the other two airlines with A320 neo planes are after IndiGo and Go Air.

Tata Motors, Microsoft India signed strategic agreement to leverage IoT & AI

Feb 18, 2017
While Tata Motors is India’s market leader in the automobile industry, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software products.
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