United Nations relief Chief eyes USD 35 billion for 2021 humanitarian initiatives

Dec 1, 2020
The United Nations 2021 Humanitarian Overview has projected that a number of 235 million people all over the world will be in the need of humanitarian assistance as well as protection in 2021.

Current Affairs Quiz: 1 December 2020

Dec 1, 2020
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as the 93rd Academy Awards, World AIDS Day and Word of the Year 2020 among others. 

Current Affairs in Short: 1 December 2020

Dec 1, 2020
Health Ministry has directed the states/ UTs to upload data of their healthcare workers on its COVIN App (Covid-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network) for COVID-19 vaccination on priority basis.

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund: All you need to know!

Dec 1, 2020
The Agriculture Infrastructure Fund approved by the central government will facilitate formal credit to farm and farm processing- based activities which in return is expected to create several job opportunities in the rural areas.

Centre to hold talks today with protesting farmers at 3pm: Why are farmers protesting? Get all details here

Dec 1, 2020
The next round of discussion was earlier supposed to take place on December 3rd but it has been pushed forward due to relentless protests by farmers at Delhi's borders amid COVID-19 and cold weather. 

IRDAI approves acquisition of Bharti Axa General by ICICI Lombard

Dec 1, 2020
 ICICI Lombard through an official statement informed that it is progressing applications for the receipt of approval from other regulators who are concerned for the transaction.

MHA’s new COVID-19 guidelines come into effect from today: What is allowed and what isn't?

Dec 1, 2020
The State/ UT Governments shall not impose any local lockdown outside the containment zones, without prior consultation with the Central Government. 

Current Affairs in Short: 30 November 2020

Nov 30, 2020
The centre has called an all-party meeting of floor leaders of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on December 4, 2020 to discuss COVID-19 situation in the country. 

SCO Council of Heads of State Summit: Sociopolitical impact of COVID-19 more acute, says Vice President

Nov 30, 2020
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu stated that more than 30 indigenous COVID-19 vaccines are being developed in the country, three of which are in advanced stages.

PM Modi visit to Varanasi: Inaugurates six-lane widening project of Prayagraj- Varanasi Section, attends Dev Deepawali Mahotsav

Nov 30, 2020
Apart from inaugurating the six-lane widening project of Prayagraj- Varanasi Section of NH-19, PM Modi also took part in the world-famous Dev Deepawali Mahotsav on his day-long visit to Varanasi. 

Government plans to create 5 crore employment opportunities in MSME sector

Nov 30, 2020
In his address at the 2020 Horasis Asia Meeting, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari noted that in the coming years India will be the top automobile manufacturing hub in the world and as compared to China, India has got huge potential. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 30 November 2020

Nov 30, 2020
The Cambridge Dictionary has named ' Quarantine' as the Word of the Year 2020. 

DRDO increases ICU beds in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID hospital at Delhi Cantt

Nov 30, 2020
The step to increase the ICU beds to 500 has been taken on the advice of the central government because of the rising number of cases in Delhi.

United States second biggest FDI source for India during first half of FY 2020-2021

Nov 30, 2020
Singapore with an investment of USD 8.30 billion retains its position on top in April-September 2020.

Quarantine named Word of the Year 2020

Nov 30, 2020
Quarantine was chosen as the Word of the Year 2020 after data showed it to be the most searched word on the Cambridge Dictionary.

Government launches ‘Mission COVID Suraksha’ to help boost vaccine development

Nov 30, 2020
According to the Department of Biotechnology, it will also ensure that the vaccine candidates are brought closure to introduction and licensure in the market.

PM Narendra Modi to interact with 3 teams involved in developing COVID-19 vaccine

Nov 30, 2020
The Prime Minister will be interacting with teams from Dr. Reddy’s, Biological E and Gennova Biopharma. 

Covidshield: Government may purchase 300-400 million doses of COVID vaccine by July 2021

Nov 29, 2020
The Chief of Serum Institute of India (SII), Adar Poonawalla informed that the company will apply for the emergency authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine in the next two weeks.

Oscars 2021: Keith Gomes' Shameless is India's official entry in short film category at 93rd Academy Awards

Nov 28, 2020
Shameless starring Sayani Gupta, Hussain Dalal, and Rishabh Kapoor is a 15-minutes-long comedy thriller. The short film's narrative delves into the theme of loss of human spirit due to technology.

India officially enters technical recession, GDP contracts by 7.5 percent in Q2 of FY21

Nov 28, 2020
The GDP at Constant (2011-12) Prices in Q2 of FY 2020-21 was estimated at Rs 33.14 lakh crore, as against Rs 35.84 lakh crore in Q2 of FY 2019-20. 

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