Current Affairs – 2020

Welcome to Current Affairs 2020. In this section, we post Daily Current Affairs for SSC, Banking, CLAT, IBPS, UPSC, MPSC, RPSC, BPSC, UPPSC, States PSC Examinations.

Ladakh’s Own Meteorological Centre

On December 29, 2020, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences; Harsh Vardhan has inaugurated a Meteorological Centre in the Union Territory of Ladakh.  This centre will provide weather forecasts for the region thereby strengthening the early-warning system of weather forecasting in the region. Key Points With this inauguration, Ladakh now has its own Meteorological Centre; Read More…

INSACOG Labs Release Genome Sequencing Results of Mutated SARS-CoV-2

The Indian government noted the mutant variant of SARS- CoV-2 virus reports and adopted a strategy to detect and prevent the new mutant of the virus. INSACOG Labs i.e. Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium has released the initial results of the genome sequencing of the new mutant. ContentsStrategy of the Indian GovernmentWhat has happened till now?INSACOG Read More…

First ‘International Day of Epidemic Preparedness’

December 27, 2020, was observed as the 1st International Day of Epidemic Preparedness to highlight the importance of preparedness for a pandemic, prevention against them, and partnerships to fight them. ContentsKey PointsUnited Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Key Points The first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness was observed on the call of the United Nations General Read More…

India’s First Pollinator Park in Uttarakhand

Recently, the first pollinator park in the country has been inaugurated in Uttarakhand. The park was inaugurated by Peter Smetacek, a renowned butterfly expert in Nainital’s Haldwani. Key Points The 1st pollinator park has around 50 species of honeybees, butterflies, birds, and insects. The park has been developed in an area of 4 acres. The Read More…

Japan to Join ‘Five Eyes’ Network

Japan will be formally joining the ‘Five Eyes’ network to keep a check on China’s restriction on Uyghurs. Now, Japan is ready to become the sixth eye of the network.  As per the reports, Japan has provided intelligence to the UK and the US last year on the forceful clampdown of China on Uyghurs. ContentsKey Read More…

Ban lifted on Onion Exports from January 1

The central government has notified that the ban on the export of all varieties of onion will be lifted from January 1, 2021. An official notification in this regard was released from the directorate general of foreign trade. ContentsKey PointsSimilar Ban on Onion Exports Key Points This move has been taken by the government because Read More…

RBI’s Paper on Inflation- Highlights

A working paper of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended maintaining the inflation target at 4 percent for the country. As per the paper, it is the appropriate inflation target for the country. ContentsKey PointsMonetary Policy Committee Meeting Key Points The paper has been titled ‘Measuring trend inflation in India’. This RBI working Read More…

Uttarakhand Requests M.P for White Tiger

Recently, the Uttarakhand state government has requested the Madhya Pradesh government to send White Tiger cubs to the Sitabani Wildlife Reserve in Nainital for the upcoming Tiger Safari Project. Key Points Satpal Maharaj, the Uttarakhand State Tourism Minister has sent a written request to the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister to send white tiger cubs to Read More…