Current Affairs 2020 Questions for July 31, 2020

It is known that civil, finance & competitive exams including UPSC, SSC, IAS, Banking, Defence, Railway & other government (central & state level recruitment exams) emphasize on ascertaining aspirants’ knowledge of recent current affairs. To develop a sound awareness of recent current affairs events, reading about monthly current affairs in news or pdf format could … Read more Current Affairs 2020 Questions for July 31, 2020

India and AIIB

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – India and the World; International/Multi-lateral organizations  About:  The China-­backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to function as an “apolitical” institution and to continue to support projects in India  The latest loan for India was for $750 million, to support vulnerable households impacted by COVID­19  Key facts:  India has … Read more India and AIIB

PM laid foundation stone for Water Supply project in Manipur

Question: Consider the following statements:(1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Manipur Water Supply Project under the Jal Jeevan Mission-Har Ghar Jal Scheme.(2) Jal Jeevan Mission aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections by 2024 to all households in rural India.Of the above correct statement/s is/are:(a) … Read more PM laid foundation stone for Water Supply project in Manipur

India-Bhutan open new trade route

On July 16, 2020, India and Bhutan opened a new trade route between Jaigon in West Bengal and Pasakha in Bhutan. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Highlights The land route will help to move industrial … Read more India-Bhutan open new trade route

National Fisheries Development Board

It was established in 2006 as an autonomous organization under the administrative control of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Now, it works under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. It aims to enhance fish production and productivity in the country and to coordinate fishery development in an integrated and holistic manner. … Read more National Fisheries Development Board

“Demo Days Initiative”: Atal Innovation Mission to support startups

On July 14, 2020, Atal Innovation Mission of NITI Aayog coordinated and concluded the series of COVID-19 “Demo Days” initiative. The initiative will identify promising startups that have the potential of COVID-19 innovations. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and … Read more “Demo Days Initiative”: Atal Innovation Mission to support startups

Qualcomm becomes 12th Foreign Investor in Jio Platforms in Last Three Months

The United States-based Multinational Corporation-Qualcomm has informed on 12th July 2020 that it has invested Rs 730 crore in Reliance Industries’ subsidiary company- Jio Platforms. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Rs 730 crore of investment will translate to 0.15 percent of an equity … Read more Qualcomm becomes 12th Foreign Investor in Jio Platforms in Last Three Months

Andrzej Duda wins the 2020 Presidential Election by a Narrow Margin

The Incumbent President of Poland- Andrzej Duda has secured a victory in the 2020 Presidential Election of Poland on 12th July 2020. Andrzej Duda has secured 1,04,13,094 (1 crore 4 lakh 13 thousand 94 votes) votes in the Second Round of the Election to cross the majority figure marginally with 51.21 percent of the total valid … Read more Andrzej Duda wins the 2020 Presidential Election by a Narrow Margin

DAC on talks to acquire ‘Raven’ and ‘Spike Firefly’ for the Indian Army

Talks on sharpening the infantry of the Indian Army continues as the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) is likely to acquire the remotely controlled unmanned aerial vehicle- Raven from the United States and Israel’s Spike Firefly. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos As per … Read more DAC on talks to acquire ‘Raven’ and ‘Spike Firefly’ for the Indian Army