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Monthly Current Affairs 2020

September 2020 Current Affairs:

  • Indian Air Force formally inducts Rafale fighter jets
  • First World Solar Technology Summit begins: All you need to know!
  • First case of COVID-19 re-infection reported in Bengaluru, 27 year-old woman tests positive again
  • Teachers’ Day 2020: Why Teachers’ Day is so special? All you need to know
  • Defence Minister demands non-aggression, respect for international norms, each other’s interests at SCO meet
  • India to host Quad meet and 2+2 dialogue
  • J&K Government sets up Biodiversity Council
  • Assam Assembly passes bill to protect state’s heritage sites, Get Details Here
  • PM Narendra Modi’s official website twitter account hacked, hacker identifies as John Wick
  • PUBG, 118 other Mobile Apps Banned by Indian Govt: Check the important details and Complete List here
  • Sumit Nagpal becomes first Indian in 7 years to enter the second round of Grand Slam Singles event
  • Coal India decides to invest over Rs. 1.22 lakh crores on 500 projects by 2023-24
  • Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi: What is Mission Karmayogi, how will it benefit common man?
  • India’s Adani Green ranked as world’s No. 1 solar firm
  • Parliament’s Monsoon Session to begin from September 14: Know Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha timings here
  • Defence Minister embarks on 3-day visit to Russia: Know all about it
  • One of the farthest star galaxies discovered by Indian astronomers
  • US won’t join WHO-linked global effort to develop, distribute COVID-19 vaccine
  • India plans to release forensic accounting and investigation standards
  • Rajiv Kumar takes charge as new Election Commissioner
  • India, France holds discussions for Mission Alpha-like equipment for Gaganyaan astronauts
  • India’s GDP contracts 23.9% in Q1 of 2020-21, worst GDP growth contraction in decades
  • Supreme Court grants 10 years to telecom companies to pay AGR dues
  • Defence Ministry signs Rs 2,580 crore contract with Indian companies for Pinaka missiles
  • Postal Department set to promote, transport local products across the country
  • Sero Survey: Third round starts in New Delhi from September 1 to check prevalence of antibodies against COVID-19
  • World’s largest solar tree set up at Durgapur
  • Japan to provide development assistance loan worth Rs. 3,500 crores to India to fight COVID-19 pandemic
  • China constructs missile site at Kailash-Mansarovar amid the stand-off with India.

August 2020 Current Affairs:

  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s health declines: Army Hospital
  • Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84, Tributes Pour In – A Brief Look at His Political Career
  • Air India’s privatization process to be completed within 2020: Civil Aviation Minister HS Puri
  • Regular International commercial flight operations to remain suspended till September 30
  • Mustapha Adib set to be become Lebanon’s new Prime Minister
  • PM Narendra Modi announces September to observed as ‘Nutrition Month’ in Mann in Baat
  • India, Russia announced as joint winners at FIDE Chess Olympiad
  • Unlock 4: Sports Authority to open shooting facility for the developmental shooters
  • UAE launches Agriota platform to bridge gap between its food industry, Indian farmers
  • Unlock 4 Guidelines: Delhi Metro to start from September 7, public gathering of 100 allowed from Sept 21
  • India records world’s highest single-day spike with 80,000 Coronavirus cases in a day
  • Asteroid with diameter of over 22 metres to pass by Earth on September 1
  • Reliance Retail to acquire Future Group’s retail, wholesale businesses for Rs 24,713 crore
  • Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ star passes away due to colon cancer at 43
  • National Sports Awards 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind virtually confer the awards, Check the winners and other important details
  • India co-sponsors United Nations Security Council Resolution on women peacekeepers
  • Chunauti- Next Generation start-up challenge contest launched by IT Minister
  • Arunachal State Assembly passes resolution for the inclusion of state in the sixth schedule

July 2020 Current Affairs:

  • Bharat Biotech starts first phase of human trials of Covaxin
  • Delhi CM inaugurates India’s first Plasma Bank: Who can donate plasma and how?
  • Russians approve new constitutional reforms, Vladimir Putin may stay as Russia’s President till 2036
  • RBI conducts OMO, Operation Twist for Government Securities: What is OMO & Why RBI conducts Open Market Operations
  • Madhya Pradesh govt launches ‘Kill Corona’ campaign
  • RBI defines conditions for govt’s special liquidity schemes for NBFCs and HFCs
  • Government declares entire Nagaland disturbed area till December-end
  • SDMC, NTPC Ltd. and Indian Oil sign MoU for Waste to Energy Plant in Delhi
  • World Bank approves $750 million fund to support India’s MSME Sector
  • India plans to acquire lethal version of Spice-2000 bombs
  • Kiren Rijiju launches NADA app to inform athletes about the banned substances
  • G4 Swine Flu: New pandemic potential flu virus detected in China; another pandemic threat soon?
  • National Doctor’s Day 2020: Theme, History, Significance and Other Details
  • Centre releases the operational guidelines of PM Matsya Sampada Yojana
  • Unlock 2.0 Guidelines by MHA: Complete List of What’s Allowed & What’s Not; Know What will remain closed
  • Udyam Registration: New process for MSME registration launched

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June 2020 Current Affairs:

  • President re-appoints KK Venugopal as Attorney General of India for a year
  • PM Modi Speech Updates: Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana extended till November end
  • India’s first human space mission ‘Gaganyaan’ will not be affected by COVID-19 pandemic: Dr. Jitendra Singh
  • China passes controversial Hong Kong national security law
  • GOI and World Bank signs loan agreements to provide affordable housing to low-income groups in Tamil Nadu
  • Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani announces disassociation from Hurriyat Conference
  • Iran issues arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump over killing of Qasem Soleimani
  • Project Platina: Maharashtra govt inaugurates world’s largest plasma therapy trial for COVID-19
  • Unlock 2.0: Lockdown extended till July 31 in containment zones; what’s open, what is closed in other zones?
  • India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, WeChat, Cam Scanner: See full list of banned apps here
  • India and Bhutan sign concession agreement for joint venture hydroelectric project
  • PM Modi Mann ki Baat on China-LAC: Those coveting India’s territories in Ladakh given befitting reply
  • Health Ministry recommends the use of Dexamethasone drug for treating COVID-19 patients
  • Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi attack updates: All four gunmen killed, confirms Pakistani police
  • PM FME Scheme launched to generate total investment of Rs. 35,000 crore and 9 lakh employment
  • Fourth Phase of ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ starts from July 3
  • Maharashtra Government extends lockdown in the state till July 31
  • Culture Ministry to celebrate Sankalp Parva from June 28-July 12
  • Centre plans to bring Aadhar-based farmer database
  • Delhi govt starts Sero Survey of 20,000 people
  • Uttar Pradesh to form special security force for industrial security
  • NASA names its headquarters after Mary.W.Jackson, agency’s first African-American female engineer
  • US President Donald Trump signs executive order to protect monuments, statues from vandalism

May 2020 Current Affairs:

  • Coronavirus Telangana Hotspots/Red Zones: Complete List of Red, Orange, Green Districts Containment Zone
  • Delhi Coronavirus Hotspots List: Delhi’s 11 districts marked as Red Zones, Get full list of 81 Containment Zones
  • Red/Orange/Green Zones in India: Get Full list of Districts & States COVID-19 Containment Zone
  • Coronavirus Hotspots in India: Complete list of 130 COVID-19 hotspot districts, all metro cities red zones
  • Coronavirus cases state-wise update: Maharashtra worst-affected with 22,171 coronavirus cases
  • COVID-19 Impact: EU braces itself for ‘recession of historic proportions’ in 2020
  • Aarogya Setu App Privacy Issue: Government says No Data or Security Breach; Know Everything Here
  • Italian researchers claim to be first to neutralise coronavirus through vaccine
  • Centre plans to implement new agro MSME policy
  • Trade Unions seek Rs 7,500 cash support from centre
  • Pulitzer Prize 2020: Three photojournalists from J&K win the prize
  • National sports awards nominations invited through e-mail
  • Commonwealth Youth Games rescheduled for 2023 amid COVID-19
  • Some people are busy spreading deadly viruses like terrorism amid COVID-19: PM Modi at NAM Summit
  • Aarogya Setu Mitr: New portal launched to offer free online COVID-19 consultation
  • New paths suggested to catch signals of dark matter particles
  • Israel successfully isolates coronavirus antibody in breakthrough development
  • US treasury to borrow USD 3 trillion to support economy
  • Saras Collection launched by govt on GeM Portal
  • Government to bring back Indian citizens stranded abroad in phases from May 7
  • DRDO develops Ultraviolet disinfection tower “UV Blaster”
  • Environment Ministry clears central vista’s new parliament building project; What is Central Vista Project?
  • Bharat Market: CAIT to launch national e-commerce marketplace for retail traders
  • USGS released first detailed geological map of the moon
  • Arktika-M: Russia to launch first satellite to monitor Arctic Climate
  • New simulation code developed to study Earth’s magnetosphere

April 2020 Current Affairs:

  • How to get Curfew e-Pass / Online pass for lockdown? Get Complete List of websites Here
  • PMJDY: Women Jan Dhan accounts to be credited with sum worth Rs 500 today
  • First UNSC meeting to be held soon on COVID-19 pandemic
  • OBC, UBI CEOs designated as ‘Officers on Special Duty’ post mega merger
  • Centre expands domicile rule for J&K: Who is a domicile in Jammu and Kashmir?
  • World Athletics Championship Shifts to 2022 after Tokyo Olympics dates changes
  • World Bank proposes $1 billion for India’s Project on COVID-19
  • RBI announces measures to tackle COVID-19 pandemic
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Worst Crisis after World War II: UN Chief
  • Homemade masks 70 percent effective, says Government’s Scientific Advisor
  • Government Slashes Interest Rates on Small Saving Schemes
  • SunRISE mission: NASA announces new mission to study Giant Solar Particle Storms
  • Housing Ministry to issue advisory to save interest of homebuyers, real estate stakeholders
  • APEC economy to be reduced by 2.7 per cent in 2020
  • Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline submits final report to Finance Minister
  • IMD releases new list of 169 tropical cyclones names
  • US aid agency announces additional $3 million to support India’s battle against COVID-19
  • Jal Shakti Abhiyan activities to be expanded during monsoon
  • Nagaland levies Covid-19 cess on petrol and diesel

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March 2020 Current Affairs:

  • US, Taliban sign peace deal for phased withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan
  • Rajya Sabha elections: Notification for elections for 55 Rajya Sabha seats to be issued today
  • Muhyiddin Yassin takes oath as Malaysia’s new Prime Minister
  • Suposhit Maa Abhiyan: Om Birla launches campaign to create malnutrition-free India
  • RaIDer-X: DRDO unveils new explosive detection device
  • Zero Discrimination Day 2020: UNAIDS calls for zero discrimination against women, girls
  • Olympic bronze medalist Balbir Singh Kullar passes away
  • PAN cardholders may be fined Rs 10000 for not linking PAN with Aadhaar by March 31
  • US-Taliban Peace Deal: 4 Key Aspects You Must Know
  • World Wildlife Day 2020: Theme, Significance and Impact of Biodiversity Loss
  • GISAT-1 launch postponed due to technical reasons: ISRO
  • Centre approves MGNREGA Labourers Wage Hike
  • Nizamuddin Mosque Event: What Is Tablighi Jamaat and How it led to Coronavirus Hotspot in India?
  • World Economy to go into recession, India and China likely to be exempted: UN report
  • Stranded in India: Ministry of Tourism launches portal to help foreign tourists
  • COVID-19 pandemic to Slowdown Asian Economic Growth: World Bank
  • BHU department claims to have discovered new technology to test COVID-19

February 2020 Current Affairs:

  • India withdraws from Shooting World Cup citing coronavirus threat
  • India has become world’s 5th largest economy: IMF
  • ICGS Varad commissioned into service: Know all its features!
  • Government approves 32 projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana
  • SN Shrivastava to be next Delhi Police Commissioner, succeeds Amulya Patnaik
  • VAJRA: Indian Coast Guard’s sixth offshore patrol vessel launched
  • NavIC in Realme X50 Pro? Company claims to be first in the world to use ISRO’s technology
  • India, Myanmar exchange 10 agreements in various fields including energy, infrastructure
  • Market Intelligence and Early Warning System launched to monitor prices of TOP crops
  • Hurun Global Rich List 2020: Mukesh Ambani richest in Asia, Jeff Bezos in world
  • RBI directs banks to link new floating rate loans to medium enterprises with external benchmark
  • Coronavirus update: Air India brings back 119 Indians stuck aboard Diamond Princess, IAF evacuates 112 people from Wuhan
  • Sri Lanka withdraws from UNHRC resolution on war crimes
  • Maria Sharapova, five-time Grand Slam winner, announces retirement

January 2020 Current Affairs:

  • First indigenous bio-jet fuel powered IAF aircraft lands successfully in Leh
  • Indian Railways: First Banana Container Train to boost exports; First High Capacity Parcel Van
  • ISRO preparing 500 low cost satellite launch vehicles in 5 years
  • Amazon partnering with Eastern Railways sets up pick-up kiosk in Kolkata after Mumbai
  • Economic Survey 2020 tabled in the Parliament by the Finance Minister
  • TERI: India’s Steel Demand to increase carbon emissions by 600 MT
  • Google: Tangi Application; AI Model for Killer Whales; 1 million USD Grant
  • CII celebrates 125 years; Tamil Nadu CM launches new scheme at the event
  • World Games Athlete of the Year, 2019-Title won by Rani Rampal
  • WHO: International Health Emergency declared over Corona Virus
  • Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO held in New Delhi
  • Indian Railways to roll out Automatic Identification and Data Collection
  • SAMPRITI-IX: India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise to be held in Meghalaya
  • Transparency International: Assam tops in budget formulation

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Question 1: Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world’s

  1. largest railway station
  2. highest railway station
  3. longest railway station
  4. None of the above

Answer: 1

Question 2: Entomology is the science that studies

  1. Behavior of human beings
  2. Insects
  3. The origin and history of technical and scientific terms
  4. The formation of rocks

Answer: 2

Question 3: Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of

  1. Asia
  2. Africa
  3. Europe
  4. Australia

Answer: 2

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Question 4: Garampani sanctuary is located at

  1. Junagarh, Gujarat
  2. Diphu, Assam
  3. Kohima, Nagaland
  4. Gangtok, Sikkim

Answer: 2

Question 5: For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

  1. Physics and Chemistry
  2. Physiology or Medicine
  3. Literature, Peace and Economics
  4. All of the above

Answer: 4

Question 6: Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as

  1. Labour Party
  2. Nazi Party
  3. Ku-Klux-Klan
  4. Democratic Party

Answer: 2

Question 7: FFC stands for

  1. Foreign Finance Corporation
  2. Film Finance Corporation
  3. Federation of Football Council
  4. None of the above

Answer: 2

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Question 8: Fastest shorthand writer was

  1. G. D. Bist
  2. R.D. Tata
  3. M. Tagore
  4. Khudada Khan

Answer: 1

Question 9: Epsom (England) is the place associated with

  1. Horse racing
  2. Polo
  3. Shooting
  4. Snooker

Answer: 1

Question 10: First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in

  1. 1967
  2. 1968
  3. 1958
  4. 1922

Answer: 1

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