Current Affairs This Week (23-02-2020)

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is the biennial international championship for women’s Twenty20 International cricket. The event is organised by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council, with the first edition was held in England in 2009   Bhaskar Khulbe, Amarjeet Sinha appointed advisors to PM Retired IAS officers Bhaskar Khulbe and Amarjeet Sinha have been appointed as Advisors to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a government order said on Friday.The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointments in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the rank and scale of … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (23-02-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (16-02-2020)

Coronavirus A coronavirus is one of a number of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections, including the common cold, which are typically mild, though rarer forms such as SARS, MERS and COVID-19 can be lethal. There are no vaccines or antiviral drugs to prevent or treat human coronavirus infections.   Railways to operate new train based on Ramayana theme Indian Railways will operate a new train based on Ramayana theme which will take pilgrims to locations associated with Lord Rama, The exterior and the interior of the train will be based … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (16-02-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (09-02-2020)

Rakhi Halder wins gold Rakhi Halder of West Bengal won Senior Weightlifting Championship. She bagged gold medal in the 64 kg category at the 35th National Weight lifting Championship held in Kolkata. The sport of weightlifting is related to the strength and technique of a player. A good weightlifter will lift three times their weight.   Karnataka launches Janasevaka Scheme State Government of Karnataka launched Janasevaka scheme. The Government aims to provide doorstep government services under the scheme. Also, it intends to digitize several services and make these services easily available to the citizens through the scheme.   Vardhavan port … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (09-02-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (02-02-2020)

1st indigenous bio-jet fuel Powered IAF aircraft lands successfully in Leh. The AN-32 aircraft of Indian Air Force powered with 10% blend of bio-jet fuel took off and landed successfully in Leh airport.   Indian Railways: First High Capacity Parcel Van With its firsts increasing, Indian Railways has recently launched a high capacity parcel van at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Also, the Indian Railways has launched an exclusive Banana Container train to boost the exports of the fruit.   World Games Athlete of the Year, 2019 The Indian Women Hockey Team player Rani Rampal has won the “World Game Athlete … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (02-02-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (26-01-2020)

Vyom Mitra ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) is to send a half-humanoid robot called the “Vyom Mitra” as an experimental mission to Gaganyaan. Vyom Mitra means a friend in Sky.   January 23: Birth Anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose On January 23, 2020, India celebrated 123rd birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose. He was born on January 23, 1897. In order to commemorate Netaji birth anniversary, GoI is inaugurating a temple at Varanasi in the name of the leader with a Dalit woman as a chief priest. The prayers are to be performed to Bharat Mata at the temple.   … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (26-01-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (19-01-2020)

Importatnt days (Jan 12 to Jan 18) January 14: Armed Forces Veterans Day January 12: National Youth Day   SCO heads meet: first time in India The Statue of Unity that was inaugurated by PM Modi in October 2018 has been included in 8 wonders of SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization). The statue was a monumental tribute to Sardar Vallabhai Patel. The Statue was inaugurated on the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. It is the world’s tallest statue.   LCA Tejas: 1st Indigenous Aircraft make an arrested Landing On January 11, 2020, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas successfully … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (19-01-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (12-01-2020)

H2O Holy Faith and Alfa H2O Holy Faith and Alfa Serene, two apartments in Kochi’s Maradu, were demolished following Supreme Court orders. These were constructed illegally in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms.   Ukraine Plane Shot Ukraine Plane Shot Down Because of Human Error, Iran Says: One of its missiles had struck a Boeing 737-800 minutes after it took off from Tehran on Wednesday with 176 people on board, Iran admitted early on Saturday that its military had shot down the passenger jet by mistake.   JNU Jawaharlal Nehru University was established in 1969 by an act of … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (12-01-2020)