Current Affairs This Week (29-11-2020)

  • Diego Maradona Dies At 60

    Diego Armando Maradona ( 30 October 1960 – 25 November 2020) was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award. (Source; Wikipedia)

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Current Affairs This Week (22-11-2020)

  • 15 nations seal RCEP deal, India stays out
    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a free trade agreement concluded between 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. (Source: Wikipedia)

Current Affairs This Week (11-10-2020)

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry- for Genome Editing method: The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has gone to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing.” That method, formally known as CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, but often simply called CRISPR, allows scientists to precisely cut any strand of DNA they wish. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (11-10-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (20-09-2020)

Russia to sell COVID-19 vaccines to India: Russia’s sovereign wealth fund said it will supply India’s Dr Reddy’s Laboratories with 100 million doses of the Sputnik-V vaccine against Covid-19 once it receives regulatory approval in India. Clinical trials of the Russian vaccine in India are expected to follow and to be held jointly with the Indian firm. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (20-09-2020)