Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs - 2020-2021

GKToday’s Current Affairs Today Section provides latest and Best Daily Current Affairs 2020-2021 for UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC and other competition exams.

Current Affairs – May 13, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs May 13, 2021. PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Eighth Instalment to be released The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the eighth instalment ..

Month: 

Category: 

COVISHIELD: Gap between doses increased

The Government of India recently increased the gap between the two doses of the COVISHIELD Vaccine. The gap was increased from six to eight weeks to twelve to sixteen weeks. This is the second time in three months, the gaps between the doses of COVISHIELD have been widened. In March 2021, the Union Territories and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Report: 99 of 100 cities with environmental risk are in Asia

A private firm Verisk Maplecroft has found that the Asian cities face the greatest risk from environmental issues. This includes natural disasters and air pollution. Key Findings of the report Of the hundred most vulnerable cities, ninety-nine are located in Asia. Of the 100, around thirty-seven are in China and forty three are in India. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

1st BRICS Employment Working Group (EWG) Meeting

The first BRICS Employment Working Group was held virtually. It was hosted by India. India assumed BRICS Presidency in 2021. Outcomes of the meet The member countries discussed about promoting social security agreements among BRICS Nations, participation of women in labour force, formalisation of labour markets. The members that participated in the meeting were BRICS ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

World Bank: Recent data on Global Remittance

The World Bank recently released its “Migration and Development Brief”. The report said that the remittance flows to the low-income and middle-income countries were 1.9% lower in 2020 as compared to that of 2019. It was 540 billion USD in 2020 and 548 billion USD in 2019. Key Findings The reduction in remittance inflows were ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

1 / 7469123>>>