Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs - 2020-2021

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Australia: In-principal support for net zero by 2050

Australian Cabinet is set to consider conditions that junior coalition partner of government has placed on committing to the target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050. Key Facts In-principal support of the Nationals party for the target was agreed at a meeting on October 24, 2021. This support is significant for Australia as the ..

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RBI caps NBFC IPO Funding

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a scale-based regulation of non-banking finance companies on October 22, 2021. Key Points RBI’s regulation also comprises of a ceiling on IPO funding per borrower and changes in minimum net owned fund, capital requirements and classification of non-performing assets. Under the new framework, RBI has kept a ceiling ..

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First Zika virus case reported in U.P

First case of Zika Virus was reported from Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh on October 24, 2021. What is Zika Virus? Zika virus is a member of the Flaviviridae virus family. It is spread by daytime-active called named “Aedes mosquitoes” like A. aegypti and A. albopictus. The name of the virus comes from ..

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IAC Vikrant begins Second Phase of Sea Trials

First indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) of India, named Vikrant, started its second phase of sea trials on October 24, 2022, in the backdrop of its planned induction into the Indian Navy by August 2022. Key Facts INS Vikrant is a 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier. It is the largest and most complex warship that is built in ..

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Standing Committee on IT to examine media ethics

The Standing Committee on Information Technology has decided to review ethical standards in the media coverage. Highlights The standing committee also examines issues related to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Committee took this decision after looking at several public complaints in functioning of media. It will also study the impact of suspension of telecom services ..

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