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Current Affairs – Evening Headlines – August, 20, 2020

Here are Evening Headlines of August 20, 2020. Over 27% students cannot access online classes- NCERT As per a recent survey conducted by the National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT), around 27% of the students do not have access to smartphones and laptops for attending the online classes. Around 26% students found the ..

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India topped the list of number of organic farmers and at ninth place in area under organic farming

India topped the list of the number of organic farmers and in terms of the total area under organic farming, it ranked 9th. North Eastern state Sikkim set a record by becoming the first fully organic state in the world and other states like Tripura and Uttarakhand have set similar targets. What are the key ..

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Borrowing limits fixed by UDAY of state government owned Power Discoms relaxed

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has come up with the approval of the one-time relaxation of the borrowing limits for the state government-owned Discoms. Key highlights The decision has been taken against the stress of discoms being unable to avail the Rs. 1.25 lakh crore dues to the generation and transmission companies. Previously ..

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‘Tribes India On Wheels’: Mobile Vans launched by Tribal ministry

The Minister of Tribal Affairs, Sh. Arjun Munda launched the “Tribes India On Wheels” Mobile Vans, virtually on Wednesday. A total of 57 mobile vans have been flagged off in 31 cities. TRIFED has adopted the title ‘Go Vocal for Local Go Tribal’ to improve the condition of the affected tribal communities during this pandemic ..

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Highlights: Ayushman Bharat scheme to be expanded to non-poor people

The Union Government is planning to extend the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ to cover the non-poor population in the country. The government is also mulling the possibility of bringing all the existing health insurance schemes under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. About Ayushman Bharat Scheme This scheme was launched by the ..

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