Current Affairs - April, 2020
On April 29, 2020, the National Technical Research Organization has reported that the number of cyber attacks in the country has increased due to the work from home scenario. According to the report, the critical sectors may fall prey to inimical forces to relax geofencing restrictions that are granted to employees. Highlights The report says ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The smart city, Agartala has implemented a mobile kiosk for sample collection. The kiosk makes sure there are no wastages in Personal Protective Equipment and also ensures protection to sample collecting medical professionals. Highlights The kiosk running on three-wheeler vehicle enables navigation and helps in collection of samples from the community. There is no need ..
On April 28, 2020, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change Shri Prakash Javadekar attended the 11th session of “Petersberg Climate Dialogue” representing India. Highlights The dialogue was hosted by Germany. It was co-chaired by United Kingdom. Over 30 countries participated in the dialogue. The dialogue discussed about measures to tackle COVID-19, save lives ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Jal Shakti Abhiyan has taken all measures to boost the rural economy and combat present health crisis created by COVID-19. Also, the scheme is to use large availability of rural labour forces (due to lock down). Highlights The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had recently announced that the monsoon rains in the country are to ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Jal Shakti • Jal Shakti Abhiyan • Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) • labour intensive sector • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) • Migrant workers • MNREGA • Water conservation
Top GKToday’s News Headlines-29 April 2020 CVC Former Andhra Bank MD & CEO Suresh N. Patel appointed as the vigilance commissioner in Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for a tenure upto December 2022 The tenure of vigilance commissioner is of four years or till the incumbent attains the age of 65 years. With Patel’s appointment, the ..
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