Page-4 of Current Affairs - December, 2020

UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom and Vietnam recently signed an agreement on trade. The agreement is to eliminate 99% of tariffs within seven years. Highlights With the elimination of 99% of tariff, Vietnam is to benefit from tariff savings of 114 million pounds, that is 151 million USD on its exports and British will benefit 36 million ..

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RBI Trend and Progress Report, 2020

The Trend and Progress report of Reserve Bank of India provides information about performance of the banking sector. This includes non-banking Financial Institutions and cooperative banks. The report also offers perspectives on the evolving outlook of financial sector of India. The report is a statutory compliance of Banking Regulation Act, 1949. Key Findings of the ..

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Current Affairs – December 30, 2020 [Today’s News Headlines]

Here are Today’s News Headlines for December 30, 2020. India PM inaugurates Bhaupur-Khurja section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor On December 29, 2020, the PM Modi inaugurated 351-km of Bhaupur-Khurja section and an operation control centre of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Meteorological Centre in Ladakh The Indian Meteorological Department has established a Meteorological Centre in ..

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Vistadome Coach

The Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal recently announced that Indian Railways has successfully completed the trial run of new Vistadome tourist coaches. These coaches were manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. About Vistadome Tourist Coaches Currently there are 13 Vistadome coaches operating in in India. They are operating in in Araku Valley, ..

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Gujarat Solar Power Policy, 2021

On December 29, 2020, the Gujarat government announced the new solar power policy, 2021. According to the policy any developer or person or industry can set up a solar project in Gujarat. The policy mainly aims to reduce the power cost of industrial units by around 50%. This is to be achieved by removing capacity ..

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WHO COVID-19 App

The World Health Organization recently launched a COVID-19 mobile application. The application provides users with the latest updates on covid-19. The application is called the “WHO COVID-19 app”.  About the application The mobile application launched by the World Health Organisation will provide trusted information from experts at the organisation and regional partners. It will provide ..

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