Current Affairs - January, 2020

Former Women’s Hockey Captain Sunita Chandra passes away at the age of 76

The former captain of Indian women’s hockey team Sunita Chandra passed away in her residence in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on Monday, 27th January 2020. The 76-year-old Hockey player had also received the prestigious Arjuna award. She represented the country at the time when women’s Hockey in the country was not motivated or was not encouraged ..

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Indian Railways to run completely on Electricity by 2024

On Monday, 27th January 2020, the Union Minister of Railway and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal announced that the entire network of Indian Railways which is about 1,25,000 km of track length and nearly 68,000 km of route length is set to run on electricity by the year 2024 since diesel locomotives are gradually been ..

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MoU signed for setting up Project Management Unit between GeM and Uttar Pradesh Government

For setting up of GeM Organizational Transformation Team (GOTT) Project Management Unit (PMU) in Uttar Pradesh, the State Government of Uttar Pradesh has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. By signing this Memorandum of Understanding, the Government of Uttar Pradesh becomes the ..

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11th Edition of DefExpo Begins Next Wednesday at Lucknow

The 11th edition of the biennial mega defence exhibition, DefExpo 2020 is to be held in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow from 5th February to 9th February 2020 for which preparations are on its full swing with an objective to bring leading technologies in the defence sector under one roof and provide a ..

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12th National Conference on Safety in Mines held in New Delhi

On 28th January 2020, the 12th National Conference on Safety in Mines was inaugurated in New Delhi by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar and the Labour Ministry has introduced `Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions (OSH) Code’ in Parliament under which annual health check-up of mine workers ..

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