Current Affairs - January, 2020

War Memorial built by Assam Rifles in Nagaland

The Assam Rifles has constructed war memorial for 357 personnel who sacrificed their lives fighting against insurgency in the North Eastern State. The Memorial is first of its kind in the state. It has been constructed at Mokokchung in Assam. Highlights The War Memorial has been designed in concentric circular form. It has three converging ..

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World Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI first time in New Delhi

The World Sustainable Summit is an annual event organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It is being organized since 2001. The event has become a premier international event focusing on developing actions. Highlights The event is to be held between January 29, 2020 and January 31, 2020. This year, the event is being ..

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NITI Aayog’s Aspirational District Ranking released: Chandauli of UP tops

On January 29, 2020, the NITI Aayog released the ranking of Aspirational Districts of the country for the month of December 2019. The ranking is released every month. Highlights The Chandauli district of UP topped the list followed by Bolangir of Odisha, YSR (AP) in second and third positions respectively. Sahibanj of Jhatkhand and Hailakandi ..

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“Madhavpur Mela” of North East reviewed; Cabinet approves 30% NEC allocation to new projects

On January 29, 2020, the Union Minister of Development of NER (North Eastern Region), reviewed the preparations of Madhavpur Mela in Gujarat. It is to be organized in Porbandar (the birth place of Gandhiji). Also, the Cabinet has approved that 30% of North Eastern Council funds are to be allocated to the new projects of ..

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Cure for Corona Virus: AYUSH recommends Unani Medicines

The World Health Organization recently increased the spreading risk of Corona Virus from medium to high. With the virus spreading to different parts of the world like Japan, US, UK, Sri Lanka, Germany, India has found its cure! Highlights A Siddha Doctor from Tamil Nadu has claimed to have formulated a herbal medicine to cure ..

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