Current Affairs - July, 2020

Selection Committee for National Sports Awards 2020 constituted

The Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has announced the constitution of the committee for selection of the recipients of the National Sports Awards 2020. The 12-member committee has been mandated a single committee to pick up the awardees for both athletes and coaches. Constitution of the Committee The government has included former India ..

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First-ever EU cyber sanctions imposed on Russian, Chinese, North Korean agents

The European Union has imposed its first-ever sanctions over cyber-attacks, slapping them on alleged Russian military agents, Chinese cyberspies and organizations including a North Korean firm. Details of Sanctions The six people and three groups hit with sanctions include Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency. The EU baled them for the 2017 WannaCry ransomware and NotPetya ..

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ITBP partners with KVIC to procure products for its personnel

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has signed a deal with the KVIC in order to procure a variety of ‘swadeshi’ and ‘khadi’ goods for around 10 lakh personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces. The force will procure 1200 quintals of mustard oil from the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) with a total financial outlay ..

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Directorate of Cashew Research launches ‘Cashew India’ application

The Directorate of Cashew Research at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka has developed the ‘Cashew India’ app for farmers and other stakeholders of cashew in India. Available in 11 languages, this app can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Details The Senior Scientists at the DCR Mohana GS has conceptualized and designed this ..

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Facebook and Google to pay for news in Australia, for the first time in the world

In a first of its kind move, Australia has made it mandatory that tech giants Google and Facebook will have to pay the media outlets in the country for the news content used by these companies. This is aimed at protecting the future of independent journalism in the country and this move will be keenly ..

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