Current Affairs - July, 2020

Polar bears could go extinct by 2100

According to a study published by the University of Toronto has claimed that if arctic ice continues to melt at its projected rate, polar bears will go extinct by the end of the century. This is the first-ever such prediction in the world. Reason for Such Prediction The polar bears could reach extinction in less ..

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China celebrates the completion of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System

China has finally completed its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System that is slated to act as a rival to the US Global Positioning System (GPS) and will also boost the security and geopolitical clout of China. The satellite system has been commissioned by the President Xi Jinping and it completes all the 55 total satellites in ..

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30 July- World Day against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 and this is the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its historic Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. The day is meant to create awareness about the condition of ..

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Turkey Passes Law to Regulate Social Media Content

The Turkish Parliament has passed a law that gives the authorities in the country greater power to regulate social media content despite concerns of censorship by the international community. This legislation requires all major social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to keep representative offices in Turkey to deal with complaints against content on ..

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Mizoram launches Green-Ag project

Mizoram government has launched Green-Ag project, funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF), aimed at catalyzing sustainable transformation of Indian agriculture without compromising the food security and income safety for the farmers. Highlights Mizoram is one of the five states where the said project is being implemented apart from Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. Mizoram ..

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