Current Affairs - July, 2020

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to be launched in October 2021

NASA has announced that it has postponed the planned launch of its next great space observatory, the James Webb Telescope, from March 2021 to October 2021. The reason has been cited as the COVID 19 pandemic going on in the world apart from some technological challenges. The organization had to take this call owing to ..

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Private Trains to Start from 2024

Indian Railways has decided to extend the timeline for running the first-ever passenger train in the country by the private operators till 2024. The Railway Board Chairman, Vinod Kumar, has recently stated this. According to the Chairman of the Railway Board, by March 2024, there will be a lot of capacity expansion and enhancement to ..

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Ind-Ra pegs Estimated Fiscal Deficit at 7.6% for FY 2020-2021

The fiscal deficit of the government of India will touch 7.6 per cent in the Financial Year 2020-2021 as per the credit rating agency Ind-Ra. This is double the budget estimates made by the central government for this year. The reasons assigned for this are shortfall in revenue collection due to COVID 19 pandemic around ..

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ICAT launches E-Portal for Automotive Technology

International Centre for Automotive Technology has launched e-portal for automotive technology development for the automotive sector of the country. This is a step towards the ‘AatmaNirbhar’ Bharat, as envisaged by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The main aim of this portal is to facilitate the automotive industry to become self-reliant by assisting in innovation and ..

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Kulmeet Bawa is the new President of SAP India

SAP India, the Indian vertical of the software enterprise major, has appointed Kulmeet Bawa as the new President and Managing Director of the company. He will directly report to Scott Russell, the President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan. Bawa is going to replace Deb Deep Sengupta, the current MD of SAP India on July 20. ..

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