Current Affairs - March, 2020

Public Safety Act: Former CM of J&K Omar Abdullah released

On March 24, 2020, Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah was released from detention after 7 months. He was booked under Public Safety Act and was kept under detention since August, 2020. Highlights When the GoI abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Government had kept several local leaders of the ..

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National Super Computing Mission: Three More Super Computers to be installed

The National Super Computer Mission was launched by the GoI in 2015. Today India has 5 Super Computers that are ranked within top 500 list of Super Computers in the World Top 5 Super Computers in India The Super Computer (Pratyush) at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology India is ranked 39th, National Centre for Medium ..

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Top GKToday’s News Headlines-24 March 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for 24 March, 2020 INDIA National Task Force for COVID-19 constituted by ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) recommends hydroxychloroquine use for prevention of the coronavirus infection for high-risk cases Parliament adjourned sine die, 11 days before its Budget Session was scheduled to conclude MP: BJP’s Shivraj Singh Chouhan ..

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Land Acquired from Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridors to increase Defence Production

On March 23, 2020, the Defence Ministry announced in the Parliament that it has acquired land from the State Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. As Land is state subject, it is important for the centre to acquire land from the state government for development projects. Highlights The GoI is planning to increase Defence ..

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March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

Every year, March 24 is marked as the World Tuberculosis Day. The idea was proposed by International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD). The day is also marked by the World Health Organization (WHO). Highlights The Day is being marked to raise public awareness about the devastating social and economic impacts caused by the ..

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