Current Affairs - October, 2020

India-Mexico holds 8th Joint Commission Meeting

India and Mexico recently held the eighth Joint Commission Meeting. The countries appreciated the recent progress in the bilateral trade between them. Key Highlights The bilateral cooperation includes areas such as trade, agriculture, investment, health and education. The meeting was presided by the foreign ministers of the countries. They agreed to add new momentum to ..

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PM Modi inaugurates “Arogya Van’ in Kevadia, Gujarat

On October 30, 2020, PM Modi inaugurated “Arogya Van” in Kevadia, Gujarat. The Prime Minister is on a two day visit to the state and will participate in the Ekta Diwas celebrations that is to be held on October 31, 2020. Key Highlights The van (forest) has hundreds of medicinal plants. It also provides information ..

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Delhi Government launches “Green Delhi” mobile application

On October 29, 2020, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Arvind Kejriwal launched the Green Delhi mobile application. The application will help the citizens to inform the state government about the pollution causing activities. It is to act as a platform of communication between the Delhiites and the State government. The application can be downloaded ..

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Doing Business in India Report, 2020: Key Facts

The “Doing Business in India Report, 2020” was released by the UK India Business Council. According to the report the business of you came believe that the business environment in India is improving and there is a greater opportunity for UK India collaboration. Highlights The businesses in UK find atma nirbhar Bharat mission as an ..

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Ministry of Science and Technology launches SERB-POWER

On October 29, 2020, the Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the SERB-POWER initiative. The scheme mitigates gender disparity in science and engineering research funding programmes in Indian academic Institutions and Research and Development Laboratories. Highlights SERB-POWER is Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research. The scheme was exclusively designed for women scientist. ..

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