Current Affairs - September, 2020

NCRB releases “Crimes in India” report

On September 29, 2020, the National Crime Record Bureau released a report titled “Crime in India”, 2019. According to the report, crimes against women increased by 7.3% between 2018 and 2019. Key Findings of Women Uttar Pradesh reported highest number of cases in both the categories, crimes against women and crimes against scheduled castes Assam ..

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NITI Aayog and Netherlands sign “Decarbonisation and Energy Transition Agenda”

NITI Aayog and Netherlands recently signed a Statement of Intent. They agreed to support “Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda” to accommodate cleaner energy. Highlights Under the SoI, the partners will co-create innovative technological solutions. This is to be achieved through exchange of knowledge and collaborative activities. Key Components of the agreement The key elements of ..

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Brahmos Missile with an indigenous booster: Test Flight Successful

On September 30, 2020, the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos with an indigenous booster and airframe section was successfully flight tested at Balasore, Odisha. Brahmos It was developed as a joint venture of DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization) and NPOM of Russia. It is named after the rivers Brahmaputra and Moskva. It has a flight ..

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NSO Survey: 92% Indian Women and only 27% men take part in unpaid domestic work

The National Statistical Office conducted a survey between January 2019 and December 2019. According to the survey, 92% of Indian Women and only 27% of men participate in employment related activities. Key Findings of the Survey Only 22% of Indian women participated in employment related activities. On the other hand, 71% of men participated in ..

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September 30: International Translation Day

Every year the International Translation Day is celebrated by the United Nations on September 30. The day is celebrated to pay tribute to the works of language professionals who have played an important role in bringing nations together, understand and cooperate, contribute to the development and strengthening of world peace and security. Why September 30? ..

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