Current Affairs - September, 2020

MECL begins gold mining in Kolar after 16 years

The Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited recently began the Kolar Gold Field exploration after 16 years. Background The Kolar Gold mines are located nearly 100 km from Bengaluru. They were closed in 2001 due to the fall in gold prices. The pyroclastic and pillow lava at the mines were declared as a National Geological Monument by ..

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30 September 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 30th September 2020 INDIA Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur appointed President of Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Sonu Sood receives SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by UNDP Amnesty International halts India operations after govt. freeze on its bank accounts Syeda Anwara Taimur, Congress leader and Assam’s only woman ..

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Second Sero Survey results of ICMR: Key Findings

On September 29, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research released a report on second sero survey findings. The survey was conducted in 700 villages from 21 states. The Government of India recommends to follow 5T strategy called Test, Track, Trace, Treat and Technology to be followed to prevent susceptibility. Key Findings According to the ..

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India-Bangladesh to hold virtual summit

On September 30, 2020, India and Bangladesh will hold 6th round of Joint Consultative Commission meet. The summit is to be held between the Prime Ministers of both the countries. Highlights The announcement about the summit was made by the External Affairs Minister S Jai Shankar. Along with this, he also made the following announcements ..

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September 30: Harijan Sevak Sangh Foundation Day

The Harijan Sevak Sangh was established on September 30, 1932. It was founded by Gandhiji. He founded it when he was in Yervada Jail, Pune. The legend was fasting when he founded the Sangh. Background Gandhiji opposed the segregation of depressed classes of Hindu community into a separate group. This was done at the Second ..

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