Page-5 of Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs - 2020-2021

Naftali Bennett: New Prime Minister of Israel

49-year-old, Naftali Bennett has become new Prime Minister of Israel. He is a religious-nationalist and a multi-millionaire former tech entrepreneur who has also served as defence minister.  With this win, he has ended 12 unbroken years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the helm. Who is Naftali Bennett? He is son of American-born parents who ..

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M.P. to launch ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’

Madhya Pradesh will launch ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’ to raise awareness among people on covid-19 pandemic. Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan means “free from corona with the help of youth power campaign”. Under the campaign, college teachers and about16 lakh students will be made aware of covid-19 infection by ..

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PROJECT O2 for INDIA

Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to Government has initiated ”Project O2 for India” with the aim of ensuring supply of critical raw materials like zeolites, Manufacturing of compressors and setting up of small oxygen plants. Background This project was initiated in aftermath of second wave of COVID-19 which witnessed an increase in demand for medical ..

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Novak Djokovic clinches French open Men’s Singles title

Novak Djokovic has won his 19th Grand Slam title in French open 2021 in Men’s single category at Roland Garros in Paris. Key facts He won this title after coming back from 2 sets down against 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Djokovic won the title winning Grand Slam final debutant by 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, ..

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UN conference on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to address a high-level virtual conference on desertification, land degradation and drought at UN on 14th June 2021. Key points This conference will be convened by President of 75th session of General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir. PM Modi was President of 14th session of Conference of the Parties to ..

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