Top GKToday’s News Headlines-26 July 2020

Top GKToday’s News Headlines-26 July 2020

INDIA

  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for coronavirus
  • Saffron grown in Kashmir gets Geographical Indication certification
  • India-European Union Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation renewed for next five years (2020-2025)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) allows exemption of Rs 220 cr to Tata Education & Development Trust
  • DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) extends the mandatory air fare band by 3 more months until November 24
  • India-UK hold 14th Joint Economic and Trade Committee meeting; co-chaired by Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss
  • RBI signs documents to extend $400 mn currency swap facility to Sri Lanka till November 2022
  • First Container train for Bangladesh flagged off from Kolkata; to arrive in Benapole on July 26
  • TRIFED signs MoU with IIT, Delhi for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA); 2600+ institutions to help TRIFED skill tribals for livelihoods

WORLD

  • US govt. to allow export of drones that fly at speeds below 800 km per hour to friendly countries
  • U.S. says no new foreign students for all-online classes
  • Vietnam bans all imports of wildlife dead or alive

SPORTS

  • Haryana to host 4th edition of Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula after the 2021 Tokyo Olympic

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