Current Affairs – December 24, 2020 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs December 24, 2020.

National Startup Awards 2021

The Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has invited applications for National Startup Awards 2021. The National Startup Awards are presented recognising outstanding s…..Read Here

National Consumer Rights Day: December 24

Every year, the National Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on December 24 in India. The World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on March 15. The National Consumer Day is celebrated thro…..Read Here

Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM)

The Medium Range Surface to Air Missile, MRSAM was recently tested from a defence facility in Odisha. It was jointly developed by the Defence Research development Organisation and the I…..Read Here

100% FDI in DTH

The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has inc…..Read Here

JSA II: Catch the Rain Awareness Generation Campaign

The Jal Shakti Abhiyan II: Catch the Rain Awareness Generation Campaign was recently launched in New Delhi. The campaign was launched by National Water Mission. It was launched under Mi…..Read Here

State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organization recently released the “State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries”, 2018. According to the report, the number of stocks subject to overfish…..Read Here

Assam Official Language Amendment Bill

The Assam Cabinet recently approved the bill to make Bodo an official language of the state. The bill has been framed in accordance to the Bodo Peace Accord signed between the Governmen…..Read Here

European Union bans Export of Plastic Waste to poor countries

The European Union recently announced that it is to completely ban the exports of unsorted plastic to poor countries. The new rules of the European Union will amend the 2006 Waste Shipm…..Read Here

Ladakh’s Tso Kar Wetland Complex- India’s 42nd Ramsar site

India recently added the Tso Kar Wetland Complex as its forty-second Ramsar site. This is the second Ramsar site in the Union Territory of Ladakh. About Tso Kar The Tso Kar Basin is loc…..Read Here

UK, EU to announce Brexit Trade Accord

The United Kingdom and the European Union are now trying to strike a deal and define the terms of their future relationship ahead of the deadline. The deadline falls on December 31, 202…..Read Here

India’s First Indigenous Vaccine against Pneumonia

The first Indian vaccine against Pneumonia has been developed by Serum Institute of India. The vaccine is to be made available to the domestic makers soon. Highlights India has access t…..Read Here

What is DigiBoxx?

DigiBoxx is a storage platform. It is a file sharing and cloud storage platform. DigiBoxx was announced by the NITI Aayog CEO Aitabh Kant. The announcement was made a few weeks after Go…..Read Here



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