Current Affairs – December 26, 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 26, 2020.

Jharkhand’s Farm Loan Waiver Scheme

The Jharkhand Cabinet recently approved a loan waiver up to Rs 50,000 for 9.07 lakh farmers. The cabinet has earmarked Rs 2,000 crores for the purpose. Key Highlights According to the S…..Read Here

Israel’s Nation State Law

The Supreme Court of Israel recently assembled to hear a special petition filed by Arab-Israeli citizens to scrap the Nation State Law. About the Nation State Law The Basic Law: Israel …..Read Here

India’s First Hot Air Balloon Safari

The Forest Minister of Madhya Pradesh recently launched the first hot air balloon safari of India in the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve of India in MP. There are several hot air balloon ride…..Read Here

New Strain of Corona Virus in 8 European Countries

The World Health Organisation Director recently announced that a new strain of Corona Virus has been detected in eight European countries. The new strain is spreading rapidly among the …..Read Here

Impact of EU-UK Brexit Deal in India

India is to emerge as the net-gainer from the Brexit deal recently signed between the European Union and United Kingdom. Impact on India The gains for India from the EU-UK Brexit deal a…..Read Here

WHO List of ten Global Health issues

The World Health Organization recently released a list of Global Health Issues. According to the WHO, these are the issues the world will have to deal with in 2021 due to inadequacies o…..Read Here

US New bill on Tibet

The United States Senate has recently passed the Tibetan policy and support act of 2020. The bill was already passed in the house of representatives of the United States in January, 202…..Read Here

E-Sampada Mobile Application

The Ministry of Urban Affairs recently launched a new mobile application and a portal called “E-Sampada”. The application provides a single window for services such as allotment for…..Read Here

Who was Karima Baloch?

Banuk Karima Baloch was a Baloch Human Rights activist. She campaigned for independence of Balochistan from Pakistan. Also, she appeared in the BBC list of hundred inspirational and inf…..Read Here

New Innovation Challenge by Jal Jeevan Mission

The Jal Jeevan Mission and the Department of Industry and Internal Trade Promotion have launched an innovation challenge to develop portable water testing equipment. The challenge is ca…..Read Here

ISRO releases Chandrayaan-2 mission’s initial data

The Indian Space Research Organization recently released the first set of data from Chandrayaan-2. The data was prepared by Planetary Data System (Version 4). The first data set was rel…..Read Here



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