2020 Current Affairs, GK & News

DGCA raises the Domestic Airfares

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced an increase in the fares of air travel on February 11, 2021. The fare has been increased up to Rs 5,600. Highlights The government highlighted that the fare hike was necessitated because of the opening of the aviation market. While, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) ..

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Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Assam assembly recently passed the Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The bill makes amendments to the Assam ease of doing business act, 2016. The amendment will avail 0.25% additional borrowing from the centre. What are the key features of Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020? The new bill will simplify procedures ..

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‘Putting Farmers First’: Key Points from Government E-Pamphlet

The Government of India recently issued a hundred page e-booklet called “Putting Farmers First”.The booklet highlights the success stories of farmers who have benefited from contract farming after the legislation of three farm laws. Background The Farmers have been protesting against the recently enacted farm laws in Delhi. The farm laws were Farmers (Empowerment and ..

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Electricity (Amendment) bill, 2020 to bring about reforms in power sector

The Government of India is to bring about major reforms in the power sector by making amendments to the Electricity Bill. The Minister of State for Power Shri R K Singh recently held a press meet to clarify the misconceptions about the reforms Highlights The amendment will not make any changes to the powers of ..

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Legislative Assembly passes Bill for Three Capitals in Andhra Pradesh

With the intention to have three capitals in the state, a bill was introduced in the State Assembly of Andhra Pradesh on Monday 20th January 2020, which late on Monday night, the state Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh passed the bill under which three state capitals namely Amravati, Visakhapatnam, and Kurnool will be created. During ..

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