Kerala: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Kerala: First State to become Digital in Public Education

Published: October 12, 2020

The State of Kerala is the first state in the country to make public education completely digital. The state Government has achieved it at a cost of Rs 42.36 crores. The initiative was launched in 2018. Highlights The project of making public education completely digital in Kerala was implemented by Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for ..

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Clinical Trial Registry of India: 61.5% of Clinical Trials registered are from AYUSH disciplines

Published: October 1, 2020

On September 30, 2020, the Ministry of AYUSH announced that 203 trials were registered in Clinical Trial Registry of India between March and June, 2020. Of this 61.5% were from the AYUSH disciplines. Highlights Of the total trials registered, 70% were sponsored by the Government of India and various other stakeholders associated with the Ministry ..

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Kerala wins United Nations Award for Control of Non-Communicable Diseases

Published: September 25, 2020

On September 24, 2020, Kerala won the United Nation Interagency Task Force Award for its outstanding performance in controlling non-communicable diseases related Sustainable Development Goals. Highlights The award recognised achievements of the state during 2019 in the prevention and control of Non communicable Diseases and mental health. The State has facilities at all levels to ..

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Why is Kerala opposing the leasing out of Thiruvananthapuram Airport to Adani Enterprises?

Published: August 28, 2020

A resolution has been passed by the Kerala Assembly with the demand for the withdrawal of the decision of the Union Cabinet to lease out the Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani Enterprises. Earlier, the proposal for leasing out three airports i.e. Jaipur, Guwahati, and Thiruvananthapuram through the PPP model for 50 years has been approved by ..

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West Bengal Tops the List for Performance Assessment for States: AIFF

Published: July 24, 2020

The All India Football Federation has carried out the performance assessment test for the football associations in the states. In this, Indian Football Association (IFA), West Bengal, has come at the top of the rankings whereas Western Indian Football Association (WIFA), Maharashtra and Kerala Football Association have followed IFA in the list, for the 2019-20 ..

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