National: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
7 December: International Civil Aviation Day
Published: December 7, 2019
The International Civil Aviation Day is observed every year on 7 December across the world to generate and reinforce worldwide awareness of importance of international civil aviation to social and economic development. It also seeks to highlight unique role of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in helping member states to cooperate and realize a truly ..
Category: International Current Affairs
EC to host 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies
Published: September 2, 2019
Election Commission of India (ECI) is hosting 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) at Bengaluru, Karnataka from 2 to 4, September, 2019. At the same time, India will take over as A-WEB’s Chair for 2019-21 term. 4th General Assembly of A-WEB It will be presided by Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora. ..
Cabinet approves Sugar export policy for evacuation of surplus stocks
Published: August 29, 2019
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for sugar export policy for evacuation of surplus stocks during sugar season 2019-20. The policy provides lump sum export subsidy of Rs. 10,448 per Metric Tonne (MT) to sugar mills for season 2019-20. Export Subsidy It will be provided ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
7th Community Radio Sammelan held in New Delhi
Published: August 27, 2019
The 7th Community Radio Sammelan7th Community Radio Sammelan was held at Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan, New Delhi from 27th to 29th August, 2019. It was organized by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The theme of this year’s sammelan was ‘Community Radio for SDGs’. Highlights of 7th Community Radio Sammelan It had witnessed participation of all ..
Government to prepare roadmap for distribution of fortified rice
Published: August 26, 2019
Union Government has decided to prepare detailed roadmap for nationwide distribution of fortified rice through ration shops. Instructions also have been given to Department of Food and Public Distribution to implement distribution fortified rice. Decision in this regard was taken in meeting between Union Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan reviewed and NITI Aayog vice chairman ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Food fortification • Fortification of Rice and its Distribution under Public Distribution System • Government Schemes • Ministry of Consumer Affairs • National • NITI Aayog • Nutritional Safety • PDS • Pilot Scheme