PM Modi: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

PM Modi to visit Saudi for Future Investment Initiative

Published: October 25, 2019

On October 29, 2019, the Prime Minister Modi is to attend the third session of Future Investment Initiative Forum in Saudi Arabia. The PM will deliver a keynote address at the forum. He will also meet the Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. He will hold delegation level talks with Crown Prince Mohammad bin ..

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5% additional Dearness Allowance approved

Published: October 10, 2019

Additional installment of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief was approved by the Union Cabinet on October 9, 2019. According to the approval, the central government employees are provided with a increase of 5%. Currently it is 12% of the basic pay. Similarly, the Dearness Relief to the pensioners was increased to 5% while its current ..

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Cabinet approves new strategic disinvestment process

Published: October 5, 2019

On 4th October, 2019, Cabinet approved new process of strategic disinvestment to privatize selected PSUs – Public Sector Units. The process was approved by PM Modi under which DIPAM – Department of Investment and Public Asset Management operating under Ministry of Finance will be the nodal agency to implement the process. The PSUs to be ..

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Sheikh Hasina meets PM Modi

Published: October 5, 2019

PM Modi held meeting with the Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at Hyderabad House. The leaders jointly inaugurated 3 projects and signed seven agreements during the meeting. The issues of Teesta water sharing and Rohingya were also discussed. The issue of NRC was not of focus in the talks. Highlights It is the second meeting of ..

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India declared open defecation free by PM Modi

Published: October 3, 2019

On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, PM Modi declared India Open Defecation Free. The PM said in 60 months 600 million people have been given access to toilets and more than 110 million toilets have been built. On October 2, 2014, Clean India campaign was launched by PM Modi with the aim ..

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