Current Affairs

Current Affairs Pocket : 20 February 2020

IGI Airport, Delhi becomes India’s first single-use plastic-free airport* GMR-led Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) has announced that the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi has become free of single-use plastic usage, becoming the first airport in India to achieve the milestone.* The initiative is in line with the Indian PM’s vision to abolish all

Current Affairs Pocket : 19th February 2020

Govt renames IDSA as Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses* The Government has decided to rename the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) as the ‘Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses’. The decision has been taken to honour the commitment and legacy of late Manohar Parrikar, stated the Ministry of

Current Affairs Pocket : 18th February 2020

ISRO set to launch 10 earth observation satellites in 2020-21* Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to achieve a major feat as it is working towards launching an unprecedented 10 earth observation satellites into space in 2020-21.* The launches include the first ever Geo Imaging Satellite GISAT-1’s launch into space which would add to

Weekly Current Affairs Pocket : 15th – 17th February 2020

Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Chief Minister of Delhi for third time* Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Chief Minister of Delhi for the third consecutive time. Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Kejriwal and six Cabinet Ministers at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital.

Current Affairs Pocket : 14th February 2020

Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi renamed as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan* Government has decided to rename Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan and Foreign Service Institute in the national capital as Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service. * The announcement was made by the Ministry of External Affairs on the eve

Current Affairs Pocket : 13th February 2020

Institute of Chartered Accountants appoint Atul Kumar Gupta as its new President* Institute of Chartered Accountants has appointed Atul Kumar Gupta as its new President for the year 2020-21. Besides, Nihar Niranjan Jambusaria has been elected as the Vice President of the ICAI for 2020-21.* Atul Gupta, who is a chartered accountant by profession, has

Current Affairs Pocket : 12th February 2020

BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise in Bhubaneswar* Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Seven Nation BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise – 2020, which will take place from February 11 to 13.* The exercise is being organised by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Odisha, on behalf of the Government of India.* Representatives of BIMSTEC member countries from

Current Affairs Pocket : 11th February 2020

India, UK to hold joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’* The fifth edition of joint military exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020 between India and United Kingdom will be conducted at Salisbury Plains in the United Kingdom from February 13 to 26 2020.* The exercise will comprise of 120 soldiers each from the Indian and United Kingdom Army