Current Affairs

🔶International Jazz Day 2020, April 30

🔶Cauvery Water Management Authority brought under the Jal Shakti Ministry: Central government

🔶National Infrastructure Pipeline submitted Final Report to FinMin; Rs 111 lakh cr projected from FY20 to FY25

🔶Chhattisgarh tops among other states in providing employment under MGNREGS

🔶India installs 7.3 GW of solar power in CY 2019 & secures world’s 3rd largest solar market: Mercom

🔶USAID announces 3 million USD to support India’s efforts to combat COVID-19

🔶India ranks 53rd in budget transparency; New Zealand tops: IBP’s Open Budget Survey 2019

🔶India’s rank downgraded to “Country of Particular Concern (CPC)” in USA’s International Religious Freedom annual report 2020

🔶Disasters, conflicts trigger 5 million displacements in India in 2019: IDMC

🔶‘Vikas Abhaya’ loan scheme launched: KVGB

🔶Manipuri doctor Thangjam Dhabali Singh conferred ‘Order of Rising Sun’ by Japan

🔶T S Tirumurti appointed as Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to Indian United Nations

🔶Manulife acquired 49% stake in Mahindra AMC for Rs 265 crore

🔶Reliance increases its stake to 26.3% in US-based tech company SkyTran

🔶Janaushadhi Sugam app to access generic medicine benefits 325000 users

🔶COVID-19: Glenmark Pharma becomes the first company to get Nod from DCGI for clinical trials of Favipiravir tablets

🔶IMD releases list of 169 names for upcoming tropical cyclones

🔶COVID-19: HCARD, a robot, to assist frontline healthcare warriors

🔶Famous Hindi actor Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67

🔶Freedom fighter Padma Shri Gandhian Hema Bharali passed away at 101

🔶A book titled “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir” authored by John Bolton

🔶J&K administration inks MoU with Tata Technologies to built 2 CIIT centers

🔶FIFA launches #WeWillWin campaign for health workers