Latest Current Affairs May 2020

By | May 13, 2020

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Current Affairs, 13th May
  • SwasthVayu: Non-invasive ventilator developed by CSIR-NAL for COVID-19
  • PM Modi said that the economic package will play an important role in .paving the way for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
  • ‘FIR Aapke Dwar’: MP govt launched first ever ‘FIR at doorstep’ scheme
  • India sees fall in CO2 emissions for the first time in four decades
  • Telangana has become the first state to regulate the cultivation of crops by telling farmers what to grow as a part of its pilot project.
  • The External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will represent India at the meet which will see the participation of SCO foreign ministers from eight countries.
  • Bala Devi, Sandesh Jhingan nominated for Arjuna Award
  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package Updates: TDS/TCS rates cut by 25 percent, IT return due date extended
  • MSME Redefined: What is New Definition of MSME?; Difference between Old & New; Increased Investment

Current Affairs, 12th May
  • Railway guidelines for passengers as partial operations resume: Carry food, drinking water, linen; wear masks
  • 177 new mandis integrated with eNam platform
  • Health Ministry to conduct Sero Survey in the selected districts
  • Goa govt to develop SOP for the tourists soon
  • Finance Ministry released Rs. 6,195 crore to 14 states to fight COVID-19
  • FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup to start from February 17
  • US CDC provides $3.6 million to India amid COVID-19 crisis
  • PM Modi confirms Lockdown 4.0 with new rules, announces Economic Stimulus Package Worth Rs 20 Lakh Crores

Current Affairs, 11th May
  • Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to enter Maharashtra Legislative Council unopposed
  • National Technology Day 2020: Significance, history and all you need to know
  • Mission Sagar launched by the govt to assist island nations amid COVID-19
  • ICMR develops India’s first indigenous antibody detection kit for COVID-19
  • UN agencies released postal stamp on 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication
  • Aarogya Setu app is based on privacy-first by design principle: Niti Aayog CEO
  • UP govt launched ‘Pravasi Rahat Mitra’ app for migrant workers
  • Smokeless tobacco products, spitting banned in 28 states and UTs
  • The team of researchers led by Adriaan Voors analysed 3500 men and women by measuring concentration of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their blood samples.

Current Affairs, 10th May
  • Indian Coronavirus vaccine: ICMR, Bharat Biotech tie up to develop a fully indigenous COVID vaccine

Current Affairs, 9th May
  • CSIR gets approval for two clinical drug trials for COVID-19
  • Health Ministry’s revised discharge policy for COVID-19 patients: Only severe cases to be tested before discharge
  • India, AIIB sign agreement for USD 500 million COVID-19 support

Current Affairs, 8th May
  • Govt starts clinical trials of Ayush medicines for COVID-19
  • US firm Vista Equity Partners to invest Rs 11,367 cr in Reliance’s Jio Platforms for 2.32 percent stake
  • IMD includes Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad in its weather forecasts
  • Iran to change its currency to ‘Toman’
  • CSIR passes project to develop human monoclonal antibodies for COVID-19
  • UP suspends major labour laws till 1000 days to attract investment
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates link road to Mansarovar Yatra
  • Govt sets road construction worth Rs. 15 lakh crores in next two years
    Jharkhand bans manufacture, storage, sale of pan masala containing Magnesium Carbonate for 1 year

Current Affairs, 7th May
  • COVID-19 Impact: EU braces itself for ‘recession of historic proportions’ in 2020
  • Mustafa Al Kadhimi chosen as Iraq’s new Prime Minister
    Export of alcohol-based hand sanitisers banned by the govt
  • Visakhapatnam gas leak: Styrene gas leak from LG polymers plant in Visakhapatnam kills at least 7 people
  • ICMR starts clinical trials to assess the plasma safety for COVID-19 treatment
  • Brown dwarf shows Jupiter like cloud bands
  • Aarogya Setu IVRS service introduced for people with feature phones, landline
  • Govt calls for farmers’ movement on integrated soil nutrient management

Current Affairs, 6th May
  • Pulitzer Prize 2020: Yasin Dar, Mukhtar Khan, and Channi Anand won the prize for their coverage in the J&K region during government-imposed restrictions.
  • Ten central trade unions have sought cash support worth Rs 7500 per month for each poor family for three months.
  • Centre plans to implement new agro MSME policy
  • Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti’s preventive detention extended by 3 months
  • Italian researchers claim to be first to neutralise coronavirus through vaccine
  • Aarogya Setu Privacy or Security Issue: Ethical hacker named Elliot Alderson tweeted that Aarogya Setu app puts privacy of 90 million Indians at stake.
  • Unemployment rate in India reaches 27.11% amid COVID-19 pandemic: CMIE
  • Karnataka announces Rs 1,610 cr worth relief package for flower growers, weavers, barbers, auto and taxi drivers
  • Kim Jong Un awarded with commemorative WWII medal by Russia
    Scientists to grow novel coronavirus in human cells for vitro testing

Current Affairs, 5th May
  • Saras Collection launched by govt on GeM Portal
  • US treasury to borrow USD 3 trillion to support economy
  • Israel successfully isolates coronavirus antibody in breakthrough development
  • New paths suggested to catch signals of dark matter particles
  • Aarogya Setu Mitr will provide free online consultation to those who feel that they have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Commonwealth Youth Games rescheduled for 2023 amid COVID-19
  • National sports awards nominations invited through e-mail

Current Affairs, 4th May
  • ‘One nation, one ration card’ scheme: 5 more states & UT’s added to the initiative
  • PM Narendra Modi to participate in first-ever NAM summit
  • New simulation code developed to study Earth’s magnetosphere
  • Arktika-M: Russia to launch first satellite to monitor Arctic Climate
  • USGS released first detailed geological map of the moon
  • Bharat Market: CAIT to launch national e-commerce marketplace for retail traders
  • Environment Ministry clears central vista’s new parliament building project; What is Central Vista Project?
  • DRDO develops Ultraviolet disinfection tower “UV Blaster”

Current Affairs, 3rd May
  • Coronavirus Lockdown Extended for 2 More Weeks, to be applicable from 4th to 17th May 2020
  • ICC Rankings: India lose top spot to Australia in test rankings
  • Kisan Sabha App: CSIR launches new app to provide timely logistics support to farmers.

Current Affairs, 2nd May
  • India ranks 53rd in budget transparency, accountability: IBP survey
  • Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries announces largest rights offer of Rs 53,125 crore
  • MGNREGA gets sanction of Rs. 33,300 crores by Centre
  • NASA selects Bezos’s Blue Origin and Musk’s SpaceX to build new moon landers
  • New Zealand Cricket Awards 2020: Ross Taylor awarded Sir Richard Hadlee Medal, named T20 Player of the Year
  • Study shows sun to be less active than other similar stars
  • EC grants permission to hold Maharashtra Legislative Council
  • Elections, big relief for Maharashtra CM
  • First train with stranded migrants leaves from Telangana

Current Affairs, 1st May
  • Labour Day 2020 – International Workers’ Day observed across the globe amid COVID-19 crisis

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