Current Affairs 30th October 2020

1. Microsoft and NSDC collaborate Microsoft has announced a collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to skill more than 1 lakh underserved women in India over the next 10 months. This initiative is an extension of Microsoft’s partnership with NSDC to provide digital skills to over 1 lakh…

Current Affairs 29th October 2020

1. Indian chess player Leon Mendonca Wins Young Indian International Master Leon Luke Mendonca earned his maiden Grandmaster norm after winning the title in Rigochess International Festival tournament in Hungary. The 14-year old Mendonca won six games, drew two and lost one to emerge winner in the 10-player field which…

Current Affairs 27th October 2020

1. India, US signed BECA military deal India and the US signed the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation (Beca). It will allow India access to crucial information that will have implications in any potential military conflict. These include access to a range of topographical, nautical and aeronautical…

Current Affairs 23rd October 2020

1. Navy’s first batch of three women pilots The Indian Navy operationalised the first batch of women pilots of Dornier Aircraft by the Southern Naval Command (SNC) at Kochi. The three women pilots were part of the six pilots belonging to the 27th Dornier Operational Flying Training (DOFT) Course, who…

Current Affairs 22nd October 2020

1. International Stuttering Awareness Day: 22 October The International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) is marked every year on October 22. It aims at increasing awareness about the speech disorder that is said to affect 70 million people worldwide. It was decided in 1998 that October 22 will be designated as…