Current Affairs 31st May 2020

1. MP Govt launches ‘Rojgar Setu Yojana’ to employ migrant workers The Madhya Pradesh Government has created ‘Rojgar Setu Yojana’ to employ migrant workers, who have come back to the State from other states amid coronavirus-induced lockdown. The State Government is preparing details after surveying skilled labourers. With the help…

Current Affairs 30th May 2020

1. Fund for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission Centre has approved 445 crore rupees for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21. The aim of the mission is to provide adequate potable drinking water of prescribed quality on a regular and long-term basis to every rural household of…

Current Affairs 29th May 2020

1. Instant e-PAN card facility Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has formally launched the facility for instant allotment of PAN on near to real time basis.This facility is now available for those PAN applicants who possess a valid Aadhaar number and have a mobile number registered with Aadhaar.The allotment process is…

Current Affairs 28th May 2020

1. JK Rowling releases children’s book ‘The Ickabog’ online for free Harry Potter author JK Rowling released a new online Children’s book named ‘The Ickabog’ to entertain children during Coronavirus lockdown. The new story will be serialized with a couple of chapters released for free online and posted on “The…

Current Affairs 27th May 2020

1. PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 May paid tribute to India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary. Nehru was born in Allahabad (now Prayagraj) on November 14, 1889. He died in Delhi…

Current Affairs 26th May 2020

1. WHO adopts “Human Challenge Trial” to develop new vaccine for COVID-19 The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced eight candidates to enter human trials. Several people step forward to participate in human challenge trial as the race to develop new vaccine for the virus is increasing. The trial involves…

Current Affairs 25th May 2020

1. International Missing Children’s Day: 25 May Every year, 25 May is commemorated as International Missing Children’s Day. The proclamation followed the 1979 disappearance of a six-year-old boy, Etan Patz, on his way to school in New York City. It was first observed in 2001 through the efforts of the…

Current Affairs 24th May 2020

1. ‘Break the Chain’ cartoon campaign inaugurated by Kerala Health Minister Kerala Health Minister K KShailaja inaugurated the Kerala Cartoon Academy’s ‘Break the Chain’ campaign.A number of well-known cartoonists participated in the event and painted cartoons on walls to spread awareness amongst people about the campaign.In the first phase, 14…

Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day is observed on different dates across the world. UK, Australia and Canada celebrate the day on the second Monday of March. In India, along with countries like Belize celebrate Commonwealth Day on May 24. This day is celebrated by all the countries that were once under the reign…