Current Affairs 31st August 2020

1. GDP collapses 23.9% in Q1 Data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Monday showed GDP in the April-June quarter of 2020-21 slumped 23.9% compared with growth of 3.1% in the previous (January-March) quarter. India is close to UK’s contraction of 20.4% in the second quarter. Agriculture was…

Current Affairs 26th August 2020

1. James Anderson becomes first Fast Bowler to take 600 Test Wickets England’s James Anderson has created history by becoming the first-ever fast bowler to take 600 wickets in Test cricket. The 38-year-old achieved the feat during England’s third test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton…

Current Affairs 24th August 2020

1. China sends a new Earth observation satellite into space ‘Gaofen-9 05’ China successfully launched a new optical remote-sensing satellite from its Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China. The satellite, Gaofen-9 05, was sent into orbit by a Long March-2D carrier rocket. A multifunctional test satellite and another satellite…

Current Affairs 23rd August 2020

1. Axis Bank launches hiring initiative named ‘Gig-a-Opportunities’ Axis Bank has launched an initiative named ‘Gig-a-Opportunities’. The initiative aims to attract skilled talent that can work with the bank remotely, from anywhere in the country. This hiring model comprises two working patterns. One is the full-time permanent job and the…

Current Affairs 22nd August 2020

1. IAF congratulates Gajanand Yadava for being awarded ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019’ Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava has won the ‘Tenzing Norgey National Adventure Award 2019′ in air adventure category. The Indian Air Force congratulated Yadava for the special award through a post on Twitter. Gajanand Yadava is a…