Current Affairs 20th September 2020

1. International Coastal Cleanup Day observed on 19 September The 35th International Coastal Cleanup Day was celebrated consecutively for the ninth year by the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam on 19 September. To commemorate the occasion, Eastern Naval Command(ENC) as a part of their sustained commitment and responsibility undertook Coastal Cleanup…

Current Affairs 13th September 2020

1. US cancels over 1,000 visas for Chinese nationals citing security The United States has revoked visas for more than 1,000 Chinese nationals under a May 29 presidential proclamation to suspend entry from China of students and researchers deemed security risks. The visa action was being taken under a proclamation…

Current Affairs 12th September 2020

1. MHA clears FCRA to directly credit donations After over three and a half decades, foreign-based followers of Sikhism will now be able to credit donations or ‘daswandh’ (one-tenth of income) directly in a dedicated account of the Golden Temple. The Union government registered Sri Harmandir Sahib under Foreign Contribution…

Current Affairs 11th September 2020

1. U.S. spacecraft named after late Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla An American commercial cargo spacecraft bound for the International Space Station has been named after fallen NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla, the first India-born woman to enter space, for her key contributions to human spaceflight. Northrop Grumman, an American global aerospace…