Top Current Affairs of the day: 10 January 2020

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  • Ten new songbirds have been found in the Wallacea Island

    262 days ago
    Scientists found ten songbirds, five new species and five new subspecies, near Sulawesi, have officially joined the scientific record. One among them is a Togian jungle-flycatcher was found in the Wallacean islands off Indonesia's east coast. It is one of the several new bird species. The finding suggested that humans' understanding of biogeographically complex regions such as Wallacea remains incomplete. Wallacea Island: Wallacea is a group of mainly Indonesian islands separated by... Read More


    HDFC Bank unveiled myApps application to boost digital payments

    262 days ago
    In a first, HDFC Bank launched myApps application on 9 January 2020. The app aims to boost digital payments in India.
    myApps: ♦ myApps is a customized suite of banking products. ♦ The app will benefit urban local bodies, housing societies, local clubs and gymkhanas, and religious institutions.
    ♦ It will allow institutions to customize their branding and content.
    ♦ Using the app one can publish their application on the Google PlayStore or Apple AppStore... Read More
    Category: Banking & Finance


    India tightens export policy for the rice to EU countries

    262 days ago
    The Ministry of Commerce and Industry amended the export policy for rice export to the European Union (EU) members on 9 January 2020.
    New policy: Under the tightened inspection policy, the Basmati and non-Basmati rice to outbound shipments are subject to certificates issued by Export Inspection Council (EIC) or Export Inspection Agency. Earlier the export was free to EU member states. The policy includes the EU member states and European countries namely Liechtenstein, Norway, and... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

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    Odisha approved Rs.8,000 crore for Hindalcos new alumina refinery unit

    262 days ago
    Odisha's High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) approved a new greenfield alumina refinery unit. The project was proposed by Aditya Birla Group-owned Hindalco Industries. This will be Hindalco's second alumina refining complex in Odisha after the Utkal Alumina refining project, also in the Rayagada district. Alumina refinery unit: ♦ The estimated cost of the new facility is Rs.8,000 crore.
    ♦ The new unit is to be set up at Kansariguda near Rayagada in... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Scientist discovered the smallest clumps of dark matter

    262 days ago
    The scientists from the University of California discovered the smallest clumps of dark matter ever identified called cold dark matter using a new technique using the Hubble Space Telescope and a feature of general relativity. This clump is 100,000 times less massive than the Milky Way galaxy's dark matter halo.
    The Small dark matter clumps act as small cracks on the magnifying glass. It alters the brightness and position of the four quasar images. These clumps seemed to be between... Read More


    Forest Advisory Committee approved the Green Credit Scheme to trade in forests

    262 days ago
    The Forest Advisory Committee approved a Green Credit Scheme that will allow the forest to be traded as a commodity.
    Green Credit Scheme: ♦ Under the Green Credit Scheme, the Forest Department is allowed to outsource to non-government/private agencies. ♦ The scheme is in line with the Green India Mission that aims to achieve its target of 2.523 billion tonnes of carbon by 2020-30. It involves adding 30 million hectares in addition to an existing forest. ♦ Green... Read More
    Category: Schemes


    Two Agricultural Scientists were awarded Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Awards

    262 days ago
    Famous Agricultural Scientist Prof. M S Swaminathan and Dr. Gutta Muniratnam were chosen as the first recipients of Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence and Muppavarapu National Award for Social Service respectively. The award carried a cash prize of Rs.5 lakh and citation. Prof. M.S. Swaminathan was awarded for his significant contributions in the field of agriculture. Dr. G Muniratnam was awarded for his extraordinary contribution to improving the quality of people's... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours


    Pulses Conclave 2020 to be held in Maharashtra

    262 days ago
    The Pulses Conclave 2020 (TPC 2020) has been scheduled to be held from 12-14 February 2020 in Lonavala, Maharashtra. The announcement was made by the India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India's pulses trade and industry on 9 January 2020. Events: ♦ The biennial global pulses conference 'TPC 2020' is in line with the Prime Minister's vision is to double the farmer's income by the year 2022. ♦ The Conclave programme various aspects... Read More


    Kerala government unveiled a wage subsidy scheme for ventures

    262 days ago
    Kerala State Government launched a wage subsidy scheme for the first five years for new ventures getting registered from 1 April 2020. The scheme was unveiled by the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on 9 January 2020 at the Global Investor Summit ASCEND 2020. Provisions: ♦ The initiative will enhance the ease of doing business in the state ♦ It is expected to subsidize a part of the wage commitment of newly-set up industries for the first five years.
    ♦ Only Units that... Read More
    Category: Schemes


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    GoI notified new set of rules to conserve wetlands

    262 days ago
    The government of India has notified a new set of rules to conserve wetlands across the country. The rule set by the Ministry of Environment was issued on 6 January 2020.
    New set of rules: ♦ The new rules prohibit setting up or expansion of industries, and disposal of construction and demolition waste within the wetlands.
    ♦ The rules ensure to set up authority in each state and Union Territory (UT).
    ♦ The authority has been directed to prepare a list of all... Read More


    AP Government signed MoU with KFW to implement ZBNF

    262 days ago
    The Andhra Pradesh Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the representatives of a German firm, KFW, in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh to implement Zero Budget Natural Farming in the state. It comes after the Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF). Provisions of MoU: ♦ The agreement aims to scale up the ongoing project with KFW. ♦ The YS Jaganmohan Reddy led-State government has allocated Rs.304 crore on the project. ♦ The project aimed to cover 2.39 lakh... Read More
    Category: Agreements MoU


    Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020 programme to be held on 20 January

    262 days ago
    Seven students from Jammu Division have been selected for the 3rd edition of the Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020 programme which will be held on 20 January 2020. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with the students from across the country at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi.
    Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020 programme: ♦ Of the 7 selected students, 6 students are from Government Schools.
    ♦ A total of 4569 students from Jammu Division Schools register for the 3rd edition of... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Census India 2021 will begin on 1 April

    262 days ago
    Census India 2021 will begin on 1 April and will end on 30 September 2020. The Census will be conducted through a mobile phone application. The move aims to move away from the traditional pen and paper.
    Census India 2021: ♦ Census enumerators of the census will collect the information of mobile number of the head of the family, information related to toilets, TV, Internet, vehicles owned, source of drinking water, Information will be sought on building number, wall, and roof of... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    World Hindi Day is observed on 10 January

    262 days ago
    World Hindi Day is observed on 10 January 2020. It is observed every year. The day ensures to promote the Hindi language around the world. World Hindi Day is different from National Hindi Day.
    Aim: The day aims to create a suitable environment to promote Hindi worldwide and to present Hindi as the prevalent language of the world.
    Events: ♦ On this day, Indian Foreign Ministries located abroad organizes various programs.
    ♦ People of Indian origin living abroad... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    The 107th Indian Science Congress was held in Bengaluru

    262 days ago
    An Overview of the 107th ISC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in Bengaluru on 3 January 2020. The Congress was inaugurated in the presence of top scientists, Nobel Laureates, dignitaries and students from across the country and the world at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The event was held from 3-7 January 2020. ISC provided the desired platform to the farmers who introduced innovations in... Read More


    BRO inducts 7 FRESIA machines from Italy to clear snowfall blocks in Kashmir

    262 days ago
    The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has inducted seven high-tech snow cutter FRESIA machines from Italy to clear the snowfall that blocks important highways and roads in the Kashmir Valley every winter. BRO has received four of the machines and the rest will be imported soon. Reason: In Kashmir, Snowfall during winter blocks important strategic roads including the Jammu-Srinagar, Srinagar-Leh, Gurez-Bandipora and Kupwara-Karnah highways. It takes a lot of time to clear the snow. The move... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


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