Current Affairs 2020 July 20

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • 20 July – World Chess Day
  • India Business Council to host 2020 India Ideas Summit on July 22.
  • Odisha partners with Flipkart to promote Handloom, Handcrafts.
  • Budget Session of Puducherry Assembly to begin today.
  • CM V Narayanasamy to present Annual Budget 2020-21.
  • Airtel Partners with Verizon to launch video conferencing Service in India.
  • Mohammed Shaheen Iqbal appointed as new Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh.
  • Delhi Police launches Plasma Donation Campaign at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • CSIR-CMERI unveiled COVID-19 Protection System (COPS) for workplaces.
  • OPHI released 2020 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index.
  • OPHI: Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
  • 1.3 Billion people are still living in Multidimensional Poverty: Report
  • 84% of Multidimensionally poor people live in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
  • Chhattisgarh Govt launches “Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana”; AIM: Combat Malnutrition in State.
  • India has become 2nd largest source of FDI in United Kingdom.
  • RS 25 lakhs insurance cover approved for J&K Panchayat Members.
  • Singapore GDP plunged by record 41.2% in the last 3 months.
  • Dr. Aman Puri takes charge as the new Consul General of India in Dubai.
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix 2020.
  • Private trains to begin plying by March 2023: Railways Ministry
  • Indian Spices Export has increased by 23% in June 2020.
  • Overall Exports of the country in June 2020 was at 21.91 billion USD.