Monthly Archives: April 2020

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Nation celebrates Ayushman Bharat Diwas on 30th April

Nation celebrates Ayushman Bharat Diwas on 30th April. The day aims to promote affordable medical facilities in remote areas of the country based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census database. It will also promote health and wellness and provide insurance benefits to the poor. Click Here To Get Test Series For SBI PO 2020 This day […]

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International Jazz Day observed globally on 30 April

International Jazz Day is observed globally on 30 April every year. The day aims to create awareness around the world of the virtues of jazz as a force of peace, unity, dialogue, and enhanced cooperation among people, and an educational tool. This year is the 9th edition of  International Jazz Day. The online celebration of […]

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MP govt launches ‘Jeevan Amrit Yojana’ to boost Immune system

Madhya Pradesh government has launched ‘Jeevan Amrit Yojana’ to boost the immune system of people to fight (COVID-19) disease. Under this yojana, the state government will freely distribute an ayurvedic product called ‘Trikut Churna (means three peppers)’, prepared by the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Department of the state in collaboration […]

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Neeraj Vyas appointed as interim MD & CEO of PNB Housing

Neeraj Vyas has been appointed as the interim Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of PNB Housing Finance Ltd for 8 months. He has replaced Sanjaya Gupta who was serving as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company. Click Here To Get Test Series For SBI PO 2020 Neeraj Vyas is a […]

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GoI appoints T.S. Tirumurti as next Ambassador of India to UN

The Government of India has appointed T.S. Tirumurti as the next Ambassador or Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations. He will replace Sayyad Akbaruddin as the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations at New York. Click Here To Get Test Series For SBI PO 2020 T.S. Tirumurti is an IFS officer […]

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Deepak Agarwal banned by ICC from all cricket for 2 years

Deepak Agarwal has been banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) from all cricket for a period of 2 years. He has been banned by the ICC after he accepted one charge of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Deepak will be free to continue his involvement in cricket from 27 October 2021. Click Here To […]

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Moody’s cuts India’s GDP growth to 0.2% from 2.5%

Moody’s Investors Service has cut India’s GDP growth forecast for the calendar year 2020 to 0.2%, from 2.5% projected in March. Moody’s has predicted India’s GDP growth rate to be 6.2% for 2021. Only China, India, and Indonesia are projected to witness economic growth in 2020 by Moody’s. Moody’s has cut its growth projection for […]

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ADB to support Maharashtra with $346 mn loan for power sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 346 million (around Rs 2,616 crore) loan to Maharashtra state government to provide reliable power connections in rural areas of Maharashtra. The loan will support the state government’s high voltage distribution system (HVDS) program for new grid-connected rural agricultural customers in Maharashtra. Click Here To Get […]

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CRISIL cuts India’s GDP growth at 1.8% from 3.5% for FY21

Rating agency CRISIL has cut the GDP growth rate forecast for India for 2020-21 (FY21) to 1.8% from the previous prediction of 3.5%. CRISIL has projected a total loss of Rs 10 lakh crore or Rs 7,000 per person due to the impact of lockdowns to control COVID-19 pandemic. Click Here To Get Test Series […]

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Former Karnataka cricketer J Arunkumar named USA head coach

Former Karnataka cricketer, J. Arunkumar has been appointed the head coach of the USA national team. He was the successor of interim coach James Pamment. He has worked with the Karnataka team for several years and as batting coach for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. He scored over 7,200 runs in first-class […]