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Who won the year 2020 International Children’s Peace Prize?

Sadat Rahman Sadat Rahman, a Bangladeshi teen, has won this year's International Children's Peace Prize for his work in combating cyberbullying. Human Rights Activist and Nobel...

As per the RBI’s announcement, what is the quantum of funds to be provided to banks under on-tap TLTRO?

1 Trilion TLTRO stands for long-term repo operations. RBI decided to conduct on tap TLTRO with tenors of up to three years for a total amount...

What is the name of the Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile, tested by DRDO?

RUDRAM RUDRAM is the first indigenous anti-radiation missile of the India. The test was carried out in Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. RUDRAM...

Which is the biggest economy to join COVAX Global Covid-19 vaccine alliance, as on October 10 2020?

China COVAX is the Corona Virus Vaccine Alliance of rich countries, WHO and other world organizations. COVAX is led by Gavi. COVAX the vaccine alliance aims...

As per the recent announcement of the RBI, which service is to be made available round the clock from December 2020?

RTGS The acronym 'RTGS' stands for Real Time Gross Settlement. Real-time gross settlement systems are specialist funds transfer systems where the transfer of money or securities...

Current Affairs in News on 14 October 2020

13 out of 17 gates of Himayat Sagar in Hyderabad were opened after the city received heavy rainfall in the last few days. ...

The World Health Organisation has praised which Indian state government for efficient COVID-19 management?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) praised the Odisha state government recently for its efficient COVID-19 management, despite witnessing a huge influx of migrants and...

The ruler of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad-al Sabah passed away on September 29, 2020

The ruler or the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad-al Sabah passed away on September 29, 2020. He was admitted to the hospital in...

Which court acquitted all 32 accused in the Babri Masjid Demolition Case?

CBI court All 32, including Murli manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti & Lal Krishna Advani, accused in the Babri Masjid Demolition Case were acquitted by a...

Which country will launch the world’s first asteroid mining robot into space in November 2020?

Origin Space, a Chinese private company  is planning to send out the world’s first asteroid mining robot into space in November 2020. The robot...

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