17.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   Scientists found the oldest material on Earth from an ancient meteorite Scientists found a meteorite that was crashed into rural southeastern Australia in a fireball in 1969 contained the oldest material ever found on Earth. The stardust predated the formation of the solar system by billions of years.   The oldest of 40 tiny dust grains trapped … Read more

16.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi   The World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi. 33,500 participants from 170 countries and 800 specialist exhibitors are expected to attend the four-day annual event. The theme for this year’s summit is “Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment.” The World Future … Read more

15.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL Australian Koalas become endangered in bushfires   The Australian government is to declare koalas as an endangered species after the bushfire crisis. It destroyed 30% of the habitat of koalas across the country.   Since September 2019 the Australian bushfires have been raging. It is one of the worst in its history. The bushfire has killed 26 people, burned over 10 … Read more

14.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL China reported the first case from new Coronavirus   Chinese health authorities reported that a new virus implicated in a pneumonia outbreak was identified in the city of Wuhan, China. The researchers discovered that the new strain of the virus is that of the coronavirus.   Coronaviruses infects the respiratory tract.   In 2002-03, Coronavirus killed more … Read more

12-13.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL IEA released a first in-depth review of Indias energy policies   The International Energy Agency (IEA) along with the country’s policy think tank NITI Aayog released the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies. The review aims to set out a range of recommendations in each energy policy area. The IEA regularly releases energy policy reviews for its member … Read more

11.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India ranked fifth-biggest geopolitical risk of 2020 by Eurasia Group   Eurasia Group reported that India is one of the world’s top geopolitical risks for 2020. The political risk consultancy India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi was listed as the fifth biggest geopolitical risk of 2020.   Eurasia Group is one of the United States’ most influential risk assessment companies. … Read more

10.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL World Hindi Day is observed on 10 January   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.    The day aims to create a suitable environment to promote Hindi worldwide … Read more

08.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   India continues to be top sourcing market for Sri Lankan tourism   India continued to be the top sourcing market for Sri Lankan tourism with Indian tourists constituting maximum 19 percent of total tourist arrivals to the island nation in 2019. The latest data released by Sri Lankan tourism revealed that … Read more

07.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL India extends LOC to Cuba for financing solar parks   India has extended a line of credit (LOC) of $75 million to Cuba for financing solar parks. The announced was made by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The move comes following the agreement signed between Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) and Banco Exterior De Cuba on … Read more

05-06.01.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   Iran fully withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal   Iran has announced its total withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) which is commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal. The exit of Iran comes after the U.S. targeted strike that killed Iran’s Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani in Iraq on 3 January 2020. … Read more

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