13.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL India ranks second as the most promising source of disruptive technology   According to KPMG’s “2020 Global Technology Industry Innovation Survey” report, India shared the second position with China as the most promising source of disruptive technology in the world. The report was topped by the United States as the most promising market for developing disruptive technologies.   The … Read more 13.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

12.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Health Organization declares Covid-19 as a pandemic World Health Organization (WHO) has characterised the new coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters in Geneva that he is alarmed by the spread and severity of the outbreak, along with a lack of action taken to combat it. WHO chief … Read more 12.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

11.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL India remains second-largest arms importer in 2019 India retains its position as the second-largest arms importer in the world followed by Saudi Arabia, says a new report  by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. India neighbour Pakistan ranked 11th. The SIPRI report shows how Russia gradually lost the lucrative Indian arms market … Read more 11.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

10.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL India approved as observer of Indian Ocean commission   India approved as a member of the Indian Ocean Commission, the inter-governmental organization that coordinates maritime governance in the south-western Indian Ocean. India made the application to join as an observer of the organization last month.IOC has four observers – China, Malta, European Union … Read more 10.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

06.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Luxembourg becomes first country to make public transport free   Luxembourg has become the first country with a free public transport system, with all fares for trams, trains and buses abolished as of February 29 2020. The one exception is first-class train travel, which will cost £2.60 (€3) per journey. The scheme was originally … Read more 06.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

05.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL Moody’s Investors Service slashes India’s growth forecast to 5.4 per cent for 2020 Moody’s Investors Service slashed India’s growth forecast to 5.4 per cent for 2020 from 6.6 percent predicted earlier. In its on Global Macro Outlook, Moody’s said India’s economy has decelerated rapidly over the last two years and expects economic … Read more 05.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

04.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL India ranks 77th on sustainability, 131st in child flourishing index rankings: UN report According to a United Nations backed report released India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions. It also ranks 131st on a flourishing ranking that measures the best chance at survival and … Read more 04.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

03.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ADB sanctions 4 million USD to own members countries to contain CoronaVirus   Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a total of USD 4 million (about ₹29 crores) to help developing countries in Asia and Pacific to fight the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Asian Development Bank will work closely with the World … Read more 03.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

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