08-02-2020 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

DefExpo 2020 Defence Expo in Lucknow was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The number of participating foreign companies has also increased to 172 from the previous figure of 160. The main theme of the DefExpo India 2020 is ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and the focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’. … Read more

9-10-02-2020 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Fifth edition of India-UK joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ The fifth edition of India-UK joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ will be conducted at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom from February 13 to 26 The aim of this exercise is to conduct company level joint training with emphasis on counter-terror operations in urban and semi-urban areas. Training … Read more

11.02.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

The Personal Data Protection Bill Outlines framework for handling of personal data including its processing by public and private entities, has been referred to a Joint Committee of both the Houses. Bill will provide for protection of the privacy of individuals relating to their personal data, specify the flow and usage of personal data, create … Read more

12.02.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

US President Donald Trump, likely to visit Ahmedabad on February 24 would participate in a grand roadshow in Ahmedabad and also tour the Sabarmati Ashram will likely inaugurate a newly-built cricket stadium here with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The mega event at the stadium will be similar to the “Howdy, Modi!” event held in the … Read more

08-09.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Covid-2019 is official name for disease caused by new coronavirus says WHO The World Health Organization (WHO) says the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus is Covid-2019. It comes after the death toll from the virus passed one thousand. Tens of thousands of people have been infected.   The word … Read more

07.03.20 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Google announces its plans to open Delhi Cloud Region   Google announced its plans to open a Delhi Cloud Region. This will be the company’s second cloud region in India since it launched one in Mumbai three years ago in 2017. The new cloud region will expand Google’s existing network which stands at 8 … Read more

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

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

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

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

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