Monthly and Daily Current Affairs for UPSC, Government Jobs

Current Affairs 2020 - Current affairs is an important section for the preparation of any government exam. As there is a vast amount of news on a daily basis it is important to understand and consume news which will help you in your preparation. With this in mind, NeoStencil selects important and latest news from the biggest newspapers like The Hindu, Press Information Bureau (PIB), Indian Express, Fact Pedia and many more. We provide you with in-depth analysis and gist of important news related to the exam.

Stay up to date with NeoStencil and get all the daily updates regarding Current Affairs for the preparation of competitive exam - UPSC IAS Exam, SSC, Banking and various other important exams to supplement and enrich your preparation for competitive exam. 

Monthly Current Affairs Update

The monthly magazine is a compilation of current affairs to help students find a one stop solution for prelims, mains and interview preparation. Regular following of our daily current affairs and magazine will help you have an edge over others in competitive exams.


Important Highlights of the Month

Current Affairs Magazine for July 2020

  • National Statistics Day
  • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
  • Indian Oil to set up technology development centre at Faridabad
  • HRD Minister launches first online NISHTHA Programme
  • RBI announces special liquidity scheme for NBFCs and HFCs through SPV
  • DRDO develops p7 heavy drop system for IL 76 aircraft
  • India considers currency swap of another $1.1 bn with Sri Lanka, no timeline decided

Current Affairs Magazine for June 2020

  • The Puri Rath Yatra was held
  • Annual Solar Eclipse
  • NPC to work closely with all the stakeholders
  • Term extension of Commission to examine sub-categorization of OBCs
  • International Yoga day
  • Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
  • Ordinance to let RBI revive banks without moratorium

Current Affairs Magazine for May 2020

  • India attends NAM Health Minister meet
  • Nepal approves new map
  • Government implements Shekatkar Committee to create a border
  • India placed on the “Priority Watch List”
  • Mission SAGAR
  • Draft Electricity Amendment Bill 2020
  • Summary of announcements: Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan

Daily Current Affairs Update

Aspirants preparing for various competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, Banking exams can get the latest current affairs articles in an accumulated way on a daily basis in this section. Candidates can read the important current affairs articles that are referred from Hindu, Indian express newspapers.

Check the daily current affairs articles provided date wise below:

Daily Current Affairs 2020


Important Highlights of the Day

Current Affairs for 08-August-2020

  • Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Knowledge Pack
  • Ammonium Nitrate - The catastrophic explosion at Beirut port
  • Pokkali Rice - The pokkali variety of rice is known for its saltwater resistance
  • Government launches TOPS initiative
  • Pingali Venkayya - Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid tribute to legendary freedom fighter
  • First Kisan Special Parcel Train
  • Online patriotic film festival

Current Affairs for 07-August-2020

  • Gujarat Police Manual - Gujarat has become the second state after Andhra Pradesh to come up with the latest manual for the police in recent times
  • Parivar Pehchan Patra - Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched a unique identity card
  • Age verification test - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the launch of the Voluntary Disclosure Scheme
  • Vyapar Mela Express - The Indian Railways ran an Express Service for transportation of less than train load cargo
  • China app ban - Chinese search engine Baidu Search and social media platform Weibo were blocked by internet service providers
  • Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan - Launched by Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan
  • Thenzawl Golf Resort Project

Current Affairs for 06-August-2020

  • SpaceX Demo 2 mission - NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight will lift off for the International Space Station (ISS)
  • Govt separates operation routes for the merchant, fishing vessels in south-west Indian waters
  • Lithium in Universe - A forty-year-old puzzle regarding the production of lithium in stars has been solved by Indian researchers.
  • Centre releases NCERT 8-week alternative academic calendar for upper primary stage
  • Over 120 countries celebrate World Breastfeeding Week
  • UAE becomes the first country in the Arab World to produce nuclear energy
  • Khadi Agarbatti Atma Nirbhar Mission approved by Govt.

Current Affairs for 05-August-2020

  • Sanskrit Diwas - World Sanskrit Day In breakthrough research addressing this pressing challenge
  • UP Sunni Waqf Board forms trust to build the mosque
  • Eight core industries output down for 4th straight month contracts 15% in June
  • ADB signs $200 million financing deal with Reliance for the power plant in Bangladesh
  • eVIN ensures essential immunization services during COVID pandemic
  • FDI in commercial coal mining should comply with amendments made in applicable laws
  • Report on Leopard sightings to be released soon

Current Affairs for 04-August-2020

  • Researchers Use Metamaterials To Enhance Detection Resolution Of Defects By Guided Wave Ultrasound
  • Sebi amends insider trading norms
  • Social Media and Armed Forces
  • Samadhan se Vikas Scheme - The Government of Haryana decided to introduce the ‘Samadhan se Vikas’ scheme
  • Origins of Smallpox - The history of smallpox holds a special place in the field of epidemiology
  • Tariff Rate Quota Scheme
  • MoU Signed between National Medicinal Plants Board and ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources

Current Affairs for 03-August-2020

  • Plan to regulate E-flow for polluted stretches of six rivers
  • New chapter in India- Mauritius relations
  • Power Minister dedicates SECI 1, 2 and 3 wind projects to the nation
  • BeiDou - China has recently completed its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System constellation
  • Dhole Conservation report - Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Govt gives nod for standardisation in vehicle dimensions as per global norms
  • VAHAN Portal - Supreme Court barred registration of BS-IV vehicles

Current Affairs for 01-August-2020

  • DRDO launches ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ contest
  • Indian Railways hands over ten locomotives to Bangladesh
  • Bad Bank - The idea of setting up a bad bank often comes up for debate
  • Govt notifies amended FDI policy on civil aviation
  • 1MDB SCANDAL - Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was found guilty of corruption
  • HRD Minister launches India Report on Digital Education, 2020
  • International Tiger Day 2020 - International Tiger Day is held on July 29 every year

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