4 September 2020 - Current Affairs/General Knowledge(GK)


1. ITBP mountaineers of Sector Head Quarter Shimla climbed 22222 ft high Leo Pargil peak located at International Border. During the pandemic, it is the only successful mountaineering expedition in Northern India

2. Union govt has included tug-of-war, mallakhamb and para-sports for direct recruitment of meritorious sportspersons in Group C level government posts

3. In a landmark judgement, the High Court of Bangladesh has ordered that Hindu widows are entitled to share in all properties of their deceased husband

4. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the sale of education assets of debt-ridden IL&FS to Lexington Equity Holdings Ltd (LEHL). A two-membe

5. Ladakh and Lakshadweep have joined the Centre's ration card portability scheme 'One Nation-One Ration Card'. This has taken the total number of states and Union territories linked with the scheme to 26

6. Edtech platform Unacademy burst into the unicorn club on 2 Sept 2020 following a $150 million fundraising led by Japan’s SoftBank. It was also recently named the official partner for the IPL

7. Google has partnered with the Bangladesh Water Development Board to bring the flood warning services to the country. Google currently covers more than 40 million people in Bangladesh and it is working to expand its coverage to the whole of the country

8. Cabinet has approved the signing of an MoU between India and Japan. It will improve the quality and testing of Indian textiles and clothing for the Japanese market

9. The Cabinet has approved the introduction in Parliament of the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill 2020. According to the bill, five languages will be official languages namely Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri, Hindi and English

10. India ranked in the top 50 countries for the 1st time in the Global Innovation Index, released on 2 Sept 2020. It jumped 4 positions to rank at 48th since 2019

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