Day May 24, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 24th May

• The United Nations (UN) has listed Manipur’s “khudol” (gift) among the top 10 global initiatives for an inclusive fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. It was listed by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. • Indian economist Abhas Jha…

AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package

• Cabinet gave its ex-post facto approval to the ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package for allocation of foodgrains from Central Pool to approximately eight crore migrants. Key highlights: • Five kg per person per month for two months that is May…

International tea day

• The first International Tea Day (ITD) is being celebrated by the United Nations on 21 May. About: • International Tea Day is observed annually on May 21, according to the United Nations. • The concerning resolution was adopted on…

MSME definition

• Days after changing the definition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the government has decided to further revise the criteria for medium units by enhancing the investment and turnover limits to up to ₹50 crores and ₹200 crores…

National Test Abhyas

• Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister launched a new mobile app called the ‘National Test Abhyas’. About: • The AI-powered mobile App has been developed by National Testing Agency (NTA) to enable candidates to take mock tests for upcoming…

Moderna vaccine

• US stock markets went soaring on the back of promising results from an mRNA-1273 vaccine against novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) developed by US pharmaceutical company Moderna. About: • mRNA-1273 is the working name of Moderna’s vaccine, which is currently…