Day August 6, 2020

Parivar Pehchan Patra

• Haryana Chief Minister launched a unique identity card — called Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) — through which the state government aims to monitor each of the approximately 54 lakh families living across the state. About: • Under this, each…

Beirut Blast

• A devastating blast had occurred in central Beirut, Lebanon. Causes of the blast: • The initial explosion ignited a fire, while the second one was more devastating enveloping the capital’s skyline. • The blast was caused by the detonation…

Hammer Missile

• France has agreed to supply HAMMER missiles to India for the Rafale combat aircraft. The order for missiles is being processed under the emergency powers for acquisition given to the armed forces by the Government of India. About: •…

SIP Mutual Funds 2020

• The Covid-19 pandemic have raised anxiety among individuals who want to keep liquidity at hand to meet any future contingency. • For many, the big dilemma is whether to continue with their monthly mutual fund investments. Should one invest…

Tanner-Whitehouse 3

• Recently, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) made it compulsory for all junior players competing at the nationals to undergo an age-verification test. About: • Up until the age of 17 for boys and 15 for girls, science can…