Day September 6, 2020

National Awards to Teachers

• The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, conferred National Awards on 47 teachers from across the country in the first ever award ceremony held virtually today (September 5, 2020) on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. About: • The national…

International Day of Charity

• The International Day of Charity was observed on September 5, 2020. About: • The International Day of Charity was established with the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to help others through…

What counts as ‘Act of God’?

• This week, attributing the shortfall in GST collections to disruptions due to Covid-19, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the economy is facing an Act-of-God-like situation. About: • The law of contracts is built around a fundamental norm that the…

The State of Young Child in India report

• Vice President Venkaiah Naidu released ‘The State of Young Child in India’ report, a comprehensive account of the challenges related to early child development in India. About: • The report has been prepared by Mobile Creches a policy advocacy…