Current Affairs for Yesterday
Which state government has decided to celebrate the year 2020 as Good Governance Resolution Year?
Haryana: The Government of Haryana has decided to celebrate 2020 as the Year of Good Governance Resolution. For this, the state government has sought suggestions from the people for reforms. This announcement was made during the program organized on the occasion of Good Governance Day.
The Central Government has recently invited applications for Nari Shakti Puraskar, when is this award given?
International Women’s Day (8 March): The Nari Shakti Award is conferred by the President in 6 categories, the award is presented on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The categories of this award are named after famous women of India, these women are – Mata Jijabai, Lakshmibai, Kannagi, Ahilyabai Holkar, Rani Gaidinlu and Rudrama Devi.
In which state of India will the first university be started for the transgender community?
Uttar Pradesh: India’s first transgender university will be established in the Fazilnagar section of Kushinagar district in Uttar Pradesh. This will be the first such university in the country where people of third gender will be able to take education. This university is being constructed by All India Kinnar Shiksha Seva Trust.
Which American company is working on Project Kuiper, under which thousands of satellites will be launched in space?
Amazon: Under Project Kuiper, Amazon will launch more than 3,000 satellites in space. This will enable people to get internet facilities at cheaper rates. These satellites will be placed in low earth orbit.
Which state recently approved the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Kisan loan waiver scheme?
Maharashtra: The Maharashtra government has recently approved the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Kisan loan waiver scheme. Its purpose is to free the farmers from debt.