20th March 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-03-21

? India has become the third-largest electricity producer in the world, as its power generation has increased to 34% by 2017 compared to seven years ago. Now, the country produces more energy than Japan and Russia seven years ago, compared to India, which were installing 27% and 8.77% more power generation capacity respectively.

? The Supreme court of India bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud has cleared the permanent commission for women officers in the Indian Navy.

? Coronavirus has been affecting every nook and corner of the world for the past few months. Recently, NASA has announced that it has suspended manufacture and testing of the Space Launch System and Orion. As per the media reports, the US administration had fixed an objective of the moon landing by the end of 2024. Now, the next dates will be announced due to its late work.

? The 7th World Cities Summit (WCS) will be held from 5 to 9 July 2020 in Singapore.

? According to the ILO, United Nations agency, the Coronavirus pandemic is threatening about 25 million jobs worldwide. If governments do not take any effective steps fast and do not make the right policy for this, unemployment will increase more. The International Labor Organization (ILO) has warned that there may be an economic crisis worldwide, which will make people’s jobs difficult.

? The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and L&T Technology Services have collaborated to carry out joint research in industrial and infrastructure cybersecurity.

? A book titled “Invincible: A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar” has been authored by Tarun Vijay.

? The Olympic 2020 torch reached Japan on March 20, 2020. The torch has traveled to Japan from Greece. The official handle of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics tweeted, “The Olympic torch has arrived in Japan.”

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