Current Affairs in English Medium - 14.05.2020 || UPSC, TNPSC, SSC, RRB & IBPS

Five flights take off from Gulf countries to bring back about 900 stranded Indians under Vande Bharat Mission
Five flights today took off from Gulf countries taking back nearly 900 distressed Indians home today. Two flights from Dubai, two from Kuwait and one from Jeddah. Nearly 900 distressed citizens took off from the Gulf countries for Delhi , Amritsar, Calicut , Ahmedabad and Kozhikode. There were two flights from Dubai going to Amritsar and Delhi, two from Kuwait leaving for Kozhikode and Ahmedabad and one flight from Jeddah to Calicut.

EAM S Jaishankar reaffirms India’s strong commitment to joint fight against Covid-19
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar has reaffirmed India’s strong commitment to the joint fight against Covid-19 pandemic and its readiness to share information, expertise and best practices to the SCO Member States. In his remarks at the Video Conference of Foreign Ministers of SCO Member States today, Dr Jaishankar emphasized that India attaches great importance to its relations with SCO and has contributed positively to enhance the role of SCO in the global arena since its inclusion as full member of SCO in 2017. He also assured that India will continue to maintain extensive engagement towards strengthening SCO’s potential in ensuring mutually beneficial development

V Prez, Lok Sabha Speaker visit Parliament on 68th year of first sitting
  • On the occasion of 68th year of the first sittings of Parliament, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla., Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi and Ministers of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal and V. Muraleedharan today visited  the historic Central Hall of Parliament House and Chambers of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
  • They offered respects to the first Chairman of the Council of States, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan and other leaders who are portrayed in the Central Hall. On the occasion, Mr Naidu and Mr Birla discussed about various memories and experiences of the First Sittings of the two Houses. On 13 May 1952, both Houses of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, held their first sittings after Independence.

PM CARES Fund Trust to allocate Rs 3,100 crore for fight against COVID-19
File PicPM CARES - Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund Trust today decided to allocate  3, 100 crore rupees  for fight against COVID-19. Out of this amount,  a sum of around two thousand  crore rupees will be earmarked for the purchase of ventilators, one thousand  crore will  be used for care of migrant labourers and one hundred  crore rupees  will be given to support vaccine development.

Vande Bharat Mission: 169 more Kashmiri students reach Srinagar airport from Dhaka
In Jammu and Kashmir, 169 more Kashmiri students reached Srinagar International Airport today from Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon under Vande Bharat Mission.

AIR Itanagar to broadcast a daily special programme ‘Covid-19 par Dainik Jankari’ from May 14
All India Radio Itanagar will broadcast a daily special programme ‘Covid-19 par Dainik Jankari’ from Thursday (14.05.2020) at 4.45 pm daily. During the programme one senior officer from Government of Arunachal Pradesh will give daily briefings on the latest and preparedness on COVID19 in the state. State's Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar will launch the programme.

ASSOCHAM, FICCI welcome announcement of first tranche of measures by FM
Industry Body  ASSOCHAM and  FICCI have welcomed the announcement of first tranche of measures by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as part of the 20 lakh crore rupees economic package. ASSOCHAM Secretary General Deepak Sood said, it will  provide immediate relief to the MSMEs, micro finance institutions, housing finance companies, stressed real estate and construction sectors to mitigate the enormous impact of the nation-wide lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic.

No increase in lease rent for SEZ units for FY20-21: Government
File PicUnion Government has said that there will be no increase in lease rent for the Special Economic Zone, SEZ units for financial year 2020-21. The decision has been taken in order to provide interim relief to SEZ units in lease rent on account of COVID-19 pandemic.  Commerce and Industry Ministry said, payment of lease rent of 1st quarter is to be deferred up to 31st of July for all SEZ units. The deferment will not invite any interest.

India's foreign exchange reserves up by 1.622 million dollars to 481.078 billion dollars
India's foreign exchange reserves has increased by 1.622 million dollars to reach 481.078 billion dollars in the week ended 1st May. A RBI press release has informed that foreign currency assets, a major part of the overall reserves rose by 1.752 billion dollars to 479.455 billion dollars. 

World's most famous cycling race Tour de France postponed in wake of Corona virus pandemic
The world's most famous cycling race Tour de France has been postponed in the wake of Corona virus pandemic. The French newspapers reported that the three-week race was set to start on 27th of June in the Riviera city of Nice has been set for August. This year's event has 21 stages, with the longest of them stretching 218 kilometres (135 miles)

Hockey India postpones all its rescheduled national championships
India postponed all its rescheduled national championships indefinitely after the national lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic was extended till May 3.These tournaments were rescheduled to start on April 29 and continue till July 3 but have been suspended for now.

Tokyo Olympics organisers eyeing July 2021 to start Games postponed due to Coronavirus
Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK, citing sources within the organising panel, said that given the ongoing pandemic and need for preparation time, the most likely plan would be for the Games to begin on July 23, 2021

FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup, scheduled in November postponed
The FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup, which was scheduled to be played in India between November 2nd and 21st, has been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, FIFA said, the new dates for the tournament will be identified late. Under-17 Women's World Cup was scheduled to be played in India across five host cities - Navi Mumbai, Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar.

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