✅Current Affairs 28 July 2020✅

🔶DST launched Rs 15 Crore fund to support India-Russia collaboration joint R&D and cross-country technology adaptation

🔶India extended medical assistance worth about USD 1 million to North Korea under WHO’s anti-tuberculosis programme

🔶Govt imposed restrictions on public procurement from countries sharing land border with India by amending GFRs 2017

🔶First in the World: India builds electrified rail tunnel capable to run double-stack containers

🔶First by Indian Government: World Class State of the Art Honey Testing Lab was e-inaugurated by Shri Narendra Singh Tomar at Anand, Gujarat

🔶Hyderabad Ranked 16th in World’s most Surveilled Cities & China tops: Comparitech

🔶Climate-friendly Cooling can cut 460 billion Tonnes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report

🔶India ranked 3rd in gaining forest area in world; global employment in forestry led by India: FAO

🔶RBI Signed USD 400 mn Currency Swap Facility for Sri Lanka

🔶Gross NPA of banks may rise to 12.5% by March 2021: RBI Financial Stability Report

🔶RIL becomes world’s second most valuable energy company, overtaking ExxonMobil

🔶Late Arnab Chaudhry honored by Legend of Animation Award 2020: TMG

🔶MHRD sets up panel to form guidelines for more students studying in India headed by UGC chairman

🔶India’s 2018 Asian Games mixed relay medal upgraded to gold after Bahrain’s disqualification

🔶Tanzania’s former President Benjamin Mkapa dies

🔶Eminent Danseuse Amala Shankar Passes Away at 101 in Kolkata

🔶Lt. Governor, G.C Murmu announced the ‘Macadamisation Program’ for improvement of roads across J-K

🔶TN government signed 16 MoUs worth Rs 5,137 crore with companies for employment creation

🔶5-day Sub-Tropical Fruit Expo 2020 was organised by Horticulture dept of Haryana

🔶Indian-origin nurse Kala Narayanasamy in Singapore conferred with President’s Award

🔶IIM-Kozhikode start-up develops wearable device ‘Veli Band’