CS SURBHI SAXENA

About Surbhi Saxena edits the daily Current Affairs News. The author is qualified member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

Parliament passes Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill

Parliament gave its assent to the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 with Lok Sabha passing it with voice vote in a late night sitting yesterday. Rajya Sabha gave it’s nod to the bill on 19th of this month. The bill amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to include protections for health care service personnel combating …

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Lok Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020

Lok Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 today. The bill aims to make Kashmiri, Dogri, Hindi, English and Urdu as the official languages of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking about the bill in Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State for Home Ministry G. Kishan Reddy said that that …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the World Economic Forum's Davos Dialogue

United Nations faces crisis of confidence without comprehensive reforms: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the United Nations faces a crisis of confidence without comprehensive reforms. He asserted that the world needs a reformed multilateralism that reflects today’s realities, gives voice to all stakeholders, addresses contemporary challenges and focuses on human welfare. The Prime Minister said this while addressing the high level meeting …

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External Affair Minister on a two day visit to UAE

Any broader global rebalancing is incomplete without genuine re-emergence of Africa: External Affair Minister S Jaishankar

Outlining India’s strong commitment in supporting Africa in its development journey, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today said that any broader global rebalancing is incomplete without the genuine re-emergence of the Africa. In an address at a conclave on India-Africa partnership, Dr Jaishankar said, only after genuine emergence ofAfrica, world’s strategic diversity will come into …

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Turkey President says UN failed amid coronavirus pandemic

Turkey’s president, who has long called for a reform of the United Nations, said the world body has failed in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. In a televised address following a Cabinet meeting, Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed the UN was late in accepting the existence of the pandemic and had failed to make its …

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International passenger flights from India to remain suspended till Nov 30: DGCA

DRDO conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS

The successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target was today conducted by Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. During the trials, two demonstrator vehicles were successfully test flown. The vehicle can be used as target for evaluation of various missile systems. Abhyas is designed …

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Eight Indian beaches recommended for coveted Blue Flag international eco-label

Piyush Goyal called upon G-20 to play leadership role in crafting pathway to recover from COVID-19

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today took part in the virtual meeting of the G-20 Trade and Investment Ministers. Making interventions during the meeting, he called upon G-20 to play a leadership role in crafting a pathway to recover from COVID19. He said, one of the key lessons for all countries is the need …

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