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Current Affairs section provides you latest and important news and events of the world for the year 2020 and 2019 related to the field of politics, sports, awards, important appointments, important achievements, science, important government schemes, etc. which are very important for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, BANK PO, BANK CLERK, NDA, CDS, LIC, GIC, MAT, CAT, RAILWAYS, and other competitive examinations. Year wise current affairs news and events from the year 2020 are given below.

NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - SEPTEMBER 2020

Which Bollywood actor has been conferred with the prestigious SDG Special Humanatarian Action Award by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)? Sonu Sood
Name the film director who has been appointed as the President of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)? Shekhar Kapoor
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)? PD Vaghela
In which State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 6 mega projects under Namami Gange Programme on September 29, 2020? Uttarakhand
What are the languages that have been added to the list of official languages of Jammu and Kashmir by the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020? Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi
JIMEX-2020 military exercise was conducted between India and which country? Japan
Which party has pulled out of the BJP-led NDA alliance over farm reform bills? Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)
Which telecom giant has won Rs 20,000 crore arbitration against the Indian Government? Vodafone
113th birth anniversary of which Indian revolutionary freedom fighter was observed on September 28? Bhagat Singh
Name the former Army officer, Defence Minister, Finance Minister, External Affairs Minister and Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission who passed away on September 27? Jaswant Singh
Who has been selected as the first woman fighter pilot to fly Rafale aircraft? Shivangi Singh
Name the legendary singer who passed away on September 25 at the age of 74? SP Balasubrahmanyam
Name the Union Agriculture Minister who has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Food Processing Industries following the resignation of Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal? Narendar Singh Tomar
Which State on September 23, 2020 received an award from the United Nations for its "outstanding contribution" towards preventing and controlling the spread of non-communicable diseases? Kerala
Which state will host the 51st annual International Film Festival of India? Goa
Union Minister Suresh Angadi passed away due to COVID-19 infection on September 23, 2020. He served under which portfolio until his death? Minister of State for Railways
The Union Government is planning to set up India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) in which state? Tamil Nadu
India has launched its first direct Cargo Ferry Service to which country? Maldives
In which State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nine highway projects and Optical Fibre Internet Services under the Ghar Tak Fibre scheme on September 21? Bihar
Name the former Union Minister of Rural Development and architect of National Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) who passed away on September 13? Raghuvansh Prasad Singh
Who has been re-elected as the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman by a voice vote on September 14? Harivansh Narayan Singh
Which construction company has won the bid for the construction of India's new Parliament building? Tata Group
What was India's rank in the latest edition of the World Bank's annual Human Capital Index? 116
India's first exclusive private jet terminal has been inaugurated at which airport? Indira Gandhi International Airport
Which Indian was named by the UN in the list of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals? Udit Singhal
At which place in Bihar setting up of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has been approved by the Union Cabinet? Darbhanga
The centre has permitted how much Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Defence Production through automatic route? 74%
On which day Hindi Diwas 2020 was celebrated across the country? September 14
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National School of Drama? Paresh Rawal
Who was conferred with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2019? David Attenborough
Which religious place was recently granted Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration that will allow it to receive foreign donations? Golden Temple
Name the renowned scientist and radio astronomer (also a recipient of Padma Shri and Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awards) who passed away on September 7? Govind Swarup
Which corporation has ended its partnership with Chinese firm Tencent Games in India? PUBG
Which Bollywood actor has been signed by Amazon for its Alexa voice assistant? Amitabh Bachchan
Vodafone and Idea have re-branded themselves under which new brand identity on September 7? Vi
Who has become the first Indian to enter the second round of Grand Slam Singles event in the last 7 years? Sumit Nagal
The Union Cabinet has approved which mission for Civil Services Capacity Building that aims to focus on capacity building of individual civil servants as well as institutional capacity building? Mission Karmayogi
Which Indian renewable energy company has been ranked the world's no. 1 in solar capacity? Adani Green

INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - SEPTEMBER 2020

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad-al Sabah passed away on September 29, 2020. He was the ruler of which nation? Kuwait
On which day World Heart Day was observed across the world? September 29
On which day World Tourism Day was observed across the world? September 28
The G4 countries recently called for urgent reforms in the UN Security Council. Name these G4 countries? India, Japan, Brazil and Germany
Name the former Australian cricketer who passed away on September 24, 2020 due to cardiac arrest? Dean Jones
On which day World Maritime Day was observed across the world? September 24
On which day International Day of Peace was observed across the world? September 21
What was the theme of International Day of Peace 2020? Shaping Peace Together
Which country has taken up the top spot in the world in terms of COVID-19 recoveries with 4.3 million recovered cases? India
Who won the men's singles title at the US Open tennis championship? Dominic Thiem
Who won the women's singles title at the US Open tennis championship? Naomi Osaka
Who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Japan? Yoshihide Suga
On which day International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is observed every year? September 26
Pakistan has decided to elevate the status of which region to a full-fledged province? Gilgit Baltistan
Which city topped the Global Smart City Index 2020? Singapore
On which day International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was observed across the world? September 16
On which day International Day of Democracy was observed across the world? September 15
Who has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize because of his efforts on brokering the historic Israel-UAE Peace Deal? US President Donald Trump
The organisers of which tournament have decided to allow spectators amid COVID-19? French Open
On which day International Literacy Day was observed across the world? September 8
Which country successfully test-fired the Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle on September 7, 2020? India
Name the current world no. 1 who was disqualified from the US Open after he defaulted as a ball he struck hit the line judge in the throat? Novak Djokovic
Which country has become the 2nd worst-affected in the world in terms of total COVID-19 cases? India

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