Synopsis

 

National

Centre moves HC for review of its direction to publish draft EIA in 22 languages

The Centre has moved a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking review of its direction to publish the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) in all the 22 languages in the Eight Schedule of the Constitution.

 

International

Trump hones law and order message in Pennsylvania

Latrobe (US): President Donald Trump honed the law and order message he intends to wield for the next two months against his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, stepping up attacks that his campaign believes are resonating with battleground state voters.

 

Election chiefs worry about uncertainty as voting nears

Political battles and pending court fights threaten to upend months of planning for the pandemic election, election officials are warning. In key states, they remain hamstrung with only weeks to prepare.

 

Near-record violence risks derailing peace negotiations between Afghan govt, Taliban: top UN official

Near-record violence in Afghanistan in the last few weeks creates an atmosphere of mistrust and risks derailing the peace negotiations set to begin soon between the Afghan government and the Taliban, according to a top UN official in the war-ravaged country.

 

 

Business

Sensex tanks over 600 pts on global selloff; Nifty below 11,400

Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark Sensex plunged over 600 points in opening session tracking a massive selloff in global equities.

 

Paytm FY'20 revenue rises to Rs 3,629 cr, loss narrows by 40 pc

Digital financial services firm Paytm on Friday said its revenue for fiscal year ended March 31, increased to Rs 3,629 crore supported by increase in number of transactions across various segments and point of sale devices.

 

Rupee sees high volatility; rises marginally to 73.46/USD in early trade

The rupee witnessed high volatility in opening session on Friday amid heavy selling in domestic equities and a rebound in the American currency.

 

Facebook curbs political ads - for 7 days before US election

Bracing for a contentious election with no immediate results and possible civil unrest, Facebook is enacting a host of measures to ensure its platform is not used to sow chaos and spread misinformation before, during and after the U.S. presidential election.

 

Entertainment

 

Character of Batman thrives on reinterpretation: Christopher Nolan

Los Angeles: Filmmaker Christopher Nolan says reinterpretation is necessary to do justice to the character of Batman on the big screen.

 

Kit Harington to guest star in 'Criminal' S2

"Game of Thrones" alum Kit Harington is set to guest-star in the second season of Netflix series "Criminal".

 

Amazon nabs Karen Gillan, Awkwafina-starrer 'Shelly'

Amazon Studio has acquired action-comedy "Shelly", starring Karen Gillan and Awkwafina.

 

Riddhima pays homage to father Rishi Kapoor on his birth anniversary

On late actor Rishi Kapoor''s 68th birth anniversary on Friday, his daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni penned an emotional note and said she misses him every day.

 

Sports

 

Djokovic puts unbeaten run on line on Day 5

New York: Top-seeded Novak Djokovic puts his undefeated record in 2020 on the line in a third-round match on Day 5 against No. 28 Jan-Lennard Struff.

 

Balancing motherhood and tennis, Pironkova scores Open upset

Tsvetana Pironkova smacked an ace on match point, part of the balancing act she made look easy from start to finish Thursday.

 

Serena Williams sets up US Open showdown vs. Sloane Stephens

Yes, Serena Williams won in straight sets again. And yes, she moved into an all-American showdown at the US Open against Sloane Stephens.

 

Spain grabs 1-1 draw in Germany as internationals resume

Spain defender Gaya scored deep into stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw against Germany as the UEFA Nations League started without fans ending a 10-month international break.

 

GK snap shot on 4 September 2020

 

1.  Ministry of Electronics and Information & Technology Bans 118 Chinese Mobile Apps

2. Sikkim Celebrated Pang Lhabsol: A Festival of Cultural Heritage and Historical Importance

3. India ranks 48th in the 13th Edition of Global Innovation Index 2020 released by WIPO

4. IISc Bengaluru tops among 63 Indian Institutes: THE World University Ranking 2021

 

5. Eklavya Model Residential School Teacher selected for National Award to Teachers 2020: Ministry of Education

6. Aveek Sarkar Elected as the New Chairman of PTI; succeeds Vijay Kumar Chopra

7. RBI Approved the Appointment of Murali Ramakrishnan as MD & CEO of South Indian Bank

8. S Krishnan Appointed as MD & CEO of Punjab & Sind Bank; Replaces S Harishankar

 

9. Union Cabinet Approved Organisational Restructuring of the Indian Railways; VK Yadav, Current Chairman of Railway Board Appointed as 1st Ever CEO

10. Mustapha Adib Appointed as the New Prime Minister of Lebanon

11. Adani Group to Acquire 74% Stake in Mumbai International Airport Limited

12. Pope Francis’s New Book “Let Us Dream” to Release in December 2020

 

News in Details for CLAT Aspirants

 


LAST MONTHS G.K.

January 22 : 18, 18, 01

December 21 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 22, 21, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 08, 07, 06, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

November 21 : 20, 18, 18, 18, 17, 17, 11, 10, 09, 09, 08, 06, 03, 02, 01

October 21 : 24, 23, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 08, 08, 07, 06, 04, 01

September 21 : 07, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 21 : 11, 10

July 21 : 10, 10, 09, 09, 08, 06, 05, 03, 02, 01

June 21 : 08, 07, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 21 : 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 17, 17, 14, 13, 11, 10, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

April 21 : 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 08, 07, 05, 03, 02, 01

March 21 : 18, 17, 16, 15, 13, 12, 10, 10, 09, 08, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

February 21 : 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 15, 13, 12, 12, 11, 10, 08, 06, 03, 01

January 21 : 27, 25, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05

December 20 : 30, 29, 28, 24, 21, 18, 17, 15, 11, 07, 03, 01

November 20 : 24, 20, 19, 18, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02

October 20 : 31, 30, 29, 29, 27, 26, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 08, 07, 06, 06, 03, 02, 01

September 20 : 30, 29, 29, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 09, 09, 08, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 20 : 31, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

July 20 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 18, 17, 14, 13, 10, 09, 09, 08, 07, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

June 20 : 30, 27, 26, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 18, 17, 16, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 20 : 30, 29, 28, 26, 25, 23, 22, 22, 22, 22, 22, 16, 14, 13, 11, 09, 08, 07, 07, 05, 04, 02, 01

April 20 : 30, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 07, 07, 04, 03, 02, 01

March 20 : 31, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 09, 07, 06, 05, 04, 04, 03, 02

February 20 : 29, 28, 28, 26, 25, 24, 21, 20, 19, 18, 11

January 20 : 13