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Daily Current Affairs – 2020
Topic: For Prelims and Mains
Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 21 December 2020
The Indian foreign ministry has announced the setting up of a new division on New and Emerging Strategic Technologies (NEST), as India is grappling with issues like the security implications of the introduction of 5G and artificial intelligence.
The Yuelu Proclamation, made by the UNESCO at Changsha, China, in 2018, says:
The protection and promotion of linguistic diversity
To improve social inclusion and partnerships
To reduce the gender and social inequality between different native speakers
Answer : a
In March 2019, India tested an anti-satellite weapon during an operation code named Mission Shakti.
India announced a capacity building training programme UNNATI (UNispace Nanosatellite Assembly &Training by ISRO)
Answer : c
LAQSHYA programme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare aims at improving quality of care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre (OT).
Britain, France and Germany have recently distanced themselves from sanctions imposed by the U.S., which Washington has said is part of a “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran.