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Current Affairs Date: 16 July 2020

  • Opened new trade route between India and Bhutan to ease connectivity between Jaigaon in West Bengal and Pasakha in Bhutan.
  • NABARD launched 44 lakhs amount for development projects  under Atmanirbhar Bharat through rural entrepreneurship in Andmaan Nicobar Island.
  • Union Minister Shripad Naik inaugurated 5th edition of conference on Aerospace and Defence manufacturing technologies in New Delhi. The theme of the conference was ‘Empowering India with Atmanirbhar Bharat Mission.’
  • Appointment of seven Additional Judges of Punjab and Haryana High Court as the permanent judges of the High Court, got approved by the Supreme Court Collegium.
  • Ashok Lavasa appointed as new vice-president of Asian Development Bank (ADB).
  • Under an initiative titled “Waste to Energy”, Uttarakhand planning to generate 5-Megawatt of electricity from waste. This will be India’s first “Ultra High Temperature Hydrolysis (UHTH) Reaction”  plant for “waste to energy” at Roorkee.