TOP NEWS: MAY TO AUGUST
30 Dec 2020
On May 27, oil well No.5 of Oil India Limited in Baghjan, Tinsukia blew out. Gas started leaking, causing havoc in the area.
Biju Boro/ AFP
Mizoram accorded industry status to its sports sector.
Mizoram Football Association
Air India operated 64 special flights from May 7 to May 13 to evacuate about 15,000 Indian citizens trapped in different countries worldwide in the wake of the deadly COVID-19 outbreak.
Ministry of External Affairs
On June 9, the Baghjan blowout became a huge blaze destroying nearby villages and environment
Biju Boro/ AFP
Govt extended the deadline to bid for Air India by two months till 31st August 2020.
20 Indian soldiers killed in a clash with Chinese forces in Galwan Valley of Eastern Ladakh
34 year old Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home in Mumbai
India banned 59 Chinese apps including Tik Tok and WeChat.
8 Policemen of the Uttar Pradesh police were killed in an encounter with the gang of wanted criminal Vikas Dubey in Kanpur, UP.
The Cabinet, on 29 July 2020, approved National Education Policy 2020 which aimed at universalization of education from pre-school to secondary level.
Severe floods hit Assam. Over lakhs of families affected
PM Modi announced the launch of Project Dolphin for the conservation and protection of the Dolphins.
PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for “Ram Mandir” a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya.
Air India Express Flight 1344 crashed after overrunning the runway at Calicut International Airport, Kerala. 19 people were killed, including two pilots and 17 passengers.