Content Ad 002

Daily Current Affairs 2 April 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

Dear Readers,

This post contains important current affairs of 2 April 2020. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 2 April 2020. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try
2 April 2020 Current affairs test.

National News

1. ‘Stranded in India’ Portal

  • The Ministry of Tourism has launched ‘Stranded in India’ Portal.
  • Aim: To help foreign tourists who are stuck in various parts of the country.
  • Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism: Prahalad Singh Patel.

2. Modi Kitchen

  • A ‘Modi Kitchen’ has been set up in the Kovai (Coimbatore), Tamil Nadu.
  • It has a capacity to serve 500 meals per day will remain operational till 14th April 2020.
  • Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu: Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami || Governor of Tamil Nadu: Banwarilal Purohit.

3. @CovidnewsbyMIB

  • The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched a dedicated Twitter handle for COVID-19 updates.
  • The account is named as #IndiaFightsCorona.
  • Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting: Prakash Javadekar.

International News

1. United Nation’s COP 26 climate change summit

  • United Nation’s COP 26 Climate Change Summit which is scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland in November 2020 has been postponed.
  • Capital: Edinburgh || Sovereign state Legal jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Financial News

1. BhartPe with ICICI lombard

  • BharatPe has drafted partnership with ICICI Lombard General Insurance to introduce ‘COVID-19 Protection Insurance Cover’.
  • BharatPe is a QR code-based payment app for offline retailers and businesses. It allows merchants to accept UPI payments for ‘FREE’ through the BharatPe QR.
  • CEO & Co-founder of Bharatpe: Ashneer Grover.

2. PhonePe with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

  • PhonePe and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance have announced the launch of an insurance policy for coronavirus hospitalization called ‘Corona Care’.
  • Phonepe: Headquarters -Bengaluru || Founder and CEO- Sameer Nigam

3. Top Five Bank after the Merger

  • 1. SBI
  • 2. PNB
  • 3. BoB
  • 4. Canara Bank
  • 5. Union Bank

Business News

1. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH India)

  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) has completed the merger of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH India).
  • Hindustan Unilever: Headquarters– Mumbai || Chairman and Managing Director– Sanjiv Mehta

Science and Technology News

Content Ad 03

1. ‘Corona Watch App’

  • Karnataka Government has launched ‘Corona Watch’ App to track the movement history of persons tested positive.
  • Chief Minister of Karnataka: B. S. Yediyurappa || Governor: VajubhaiVala.

Important Days

1. World Autism Awareness Day

  • World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on 2 April every year.
  • Encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autistic spectrum disorders including autism and Asperger syndrome throughout the world.
  • Theme: ‘The Transition to Adulthood’


1. Spain Princess Maria Teresa

  • Spanish Princess Maria Teresa has become the first royal to pass away due to COVID-19.
  • Capital: Madrid || Currency: Euro

Try some Quiz Questions now: Current Affairs Quiz,2 April

Daily Current Affairs 2 April 2020 Current Affairs Quiz 2 April 2020 Current Affairs Infographic

Content Ads 02 Sample 01
Pop Up


Starting 3rd June 2024, 7pm



How to Master VA-RC 

This free (and highly detailed) cheat sheet will give you strategies to help you grow

No thanks, I don't want it.

Join our Free TELEGRAM GROUP for exclusive content and updates

Rsz 1rsz Close Img

Join Our Newsletter

Get the latest updates from our side, including offers and free live updates, on email.

Rsz Undraw Envelope N8lc Smal
Rsz 1rsz Close Img