February 2021 Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month of February 2021 from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations. Here you can find various fields of India and the world like: Appointments, Resignations, Sports and Sportsmen, Politics, Awards and Honors, Important Days, Deaths, Reports, Business, Planning, Politics, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Accidents, Science, Technology You can get general knowledge about important current affairs related to geography, records, settlement, convention and entertainment etc.
|28 February 2021 | Technology Current Affairs
India's Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has launched India's first diesel tractor, which has converted to a much cleaner (compressed natural gas) CNG variant. This will enable farmers to save more than ₹ 1 trillion annually on fuel costs, which will help them improve their livelihoods.
|27 February 2021 | Appointments Current Affairs
Mark Listosella has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) by Tata Motors Limited. His appointment will be effective from July 1, 2021. Earlier, the current CEO and MD of Tata Motors was Gunter Bouchek who expressed a desire to relocate to Germany at the end of the contract for personal reasons. Listosella is the former president and CEO of Fuso Truck and Bus Corp and heads Daimler Trucks in Asia.
|26 February 2021 | Entertainment Current Affairs
Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas officially became the author with the release of her first book, "Unfinished: A Memoir", which she described as "honest, natural and susceptible". The end result is a book published by Michael Joseph Imprint, covering his dual-continent's 20-year career as an actor and producer and his work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
|25 February 2021 | Important Days Current Affairs
World Radio Day is celebrated every year on 13 February. The day is celebrated to recognize radio as a powerful medium that brings together people from every corner of the globe to promote diversity and help create a more peaceful and inclusive world. World Radio Day 2021 The theme is "New World, New Radio".
|24 February 2021 | Important Days Current Affairs
In India, National Women's Day is observed every year on 13 February to celebrate the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu. This year the nation has celebrated its 142nd birth anniversary. Sarojini Naidu was born on February 13, 1879. She was known by the nickname 'Nightingale of India' or 'Bharat Nightingale' because of her poems.
|23 February 2021 | Awards Current Affairs
Mansa Varanasi of Telangana has been crowned the winner of Femina Miss India World 2020. Mansa Varanasi was worn by Miss Rajasthan 2019 winner of Taj Rajasthan, Suman Ratan Singh Rao. 23-year-old Mansa will now represent India in the 70th Miss World competition in December 2021. Born in Hyderabad, Mansa Varanasi is an engineer by profession and works as a Financial Information Exchange Analyst.
|22 February 2021 | Economy Current Affairs
India's largest bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that it will buy four government securities (G-Sec) worth Rs 20,000 crore. The central bank will buy it on 10 February 2021 under Open Market Operation (OMO). The move was announced recently after rising yields to touch intra-day of 6.1634 percent. After the announcement of the purchase of OMO, the yield on the benchmark 10-year G-Sec slowed by 3-4 basis points. It now carries a coupon rate of 5.77 percent as opposed to the previous closing yield of 6.1283 percent.
|21 February 2021 | Indian Current Affairs
The Karnataka government issued an official gazette notification declaring Vijayanagar as the 31st district of the state. The new district is separated from Bellary and named after the Vijayanagara Empire ruled by this region.
|20 February 2021 | Important Days Current Affairs
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated globally on 11 February each year. In December 2015, the United Nations resolved to celebrate 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day has been started by UNESCO and UN-Women in collaboration with institutions and civil society partners, which aims to promote women and girls in science. The theme of the day for 2021 is: "Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19".
|19 February 2021 | Indian Current Affairs
The Indian Army has laid the foundation stone of the highest 'Iconic National Flag' in the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in the Union Territory of India, Jammu and Kashmir. The flag will be on a pole 100 feet high, which is the highest tricolor in the valley. The Indian Army, along with Solar Industry India, will establish an 'Iconic National Flag' in Gulmarg.
|18 February 2021 | Sports Current Affairs
Ishant Sharma, the fast bowler of the Indian cricket game, is the sixth Indian and third pacer in the country to take 300 wickets in Test cricket. Ishant has played 98 matches in his career so far to achieve this position. Which is higher than other Indian bowlers in the club. Ishant achieved this when he took a wicket by Dan Lawrence in the second innings of England on the fourth day of the opening test.
|17 February 2021 | Indian Current Affairs
The Meteorological Department of India (IMD) has announced the establishment of the country's first 'Thunderstorm Research Testbed' in Balasore district of Odisha. The facility will be set up in collaboration between the Ministry of Earth Sciences, IMD, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Have to reduce.
|16 February 2021 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Padma Shri Banshi Kaul, founder and theater director of Rang Vidushak, has passed away. He was born in a Kashmiri Pandit family in 1949, Banshi Kaul was a Hindi theater director and the founder of Rang Vidukshak, a theater group and theater institute in Bhopal. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1995 and Padma Shri in 2014. He received the National Kalidas Award for the year 2016-17.
|15 February 2021 | Sports Current Affairs
Indian Cricket Tim's wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has been nominated for the first ICC Player of the Month Award 2021. Rishabh was honored for his outstanding performance in two Tests against Australia in January 2021, in which he played a key role in winning the series to India by scoring an unbeaten 89 in Sydney and an unbeaten 89 in Brisbane.
|14 February 2021 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Tennis player Akhtar Ali, famous as a father in Indian tennis, died on 7 February 2021. He represented India in eight Davis Cup ties between 1958 and 1964 against Pakistan, Malaysia, Iran, Mexico, Japan and Monaco.
|13 February 2021 | Appointments Current Affairs
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has selected Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iwila as the next Director General. She will be the first woman to head the organization as well as the first African. She will replace former Nigeria Finance Minister Okonjo-Iwila, Roberto Azevedo, who stepped down in August 2020.
|12 February 2021 | Agreements Current Affairs
The world-renowned National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected space flight company SpaceX to launch its SPHEREx mission. With the aid of this mission, NASA aims to conduct near-infrared spectra around 450 million galaxies throughout the universe and a celestial survey measuring 100 million stars inside our Milky Way Galaxy. It will be launched into space in June 2024 on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
|11 February 2021 | Technology Current Affairs
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is developing a state-of-the-art high altitude sudo satellite with a start-up company to strengthen the country's military strike capabilities. It is the first project of its kind in the world, where a manned aircraft will operate within range and unmanned aircraft will enter enemy range and can attack within enemy range.
|10 February 2021 | Technology Current Affairs
The first Human Milk Bank (HMB) will be opened in the state of Kerala, India. Kerala health minister KK Selja will inaugurate it on 5 February 2021 at Ernakulam General Hospital. After the state health department signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rotary Club of Cochin Global in 2020, it cost Rs 3.5 million. The Pediatrician Association (IAP) will also provide trained nursing staff to operate the milk bank.
|9 February 2021 | Reports Current Affairs
Andaman and Nicobar Islands has become the first Corona Free State or Union Territory of the country. The number of Kovid-19 patients in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has been found to be zero. The Ministry of Health of India announced through its official website that the last four infected persons of Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been declared health. The union territory had reported a total of 4,932 cases and 62 deaths from the virus.
|8 February 2021 | Appointments Current Affairs
Sn Subrahmanyan has been appointed by the Ministry of Labor and Employment as the new Chairman of the National Security Council of India (NSC) for a period of three years. Presently, Subrahmanyan is also the CEO and Managing Director of India's largest construction company L&T Limited.
|7 February 2021 | Indian Current Affairs
Ashia Aziz, 25, has become the youngest female pilot in India today. She is a resident of Kashmir. And currently in 2011, at the age of 15, the youngest student to be licensed became a pilot. It is a source of inspiration and a symbol of empowerment for many Kashmiri women.
|6 February 2021 | Indian Current Affairs
The 13th Aero India 2021 program commenced at Yelahanka, Air Force Station, Bangalore, the country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition. This edition will see many aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Army, Navy, Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) and the Coast Guard. The Aero India show is Asia's largest and second largest exhibition in the world for the aerospace and defense sector. It showcases new aircraft, weapons and technologies of different airforce at Yelahanka Airforce station in Bengaluru.
|5 February 2021 | Technology Current Affairs
Ford Motor Company has partnered with Google of Alphabet Inc to collaborate in software, artificial intelligence and cloud computing to develop new user services and modernize internal operations. The automaker will use Google Artificial Intelligence technology to improve the efficiency of vehicle development, supply chain and manufacturing operations.
|4 February 2021 | Sports Current Affairs
In the Finals of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T-20 Cricket Tournament 2020-21, Tamil Nadu defeated Baroda to claim the title. The tournament was the twelfth edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and was played at the Sardar Patel Stadium (Motera Stadium) in Ahmedabad. The Player of the Match title was won by Manimaran Siddharth (Tamil Nadu), who took 4 wickets for 20 runs. He needed 121 runs to win, which he took for 7 wickets in 18 overs.
|3 February 2021 | Sports Current Affairs
The Indian shooting team topped the medal table in the first Asian Online Shooting Championship organized by Kuwait Shooting Federation. The 24-member shooting squad of India has won a total of 11 medals, including four gold medals, two silver and five bronze medals. 274 shooters from 22 Asian countries participated in this competition.
|2 February 2021 | Economy Current Affairs
To be introduced this year Budget 2021-22 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Was the third budget of People had high expectations from this budget. The interim budget was presented by Piyush Goyal on 1 February 2019. After this, on July 5, 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman presented her first general budget. On February 1, 2020, he presented his second budget. The government had also sought suggestions for budget 2021 from common people. Along with this, the government had facilitated the MyGov platform to ensure maximum participation of people in the discussions of Budget 2021-22. The budget for 2021-22 is divided into two parts, the first part of which is divided into 6 parts, the next part (b) is divided into direct tax proposals, indirect tax proposals and contracts.
|1 February 2021 | Technology Current Affairs
Lucknow Metro has now become India's first metro service to sanitize metro coaches with ultraviolet rays. For this, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) procured UV sanitization equipment from an Indian firm M / s FB TECH in Jaipur city of Rajasthan. The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has also taken the initiative to sanitize trains with UV lamp rages, inspired by the use of the New York Metro.
|0 February 2021 | Awards Current Affairs
India's Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh presented the trophy of the best marching contingent in the Republic Day Parade 2021. The program was held on 15 February 2021 in New Delhi. The Jat Regimental Center received the trophy for the best marching contingent among the tri-services, while the Delhi Police from the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and other auxiliary services received the trophy for the best marching contingent.
|0 February 2021 | Reports Current Affairs
The People's Republic of China has overtaken the United States (US) as the largest trading partner of the European Union (EU) in 2020, according to data from Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency. Britain, which left the European Union in 2020, was the third largest trading partner for the bloc, behind China and the United States.
|0 February 2021 | Appointments Current Affairs
Hima Das, known as the 'Dhing Express' of India, has been appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police by the Government of Assam. Hima Das, 21, is currently practicing at NIS Patiala and is eyeing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics as the athletics calendar begins in a few days.