Current Affairs 21 February 2020 – NDA CDS AFCAT INET

  • Sweden has created 1 million USD worth prizes to feed billion of people. The prize is named as the “Food Planet Prize”. The prize is named as the “Food Planet Prize”. The main aim of the step is to address the climate change threats towards food supply all over the world.
  • On February 20, 2020, Asian Elephant, Indian Bustard and Bengal Florican were declared as “Endangered Migratory Species” at the CMS COP 13. The proposal was accepted by 130 countries.
  • The northern frontier railway construction has constructed India’s tallest railway pier bridge. It is built across the Makru river in the Tamenglong district of Manipur, Noney of Manipur. It is  100 m tall equivalent to a 33-storey building, across river Makru in the Tamenglong district of Manipur.
  • 8th edition of the “Ganga Kayak festival” was inaugurated by MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) Vinod Kandari in Devprayag, Uttarakhand. The festival was celebrated for 3 days from feb.17, 2020 to feb. 19, 2020.
  • State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed an MoU with BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) for installing 1000 public charging stations for Electric Vehicles
  • Official Slogan of U-17 Women’s Football World cup to be hosted by India is Kick off the Dream
  • World Day of Social Justice is observed annually on February 20. The day creates awareness against social injustice regarding gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.
    Theme of 2020: “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice.
  • Tamil Nadu govt to celebrate former CM Jayalalitha’s birth anniversary as ‘State Girl Child Protection Day’ on Feb 24.
  • Operation Car Wash is an ongoing criminal investigation by the Federal Police of Brazil, Curitiba Branch. This is with regarding to the biggest ever corruption scandal in brazil.
  • Sanjay Kothari is named as the next CVC by PM led panel. The CVC makes investigation over references made by the Central Government. The Central Government shall make recommendations against an employee under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. It has powers to give directions to the CBI under Delhi Special Police Establishment act
  • Afghanistan has elected Ashraf Ghani as their president for second consecutive time in February 2020.
  • Kolkata based defence PSU (Public Sector Undertakings) GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers ltd.) has delivered its fourth and Last Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette (ASWC) INS (Indian Naval Ship) Kavaratti to Indian Navy under Project-28. The first 3 ships under project-28 are INS Kamorta, INS Kadmatt and INS Kiltan (Participated in EX-MALABAR) are delivered to Indian Navy by GRSE.
  • Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh celebrate their Statehood Day on 20 Feb.
  • The United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant on 17 February. The information was passed by Hamad al-Kaabi, the UAE representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency. The move is in line with the UAE’s vision to build a peaceful nuclear energy program to cater to the future needs of energy in the country.

Girish

    Senior Lecturer, SSBCrackExams, B-Tech, Mechanical Engineering Examinations - Cleared written exams in CAPF AC- 2018, 2019(Written), Intelligence Bureau ACIO(Written), AP Public Service commission GROUP 1(Written), AP Public Service commission GROUP 2(Written).

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