India Current Affairs February 2021

Current Affairs February

28th February:

  • Court acquits Indian held for alleged assassination plot against Sri Lankan President.
  • Thailand make it six wins in a row to claim ICC women’s Asia qualifier 2021.
  • China expresses ‘deep concern’ over India-Pakistan conflict.
  • Turkey’s Erdogan meets with Kushner to discuss Mideast peace.
  • Turkey launches ‘largest navy drill in its history’.
  • India demands Pakistan release pilot as Kashmir crisis intensifies.

27th February:

  • Pernia: Philppines open to Chinese money to finance growth development.
  • Israel ex minister sentenced to 11 years for spying for Iran.
  • Afghanistan launches new export route to India through Iran.
  • Sanath Jayasuriya, former Sri Lankan captin, banned from cricket for two years for anti-corruption code breach.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind Presents Gandhi Peace Prize.

26th February:

  • Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif resigns.
  • Dr Tayyaba Zafa stargazer who lands up in Antarctica.
  • Indian Air Force (IAF) strikes Terrorist camps in three provisions of Pakistan.
  • Bihar becomes the 1st state to deploy dog squad to check liquor smuggling.
  • Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated VIVID 2021.
  • PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates India’s First National War Memorial Near India Gate.

25th February:

  • SpaceX launched Israels first moon lander Beresheet from Florida.
  • Saudi Arabia appoints first female ambassador to United States.
  • M.P. launched Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana.
  • Landmine blast kills 24 civilians in Syria.
  • Suspected Bangladesh plan hijacker shot dead.
  • Rashid Khan takes four in four balls as Afghanistan win final T20 against Irland.

24th February:

  • Central Excise Day Celebrated Today.
  • PM Modi inaugurated Virtual Experiential Museum in Varanasi.
  • President approved Ordinance to make instant Triple Talaq illegal.
  • Sudan’s Omar Al Bashir declares state of emergency for one year.
  • FO sets up Crisis Management Cell in Pulwama aftermath.
  • Sri Lanka Stun South Africa to Seal historic series win.

23rd February:

  • Iran: 40 years after the revolution.
  • IOC suspends India form hosting Olympic qualfying events.
  • Iran announces three day navy drill from Gulf to India Ocean.
  • Abe becomes prime minister with fourth longest total tenure of Japan.
  • Financial Action Task Force condemns Pulwama attack keeps Pakistan on Grey list.
  • US President Trump signed order to create US space force.

22nd February:

  • Bangladesh Fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district.
  • Japan’s Hayabusa 2 successfully touches down on Ryugu asteroid.
  • Chris Gayle breaks Shahid Afridi record for the most sixe in International.
  • Law ministry launched Nyaya Bandhu, a tele law mobile application.
  • PM Modi unveiled bust of Mahatma Gandhi in South Korea.

21st February:

  • International Mother Language Day Celebrated today.
  • NAB arrests Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani.
  • House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia.
  • Pakistani prisoner beaten to death inside India’s Jaipur Central Jail.
  • ICC bans UAE-based coach Irfan Ansari for 10 years.

20th February:

  • Maldives ex president Abdulla Yameen arrested for money laundering.
  • India’s squad for the first shooting World Cup of 2021 in Delhi.
  • Seven wounded in Mardan toy bomb explosion.
  • Karl Laferfeld iconic Chanel fashion designer dies.
  • PM Modi inaugurated Madan Mohan Malviya Cancer Centre of BHU.
  • Cabinet approved the new National Electronics Policy.

19th February:

  • President Alvi confers Nishan e Pakistan on Saudi Crown Prince.
  • India Hosts First Yoga on a Pole World Championships in Mumbai.
  • New round of US China trade talks to kick off in Washington today.
  • First Israeli private lunar mission set to be launched.
  • IOC signed deal worth USD 1.5 billion with USA.
  • Rajnath Singh Launches Pan-India Number 112 For Women Safety.

18th February:

  • Saudi Arabia signs $20bn in deals with Pakistan.
  • Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Sri Lanka won by 1 wickets 2nd test.
  • PSL telecast suspended in India in wake of Pulwama terror attack.
  • Lebanon appoints Arab worlds first female interior minister.
  • Indian Air Force to display firepower in Pokharan, Rajasthan.
  • Qatar aims to build $20 billion sport sector ahead of world Cup.

17th February:

  • World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 Held At New Delhi.
  • Lifeline Rivers of Punjab should inhale to support breathing life around it.
  • William Barr sworn in as US Attorney General.
  • Best-selling British Author ‘Andrea Levy’ passed away.
  • Macedonia officially changes name to North Macedonia.
  • President to present Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony.

16th February:

  • India withdraws Most Favoured Nation status for Pakistan.
  • Slovenia MP resign for stealing sandwich.
  • Air India Resumes Flights to Iraq after 30 years gap.
  • William Barr was sworn in as US Attorney General.
  • Lebanon Parliament approves new government.
  • Trump to nominate Satterfield ambassador to Turkey.

15th February:

  • Rajasthan Backward Classes Amendment Bill 2021 Passed.
  • 44 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama car bomb attack.
  • Adnan Ghani appointed ZTBL president.
  • Iran wins ICJ bid to recover funds frozen in US.
  • PSL 4: Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars: IU win by 5 wickets.
  • 150 Death anniversary of Mirza Ghalib being observed today.

14th February:

  • NBWL approved the 99.82 percent projects in forests.
  • Centre to set up a national law university in Uttarakhand.
  • Russias Medvedev clinched Sofia Open Title.
  • Rajasthan Assembly approved 5% quota for Gujjars.
  • PSL 4 Opening Ceremony held in Dubai today.
  • Government of Pakistan appoints Arif Usmani as NBP President.

13th February:

  • INational Women’s Day Celebrated today.
  • PM Narendra Modi Presented Swachh Shakti 2021 Awards.
  • Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill 2021.
  • Crown Prince visit: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to sign $20 billion agreements.
  • Earthquake measuring 4.5 hits Andaman Islands.
  • Ankiti to be first Indian woman founder-CEO of unicorn.

12th February:

  • India’s National Productivity Day is celebrated today.
  • India and Norway signed a letter of Intent for Marine Pollution Initiative.
  • Ruchira Kamboj was appointed as the Ambassador of India to Bhutan.
  • The first batch of 4 Boeing heavy-lift helicopters arrive in India from the US.
  • Pakistan women seal historic ODI series win over Windies.
  • 17 killed as massive fire breaks out at hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh.

11th February:

  • Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language.
  • International Day Of Women And Girls In Science today.
  • Informal sector workers can join PMSYM pension scheme.
  • Saudi Arabia’s crown prince launches mega tourism projects in ancient area of Al-Ula.
  • Millions to mark 40th anniversary of Iranian revolution.
  • Turkey Urges China to End Mass Detention of Muslims.
  • Erdogan breaks ground for Istanbul’s iconic Atatürk Cultural Center.

10th February:

  • National Deworming Day Celebrations today.
  • PM Modi Launches Development Works in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The International Paralympics Committee (IPC) lifts Russia’s doping ban.
  • Oscar-nominated British Actor Albert Finney Passes Away.
  • Macedonia signed an accord to join as a new member of NATO military alliance.
  • Smriti Irani Launches India Size Project in Mumbai.
  • India Pavilion Inaugurated At 69th Berlin International Film Festival.

9th February:

  • USFDA approved Laurus Labs HIV drug.
  • India ropes in space technology to track border management.
  • HC quashes one year ban imposed on ads.
  • Textiles Ministry organizes mega silk event in New Delhi Today.
  • New Zealand v India: Rohit Sharma becomes record T20 run-scorer.
  • China to sell its first and only aircraft carrier to Pakistan.

8th February:

  • Trump nominates official to oversee America’s spy satellites.
  • Russia wants Turkey to do more to clear fighters in Syria’s Idlib.
  • Asia LPG 2021 Summit Held In New Delhi.
  • Smriti Irani launches India Size project in Mumbai
  • UNESCO organised Second Edition of the India Heritage Walk in partnership with Sahapedia.
  • India And Germany Join Hands On Water And Waste Management.

7th February:

  • Sanjiv Ranjan appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Colombia.
  • Air India CMD Pradeep Singh Kharola appointed Civil Aviation secretary.
  • Strict security ahead of Aleem Khan’s appearance at court.
  • Union Minister Smriti Irani launches India Size project in Mumbai.
  • AYUSH Minister inaugurated Conference of State AYUSH Ministers in New Delhi.
  • Pakistan signs $10 bn gas pipeline agreement with Russia.

6th February:

  • Russia to make 2 types of new missiles.
  • Union Government notifies Rules to allow women to work in mines.
    World heritage centre to be set up at Mayapur in West Bengal.
  • Isro’s Gsat-31 launched from French Guiana to replace dying Insat-4CR sat.
  • Erdogan: Turkey-Greece disputes can be resolved peacefully.
  • P V Bharathi Appointed As CEO Of Corporation Bank.

5th February:

  • Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia to sign defence deal Feb 14.
  • Pakistani photographer, director Madiha Aijaz passes away.
  • Man sentenced to death in India over ‘gruesome’ child rape.
  • UK approves Vijay Mallya extradition to India.
  • Relief for India as UK keeps distance from Pakistan minister.
  • ISRO set to launch GSAT 31 from French Guiana.

4th February:

  • International World Cancer Day celebrated today.
  • Padma Shri R.B.Patil passed away.
  • P.V.Bharathi appointed as the MD and CEO of Corporation Bank.
  • Taliban to meet Afghan Opposition leaders in Moscow.
  • P.S.Krishnan is to receive K.Veeramani Award.
  • Bihar approved approved a draft Bill on providing 10% quota to the EWS.

3rd February:

  • PM inaugurates first-ever university in Ladakh.
  • Visually challenged voters to get braille voter slips.
  • Industrialist K Mahesh passes away.
  • NASA’s Hubble finds a dwarf galaxy in our cosmic neighborhood.
  • Indus River Dolphin declared Punjab’s State aquatic animal.

2nd February:

  • Ministry of Home Affairs extended the ban on SIMI.
  • Yes Bank senior group president Pralay Mondal resigns.
  • DAC Approves Indigenous Construction of 6 Submarines Worth Rs 40000 cr.
  • Saudi Arabia is Joining CPEC Matters.
  • Pakistani educator wins Cambridge University award for ‘World’s Most Dedicated Teacher’ .
  • PM Praises Citizenship Bill As He Launches BJP’s Poll Campaign In Bengal.

1st February:

  • Punit Goenka re-elected as new BARC India chairman.
  • RBI lifted its curb on 3 banks under PCA framework.
  • Ajai Kumar is appointed as the interim CEO of Yes Bank.
  • Australian air strike may have killed Iraqi civilians, officials say.
  • Erdogan unveils manifesto for local elections.
  • Malaysia’s company to invest $100m annually in Pakistan.