Current Affairs consist of two words. ‘Current’ means ‘recent or day to day’ and ‘Affairs’ means ‘events or issues’. It is important to know what is going on around the world, so we provide a dose of general knowledge on daily basis. We try to keep you updated with the current affairs of 24/02/21 that will inform you about the recent happenings in the world. Owing to its importance and dynamic nature, current affairs is a section that is present in every competitive exam. So, we provide information from all the fields whether it is economy and business, nation and politics, sports and books, or world news.
This section also provides important information regarding education including the notifications of SSC, NDA, UPSC, etc. Reading daily current affairs will help aspirants gaining more knowledge as exams conducted for jobs and interviews also contain questions on general awareness.
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 24/02/21
This category of current affairs 24/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
DRDO Skill Centre for Fire Safety Training Inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilkhuwa
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Skill Development Centre (SDC) at DRDO on 22nd February, 2021. The new facility for fire safety training was opened in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilkhuwa. The SDC is developed by DRDO laboratory Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES). Defense Minister stated that the training centre will go a long way in ensuring quality training to the personnel and preventing such mishaps.
Uttarakhand Disaster: Death Toll Rises to 70, Search Continues for 134 Missing People
Rescue teams have recovered 70 dead bodies from the sites of glacier burst incident in Uttarakhand occurred earlier this month. Teams also have found 29 human organs. 134 people are still missing and search operations are still going on. However, local administration may declare the missing persons dead as it has been already more than 15 days since rescue and search operations begin.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 24/02/21
This category of current affairs 24/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
Karnataka will Host Khelo India University Games 2021
The Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa announced that Karnataka will host the second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) in the year 2021. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Khelo India University Games. Moreover, these games will be held in the Jain University and other venues of the state. Jain University will also organize the games in collaboration with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Home Minister Releases a Book ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon Ki Swarnim Gatha’
Home Minister Amit Shah has released a book named ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon Ki Swarnim Gatha’ in New Delhi. The book chronicles the glorious history of CRPF since its raising in 1939. It also has detailed and thoroughly researched accounts of CRPF’s journey, challenges, successes, and sacrifices. CRPF jawans have always remained at the forefront be it in Left Wing Extremism affected areas, borders, or providing security ring to the Indian Parliament.
World- Current affairs 24/02/21
This category of current affairs 24/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
Ghana First Nation to Receive Coronavirus Vaccines from COVAX
On Wednesday Ghana became the first country to receive the world’s first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative. This long-awaited start for a program has ignited the hopes of people. The initiation will also ensure shots were given quickly to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Ireland Extends Lockdown for One Month Because of Coronavirus
Officials in Ireland extended the third Covid-19 lockdown by a month. Ireland’s Prime Minister Micheal Martin made this announcement on Tuesday. He also claimed that the virus variant was first identified in the UK for decision. The current lockdown was due to expire on March 5 but now the country extended it until April 5.
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