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 20/02/21 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.
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Nation and Politics- Current affairs 20/02/21
This category of current affairs 20/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
Mahabahu Brahmaputra Initiative Launched in Assam to Enhance Connectivity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Mahabahu Brahmaputra’ initiative in Assam on 18th February 2021. This project will enhance connectivity between north-eastern states. MP laid the foundation stone of a bridge which will connect Dhubri in Assam to Phulbari in Meghalaya. It is said to be the longest bridge in India stretching more than 19 Km. The officials also inaugurated two-lane Majuli bridge which connects Majuli to Jorhat.
India Becomes Second Fastest Country to Give 1 Crore Doses of Covid Vaccine
India has administered 1 crore jabs of Covid vaccine till 19th February 2021 after it started the world’s largest vaccination drive on 16 January 2021. The country India has become the second fastest country after US to give 10 million doses of vaccine. US had taken 31 days to achieve the feat while India took 34 days to cross the milestone. About 2,20,875 sessions of vaccination are conducted across the country and 63 lakh health workers and 34 lakh frontline workers have been given the first dose of the vaccine.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 20/02/21
This category of current affairs 20/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
IPL Auction 2021: South African All-Rounder Chris Morris Became the Most Expensive Player of the Tournament
Indian Premier League’s 2021 edition is to be played from April. IPL auction for this year was organized on 18th February 2021 in Chennai. South-African all-rounder Chris Morris became the most expensive player in the history of tournament as Rajasthan Royals bought him for Rs 16.25 crores. Team of Punjab also announced to change its name from Kings XI Punjab to Punjab Kings. Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson and Jhye Richardson are the other players which bagged heavy amount in the auction.
Manika Batra Wins Singles Title at National Table Tennis Championship
Commonwealth medalist Manika Batra won singles title at 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship. It was her second title after winning in 2015. She defeated Reeth Rishya in the sets of 8-11, 10-12, 11-1, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6.
World- Current affairs 20/02/21
This category of current affairs 20/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
In Myanmar Woman Shot During Protest Against Military Coup Dies
Police shot a young woman in the head last week during a protest against the military coup in Myanmar. The injured woman died on Friday, her family confirmed. On February 9, one police officer shot Mya Thwet Thwet Khine during a demonstration in the capital, Naypyitaw two days before her 20th birthday. It was the first confirmed death among thousands of protesters.
China Steps Up Measures to Increase Birth Rates Amid Looming Demographic Crisis
The aging population is increasing with declining birth rates in China. A concerned China has approved three provinces that will carry out full assessments and research into possible effects of easing birth policy. After implementing the one-child policy for a long time, China is facing a demographic crisis as the old population is rapidly increasing in the country. The two-child policy has failed to make an impact on the low birth rates.
Texas Residents Queue for Drinking Water After Deadly Winter Storm
An unprecedented and deadly “polar plunge” burst pipes and left millions of people in the US state shivering without power or clean water for days. So, on Friday, frustrated Texans queued for hours for safe drinking water. This storm also wreaked havoc across much of the southern and central United States. Moreover, the storm killed at least 40 people and igniting anger in Texas as authorities scrambled to turn the lights back on.
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