“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Daily Current Affairs, News Headlines 11.02.2024

National News

  • External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar highlighted that India is developing a global footprint and this is a very different India today.
  • The Lok Sabha adopted resolution on the construction of Shri Ram Temple and Pran Pratishtha of Shri Ramlala in Ayodhya terming it a historic and glorious achievement of the country.
  • PM Modi addresses last sitting of 17th Lok Sabha; Says, many game-changing reforms for foundation of strong India took place in last 5 years
  • Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said, the productivity of Lok Sabha was 148 per cent and 137 per cent for Rajya Sabha in the just concluded interim Budget session of Parliament.
  • Information and Broadcasting Secretary, Sanjay Jaju inaugurated the Publications Division stall at the World Book Fair in New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan on Saturday.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Tuesday. This will be Mr. Modi’s seventh visit to the UAE since 2015 and the third in the last eight months.
  • The Eastern Command Investiture Ceremony 2024 was organised at Bengdubi Military Station on Saturday.
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that continued and sustained efforts and effective policy initiatives have brought the Indian economy back on track resulting in it becoming the fifth-largest economy in the world.
  • The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case against former Mumbai NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede taking cognisance of a CBI FIR in an alleged 25 crore rupees bribe demand from film star Shah Rukh Khan’s family to spare his son in a drugs case.
  • In Uttar Pradesh, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) will host the 67th All India Police Duty Meet (AIPDM) at Lucknow from the 12th to the 16th of this month. Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw will be the chief guest of the Opening ceremony on the 12th of February.
  • Opposition I. N. D. I. Alliance partner Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) is all set to join the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
  • Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Prof. S.P. Singh Baghel today launched the first phase of the Bi-annual Nationwide Mass Drug Administration (MDA) campaign for Lymphatic Filariasis elimination.
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah today stated that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be notified and implemented before the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
  • The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has fixed a three-year high-interest rate of 8.25 percent on Employees’ Provident Fund deposits for the fiscal year 2023-24.
  • President Droupadi Murmu will inaugurate the Aadi Mahotsav 2024, an annual National Tribal Festival at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi today.
  • Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan today said that ancient texts of India have enriched the world of books.
  • ED sleuths conduct raids associated with Congress MLA from Ballary Nara Bharath Reddy in Karnataka
  • Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal has said that the Government has taken several decisive decisions since 2014.
  • PM Modi Highlights India’s Transformation and Global Trust at Business Summit
  • A total of six militants of the banned insurgent group National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) surrendered before police with arms and ammunition yesterday.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that this is India’s time and the world’s trust in India is continuously increasing day by day.

International News

  • A Russian drone attack in Ukraine’s Kharkiv city killed seven people on Saturday, including three children. According to local authorities, the attack destroyed nearly half a street.
  • The Tamang community of Nepal is celebrating the New Year calling it ‘Sonam Lhosar’ by organising various programs on Saturday. It is a public holiday in the Himalayan nation.
  • Sri Lanka’s Minister for Tourism, land, sports, and Youth Affairs, Harin Fernando, has said that modalities are being discussed with Adani group to manage three airports in the island nation.

Sports News

  • In the 75th International Boxing Tournament, STRANDJA 2024, Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen, Arundhati Choudhary, Amit Panghal, and Sachin clinched victory.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the ‘Khelo India University Games- 2023 Ashtalakshmi being held in Guwahati on 19th February. Around 4,500 players are expected to participate in 20 sporting disciplines.
  • In Ladakh, in a thrilling showdown at Khree Sultan Choo Ice Hockey Rink, Kargil, the Drass Warriors clinched victory in the 15th CEC Ice Hockey Cup Championship.
  • BCCI announces India’s squad for remaining Test matches against England in five-match series

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