“The Knowledge Library”

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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 19.02.2024

National News

  • Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, APEDA has facilitated the export of bananas from India to Russia via sea.
  • Fourth round of talks between Centre and farmer leaders underway in Chandigarh
  • Indian Meteorological Department, IMD has forecast an intense spell of rainfall and snowfall activity over the Western Himalayan Region from today till 21st February.
  • PM Modi addresses BJP National Convention in New Delhi; Asks party workers to work with new energy and reach out to every section of society before General Elections
  • India’s G-20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant has said today that India is aiming to achieve a target of a 35 Trillion dollar economy by 2047 and 10 trillion by 2030 with a growth rate of 9-10 per cent for the next three decades.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the demise of Jain Acharya Vidhyasagar Ji Maharaj. In a social media post, Mr. Modi said that his thoughts and prayers are with the countless devotees of Maharaj Ji.
  • The High-Level Committee (HLC) on One Nation, One Election under the Chairmanship of former President, Ram Nath Kovind held interactions with political parties and stakeholders in New Delhi
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh tomorrow. He will lay the foundation stone of Shri Kalki Dham Temple in Sambhal district in the morning.
  • External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar met his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
  • Chief Election Commissioner of India, Rajiv Kumar said yesterday that the Election Commission will publish all the details of the donors and receivers of electoral bonds within the deadline as ordered by the Supreme Court.
  • The Department of Fisheries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) in the presence of Union Minister of Fisheries Parshottam Rupala tomorrow in New Delhi.

 International News

  • Russia has claimed that it has taken full control of the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiivka after Kyiv withdrew its troops from the city.
  • The United Nations Security Council is likely to vote on Tuesday on an Algerian push for the 15-member body to demand an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war. Algeria had put forward an initial draft resolution more than two weeks ago.
  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday stressed the need for expanding business between Bangladesh and India using Taka and Rupee.
  • Two rival Eritrean groups clash with each other in Hague, Netherlands
  • Taliban-appointed – Deputy Foreign Minister accuses Pakistan of forcefully expelling Afghan migrants

Sports News

  • In the World Table Tennis Team Championship 2024, the Indian Women’s Team clinched victory 3 2 in its second group stage tie over Hungary in Busan, South Korea.
  • In Cricket, India thrashed England in the Rajkot test by bundling their innings at the poultry 122 even before the last session of fourth day’s play ended. India beat the visitors by record 434 runs by taking regular wickets until all of them were sent back in just 39.4 overs.
  • Bengaluru Open 2024: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur congratulates Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni on winning men’s doubles trophy
  • In the Women’s FIH Hockey Pro League, India will face off against the United States this evening.

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