“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 21.02.2024


National News

  • President Droupadi Murmu Visits Indira Point, Southernmost Tip of India, Emphasizes on Strategic Importance
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 9th edition of Raisina Dialogue in Delhi tomorrow.
  • Centre has reiterated that the ban on onion export will continue till 31st March.
  • Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to Launch National Ayurvedic Health Screening Project for 20,000 Tribal People
  • Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has invited public comments on Draft Guidelines for Prevention and Regulation of Greenwashing within 30 days till 21st of March.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, New India is spending more and more to provide modern education to its present generation. He said, that in the last 10 years, a record number of schools, colleges, and universities have been constructed in the country.
  • India has contributed 1 million US Dollars to the Poverty and Hunger Alleviation Fund established by India, Brazil, and South Africa, IBSA, yesterday. The fund is aimed at alleviating poverty and hunger.
  • VP Jagdeep Dhankhar addresses 37th convocation of IGNOU in New Delhi
  • President, Vice President, and Prime Minister have greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their statehood day.
  • Fifty more Amrit Bharat Trains have been approved by the Government. Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw has said that after the huge success of Amrit Bharat Train, another 50 trains have been approved.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will digitally launch the Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (PM-USHA) through video conferencing at a programme in Sir Kawasji Jahangir Convocation Hall of Mumbai University today.

 International News

  • External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar today highlighted that its important for the European Union to prepare for the India that is to come.
  • India has welcomed Malta as the 119th country to join International Solar Alliance.
  • Chief of Royal New Zealand Navy, Rear Admiral David Proctor interacted with Chief of the Naval Staff R. Hari Kumar in New Delhi today.
  • High Commission of India in Bangladesh on Tuesday hosted a Seminar on Indian Defence Equipment – SIDE 2024 in Dhaka.
  • Singapore Airshow has begun today. More than 1,000 companies from more than 50 countries are participating in this biennial commercial and defence-focused Airshow, led by Western industry giants such as Airbus.
  • External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar today met Premier of Saskatchewan Province of Canada, Scott Moe in New Delhi.
  • Government of Japan has today committed Official Development Assistance loan of an amount of about 232.2 billion Japanese Yen for nine projects in various sectors in India.

Sports News

  • India has concluded the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Tehran with three gold, one silver and two national records. Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur congratulated the team for showcasing their outstanding performance at the Championships.
  • Asian Games medallist Anush Agarwalla has secured the first-ever Paris Olympics quota in dressage discipline for the country.
  • In Khelo India University Games Ashtalakshmi, Semi Final matches of both men’s and women’s categories in Kabaddi and Basketball will be held in Guwahati today.

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