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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 26.02.2024

Daily Current Affairs, News Headlines 26.02.2024

National News

  • Union Minister R K Singh chairs meeting to finalize structure for operationalizing scheme for Viability Gap Funding for development of Battery Energy Storage Systems
  • M Modi launches five new AIIMS and various developmental projects worth over Rs 48,000 crore from Rajkot
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Bharat Tex 2024 at Bharat Mandapam on Feb 26
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the first time voters to exercise their franchise in record numbers in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. 
  • Country’s longest cable-stayed bridge, ‘Sudarshan Setu’ inaugurated by PM Modi in Gujarat
  • Education Ministry has written to all states and UTs requesting them to ensure that the age of admission to Grade 1 is 6 years from the 2024 25 session onwards.
  • Defence Security Corps is celebrating its 77th Raising Day today. The Corps was raised on this day in 1947 as ‘Defence Department Constabulary’.
  • Leaders from Ladakh discuss Ladakh’s four-point demands with officials from Ministry of Home Affairs
  • President Droupadi Murmu to inaugurate a day-long ‘Purple Fest’ at Amrit Udyaan in Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • The Sea phase of MILAN naval exercise began yesterday. Warships from India and foreign countries sailed into Bay of Bengal.
  • Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has said that India will achieve the target of 50 thousand crores rupees’ export in the defence sector by 2028 29.
  • EAM S Jaishankar says, Quad has become significant platform for four vibrant democracies, seeking to uphold open and inclusive Indo-Pacific

International News

  • Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari outlined India’s ambitious goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2070. He was speaking virtually at the Gulf Maharashtra Business Forum Global Mahabiz 2024 conference, held in Dubai.
  • Donald Trump registers massive win over Nikki Haley in South Carolina in bid to win Republican presidential nomination
  • US and UK fighter planes struck 18 Houthi sites in Yemen in a fourth such joint operation by the allies. 
  • WHO says 2.86 lakh people have been afflicted with respiratory illness in Afghanistan

Sports News

  • In Cricket, chasing a target of 192 runs set by England, India were 40 without loss in their second innings at stumps on third day of the fourth Test at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi.
  • In Hockey, India to face Ireland in Men’s FIH Pro League at Rourkela in Odisha
  • 4th edition of Khelo India Winter Games, 2024 culminates with impressive closing ceremony at Golf Course Gulmarg
  • In Cricket, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeat UP Warriorz by two runs in Women’s Premier League in Bengaluru

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