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“The Knowledge Library”

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

The Knowledge Library

Daily Current Affairs, News Headlines 3.02.2024

National News

  • President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela – 2024 at Surajkund in Faridabad district on Friday.
  • Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have taken up discussion on President Droupadi Murmu’s address to the joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament.
  • India is now on threshold of becoming a global economic powerhouse, says PM Modi at Bharat Mobility Global Expo
  • A Private Member legislation, namely The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2022 (amendment of article 153 and substitution of articles 155 and 156) was withdrawn from Rajya Sabha on Friday.
  • Ongoing work to conserve water and save biodiversity in India is commendable and inspiring: Ramsar Convention chief
  • Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has said that today the country is witnessing a big change in governance ecosystem.
  • The government has said that around 25 crore people have been brought out from multi dimensional poverty in the pursuit of ‘Sabka Saath’ in the last 10 years.
  • Swift response by Indian Navy foils another Piracy attempt along East coast of Somalia
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Talabira Thermal Power Project of Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited, under the Coal Ministry in Odisha on Saturday.
  • The Allahabad High Court declined the petition of the Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee, which had sought an interim stay on the worship in the basement of Vyasji located in the Gyanvapi complex.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of various developmental initiatives worth 11,599 crore rupees on Sunday, informed Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.
  • The government said, more than 3.8 crore beneficiaries have been enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) till the 29th of January since the inception of the scheme in 2017-18.
  • The Centre said in the last nine years, the sale of medicines done through Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) has led to estimated savings of more than 28,000 crore rupees to the citizens as compared to the branded medicines.
  • The government has informed that over 30 crore Ayushman cards have been created so far.
  • Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan today said that the Centre is continuously making efforts to increase the number of countries that provide visa-free travel, visa-on-arrival, and e-Visa facilities to ease travelling of Indians around the world.
  • Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia today held a meeting with all major airport operators in New Delhi to speed up immigration and security for international travelers.
  • Chief Economic Advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran has said that the government has done a lot of work to make financial access easier for MSMEs in the last ten years.
  • Life insurance and accidental cover up to two lakh rupees extended to every Anganwadi worker, informs Union Minister Smriti Irani
  • The Indian Air Force will conduct the mega exercise Vayu Shakti 2024 at the Pokharan Range in Jaisalmer on the 17th of this month.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) Commonwealth Attorneys and Solicitors General Conference in New Delhi tomorrow.
  • The government has extended the last date for submission of nominations for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2023 to 12th February this year.
  • External Affairs Ministry has expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Myanmar and said it has direct implications for India.
  • Several trains running late due to foggy conditions observed in many parts of country
  • MY Bharat portal surpasses one crore 45 lakh youth registrations in three months
  • Dense fog conditions likely to continue in isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and UP, forecasts IMD
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Shri Kalki Dham on the 19th of February.
  • President Murmu to inaugurate 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela in Faridabad, Haryana

 International News

  • Public transport workers start a nationwide strike in Germany
  • Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has issued a stern warning against any possible attack by the United States in retaliation for a strike that killed three American troops in Jordan.
  • General elections in Pakistan to take place on February 8
  • An Iranian Revolutionary Guards adviser in Damascus was killed on Friday in an Israeli missile strike that targeted a southern district of the Syrian capital.
  • All 27 European Union countries have reached a consensus on an additional 54 billion US Dollars aid package for Ukraine, overcoming potential vetoes, notably from Hungary.

 Sports News

  • India’s Ashmita Chaliha storms into Women’s Singles semi finals of Thailand Masters tournament
  • The fourth Khelo India Winter Games started at Leh in Ladakh on Friday. This edition of the Games is being hosted jointly by Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir in two parts.
  • U19 Cricket World Cup: India set victory target of 298 runs for Nepal

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