Current Affairs Feb-21
The theme of the national science day observed on 28th February 2021 was- Future of STI impacts on education, skills and work.
Manasa Varanasi was crowned the Femina Miss India world 2020 on 10th February.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been chosen to be the first women and African Director-General of WTO. She is a Nigerian American economist.
The Eleventh Edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav is being held in Darjeeling, Coochbehar and Murshidabad of West Bengal.
The name of the rare Martian mineral discovered in Antarctic Ice is Jarosite.
Vaccine Maitri is the name of India’s Initiative to deliver Covid-19 Vaccine to neighbouring countries.
The United Kingdom has launched a New Variant Assessment platform which will be used to identify new variants of Covid-19 viruses.
Rajasthan has reduced the Value Added Tax by 2% for Petrol and diesel.
NaBFID is the new bank that is proposed to be set up to finance Infrastructure.
India has the highest share in the global Basmati rice trade.
The chairperson of 15th Finance commission is N K Singh.
Google has launched a new initiative called Startup School.
Dobhi- Durgapur Natural gas pipeline of West Bengal is part of the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Project.
Soyuz-2 Carrier rocket is the flagship launch vehicle of Russia.
The 2nd Khelo India Winter Games were inaugurated by Narendra Modi in Gulmarg of J & K.
The Hoshangabad City of Madhya Pradesh has been renamed as Narmadapuram BY CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan.
The largest cricket stadium in the world, the Sardar Patel cricket complex in Ahmedabad has been renamed Narendra Modi Stadium.
The Indian Cricketer Yousuf Pathan announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
“Sandes” is the instant messaging system launched by the national informatics centre, the Government of India.
Kushinagar became the 3rd international airport of the Uttar Pradesh state.