Page-9 of GKToday Archives: February, 2021
A new highly contagious Covid-19 variant, which is being called as B.1.526, is causing severe damage in the city of New York. Key Points A study published on the Columbia University website states that the new Covid-19 variant is carrying ..
The Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, lauded India and the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, for sharing the Covid-19 vaccines and supporting the “Vaccine Equality” across the world. Highlights The Chief of WHO also hoped ..
The Union education minister, addressed the 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit on February 25, 2021. The summit is being organised in New Delhi from February 25, 2021 to February 27, 2021. While addressing the summit the minister said it will ..
The Ministry of consumer affairs had decided to integrate the Common Service Centres (CSCs) with the E-Daakhil portal to facilitate the consumers for e-filing. e-Daakhil Portal The e-Daakhil Consumer grievance redressal portal was launched on September 7, 2020 by the ..
The Global anti-terrorism watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to maintain Pakistan into Grey List till June 2021 on February 25, 2021. Key Facts This decision by the FATF was taken in the light of country’s failure to fully ..
The second edition of the Khelo India Winter Games began at Gulmarg in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on February 26, 2021. This is a five-day event and will conclude on March 2, 2021. Highlights The event will ..