Current Affairs – February 10, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs February 10, 2021.

Budget 2021- Provision of Rs 913.43 crores made for MoPR

In the Union Budget 2021-2022, total of Rs.913.43 crores have been dedicated to the Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR). This amount to 32% increase in the revised estimate of budget 2020…..Read Here

What are Index-Linked Insurance Policies?

Recently, a committee was set up by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) on the request of some insurers. The committee has recommended to introduce the i…..Read Here

India-Afghanistan deal for Sahtoot Dam

India and Afghanistan have inked the deal to build a dam, called Sahtoot dam, in order to supply water to the Kabul City. Following the deal, the prime minister of India called for a ce…..Read Here

HOPE: UAE’s Mars Mission

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has put a probe called Hope in the orbit around the MARS. By doing so, UAE has become the fifth country to launch the spacecraft into the orbit of MARS af…..Read Here

United States to re-join UNHRC

The Joe Biden administration in United States is all set to re-join the UN Human Rights Council. The United States had withdrawn from the council in the year 2018 under Presidency of th…..Read Here

LANCET Modelling Study on Paris Climate Agreement

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change has published its new research in Lancet Planetary Health Journal recently. The report has highlighted the benefits of adoption of the …..Read Here

Turkey’s new Space Program

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have unveiled the ambitious 10-year space program of his country on February 9, 2021. Highlights The space programme comprises of a missio…..Read Here

Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)

The Government of India has launched a new Central Sector Scheme called the “Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)”. Highlights The scheme ha…..Read Here

BioAsia 2021- Highlights

The 18th edition of BioAsia event will be held in between February 22, 2021 to February 23, 2021. It will be organised under the theme: ‘Move the Needle’. Highlights This year, the …..Read Here

Karnataka Digital Economy Mission Office Launched

The office of the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) was inaugurated in Karnataka. Highlights The office was inaugurated with the objective of increasing the digital economy contr…..Read Here

ISRO released Images of Uttarakhand Glacier Burst

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the first images of the glacier burst that happened in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The glacial burst has so far cause…..Read Here

Major Ports Authorities Bill-2020

The “Major Ports Authorities Bill, 2020” was passed in the Rajya Sabha on February 10, 2020. The bill was passed using the ballot votes. 84 votes were in favour while 44 votes were …..Read Here

SC stays dismantling of INS Viraat

The Supreme Court have put a stay on the dismantling of the INS Viraat that was decommissioned recently. This decision was taken in the backdrop to restore the everlasting glory of this…..Read Here


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