Current Affairs – February 18, 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 18, 2021.

TIGER X-1: Hyundai’s New Concept Vehicle

The Hyundai Motor Group have designed a walking car concept robot. It is being called as TIGER which stands for transforming intelligent ground excursion robot. The robot comprises of t…..Read Here

India to host SAARC Virtual Meet

India is all set to host the virtual health secretary-level meeting with the member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The virtual meeting will b…..Read Here

Assam: Prime Minister to launch ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually launch ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative in Assam on February 18, 2021. Highlights He will lay the foundation stone for the Dhubri Ph…..Read Here

India-Mauritius: Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement approved

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of a comprehensive economic cooperation and partnership agreement (CECPA) between India and Mauritiu…..Read Here

IIF Report: World’s debt to increase in 2021

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) has reported that, the world has never been more indebted before and the debt will further rise in the year 2021 with more borrowing ahead a…..Read Here

UN asks G20 nations to prepare ‘Global Covid-19 Vaccination Plan’

The Secretary-General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has asked the G20 nations to prepare a “Global Covid-19 Vaccination Plan” on February 17, 2020. Highlights The UN asked do…..Read Here

ISA to Launch World Solar Bank

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) have planned to launch the World Solar Bank (WSB) at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow that is scheduled for November 2021…..Read Here

QUAD Grouping: 3rd Ministerial Meeting over inclusive Indo-Pacific

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) will hold its 3rd ministerial meeting on February 18, 2021. Highlights The meeting will be held to exchange their views on global and regional…..Read Here

Oldest DNA recovered from the Teeth of Siberian mammoths

The Scientists have recovered the oldest DNA on record from the teeth of Siberian Mammoths. Highlights The DNA was extracted from the molars of mammoths. These mammoths were found in th…..Read Here

‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ to be held online

The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that the annual interaction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the students called the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha̵…..Read Here

Why Facebook restricted new contents in Australia?

The tech-giant Facebook has recently blocked the Australian users from reading and sharing any local and international news. Facebook has initiated this move in the backdrop of the disp…..Read Here

Piramal group to takeover the DHFL

The Reserve Bank of India has approved the takeover of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) by Piramal Group on February 18, 2021. Highlights The decision was taken by RBI…..Read Here

India-Singapore CEO Forum- Key Highlights

India – Singapore CEO Forum, that was launched in November 2018, again held their meeting. The meeting was organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade…..Read Here


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