Current Affairs – February 19, 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 19, 2021.

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Landed on Mars

The science rover Perseverance of NASA landed on the Red Planet (MARS) on February 18, 2021. This rover is the most advanced astrobiology laboratory that has been ever sent another plan…..Read Here

PM to chair NITI Aayog Governing Council Meeting

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will chair NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting on February 20, 2021. Highlights During the meeting, issues with respect to agriculture, manu…..Read Here

Manika Batra wins National Table Tennis Title

In sports current affairs, Manika Batra has won the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship. She beaten Reeth Rishya by 8-11, 10-12, 11-1, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 at the Tau Devi Lal Sp…..Read Here

Third India Tourism Mart organised by FAITH

The Third India Tourism Mart was organised on February 18, 2021. It was addressed by the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan. The event was organised by the F…..Read Here

Hyderabad- 2020 Tree City of the World

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Arbor Day Foundation have recently recognized Hyderabad as a 2020 Tree City of World. Hyderabad was selected for the r…..Read Here

India to appeal against Cairn Energy arbitration award

The Indian government has decided to appeal against the international arbitration award of worth $1.2 billion that was won by Cairn Energy Plc. in tax dispute. Highlights India’s deci…..Read Here

SWAMIH Fund- Recent development

The SWAMIH Fund is all set to deliver its first finished apartments in the year 2021. It is a 250-billion-rupee fund set up by Indian government. This fund was created to complete the s…..Read Here

NHAI achieves 100 percent Cashless Toll Collection

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has successfully achieved 100 percent cashless toll collection at the National Highway fee plazas in the entire country. Highlights All l…..Read Here

Israel starts developing anti-missile Arrow-4 system with US

Israel has announced in February 18, 2021 that it is developing a new ballistic missile shield named “Arrow-4” in collaboration with the United States. This missile is being develop…..Read Here

PM Narendra Modi addresses India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, addressed the India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE) on February 19, 2021. Highlights During the hackathon, Narendra Modi said th…..Read Here

U.S. to lay out its New Foreign Policy at ‘G-7 & Munich summit’

Joe Biden is all set to make the first big appearance on a global stage as president on February 19, 2021. Highlights He has also offered Group of Seven (G7) allies and other foreign le…..Read Here

Road Transport Ministry’s ‘Go Electric Campaign’

The Union Minister of Road, Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, had launched the ‘Go Electric Campaign’ on February 19, 2021. Highlights This campaign was launched in order to …..Read Here


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