Current Affairs – February 22, 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 22, 2021.

India-China Border Dispute: 10th round of Corps Commander Level Meeting concludes

The 10th round of Corps Commander Level Meeting between India and China on February 21, 2021. It was held on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control in Moldo. Highlights In the m…..Read Here

RBI brings State Bank of Sikkim under its regulatory purview

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has brought the State Bank of Sikkim under its regulation. State Bank of Sikkim It is a state-owned banking institution. The headquarter of the bank is a…..Read Here

UP to export ‘Kala Namak Rice’ to Singapore

The state of Uttar Pradesh is all set to export a consignment of 20 tonnes of Kala Namak rice to Singapore. This move is a major boost to the farm exports from the state. Highlights Con…..Read Here

Saudi Arabia opens up Armed Forces for Women

Saudi Arabia has opened up the armed forces for Women. Following the order, the female recruits can now trade their abayas for military uniforms. Key Facts Women will now be recruited a…..Read Here

NCBC Chairman on sub-categorisation of OBCs

The chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Bhagwan Lal Sahni, said that the NCBC is in favour of four subcategories of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). This move…..Read Here

Khajuraho Dance Festival 2021- Key Facts

The six-day Khajuraho Dance Festival was started on February 21, 2021. The dance festival is being organised at the Khajuraho Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Madhya Prad…..Read Here

Uttarakhand Brings Ordinance to Give Co-ownership Rights to Women

The Uttarakhand government has put forward an ordinance providing the co-ownership rights to women in the ancestral property of their husband. Highlights The ordinance was put forward i…..Read Here

Mass Migration of Blue Earthworms in Meghalaya

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has prepared a report on two-way mass migration of the blue earthworms in the state of Meghalaya. Key Facts The blue earthworms, measuring up to 1.6…..Read Here

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

The World Day of Social Justice is observed on February 20 every year. The day is dedicated to advantages and issues which can be tackled by Social Justice. In the year 2021, the day wa…..Read Here

ICGS C-453 Interceptor boat commissioned

The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICG) named as C-453 was commissioned into services in Chennai on February 19, 2021. This was the 17th interceptor boats out of the 18 which are being indige…..Read Here

First-ever National Toy Fair to start from Feb 27

The first-ever National Toy Fair will be starting from the February 27th, 2021. The festival will conclude on March 2, 2021. It will be organized in the virtual format. Highlights Durin…..Read Here

Rare Birds sighted in Mangalore University

The rare birds namely the Yellow-Billed Babbler, Green Sandpiper and Grey-Necked Bunting Were spotted in the Mangalore University. Highlights The team of birdwatchers spotted 108 speci…..Read Here

Hoshangabad City to be renamed as Narmadapuram

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has announced to rename the Hoshangabad city of MP as Narmadapuram. Highlights This announcement was made by him while he wa…..Read Here

UP Budget 2021: UP becomes first state to table paperless budget

The state of Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian State that has tabled the paperless budget. The State finance minister, Suresh Khanna presented the State Budget for 2021-2021 on…..Read Here


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