Current Affairs – February 11, 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 11, 2021.

‘Specialty Steel’ included under the PLI Scheme

The Union Minister for Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, said in a written reply in Parliament that the Government has given its approval for inclusion of ‘Specialty Steel’ under the …..Read Here

Approved Standardised Deep-Sea Fishing Vessels Design and Specifications

The government of India has set up a Nodal Authority in order to frame the Approved Standardised Deep-Sea Fishing Vessels Design and Specifications (ASDDS).  It would help the fisherie…..Read Here

India Toy Fair, 2021- Key Facts

The government is all set to launch the website of the India Toy Fair, 2021. The website will be launched on February 11, 2021. It will be launched by the Minister of Textiles Smriti Ir…..Read Here

Exercise TROPEX-21: Key Highlights

The biennial Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX 21) which is the largest wargame of the Indian Navy was started in January 2021. The exercise is still underway and it …..Read Here

February 10: World Pulses Day

The “World Pulses Day” is observed on February 10 every year since 2018. This day is dedicated to the importance of pulses. In the year 2021, the day was celebrated under the theme:…..Read Here

Twitter-GOI Crossfire: GOI asks Twitter to Respect Indian Laws

The Indian Government on February 11, 2021 have categorically warned the Social Media platforms from the Rajya Sabha. The government said it will take action against Social Media platfo…..Read Here

US announces Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Leaders

The President of United States, Joe Biden, announced sanctions on the military leaders in Myanmar on February 10, 2021. Key facts The sanctions were put by the Biden’s administration …..Read Here

Financial Literacy Week 2021-Highlights

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the Financial Literacy Week (FLW) for the year 2021. The literacy week started from February 8 and it will conclude on February 12, 2021. Fi…..Read Here

Global Hackathon: NPCI PayAuth Challenge

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced to launch ‘NPCI PayAuth Challenge’. It is a global-level hackathon that will be organised to get the alternatives of …..Read Here

China’s Tianwen-1 probe enters the Mars Orbit

A Chinese spacecraft named Tianwen-1 has successfully entered the orbit around Mars on February 10, 2021. Key Facts The probe entered the MARS Orbit after making the journey of 6 and a …..Read Here

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science every year on the 11th day of February.  The year 2021 marked the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in S…..Read Here

NDB to invest $100 Million into NIIF Fund of Funds

The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced to invest $100 million into the NIIF Fund of Funds (FoF). Highlights With the NDB’s investment of $100 million, the NIIF FoF has now secur…..Read Here

India’s First CNG Tractor to be Launched

India is going to launch its first-ever diesel tractor that has been converted to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) on February 12, 2021. Highlights The CNG Tractor will be formally launched…..Read Here



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