Current Affairs – February 12, 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 12, 2021.

Goa- 6th State to complete Urban Local Bodies reforms

Goa has become the 6th State in the country that have successfully completed the Urban Local Bodies reforms. Highlights These Urban Local Bodies reforms were set up by the Department of…..Read Here

TIFAC launches SAKSHAM portal and Seaweed Cultivation Mission

The Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) have launched a job portal called SAKSHAM to map the skills of workers as required by the MSMEs. It also launched …..Read Here

Mandarin Duck spotted after 118 years in Assam

The Mandarin duck which is a colourful duck from eastern Asia was spotted in Assam recently after 118 years. More in news Spotting of the Mandarin has raised hopes for the wetland which…..Read Here

Exim Bank to provide $400 Million for Maldives project

The Reserve Bank of India has announced that the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will provide USD 400 million to Maldives project. It will provide the fund for the Greater Male …..Read Here

‘Jalabhishekam’ Water Conservation Campaign

The Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, inaugurated 57,000 water structures under the “Jalabhishekam Water Conservation Campaign” on February 11, 2021 virtually from New Delhi. H…..Read Here

Vijayanagara- 31st district of Karnataka

The Karnataka Government recently notified that, the Vijayanagara has become the 31st district of Karnataka officially.  The district has its headquarter at Hosapete. About Vijayanagar…..Read Here

Police Museum on Chambal Dacoits to be set up in Madhya Pradesh

The state of Madhya Pradesh has launched a Police Museum at the police headquarters in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh. It is a unique museum themed on the dacoits to showcase their stories. High…..Read Here

J&K-UK Space Agency- joined hands for Flood Forecasting

The Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and a United Kingdom based space agency have joined hands to work on a collaborative project on the impact-based flood forecasting. Key facts …..Read Here

Concentration of Small Black Holes discovered in cluster NGC 6397

The astronomers have discovered a concentration of smaller black holes in the cluster NGC 6397. Small black holes were discovered instead of one massive black hole at the heart of the c…..Read Here

India Lost Crops on 18 Million Hectares during 2017-2019: Govt

The government has shared data on Lok Sabha on February 11, 2021 that India has suffered a huge crop loss on 18.176 million hectares of land. Highlights The crop loss on the 18.176 mil…..Read Here

DGCA raises the Domestic Airfares

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced an increase in the fares of air travel on February 11, 2021. The fare has been increased up to Rs 5,600. Highlights The go…..Read Here

US revokes order on US-Mexico Border Wall Project

The President of United States, Joe Biden, has revoked the emergency order that was issued by former President Donald Trump to construct the US-Mexico border wall. The order was revo…..Read Here

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