Current Affairs – February 15, 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 15, 2021.

Capital Support for State-Owned General Insurers: Rs 3,000 Crores to be infused

The Finance Ministry has decided to infuse Rs 3,000 crore capital into the state-owned general insurance companies in the current quarter. Key Facts The capital will be infused in order…..Read Here

FASTag compulsory at all Toll Plazas from February 15, 2021

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) recently issued orders to make FASTag compulsory at all toll plazas in effect from February 15, 2021 all across India. Highlights T…..Read Here

Climate Change: Italy gets Green Super Ministry

The Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Draghi, has put the climate change at the centre of his plans to run Italy. He has created a super ministry to ensure a transition to green energy dri…..Read Here

West Bengal: 11th Edition of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ inaugurated

The Governor of West Bengal, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, inaugurated the 11th edition of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ on February 14, 2021. Key Facts The event was inaugurated in the p…..Read Here

World Bank report: “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society”

The World Bank recently published its report titled “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society”. This report was released by Union transport minister, Ni…..Read Here

Kerala to set up Mini Museums

Kerala, which is home to India’s biggest art event called Kochi-Muziris Biennale, is now aspiring to become a museum hub in the country. Highlights In that context, Dr Venu V who is t…..Read Here

Odisha Government to set up ‘COVID-19 Warrior Memorial’

The Health and Family Welfare Department of Odisha has announced recently to established a COVID-19 Warrior Memorial in Bhubaneshwar. Key Facts The memorial will be set to recognize and…..Read Here

India-Syria: India Gifted 2000 Metric Tonnes of Rice to Syria

The Indian government has gifted 2000 metric tonnes of rice to Syria in a bid to strengthen the food security with the middle east countries. Highlights A statement from the Ministry of…..Read Here

Commercial Jute Seed Distribution Scheme launched

The Union Textile Minister, Smriti Irani, has launched the commercial Jute seed distribution scheme on February 15, 2021. Key Facts The Commercial Jute Seed Distribution Scheme was laun…..Read Here

AI ‘Ramanujan Machine’- Can find Hidden Patterns in Numbers

A new artificially intelligent “mathematician” which is called as the “Ramanujan Machine” have the potential to reveal the hidden relationships between numbers. Key Fact…..Read Here

Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme- Key Facts

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship recently rolled out the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) programme in all the districts India. Highlights The programme w…..Read Here

Russia Launched Cargo Ship to International Space Station

Russia has launched a new progress cargo ship into orbit in February 14, 2021. The cargo ship was launched in order to deliver the cargo to the seven crew members in the International S…..Read Here

India-Canada: India to supply COVID-19 Vaccines to Canada

The Government of India had decided to supply the Coronavirus vaccines to Canada. This decision was taken by the Indian side following a personal request made by the Prime Minister of C…..Read Here

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