Current Affairs – February 23, 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 23, 2021.

Operational Guidelines for integration of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with NPCDCS

The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has launched the operational guidelines to Integrate the Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) with National Pro…..Read Here

Nasa releases first audio from Mars

The United States space agency, NASA, released the first audio from Mars on February 22, 2021. It was a faint crackling recording of the wind that was captured by Perseverance rover. Hi…..Read Here

IIT Council sets up panels for autonomy

The IIT Council, which is the apex decision-making body of IITs. has set up four panels for autonomy on February 22, 2021. The panel will look after several issues ranging from funding …..Read Here

India & Mauritius signs Limited Trade Pact agreement

India and Mauritius have signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA). This was first ever trade agreement with any African country. It was signed in th…..Read Here

Karnataka to host Khelo India University Games 2021

The chief minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa, announced that Karnataka will be hosting the second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) in the year 2021. Key Points The Khelo India Uni…..Read Here

VL-SRSAM missile system successfully launched

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully launched the two indigenously designed and developed Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRS…..Read Here

Microbes from Earth could survive on Mars- says a study

Recently, a study was published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology that some microbes that are found on Earth might temporarily survive on the Mars. Highlights This study is signi…..Read Here

Mumbai’s Undersea Tunnel- Key Facts to know

Mumbai will start the first undersea tunnel of India in 2023 which is being constructed as part of Coastal Road project of Mumbai. Key Facts Two tunnels will be built under the Mumbai C…..Read Here

Bangladesh bans all known Vulture-Toxic Drugs

Bangladesh has become the first country that has banned the painkiller ketoprofen. This painkiller is used widely to treat the cattle. But this painkiller is toxic to vultures. Highligh…..Read Here

China becomes India’s top Trade Partner

China has again become India’s top trading partner in the year 2020. The reason was that India was still dependent on the import of heavy machines, telecom equipment and home appl…..Read Here

MPEDA- NCDC MoU to promote Export-Oriented Marine Product

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU to promote the Export-Oriented Marine Product. Hi…..Read Here

Karnataka to set up a Flower Processing Centre

The Horticulture Department of Karnataka will set up a flower processing centre in collaboration with the International Flower Auction Bangalore (IFAB). The centre will be set up in ord…..Read Here

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