Current Affairs – February 25, 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 25, 2021.

FinMin allows all Private Banks to Participate in Government Business

The finance ministry has allowed all the private sector banks to participate in business related to government such as small savings schemes and collection of taxes pension payments. Hi…..Read Here

PM to inaugurate Second Edition of Maritime India Summit

The ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways informed that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the second edition of the Maritime India Summit (MIS) in the virtual mode on…..Read Here

Australia passed “News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code”

The parliament of Australia has passed the landmark legislation called the “News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code” on February 25, 2021. Highlights This legisla…..Read Here

WTO to consider India’s proposal on TRIPS waiver on Covid-19 Vaccines

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is under pressure to consider the India’s proposal of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver on Covid-19 vaccines. Key…..Read Here

AIIB to provide $304 million for Assam Power Transmission Project

The Finance Ministry has announced that, the Central government has signed a loan agreement with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for the Assam Power Transmission Project…..Read Here

India begins BRICS Chairship- Key Facts

India has started its BRICS Chairship with the inaugural three-day-long Sherpas’ meeting on February 25, 2021. Highlights The spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), A…..Read Here

Rajasthan Budget 2021: Universal Healthcare Scheme announced

The chief minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, have announced a Universal Health Coverage for the state while presenting the state budget of state for 2021-22 on February 24, 2021. High…..Read Here

IRDAI sets up panel to relook Guidelines on Cybersecurity

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has set up the working group committee so as to relook its information and security guidelines. The need to set up th…..Read Here

COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 2 to begin from March 1

The Union Government has announced that the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination will begin from March 1, 2021. Highlights Under the second phase of covid-19 vaccination, people aged ab…..Read Here

State of School Feeding Worldwide Report- Highlights

The United Nations World Food Programmes (WFP) has released its report titled “The State of School Feeding Worldwide on February 24, 2021. Key Findings of the report As per the report…..Read Here

Centre’s New Guidelines on Social Media Regulation

The Central government has notified the new guidelines on social media regulations on February 25, 2021. It is being called as “Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Di…..Read Here

MCA-CBIC MoU for exchange of Data

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on February 25, 2021. Highlights The MoU was s…..Read Here

India-Pakistan agreement on Cross-Border Firing in Kashmir

The militaries of India and Pakistan announced that both sides have agreed to stop cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. This agreement will come int…..Read Here

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