Current Affairs - February, 2020

GoI launches “SPICe+” to improve Ease of Doing Business in the country

On February 24, 2020, the Government of India launched SPICe+, a web form that integrates 10 services of various ministries and departments. This will help boost Ease of Doing Business in India. It was launched by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. India ranked 63rd in Ease of Doing Business ranking published by World Bank. Highlights ..

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad resigns

On February 24, 2020, the Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad resigned over political issues. Highlights The 94-year old Mahathir tried to form a coalition. This move would exclude his successor Anwar Ibrahim. This led to a tussle in the party and eventually the leader resigned. However, he will act as an interim PM. India and ..

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US President Donald Trump visits India: Signs Defence Deals

On February 24, 2020, the US President Donald Trump visited India. He was accompanied by his wife, the first lady, Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Along side his visit, India and US signed defence deals worth 3 billion USD. Highlights The President was welcomed by PM Modi in a traditional way at ..

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Top GKToday’s News Headlines-25 February 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for February 25, 2020 TRUMP VISIT PM Modi and US President Donald Trump addressed a gathering of more than one lakh people at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad at the Namaste Trump event. Trump and his family members visited Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad and Taj ..

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Facts Box: Cheetah Reintroduction Project

Cheetah has become extinct in India for more than 70 years now due to over hunting. Hence, several steps are being taken for the reintroduction of the cat in the country. It was brought up at CMS-COP 13 as well. Highlights On January 28, 2020, the Supreme Court of India cleared way for the reintroduction ..

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