Current Affairs - February, 2021

Recognition of Gymnastics Federation of India restored

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has restored the recognition of Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) as the National Sports Federation (NSF) with immediate effect till December 31, 2021. Highlights The Sports Ministry further stated that, elections of two office bearers namely Sudhir Mittal on the post of President and Kaushik Bidiwala on ..

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MP approved Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved the “Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2021” on February 26, 2021. This bill was approved in order to give life imprisonment to food adulterers in states. Background In the month of December 2019, an awareness rally organised in Bhopal to fight against the adulteration. The rally witnessed the participation ..

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National Conference on Opportunities and Challenges for Bamboo in India- Highlights

The NITI Aayog and Invest India have associated with the National Bamboo Mission to conduct the National Conference on Opportunities and Challenges for Bamboo in India. Highlights The National Conference on Opportunities will be organised with the aim to discuss on the bamboo ecosystem in order to promote holistic growth of the sector across the ..

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Guru Ravidas Jayanti Celebrated

The Bhakti Movement Saint Guru Ravidas Jayanti is being observed on February 27, 2021 across the country. Key Point Guru Ravidas has left behind his great influence on the Indian culture especially in the North India. He is well known for his efforts in eradicating caste system from India. The saint is contemporary to Kabirdas ..

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G20 Central Bank Governors’ Meet- Highlights

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, attended the G20 Central Bank Governors’ meeting on February 26, 2021.  This was the first ever G20 Central Bank Governors’ meeting that was held under the Italian Presidency. Highlights During the meeting, the finance minister highlighted regarding the India’s policy response with respect to COVID-19 pandemic and the ..

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