Page-4 of Current Affairs - February, 2021

RBI’s Report on Currency and Finance 2020-21

A Currency and Finance (RCF) report by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official has recommended that, the time span that was considered to measure whether monetary policy-setting panel has failed in achieving its objectives or not should be of four quarters rather than current time period of three-quarter. However, RBI made it clear that the ..

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B.1.526: New contagious Covid-19 variant

A new highly contagious Covid-19 variant, which is being called as B.1.526, is causing severe damage in the city of New York. Key Points A study published on the Columbia University website states that the new Covid-19 variant is carrying a highly dangerous mutation which have the potential to weaken the efficacy of the vaccine. ..

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WHO Chief lauds India for supporting “Vaccine Equality”

The Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, lauded India and the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, for sharing the Covid-19 vaccines and supporting the “Vaccine Equality” across the world. Highlights The Chief of WHO also hoped that other countries will follow the same path to distribute the vaccines equally. WHO chief ..

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16th FICCI Higher Education Summit

The Union education minister, addressed the 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit on February 25, 2021. The summit is being organised in New Delhi from February 25, 2021 to February 27, 2021. While addressing the summit the minister said it will make India the knowledge capital of the world. Highlights The policy allows the students to ..

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CSCs to be integrated with e-Daakhil Portal

The Ministry of consumer affairs had decided to integrate the Common Service Centres (CSCs) with the E-Daakhil portal to facilitate the consumers for e-filing. e-Daakhil Portal The e-Daakhil Consumer grievance redressal portal was launched on September 7, 2020 by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission. This online grievance redressal portal is now operational in 15 ..

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