Page-5 of Current Affairs - February, 2021

Pakistan to remain on Grey List of FATF

The Global anti-terrorism watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to maintain Pakistan into Grey List till June 2021 on February 25, 2021. Key Facts This decision by the FATF was taken in the light of country’s failure to fully comply with the 27-point action plan of to combat the terrorism. This decision was taken ..

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2nd edition of Khelo India Winter Games begins at J&K

The second edition of the Khelo India Winter Games began at Gulmarg in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on February 26, 2021. This is a five-day event and will conclude on March 2, 2021. Highlights The event will observe the participation of athletes from across India. The Minister of State for Youth Affairs ..

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Task force on river-linking approves the Mahanadi-Godavari link

The task force on Interlinking of Rivers has approved the Mahanadi-Godavari Link on February 25, 2021. Approval was given to the preparation of final detailed project report on proposed Mahanadi -Godavari link. Highlights The linking project was approved by ensuring the utilisation of allocated Godavari waters by the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The ..

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India-Ireland: Held Consultations on UN Security Council issues

India and Ireland held the bilateral consultations on UN Security Council issues on February 26, 2021 in the virtual mode. Highlights During the bilateral consultations, both the countries congratulated each other for their election to United Nation Security Council (UNSC). They also held discussions and briefed each regarding the UNSC priorities. They further held discussions ..

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Delhi to switch all its hired vehicles to EVs in 6 months

The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, announced that all departments of Delhi government will now use only electric vehicles. This transition to the electric vehicles will be done within 6 months. Highlights The Delhi government has over 2,000 cars in use. The minister is of the view that this decision will inspire other ..

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