Top GKToday’s News Headlines-15 February 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for February 15, 2020

INDIA

  • SC directs Centre, Assam govt to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres
  • PM Modi and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa holds talks in New Delhi
  • India and Portugal sign MoU to set up National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal in Gujarat
  • Cha-Chai, an installation of art work of Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, inaugurated at National Museum in New Delhi
  • Sonam Sherpa, the lead guitarist of rock band Parikrama, dies at 48 in Kalimpong, West Bengal
  • Difficult Dialogues, an annual forum examining issues of contemporary relevance in South Asia, being organised in Panaji, Goa on February 14-15
  • UP Govt. to replace Yash Bharti Awards with State Cultural Award
  • Memorial for 40 CRPF personnel killed in a terror attack in Pulwama on February 14, 2019 inaugurated at the Lethpora camp of the force in J&K

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation rises to 10-month high of 3.1% in January 2020
  • Foreign exchange reserves rise to a lifetime high of $473 billion in the week to February 7
  • PAN not linked with Aadhaar to become inoperative after March 31: I-T dept
  • Kolkata-based Titagarh Wagons Ltd commissions coastal research vessel ‘Sagar Anveshika’ for Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology
  • First inter-city electric bus service running between Mumbai and Pune inaugurated by Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari

WORLD

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attending the Munich Security Conference from February 14 to 16
  • Global spending on defence rose by 4% in 2019: International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said in its annual “Military Balance” report

SPORTS

  • Udayan Mane wins TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship in Bengaluru
  • Pune-based Udayan Mane won the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship in Bengaluru on February 14, 2020.
  • Gokulam Kerala crowned champions of Hero Indian Women’s League football tournament in Bengaluru
  • Eva de Goede of Netherlands named 2019 FIH Women’s Player of the Year by International Hockey Federation (FIH)

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