Top GKToday’s News Headlines-16 February 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for February 16, 2020


  • PM chairs meeting of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Society in New Delhi
  • Kerala govt. launches ‘Yodhavu’ (Warrior) mobile app for public to inform police about drug abuse and distribution
  • Haryana: Ambala city bus stand renamed after late external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj
  • Maharashtra: Government Medical College in Latur to be named after former CM and Congress leader late Vilasrao Deshmukh


  • RBI board recommends aligning central bank’s accounting year (July-June) with the financial year (April-March) from 2020-21
  • CREDAI launches ‘Credai Awaas’ app to connect homebuyers with its member developers to purchase properties
  • CREDAI: Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India


  • US imposes sanctions on Sri Lankan Army Chief Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva for human rights violation during civil war in 2009


  • 77th Senior National Squash Championship in Chennai: Joshna Chinappa (women’s) and Saurav Ghosal (men’s) win titles respectively
  • Bhawna Jat qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in women’s 20 km race walk after win at National Race Walk Championships in Ranchi
  • Sweden’s Armand Duplantis improves his own men’s pole vault world record at 6.18 m in Glasgow
  • India win bronze in men’s event at the Asia Team Championships in Manila (Philippines)



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