Top GKToday’s News Headlines-6 February 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for February 6, 2020

INDIA

  • ‘Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra’ trust set up for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya (UP)
  • UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay presents World Heritage Certificate for the walled city of Jaipur to Rajasthan government
  • Cabinet approves grant of Institution of National Importance (INI) status to 5 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) at Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur
  • Maharashtra CM presents lifetime achievement award of Mantralaya & Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh to Lokmat group journalist Dinkar Keshav Raikar
  • PM inaugurates 11th edition of DefExpo-2020, a flagship biennial event of the Ministry of Defence, being organised in Lucknow from February 5 to 9

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduces ‘The Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill, 2020’ in the Lok Sabha
  • Cabinet gives in-principle approval for setting up a new Major Port at Vadhavan in Maharashtra
  • Unemployment rate in the country was 6.1% in 2017-18 per the new Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS): Minister of State for Labour Santosh Gangwar
  • Cabinet clears amendment to banking laws to strengthen cooperative banks; regulation will be done by RBI and administrative issues will be handled by Registrar of Cooperative
  • Cabinet approves Air India’s subsidiary Alliance Air to start flights services between India, Sri Lanka
  • Mercedes Benz launches AMG GT 63S 4Matic 4-Door Coupe for Rs 2.42 crore

WORLD

  • India ranked 40th among 53 economies on International Intellectual Property (IP) Index by US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center; index topped by US
  • Britain’s Prince Charles launches Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIIF) focussed on reducing the exploitation of children in India
  • Twitter to start labelling tweets containing “manipulated media” which aim to mislead people

SPORTS

  • New Zealand (348/6 in 48.1 overs) beat India (347/4 in 50 overs) by 4 wickets in first ODI at Seddon Park, Hamilton

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