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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India-UK joint Military EX: Ajeya Warrior to be conducted in Salisbury plains, UK

Defence Exercise between India and United Kingdom:
i.Konkan- In the field of Navy
ii.Ajeya Warrior and VAJRA prahar- In the field of Army
iii.IndraDhanush and Desert Eagle- In the field of Air force.


About United Kingdom:
Capital- London (largest city)
Currency- Pound Sterling
Prime Minister- Boris Johnson



India stands 17th on a list of countries at risk of importing coronavirus, Thailand tops: Study

According to a mathematical model for the expected global spread of the coronavirus developed by the researchers at Germany’s Humboldt University and Robert Koch Institute.


BANKING & FINANCE


PFRDA doubles minimum net worth for pension fund managers to Rs 50 cr from Rs 25 cr

About PFRDA
It is a pension regulator of India.
Establishment– 23 August 2003
Headquarters– New Delhi
Chairperson– Pankaj Jain



RBI grants 5-year CRR relief to banks for lending to auto, housing, MSMEs

This move will help boost lending activities towards needy sectors & make loans cheaper to these particular segment.


ECONOMY & BUSINESS

BSNL, Air India and MTNL saw highest losses for 3rd consecutive year, ONGC most profitable: DPE survey

According to “Public Enterprises Survey 2018-19


NATIONAL AFFAIRS


India to host 13th COP of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals in Gujarat

Supported by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The theme for the CMS COP 13 in India is, “Migratory species connect the planet and we welcome them Home”.

First ‘Jerusalem-Mumbai Festival’ will be held in Mumbai on Feb

Famous Israeli cinema,The Mossad, will be screened at the festival in the presence of the movie director Alon Gur Arye.

About Maharashtra:
Capital- Mumbai.
Chief Minister (CM)- Uddhav Bal Thackeray.
Governor- Bhagat Singh Koshyari.



Five day 11th edition of the Biennial Mega Defence Exhibition “DefExpo 2020” held in Lucknow, UP from Feb 5 – 9, 2020

It’s main theme was “India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub” with focus on “Digital Transformation of Defence”. This expo is also termed as “Mahakumbh of defence manufacturing companies”

1st India-Africa Defence Ministers Conclave 2020 held in Lucknow, UP

5th India-Russia Military Industrial Conference (IRMIC) in Lucknow; 14 MoUs signed

UK-India Defence Industry Forum held in Lucknow, UP

Bandhan, DefExpo 2020: The MoU signing ceremony


AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS 



Overview of 92nd Academy awards 2020 (Oscars 2020) held in Los Angeles, US



Overview of 92nd Academy awards 2020 (Oscars 2020) held in Los Angeles, US


CategoryWinner
Best PictureParasite
Actor in a leading roleJoaquin Phoenix for Joker
Actress in a leading roleRenée Zellweger for Judy
Actor in a supporting roleBrad Pitt for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Actress in a supporting roleLaura Dern for Marriage Story
Animated feature filmToy Story 4
CinematographyRoger Deakins for 1917
Costume DesignJacqueline Durran  for Little Women
DirectingBong Joon Ho for Parasite
Documentary (Feature)American Factory
Documentary (Short subject)Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone
Film EditingFord v Ferrari
International Feature FilmParasite
Make-up and hairstylingBombshell
Music (original score)Joker
Music (original song)(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again, Rocketman
Production DesignOnce upon a Time…in Hollywood
Short Film (animated)Hair Love
Short Film (live action)The Neighbors’ Window
Sound EditingFord v Ferrari
Sound Mixing1917
Visual Effects1917
Writing (adapted screenplay)Jojo Rabbit
Writing (original screenplay)Parasite
Quick Facts about Oscars:First awarded in– 1929
Frequency– Annual
Creator– George Stanley
Presented by– AMPAS
Indian hockey players Lalremsiami & Vivek sagar wins FIH women and men’s rising star of year 2019 
About FIH/ International Hockey Federation:Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland
President– Narinder Batra
Founded– 7 January 1924
13th edition of ESPNcricinfo Awards 2019: England’s Eoin Morgan named captain of the year
Ben Stokes was awarded the ‘ODI (One Day International) batting performance of the year’.
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
DRDO developing a new ballistic missile Pranash with striking range of 200km
SPORTS
India boxers bags 5 medals at 64th “Bocskai Istvan Memorial” boxing 2020 held in Debracen, Hungary
About Hungary:Capital– Budapest
Currency– Hungarian forint
President– János Áder
Prime Minister– Viktor Orbán
National snooker championship 2020 in Pune, Maharashtra: Aditya Mehta & Vidya Pillai wins men and women’s title
Mondo Duplantis breaks pole vault world record with 6.17m jump

IMPORTANT DAYS
International Day of  Women and Girls in Science was observed on February 11, 2020
Theme: “Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth”.
World Unani Day was observed on February 11, 2020
The day marks the birthday of great Unani scholar and social reformer “Hakim Ajmal Khan”.
STATE NEWS
Haryana Government launched ‘Reading Mission’
About Haryana:
Capital- Chandigarh.
Chief Minister(CM)- Manohar Lal Khattar.
Governor- Satyadev Narayan Arya.
Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi forms 28th District of Chattisgarh
About Chhattisgarh:
Capital- Raipur.
Districts- 28.
Chief Minister (CM)- Bhupesh Baghel.
Governor- Anusuiya Uikey.
Cauvery Delta Region to be declared as Protected Agricultural Zone by TamilNadu Govt
About Tamil Nadu:
Capital- Chennai
Governor- Banwarilal Purohit
National Parks(NP)- Gulf of Mannar Marine NP, Guindy NP, Mudumalai NP, Mukurthi NP.
Sophie Devine becomes 1st cricketer to hit 5 successive 50-plus scores in T20 International
* New Zealand captain Sophie Devine