📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 10 February 2021
1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Asom Mala’ programme in Dhekiajuli of Sonitpur district with an aim to boost the state’s road infrastructure and contribute to the state’s economic progress and improve connectivity.
👉PM Modi also laid the foundation stones of medical colleges and hospitals in Biswanath and Charaideo with an aim to boost Assam’s health infrastructure.
▪️Recent News – Assam state government has decided to provide khadi shirts, and shawls and stoles made of ‘Eri silk’ to grade IV mployees of the state.
👉Assam – Bihu Festival
👉Assam CM – Sarbananda Sonowal
👉The Khasi and Jaintia Hills are a mountainous region that was mainly part of Assam and Meghalaya
2) The India-US joint military exercise “Yudh Abhyas 20” commenced in Mahajan Field Firing Range of Bikaner district in Rajasthan.
👉This is the 16th edition of annual bilateral joint exercise of both the armies. It will continue till the 21st of this month.
👉The previous version of the joint exercise was held at Seattle in the United States.
3) India’s flamboyant wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant on Monday won the ICC’s inaugural Player of the Month award for his superlative performances in the two Tests against Australia in January.
4) Tennis legend Akhtar Ali, a father figure in Indian tennis, passed away following prolonged illness.
👉Akhtar was 81 and is survived by his son, current India Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali, and two daughters.
5) Denmark defeated Sweden 26–24 to win the title of the World Handball World Championships 2021.
Denmark will now enter the Tokyo Olympics as champions.
6) The 14th International Children’s Film Festival of Bangladesh (ICFFB) came to an end in Dhaka. A total of 12 awards were presented to the winners at the concluding ceremony.
👉Capital and largest city – Dhaka
👉President – Abdul Hameed
👉Prime Minister – Sheikh Hasina
👉 Ganga known as Padma
👉 Brahmaputra known as Jamuna
👉Ganga+Brahmaputra Delta – Meghna Delta
7) Union Minister of Health and Family welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has inaugurated the 7th edition of ‘MASCRADE 2021 – Movement against Smuggled & Counterfeit Trade’.
▪️Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Founded :- 1976
HeadQuarter – New Delhi
Minister of Health and Family Welfare – Harsh Vardhan
▪️Ministry of Science and Technology (India):-
👉Founded – May 1971
👉Headquarters – New Delhi
👉 Minister – Harsh Vardhan
👉 Minister of State – Y. S. Chowdary
8) Stardust 1.0 was launched from Loring Commerce Centre in Maine, US, a former military base, becoming the first commercial space launch powered by biofuel, which is non-toxic for the environment as opposed to traditionally used rocket fuels.
9) A maiden contingent of 34 CRPF women personnel has been inducted into its specialized jungle warfare commando force CoBRA.
▪️ recent News – Home Minister Amit Shah launched the ‘Ayushman CAPF ‘ scheme for Central Armed Police Forces personnel and their families. The scheme was launched at the CRPF group centre in Guwahati.
10) The capital outlay for the armed forces was increased by nearly 19 per cent and a total of Rs 4.78 lakh crore was allocated for the defence Budget for 2021-22 as against Rs 4.71 lakh crore last year.
▪️Ministry of Finance :-
Founded – 29 October 1946
Headquarters – New Delhi
Cabinet Minister – Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of State – Anurag Thakur
👉Recent News – Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Chennai Bench of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) through virtual mode .
11) The new scheme Ek Paudha Suposhit Beti Ke Naam has been initiated in Rajasthan to make people aware about the importance of nourishment of pregnant women and children.
▪️ Recent News :- Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has launched Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Bima Yojana to provide free treatment to the poor of the state at government as well as private hospitals.
👉The India-US joint military exercise “Yudh Abhyas 20” commenced in Mahajan Field Firing Range of Bikaner district in Rajasthan.
👉CM – Ashok Gehlot
Governor – Kalraj Mishra
12) The inaugural function of the 2nd CCTNS Hackathon and Cyber Challenge 2020-21 of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) was held in New Delhi. 👉The Union Home Secretary presided over the function.
👉The Mobile App:- “Locate Nearest Police Station” was also launched at the function.This App will help various users including women commuters, interstate travelers, domestic and foreign tourists etc.
▪️National Crime Records Bureau :-
👉Founded – 11 March 1986
👉Headquarters – Delhi
👉Agency executive – Ramphal Pawar, IPS, Director
👉Parent department – Ministry of Home Affairs