Thursday, February 6, 2020


ü 9th edition of the joint Indo-Bangladesh military exercise named SAMPRITI-IX will be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from February 03-16, 2020. Both nations will work together in a counter terrorism environment under the United Nations (UN) charter.

2.    Best performing state in sustainable growth
ü As per the UNDP India, India’s youngest state Telangana has emergered as Number 1 state in the ‘Decent work and economic growth’ category with the score of 82 on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India index in 2019.

3.    Housing for all by 2022
ü The Central Government has aimed to achieve objective of Housing for all by 2022 (which coincides with 75 years of Indian independence) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Grameen (PMAY-G) scheme.
ü Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY-U) for the urban poor. It is run by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. And Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) (PMAY-G or PMAY-R) for the rural poor. It is run by Ministry of Rural Development.

4.    12th South Asia Conference
ü Rajnath Singh addressed the 12th edition of the South Asia Conference in New Delhi. The conference deals with issues related to economic cooperation for development, changing political context in India’s neighbourhood etc.
The theme of the conference was India’s “Neighbourhood First” Policy: Regional Perceptions.

5.    9th Tomtom Traffic Index 2019
ü Dutch multinational developer & creator of location technology and consumer electronics Tomtom has released its 9th edition of Tomtom Traffic Index 2019. As per the index, Bengaluru (Karnataka) emerged as the worst traffic congested cities in the world.
ü The other Indian cities ranked in the top 10 places were Mumbai (Maharashtra), Pune (Maharashtra) and New Delhi in the 4th 5th and 8th places respectively.

6.    Global health emergency
ü WHO has declared novel Coronavirus(nCoV) as a global health emergency under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus.The outbreak which was more prominent in China has now continued to spread to other countries too.

7.    ICICI Bank launches ‘iBox’
ü ICICI Bank ,has launched first-of-its-kind 24×7 self-service delivery tool for customers called “iBox” at one of its branches in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Under this facility, customers will now be able to take their debit, credit card, check book and return check from the branch close to their home or office.

8.    World Games Athlete of the Year 2019
ü Indian Hockey women’s team captain Rani Rampal became the 1st ever hockey player to win the 2019 ‘World Games Athlete of the Year‘ award. The announcement was made by the world games.

9.    Vinay Mohan Kwatra, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Nepal.

10. All-time top scorer in international soccer
ü Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player ,became the all-time top scorer with 185 goals in international soccer.

11. 72nd National Martyrs’ Day-Jan 30, 2020

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