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February 2019 Current Affairs

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 14 February 2019

Feb 14, 2019
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill, 2019, Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna and new viral vaccine manufacturing unit among others.

US House passes a resolution to withdraw US military support in Yemen

Feb 14, 2019
The US House of Representatives has approved a resolution that would end US support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen. The resolution was passed with 248 votes in favour and 177 against in a Democratic-led House of Representatives.

Third Indo-German Environment Forum held in New Delhi

Feb 14, 2019
The third Indo-German Environment Forum with the theme "Cleaner Air, Greener Economy" was held in New Delhi on February 13, 2019. India and Germany have had a rich cooperation engagement for the last 60 years which extends to sectors such as natural resource management, urban environment protection and climate change adaptation.

Union Cabinet approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill, 2019

Feb 14, 2019
The Union Cabinet has approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian Bill, 2019 to create more accountability to Indian citizens living abroad. The bill mainly seeks to offer more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly Indian women by their NRI partners.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 14 February 2019

Feb 14, 2019
The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the cabinet note on the proposal for official amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 so as to modify the list of scheduled tribes of Chhattisgarh.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 February 2019

Feb 13, 2019
Under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), 5,67,88,890 enrolments have been made till December 2018. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana was launched on May 9, 2015.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 February 2019

Feb 13, 2019
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed monetary penalty on seven banks for non-compliance with various directions issued by the RBI on monitoring of end use of funds, exchange of information with other banks, Know Your Customer norms.

India’s first Aqua Mega Food Park commissioned in Andhra Pradesh

Feb 13, 2019
The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park at Tundurru Village in Bhimavaram Mandal, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh through video conferencing.

Combating climate change: Government releases publication on actions undertaken to tackle climate change

Feb 13, 2019
The Government also undertook few measures to minimise the impact of climate change such as generating 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, smart cities, electric vehicles, leapfrogging from Bharat Stage -IV to Bharat Stage-VI emission norms by April 2020, etc.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 13 February 2019

Feb 13, 2019
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018, US-India CEO Forum and India’s first Mega Aqua Food Park among others.

RBI penalises seven banks for violating various norms

Feb 13, 2019
Earlier in January 2019, the apex bank had imposed monetary penalty on Axis Bank, Syndicate Bank, and UCO Bank for their non-compliance with directions contained in circulars of the RBI.

NITI Aayog signs agreement to document systemic transformation in education

Feb 13, 2019
The NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to codify, document and share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on their collective experiences of working with various state governments in India.

States’ Budget 2019: Bihar Budget 2019-20 presented; Education gets highest allocation

Feb 13, 2019
Bihar Chief Minister and Finance Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on February 12, 2019 presented the Rs 2,00,501 crore state budget in the Bihar Assembly with focus on education, rural development and energy sectors.

Defence Ministry begins process of procurement of 111 Naval Helicopters for Indian Navy

Feb 13, 2019
The foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have been mandated to set up dedicated manufacturing line, including design, integration and manufacturing processes for NUH in India.

Textiles Ministry to organise outreach programme for stakeholders

Feb 12, 2019
The Union Ministry of Textiles would be organising an outreach programme for textiles sector MSMEs in New Delhi to hold interactions with the stakeholders to help them avail the support and outreach for 100 days programme announced by the Prime Minister.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 February 2019

Feb 12, 2019
The decade from 2014 to 2023 could end up being the warmest in over 150 years of records. The global average temperature between now and 2023 is predicted to remain high. For the next five years, it will be one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 February 2019

Feb 12, 2019
The Supreme Court on February 12, 2019 referred the petition seeking withdrawal of minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University to a seven-judge bench. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench to determine the correctness of minority status of AMU.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 February 2019

Feb 12, 2019
12 February 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Dan David Prize 2019, Swachh Shakti 2019 and 2019 World Cup among others.

Minority Status of Aligarh Muslim University: Supreme Court refers case to 7-Judge bench

Feb 12, 2019
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench to determine the correctness of minority status of AMU and to define the parameters for granting minority status to the institution.

US President signs executive order to prioritise research in Artificial Intelligence

Feb 12, 2019
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritise research and development in Artificial Intelligence. The order follows huge investment pledges from China and other countries intended to advance and apply AI technology in fields ranging from warfighting to health care.

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