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February 2019 Current Affairs

PM Modi presents Swachh Shakti-2019 Awards; inaugurates development projects in Haryana

Feb 12, 2019
The Swachh Shakti 2019 was attended by women panches and sarpanches from across the country. Over 15,000 women took part in Swachh Shakti event that was aimed at empowering women. This was the third edition of the Swachh Shakti programme.

Hungary to give life tax exemption to women with 4 children

Feb 12, 2019
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced new measures, under which increasing financial aid and subsidies will be provided to families that have more than three children. The measures are meant to encourage women to have more children and to reverse Hungary's population decline.

Indian historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam wins Israel's Dan David Prize 2019

Feb 12, 2019
The Dan David Prize laureates are required to donate 10 percent of their prize money towards scholarships for graduate or post-graduate researchers in their respective fields to encourage and foster new generations of scholars.

India, Norway launch ‘India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative’ to combat Marine Pollution

Feb 12, 2019
The launch of the initiative came after the Indian and Norwegian governments signed an MoU to establish the ‘India-Norway Ocean Dialogue’ during the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s visit to India in January 2019.

HRD Ministry to take immediate steps to protect Maithili language and scripts

Feb 12, 2019
The Ministry of Human Resource Development has decided to take immediate steps to implement the recommendations of a committee, which it had constituted in 2018 to make a report for the promotion and protection of Maithili language and its scripts.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 February 2019

Feb 11, 2019
The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan launched the ‘Dealer Owned Dealer Operated’ (DODO) model for setting up CNG stations. He released the general guidelines for the schemes, under which the entire earmarked dealer plot will be developed exclusively for setting up of CNG station and allied commercial activities at the discretion of CGD activities.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 February 2019

Feb 11, 2019
The first batch of four Boeing heavy-lift Chinook Helicopters, CH-47F (I), arrived at the Mundra airport in Gujarat on February 10.The CH-47F (I) Chinook is an advanced multi-mission helicopter that will provide unmatched strategic airlift capability to the Indian armed forces across the full spectrum of combat missions.

Urban Affairs Ministry launches Light House Project challenge

Feb 11, 2019
The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has instituted a challenge for States and Union Territories to select six sites across the country for constructing the lighthouse projects under Global Housing Technology Challenge- India.

SC directs NCM to decide on redefining 'Minority' & guidelines for identifying minorities within 3 months

Feb 11, 2019
Petitioner contended that those who are not entitled to minority protection are enjoying the benefits of the same under the Articles 29 and 30 of the Constitution, exemptions under Articles 15(5) and (6) of the Constitution, provisions of the Right to Education Act and welfare programmes of the Government.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 February 2019

Feb 11, 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 new chair of African Union, PETROTECH-2019 and 2019 BAFTA awards among others.

Chinook Helicopters: First batch of 4 Boeing heavy-lift helicopters arrive in India from US

Feb 11, 2019
Procured from the United States, the Chinook Helicopters are expected to provide impetus to the heavy-lift capabilities of Indian Air Force (IAF) and strengthen the defence ties with the United States.

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi elected as new chair of African Union

Feb 11, 2019
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has taken over as the new chair of the African Union following a meeting by heads of state from the continent in Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa. It is the first time since the AU was founded in 2002 that Egypt assumes the top seat of the body.

PM Modi laid foundation stone for Sela Tunnel; 7 EHV Sub-stations; 24 LT Sub-stations in Arunachal Pradesh

Feb 11, 2019
The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone for 7 Extra High Voltage (EHV) Sub-stations and 24 Low Tension (LT) Sub-stations in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. This project is aimed at meeting the objectives of affordable 24X7 power to all, especially in the remote locations.

Abu Dhabi adds Hindi as third official court language

Feb 11, 2019
The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department has added Hindi as the third official language to be used in the city's courts, along with Arabic and English. The move is aimed at helping foreigners to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier.

PM Modi launches dedicated 24x7 satellite channel ‘DD Arunprabha’ for Arunachal Pradesh

Feb 11, 2019
Despite integrating North-East with the country, DD Arunprabha will bring alive the magnificence of North-East by airing content sensitive to the needs and aspirations of local population.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates PETROTECH-2019

Feb 11, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference - PETROTECH-2019 at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister also addressed the inaugural session of the event.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 4 February to 10 February 2019

Feb 10, 2019
4 February to 10 February 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like FDI norms for the e-commerce sector, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog and Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana among others.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 4 February to 10 February 2019

Feb 9, 2019
The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare on February 7, 2019 launched a platform named PM Kisan, http://pmkisan.nic.in, under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) for uploading the details of the Small and Marginal Farmers (SMF).

Jammu & Kashmir Government grants Divisional Status to Ladakh Region

Feb 9, 2019
For almost last three decades, Ladakh region has been demanding for Union Territory status with a proper legislation. The Divisional Status is considered as a step towards its dream of Union Territory.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of January 2019

Feb 9, 2019
Jagranjosh.com brings to you January 2019 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as Union Budget 2019-20, 2019 Bharat Ratna Award, Padma Awards 2019, Kumbh Mela 2019, 10 percent reservations for Economically Weaker Sections, CBI-Alok Verma Dispute, ICC individual awards, Indian Railways recruitment, merger of banks, Brexit and Kalamsat satellite among others.

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