One Liners related to International, National, State, Sports, Economy, Appointments, Conferences etc. Read from here, Current Affairs is such a subject that the more you read it, the more you remember, at least twice a day, remember it.

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Important day

  • Theme for World Social Justice Day (20 February 2020) – “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”

Economy

  • Currently, the largest non-bank private life insurer in India – Max Life
  • This private bank, Max Financial Services Limited and Max Life Insurance Company Limited (Max Life) have signed a confidentiality and exclusivity arrangement to explore the possibility of the bank’s entry into a long-term strategic partnership with Max Life – Axis Bank
  • The state tops India in total investment proposed under the Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum (IEM) – Gujarat (51 percent of total investment, 3.43 lakh crore investment) (Second – Maharashtra State with Rs. 1.15 lakh crore)
  • Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum (IEM) is registered under this department of Central Government – Department of Industry and Internal Trade Promotion (DPIIT)

environment

  • According to the ‘Watchdog Traffic’ report, the world’s most trafficked mammal – the pangolin

International

  • This country will enter into an agreement with Sri Lanka to develop Palali airport in Jaffna – India
  • The country established two ‘Food Planet Prizes’ (annually) amounting to 1 million dollars – Sweden (category two – “An existing measurable solution for sustainable foods” to feed billions of people); “Innovative initiatives that can transform the global food sector”)
  • Current world population – 7.8 billion
  • First place on ‘Sustainability Index 2020’ (in terms of survival, health, education and nutrition rate) – Norway (followed by South Korea and Netherlands)

The national

  • India’s position on ‘Sustainability Index 2020’ issued by a commission of WHO and UNICEF (in terms of per capita carbon emissions to live healthy lives and children’s ability to live in a nation) – 77th
  • India’s rank on ‘Flooring Index 2020’ (in terms of best chance of survival and welfare for children) – 131st
  • The Indian Student Parliament was inaugurated in the city on 20 February 2020 – New Delhi
  • ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Council 2020: Participation, Cooperation and Development of North Eastern States’ to be held in the city from February 24-26 – Guwahati, Assam
  • According to the World Bank’s “Delivering Road Safety in India” report, India needs to invest an additional _______ in road safety over the next decade – US $ 109 billion.
  • ‘Historical Gastronomica – The Indus Dining Experience’, India’s exhibition of ancient cuisine, will conclude on 25 February 2020 – National Museum, New Delhi

Particular person

  • New Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) – Sanjay Kothari
  • Winner of ‘2019 Agence France-Press Kate Web Prize’ to be formally given in Hong Kong – Ahmer Khan (Indian)

sport

  • First union of India to qualify for group stage of AFC Champions League – FC Goa
  • 2020 ESPN Sportsperson of the Year – PV Sindhu (Female), Saurabh Chaudhary (Male)
  • First winner of 2020 ESPN Courage Award – Duti Chand
  • 2020 ESPN Comeback of the Year – Koneru Hampi
  • 2020 ESPN Emerging Sports Person of the Year – Deepak Punia
  • 2020 ESPN Coach of the Year – Pullela Gopichand (Badminton Coach)
  • First event by Indian in Badminton, selected as the 2020 ESPN Moment of the Year – Sindhu’s World Championship win
  • 2020 ESPN Team of the Year – Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary
  • 2020 ESPN Differently-Abled Athlete of the Year / Para-Athlete of the Year – Mansi Joshi
  • Winner of 2020 ESPN Jeevan Gaurav Award – Hockey veteran Balbir Singh Sr.

State specific

  • Assam’s first “waste-free city” – Titabor
  • This state government is working on a war footing to set up open gymnasiums in every gram panchayat of the stateUttar Pradesh
  • This state government has proposed to set up its own generation units to produce 10,000 MW of solar power to meet the energy needs of the agriculture sector – Andhra Pradesh

Common sense

  • Rise of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) – 24 October 1962
  • Mizoram – Established: 19 February 1987 ; Capital: Aizawl
  • CITES (Agreement on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) – Agreed: 3 March 1973 ; Effective: 1 July 1975
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the Agreement on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Signed: 30 March 2007 ; Effective: 3 May 2008
  • Agreement on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Adopted: 30 March 2007 ; Effective: 3 May 2008
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC or UNCRC) – Signed: 30 November 1989 ; Effective: 2 September 1990

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