Current Affairs in English 23 February (One Liners)

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.

Important day

  • Theme for World Thinking Day (22 February 2020) – “Living Threads”

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unveiled the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion for the period – 2019-24

International

  • Reich Machar sworn in as the first Vice President of the country – South Sudan

The national

  • The Geological Survey of India (GSI) discovered a gold mine of up to 3,000 tonnes at this place in Uttar Pradesh – Sonbhadra district (in Sona Pahari and Hardi region)
  • ‘Ladakh Shishir Parishad 2020’ was organized in this city – Leh
  • An international judicial conference was organized in the city on 22 February under the theme “Jubilee and the Changing World” – New Delhi
  • The third edition of Chitra Bharti Film Festival was organized in this city – Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Particular person

  • Winner of ‘Adarsh ​​Vidhan Sabha Speaker / Adarsh ​​Legislative Council Speaker Award 2020’ – P Ramakrishnan (Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly)
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the appointment of Sunil Gurbaxani as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Chairman of this bank – Dhanalakshmi Bank
  • Winner of the Best ‘In-House Direct Tax Team of the Year’ award at the annual ‘Direct Tax Summit and Awards 2020’ program given by BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BRICS CCI) – Dharmapal Satyapal Limited.
  • Persons appointed as advisors to Prime Minister Narendra Modi – Bhaskar Khulbe and Amarjeet Sinha

sport

  • Winner of ‘2020 Ladakh Winter Sports Carnival, Junior (Under-18) Ice Hockey & Skating Championship’ – Dras Red

State specific

  • The first Gandhi Peace Center was inaugurated in this state – Odisha (near Khandagiri-Udayagiri Caves)
  • Cities in Assam certified as ‘Open defecation free plus’ (ODF +) by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – Hailakandi and Golaghat
  • This state assembly unanimously adopted a private member’s resolution on 21 February in which the Center asked for measures to be taken for the protection of religious freedom enshrined in the Constitution – Mizoram

Common sense

  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) – Established: 19 April 1945 ; Headquarters: Montreal, Canada
  • World Thinking Day is celebrated on this scouting and guiding founder’s birthday – Lord Robert Baden-Powell and Lady Olive Baden-Powell
  • World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) – Established: Year 1928 ; Headquarters: London, England ; Founder: Robert Baden-Powell
  • World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) – Established: Year 1922 ; Operational Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ; Legal place: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Geological Survey of India (GSI) – Establishment: Year 1851 ; Headquarters: Kolkata ; Founder: Thomas Oldham
  • BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) – Establishment: Year 2009 ; Headquarters:

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