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Daily Current Affairs 10th February 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 10th February2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 10th February2024. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 10th February2024 Current affairs test.

 

 

National News

  • President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the ‘Vividdhta ka Amrit Mahotsav’ at the Presidential residence, celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Northeast India from February 8-11, 2024.
  • The festival, a collaboration between the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and the Ministry of Culture, featured over 320 booths showcasing unique crafts, textiles, and agricultural goods from the region’s eight states.
  • A special GI Pavilion displayed more than 25 items with Geographical Indication tags, highlighting the unique products and heritage of the region.

State News

  • In Tamil Nadu, the Minister for MSMEs introduced a Smartcard scheme and a StartUp Challenge website, aiming to support startups with discounted services in HR, legal, IT, and marketing. The Launch Pad event presented over 20 startups specializing in AI and technology.
  • Uttar Pradesh targets producing one million tonnes per year of green hydrogen, offering around 120,000 job opportunities. During the UP Global Investors Summit in February 2023, the state secured investment commitments worth Rs 2.73 trillion from 20 companies, planning to introduce a policy to attract green hydrogen investments.
  • Telangana, through Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, announced plans to declare internet access a fundamental right and position Hyderabad and Telangana as leaders in artificial intelligence for digital inclusion and technological advancement.
  • The New Delhi Book Fair 2024, themed “Multilingual India: A Living Tradition,” was organized by the National Book Trust and the India Trade Promotion Organization from February 10-18 at Pragati Maidan, with Saudi Arabia as the Guest of Honor, emphasizing India’s linguistic diversity.
  • Sikkim’s Chief Minister, Prem Singh Tamang, reinstated the Old Pension Scheme under the Sikkim Services Pension Rules, 1990, for employees hired after April 1, 2006, aiming at the financial stability of government employees ahead of the state assembly elections.

Defence News

  • Brazil’s Embraer and India’s Mahindra have partnered to propose the C390 Millennium aircraft to the Indian Air Force for replacing the aging AN32 fleet, aligning with the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative to modernize India’s defense capabilities.

Economy News

  • India’s foreign exchange reserves hit a one-month peak of $622.47 billion by February 2, 2024, marking a rise for the second consecutive week as the Reserve Bank of India manages market volatility.

Important Days News

  • The International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, 2024, themed “Closing the Gender Gap in Science: Accelerating Action,” focuses on advocating for increased participation of women and girls in STEM fields.
  • The World Governments Summit 2024 in Dubai, from February 12-14, honors India, Türkiye, and Qatar, showcasing their developmental successes under the theme “Shaping Future Governments”.

Awards News

  • Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was commemorated with a plaque at the Ice Palace in Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, celebrating his journey from a small village in Haryana to becoming an international sports icon.

Agreements News

  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $200 million loan to Assam for enhancing flood and riverbank erosion control along the Brahmaputra River, aiming to boost climate and disaster resilience.

Appointments News

  • Ajay Kumar Choudhary, with his extensive experience at the Reserve Bank of India, has been named the non-executive chairman and independent director of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), starting February 8, 2024.
  • IRS officer Narendra Kumar Yadav has been appointed as the “Fit India” ambassador, highlighting the movement’s dedication to promoting health and fitness across various professional sectors.

Sports News

  • The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) held a conference titled “Road to Paris 2024: Championing Clean Sports and Uniting for Anti-Doping” to prepare Indian athletes for ethical competition in the upcoming Olympics, introducing “The Paris Pinnacle: NADA’s Guide toEthical Sporting”.
  • Etihad Airways has formed a partnership with the Chennai Super Kings to enhance the cricket experience for fans worldwide, emphasizing shared values of excellence and cultural connection.
  • Sri Lankan cricketer Pathum Nissanka set a new national record by scoring an unbeaten 210 against Afghanistan in an ODI, achieving the highest individual score by a Sri Lankan in this format.
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