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Daily Current Affairs 4 February 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 4 February 2020. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 4 February 2020. 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 4 February 2020 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Indian National Commission for Cooperation

  • HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has chaired the meeting of the Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO in New Delhi.
  • Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO is a governmental body formed by the Government of India which functions under the Department of Secondary and Higher Education in the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

2. G-20 Presidency in 2022

  • India will host the G-20 Presidency in 2022.
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated Rs 100 crore has been allocated for this purpose.
  • G20 is an international forum for the Governments and Central Bank Governors from 19 countries and the European Union.
  • G20 : Leader: Salman of Saudi Arabia (2020) || Chairman: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (2020) || Founded: 26 September 1999
  • Venue of G20: 2020: Saudi Arabia || 2021: Italy

3. PEN Gauri Lankesh Award for 2019-20

  • Kashmiri reporter Yusuf Jameel has received the second edition PEN Gauri Lankesh Award.
  • Gauri Lankesh was an Indian journalist-turned-activist from Bangalore, Karnataka. She worked as an editor in Lankesh Patrike, a Kannada weekly started by her father P. Lankesh, and ran her own weekly called Gauri Lankesh Patrike.

4. National Kishore Kumar Samman

  • Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman has been presented with Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018 by Madhya Pradesh Government.
  • The award carries a cash prize of ₹2 lakh and a citation.

International News

1. World Cancer Day

  • World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.
  • World Cancer Day is led by the Union for International Cancer Control to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008.
  • Theme: ‘I Am and I Will’

2. New member of the Commonwealth of nations

  • Maldives has rejoined as a member of the Commonwealth of nations.
  • The Commonwealth of Nations, generally known simply as the Commonwealth, is a political association of 54 member states, mostly former territories of the British Empire.
  • Headquarters: London, United Kingdom || Founder: Parliament of the United Kingdom || Founded: 11 December 1931

3. New prime minister of Iraq

  • Mohammed Tawfik Allawi has been named as the new prime minister of Iraq.
  • Iraq: Capital: Baghdad || Currency: Dinar.

4. World Wetlands Day

  • World Wetlands Day occurs annually on February 2, marking the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 when a small group of environmentalists signed an international agreement at the Ramsar Convention in Iran.
  • Theme: ‘Wetlands and Biodiversity’

Business News

1. PayTm Android POS device

  • Paytm has launched an Android POS device for small and medium businesses and merchant partners.
  • Paytm is an Indian e-commerce payment system and financial technology company, based out of Noida, India.
  • Founder: Vijay Shekhar Sharma || CEO: Renu Satti || Founded: August 2010

2. New CBIC Chairman

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  • Government of India has appointed M Ajit Kumar as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs.
  • The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs is the nodal national agency responsible for administering Customs, GST, Central Excise, Service Tax & Narcotics in India.

3. Bank of Baroda with CARE Ratings

  • Bank of Baroda has signed a pact with CARE Ratings to assess the credit quality of SMEs.
  • Bank of Baroda: Chairman: Hasmukh Adhia || Head quarters: Vadodara, Gujarat || MD and CEO : Sanjiv Chada

Sports News

1. Cricket Advisory Committee

  • BCCI has inducted a Cricket Advisory Committee with the appointment of Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik as its member.
  • BCCI President: Sourav Ganguly || Headquarter of BCCI: Mumbai.

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