Daily Current Affairs 7 February 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 7 February 2020. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 7 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 7 February 2020 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Disha Police Station

  • Andhra Pradesh Government has inaugurated Disha Police Station in Rajamahendravaram.
  • Biswabhushan Harichandan is the current Governor of Andhra Pradesh.

2. Defence Attachés Conference

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has addressed the 3rd Edition of Defence Attachés Conference in New Delhi.
  • The Minister stated, opportunities will increase with the establishment of two industrial corridors in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

3. Janasevaka scheme

  • Karnataka Government has launched ‘Janasevaka Scheme’ for home delivery of Govt Services.
  • Karnataka: Chief Minister: BS Yediyurappa || Governor: VajubhaiVala

4. Kumbhabhishekam of Brihadeeswarar temple

  • The ‘kumbhabhishekam’ of the Brihadeeswara temple was held in Thanjavur.
  • Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or PeruvudaiyārKōvil, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in South bank of Kaveri river in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • It is one of the largest South Indian temples and an exemplary example of a fully realized Dravidian architecture.

International News

1. Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

  • Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2020.
  • She founded the Fridays for Future movement.
  • She has encouraged students to skip school to join protests demanding faster action on climate change.

2. New Prime Minister of Kosovo

  • Albin Kurti has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Kosovo.
  • Kosovo, officially the Republic of Kosovo, is a partially-recognized state in Southeast Europe, subject to a territorial dispute with the Republic of Serbia.
  • Capital: Prishtina || Currency: Euro

3. International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

  • International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on February 6.
  • It is as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation. It was first introduced in 2003.

Business News

1. Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy

  • RBI has kept Repo Rate unchanged at 5.15% in Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy.
  • Repo Rate :- 5.15%
  • Reverse Repo Rate :- 4.90%
  • MSF :- 5.40%
  • Bank Rate :- 5.40%
  • CRR :- 4.0%
  • SLR :- 18.25%

2. India’s GDP Growth by Fitch Ratings

  • According to Fitch Ratings’ India Economic Outlook, India’s GDP growth of 5.6% in the next FY21.
  • Fitch Ratings: CEO: Paul Taylor || President: Ian Linnell || Headquarters: New York, USA.

3. MSME Excellence Award

  • The 7th edition of MSME Excellence Awards and summit was organized by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi.
  • The Winner of MSME Excellence Award for the Most Promising Brand 2019 is Amulya Mica.
  • “Amulya MICA” the fastest growing Laminates brands of India is one of the premier products of Purbanchal Laminates Pvt. Ltd

4. Cognizant acquires Code Zero

  • Cognizant has acquired ‘Code Zero’ which is a consultancy for Cloud-based CPQ & billing solutions.
  • cognizant: CEO: Brian Humphries || Founded: 26 January 1994 || Headquarters: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States

Sports News

1. Team India Goodwill Ambassador for Tokyo Olympics

  • BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of Team India for Tokyo Olympics.
  • Sourav Ganguly, affectionately known as Dada, is an Indian former cricketer, commentator and administrator who played as a left-handed opening batsman and was captain of the Indian national team.

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