Current Affairs consist of two words. ‘Current’ means ‘recent or day to day’ and ‘Affairs’ means ‘events or issues’. It is important to know what is going on around the world, so we provide a dose of general knowledge on daily basis. We try to keep you updated with the current affairs of 09/02/21 that will inform you about the recent happenings in the world. Owing to its importance and dynamic nature, current affairs is a section that is present in every competitive exam. So, we provide information from all the fields whether it is economy and business, nation and politics, sports and books, or world news.
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Business and Economy- Current affairs 09/02/21
This category of current affairs 09/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India.
World’s First Energy Island
In a bid to phase out oil and gas exploration in the North Sea and fossil fuel production, Denmark marked the beginning of construction of an artificial island focused towards switching to green energy using wind power. It will also generate power for aviation, shipping, industry, and heavy transport.
Moreover, located 80 kms off the west coast of Denmark, the project is estimated to cost around 210 billion Danish crowns ($33.9 billion). It is also expected to start its operations in 2033.
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 09/02/21
This category of current affairs 09/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
Farmers’ Agitation: Actor Deep Sidhu Accused in Red Fort Violence Arrested
Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, who was a major accused in Republic Day violence at Red Fort during tractor parade, was arrested by special cell of Delhi Police. Earlier, police had announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for leads on Deep Sidhu and other three accused. Police had filed 44 cases and arrested 122 people already related to the incident on 26 January.
16-Digit Unicode Announced by UP Government to Identify Landholdings
Uttar Pradesh government has announced 16-digit Unicode to identify all kinds of landholding in the state. First six digits of the Unicode will be based on the population of the land. With this system, every piece of land will have its unique identity. Revenue department will also issue code for all types of agricultural, commercial and residential lands.
PM Lays Foundation Stone for Asom Mala in Sonitpur of Assam
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Asom Mala in Sonitpur district in Assam. Asom Mala is a project for state highways and district roads. He also launched two hospitals in Biswanath and Charaideo in the state during his visit. The two medical colleges and hospitals are going to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 1100 crores.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 09/02/21
This category of current affairs 09/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
Ishant Sharma Becomes 6th Indian Bowler to Take 300 Wickets in Test Cricket
On February 8, 2021 Veteran fast bowler Ishant Sharma became the sixth Indian bowler to take 300 wickets. He achieved this status in his 98th test cricket against England at Chennai. Anil Kumble (619), Kapil Dev (434), Ravichandran Ashwin (377), Harbhajan Singh (417), and Zaheer Khan (311) are other Indian bowlers to take more than 300 wickets in tests.
Centre Gives Permission to BCCI to Use Drones
Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted conditional exemption to the Board of Control for Cricket in India. They granted this permission (BCCI) for the deployment of drones for live aerial cinematography of the India Cricket Season in 2021.
World- Current affairs 09/02/21
This category of current affairs 09/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
Protests Swell Rapidly in Myanmar Week After Military Coup
As opposition to the coup grew increasingly bold, a protest rapidly swelled against Myanmar’s one-week-old military government. At major downtown Yangon intersection, protesters chanted slogans and also raised a three-finger salute. Moreover, they carried placards saying “Reject the military coup” and “Justice for Myanmar.” By mid morning the crowd exceeded a thousand protestors and cars passing by honked their horns in solidarity.
South Africa Suspends AstraZeneca Vaccine Campaign
South Africa has postponed the plan to inoculate its front-line health care workers with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. After a small clinical trial, scientist suggested that it isn’t effective in preventing mild to moderate illness caused by the variant dominant in the country. South Africa received its first 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine last week. The country planned to begin giving jabs to health care workers in mid-February. But this disappointing early results indicate that an inoculation drive using the AstraZeneca vaccine may not be useful.
To Ban Visits from Military Leaders, New Zealand Suspends Ties with Myanmar
New Zealand is suspending all high-level contact with Myanmar. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern imposed a travel ban on its military leaders following last week’s coup. New Zealand will also ensure its aid programme will not include projects that benefit the military government.
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