Current Affairs 11/02/21

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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 11/02/21 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.

This section also provides important information regarding education including the notifications of SSC, NDA, UPSC, etc. Reading daily current affairs will help aspirants gaining more knowledge as exams conducted for jobs and interviews also contain questions on general awareness.

Business and Economy- Current affairs 11/02/21

This category of current affairs 11/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India.

Bangladesh Received 200 Million Dollars from World Bank

Bangladesh Received $200 Million Dollars from World Bank

The World Bank has extended 200 Million Dollars to Bangladesh for the ‘WASH’ project—Water Sanitation, Hygiene for rural areas. The project is also going to help over 3.6 million people in gaining access to hygienic sanitation facilities and to resource clean water to about 6 lakh people in rural areas.

More than 3 lakh poorest households will be provided with fully subsidised toilets and at public places such as markets etc., about 3000 community piped water schemes with installations of 312 public toilets and 2,514 hand-washing stations will be made available.

Nation and Politics- Current affairs 11/02/21

This category of current affairs 11/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.

Indian Army Laid the Foundation Stone of Tallest Indian Flag in Kashmir

Indian Army Laid the Foundation Stone of Tallest Indian Flag in Kashmir

Indian Army will install a 100-feet tall Indian Flag in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir. Foundation stone of the tallest Indian Flag was laid on 7th February 2021. The flag will add to the glory of Gulmarg which is already a major tourist destination. The installation will be completed with the collaboration of Solar Industry India.

Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster: Rescue Team Begins Drilling Operations Inside Tapovan Tunnel

Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster: Rescue Team Begins Drilling Operations Inside Tapovan Tunnel

Rescue team has started drilling operations inside Tapovan tunnel as per ITBP statement. Around 30 people are feared trapped inside the tunnel. Rescue teams have already found 34 bodies during the relief operations at the Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster till 10th February. About 170 people are still missing.

Science and Technology- Current affairs 11/02/21

This category of current affairs 11/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India.

China Mars Mission: Tianwen-1 Probe Successfully Enters Mars Orbit

China Mars Mission: Tianwen-1 Probe Successfully Enters Mars Orbit

China’s space probe Tianwen-1 entered the Mars orbit on 10th February 2021. Tianwen-1 was launched in July 2020 and is expected to land on the red planet in May 2021. If its landing is successful, then China will become the first country to orbit, land and deploy a rover to Mars on its first attempt.

Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 11/02/21

This category of current affairs 11/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.

‘Platform Scale: For a Post-Pandemic World’ Authored by Sangeet Paul Choudhary

‘Platform Scale: For a Post-Pandemic World’ Authored by Sangeet Paul Choudhary

Sangeet Paul Choudhary has authored a book named ‘Platform Scale: For a Post-Pandemic World’. It explains the importance of the inner workings of platform business models. It also discusses the ability of business models to scale rapidly. The first edition of the Platform Scale was published in 2015. The book also describes how the decade leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic witnessed the rise of platform business models. Moreover, these models drove stock market gains and extended their influence across the economic and political activity.

‘By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a Life’ Authored by M Hamid Ansari

‘By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a Life’ Authored by M Hamid Ansari

M Hamid Ansari has authored a book titled ‘By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a Life’. He was the vice president of India and chairman of the Rajya Sabha. His tenure as the vice president of India was for two consecutive terms from 2007 to 2017. Besides chairing the Rajya Sabha and shedding interesting light on some of its functional aspects, Ansari used the vice presidency as a formidable pulpit. He also used this to express himself frankly on a range of issues at different times in India’s changing political landscape.

Their overarching theme was also the need for modern India to recommit itself to the constitutional principles of justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity. It also values a composite culture and correctives in polity relating to identity, security and empowerment of the weaker segments of the society.

World- Current affairs 11/02/21

This category of current affairs 11/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.7 in South Pacific Causes Tsunami

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.7 in South Pacific Causes Tsunami

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake caused a tsunami in the South Pacific on Thursday. Moreover, this small tsunami caused no damage to island nations in the region. On Thursday, the quake struck at just after midnight local time about 415 kilometers east of Vao in New Caledonia.  

Yemen Rebel Attack on Airport Sets Plane on Fire

Yemen Rebel Attack on Airport Sets Plane on Fire

On Wednesday, Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted Abha International Airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia. As a result of this rebel, a civilian plane on the tarmac caught fire. Firefighters have brought the blaze under control, the state-owned Al-Ekhbariya TV said. Initially, there were no reports on any possible casualties from the attack. However, the initial reports offered no word on it. Saudi officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment Wednesday. Moreover, the officials condemned the assault as a systematic and deliberate attempt to target civilians in the southern region of Saudi Arabia. 

US Capitol Hill violence: Graphic New Video Shows Rioters Looking for VP Mike Pence

US Capitol Hill violence: Graphic New Video Shows Rioters Looking for VP Mike Pence

Prosecutors in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial have unveiled chilling new security video for Senate jurors and the nation. The video showed the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors. In the video, it was also visible that the mob of rioters was searching menacingly for former Vice President Mike Pence. The insurgents were targeting Pence because he refused to help his boss, former President Donald Trump.

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