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 12/02/21 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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Nation and Politics- Current affairs 12/02/21
This category of current affairs 12/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
LAC Disengagement to Start in Phased Manner as India and China Reach to an Agreement
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has announced that India and China have reached an agreement on disengagement at Pangong Lake in Ladakh. The new development may finally bring an end to the months-long border tension between the two neighbours. China’s defense ministry has also stated to start a synchronized and organized disengagement at LAC. The withdrawal of armoured elements started on 10th February 2021.
First Mahapanchayat in Punjab to be Held Today to Support Farmers Agitation
Punjab’s Ludhiana will host first Mahapanchayat on 12th February 2021 after many maha panchayats organized in UP, Haryana and Rajasthan to support the ongoing farmers movement. Farmers, labourers, truckers, arthiyas and trade union members will participate in the event at Jagraon Grain Market of Ludhiana.
Science and Technology- Current affairs 12/02/21
This category of current affairs 12/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India.
India’s First CNG Tractor to be Launched by Government
Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will launch first CNG tractor of India on 12 February 2021. Country’s first converted CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) is approved by government-run vehicle testing facility. The tractor converted to run on CNG from diesel is said to save around Rs 1 lakh annually for farmers on fuel costs. CNG tractors will also help reduce emissions by 40 to 50%.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 12/02/21
This category of current affairs 12/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan Hits Record-Breaking T20I Against South Africa
Mohammad Rizwan finished with 64-ball 104 not out comprising six boundaries and seven sixes. South Africa won the toss and sent Pakistan in to batting at the Gaddafi stadium on February 11. Moreover, Mohammad Rizwan a Pakistani wicket-keeper-batsman etched his name on the record books with a stunning century in the first T20I against South Africa in Lahore.
After former New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum, he became only the second wicket-keeper batsman. Rizwan hit a ton in all three formats of the game. Moreover, McCullum as a specialist keeper has scored 5 Test tons, 3 ODI tons, and 1 T20I hundred. However, Rizwan as a keeper has scored 2 hundred in ODIs and 1 each in Tests and T20I.
Veteran Sri Lankan Actor Jayalal Rohana Passes Away
On February 11, Jayalal Rohana a veteran Actor has passed away at the age of 57. He made great contributions to the Sri Lankan entertainment industry. Rohana also worked as a theater director, writer, make-up artist, and radio play writer. He is also well known for his works such as television drama ‘Isuruyogaya’, and films ‘Ayoma’, and ‘Sinhawalokanaya’.
World- Current affairs 12/02/21
This category of current affairs 12/02/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
Biden Talked with Xi About Concerns Over China’s Coercive Unfair Economic Practices
US President Joe Biden talked about the fundamental concerns with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in his maiden phone call. He has issues with Beijing’s coercive and unfair economic practices. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki after the two-hour-long conversation between the two leaders on Thursday. Psaki also said that Biden wants to lead with a clear and compelling affirmative US policy agenda. He has also taken steps to strengthen the US economy.
‘Convict Trump or It Could Happen Again’ Told Trial
Democrats have concluded in their arguments that Trump had incited the 6 January Capitol riot and he could do this again. So, they appealed for the conviction of Donald Trump. Democrats also presented accounts from police, staff, intelligence officials and foreign media to pursue their case.
China Bans BBC World News from Broadcasting
China has criticized the BBC news channel for its reporting on coronavirus. The country also accused the channel for the persecution of ethnic minority Uighurs. So, China country has banned the BBC World News from broadcasting in the country. Moreover, the BBC was “disappointed” by this decision.
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