Current Affairs February 2020 Archive

‘Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award’ Conferred upon Jadav Payeng

The Forest Man of India, Padma Shri Jadav Payeng has conferred with the prestigious Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award on February 29 in New Delhi. The arward is instituted by My Home India for his consistent efforts in

Bihar passes resolution for caste-based census

The Bihar Assembly unanimously passed a resolution requesting the Centre to hold the 2021 census on the basis of caste. This is the second time Bihar has passed this resolution in the recent past. On February 18,

Bengaluru continues to record highest number of digital transactions

Bengaluru has accounted for the highest number of digital transactions in India in 2019, followed by Chennai, Mumbai and Pune, while United Payments Interface (UPI) was the most preferred mode of payment. Bengaluru was the leading city

Cabinet approved the Surrogacy Regulation Bill 2020

The Union Cabinet has approved the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020, on 26 February. The Bill will allow widows and divorced women to be surrogate mothers. The Bill has incorporated all recommendations made by the Rajya Sabha Select

Government of India announces Maiden Summit on Artificial Intelligence

The Government of India (GoI) announced the mega event, RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020,’ to be held from April 11-12 in New Delhi. RAISE 2020 is India’s first Artificial Intelligence summit to be organized