Global Investors Summit: Uttar Pradesh received an investment of Rs 33.5 lakh crore

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1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Aero Show and Aerospace Exhibition in Bengaluru

Prime Minister  Shri Narendra Modi  inaugurated   the 14th Aero India 2023  at Air Force Station,  Yelahanka  ,  Bengaluru . The theme of Aero India 2023 is “ The Runway to a Billion Opportunities ”. More than 32 Defense Ministers participated in this show. 251 MoUs worth Rs 75,000 crore were signed  . More than 809 Indian and foreign companies participated in the show. This is the 14th edition. This show is held once in two years. DRDO  ‘s  Tapas-BH  made his debut on the show. Tapas   is an unmanned aerial vehicle . This is Indian Army’s  ISTAR requirements fulfills. ISTAR stands for  Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance  . It can operate up to 28,000 feet.

2. World Happiness Index

 According to  the 10th edition  of  the World Happiness Report , Finland  has been named the world’s happiest country for the fifth year in a row. There has been a slight improvement in India’s position in the World Happiness Index as compared to last year. Last year, India was ranked 139th in this index, while this year India   has reached 136th position . Afghanistan has been considered the unhappiest country in the world. He is at the last place in this list at 146th position. Nepal (84), Bangladesh (94), Pakistan (121) and Sri Lanka (127) are on the list. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network publishes an annual report called the World Happiness Index 2023. The study assesses happiness levels globally in more than 150 countries. The Gallup World Poll served as the main source for this study.

3. Two IIT Indore students won gold medals and one million UAE Dirhams at the World Government Summit in Dubai

The World Government Summit  is held  every year in  Dubai, United Arab Emirates . During this summit, world leaders discuss policies and government processes.  Two students of  IIT Indore won gold medals and one million UAE Dirhams at the World Government Summit in Dubai. Niyati Totala and Neil Kalpeshkumar Parikh  to  Egyptian  President  Abel Fattah El-Sisi Awarded the medal. These students have created the ‘Blockbill’ app. BlockBill is a blockchain-based app that generates digital receipts for all its users’ transactions. Apart from this, this app solves many more problems. This includes stopping the use of paper made from chemicals that cannot be recycled to print receipts. The ‘M-Gov Award’ and ‘Gov-Tech Award’ are given every year by the Government of the United Arab Emirates under the World Government Summit. They aim to encourage students, researchers, government agencies and institutions, private sector companies and startups to solve problems using the latest technology with an aim to address local and global challenges and explore new opportunities for a better future for humanity. to find new solutions.

4. Former Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides will be the new President of the country

Cyprus  ‘ former foreign minister  Nikos Christodoulides  is set to become the country’s new president. Mr. Nikos Christodoulides defeated seasoned diplomat Andreas Mavroyanninis in a tough fight. Mr. Christodoulides got about 52 percent of the vote, while Mr. Mavroyiannis got 48 percent. He was appointed the official spokesperson in 2014. In 2018, he was made the foreign minister. Mr Christodoulides is supported by the Democratic Party, the Movement for Social Democracy and the Democratic Alignment.

5. Mohammad Shahabuddin will be the next President of Bangladesh

Mohammad Shahabuddin   will be the next President of Bangladesh . The ruling  Awami League  nominated retired judge, anti-corruption commission commissioner and freedom fighter Mohammad Shahabuddin. No other party or individual filed nomination for the post. The term of current President  Abdul Hamid  ends on April 23. He served as the President for two consecutive terms of five years. The Constitution of Bangladesh does not allow any person to hold the presidency for more than two terms.

6. Bangladesh government announces names of 19 individuals and two institutions for award of ‘Ekushe Padak’

The Government of Bangladesh has  nominated 19 individuals and two institutions  for the award of ‘Ekushe Padak’  , the country’s  second highest civilian award. The names have been announced. The Ministry of Culture announced the names. The Ekushi Medal is given for outstanding contribution in various fields such as contribution to the language movement, liberation struggle, art and culture, journalism and social service. The award will be presented to three persons under the language movement category, one in the liberation struggle, eight in art and culture and two in politics. Bidyanando Foundation has been selected for the Ekushi Puraskar 2023 in the social service category. The Foundation has been working among the underprivileged and marginalized sections of the society for many years. Bangladesh National Museum is the second institution selected for the award. Renowned artist Kanak Champa Chakma will get the award for painting, while Jayant Chattopadhyay has been selected under the recitation category. The announcement states that Nawaz Ali will get the ward for Shilpakala. Started in 1976, The Ekushi Medal is awarded to individuals and institutions for their remarkable contribution in their respective fields. Awarded institutions or individuals receive a certificate, a gold medal and a cash prize of Tk 4 lakh.

7. Government declares national emergency after Cyclone Gabrielle hits New Zealand’s North Island

 The government has declared a national emergency after Cyclone Gabriel  hit the  North Island  in  New Zealand . Emergency Management Minister Kieran McAnulty said it was “unpredictable” weather conditions that were having a widespread impact across much of the North Island. Due to heavy rain and strong wind after the storm, power went out in more than 38,000 houses. Flooding and landslides have cut off connectivity to many parts of the country, including some settlements near Auckland. Emergency has been imposed in New Zealand for the third time. Earlier in 2019 at the time of the Christchurch terror attack and again in 2020 due to the Kovid epidemic, emergency was imposed in the country.

8. Union Minister G Kishan Reddy inaugurated the 4th ASEAN-India Youth Summit

Union Minister for Culture and Tourism  G Kishan Reddy  inaugurated   the  4th ASEAN-India Youth Summit  in Hyderabad . The four-day summit   has been organized by the Ministry of External Affairs in association with the India Foundation . More than a hundred delegates from South East Asian countries Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar and Thailand and about 60 delegates from India are participating in the summit.

9. Global Investors Summit: Uttar Pradesh received an investment of Rs 33.5 lakh crore

PM Modi  recently   inaugurated the Global Investors Summit  in  Lucknow . It was a three-day summit. Invest  UP 2.0 was launched during this summit. Along with this, Global Trade Show was organized. Over 18,605 MoUs were signed during this summit   . The state   got an investment of Rs 33.5 lakh crore . These investments will provide employment to 92.5 lakh people in the state. Investments are mainly in real estate, renewable energy, education, housing, electronic vehicle manufacturing, food processing and renewable energy. During this summit, it was decided that the UK would invest in the aerospace, defense and medical sectors.

10. HAL to export ALH Mk3 helicopters to Mauritius

India   signed an agreement  with  Mauritius to export ALH Mk3 helicopters to the country in January 2022. As per this agreement, HAL recently delivered one ALH Mk3 helicopter. This helicopter   will be used by the Mauritius Police Force . In future, HAL will provide technical and maintenance support for these helicopters. The ALH Mk III is a multi-role helicopter. The helicopter had also proved its mettle in many life saving missions and during natural calamities. To date, India has produced over 335 such helicopters. ALH stands for  Advanced Light Helicopter  .

11. Iris can be scanned for Aadhaar instead of fingerprints of Divyangjans: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The government has denied that   a large number of  differently-abled people  have not been provided with  Aadhaar cards because they did not get their fingerprints  verified.  In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that iris scan can be obtained from citizens who cannot provide fingerprints  . He also said that the Unique Identification Authority of India-UIDAI will give special facility to those who are not able to provide bio-metric information as per the rules. He said that each and every data received at the time of enrollment for Aadhaar card would be thoroughly scrutinised.

12. National Culture Festival 2023 begins in Mumbai

The Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2023  was inaugurated   by   the Governor of  Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari  and Union Culture Minister  Shri G Kishan Reddy  at  Azad Maidan , Churchgate  in  Mumbai  . The festival has been organized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, from 11 to 19 February with the aim of promoting national unity and integrity through cultural exchange.

13. Indian Navy All Women Car Rally – ‘She is Unstoppable’ organized to celebrate Nari Shakti

In line with the national leadership’s vision to raise awareness on  ‘ Nari Shakti ‘, the Indian Navy  in   association with the Naval Wellness and Welfare Association (NWWA) has  conducted a Mahila Motor Abhiyaan  as a tribute to the   heroic women of the country and the Indian Navy.  has partnered with M/s Jeep India for The all-women car rally, with  the slogan ‘ She is Unstoppable ‘ and the tag line ‘ Soar High (fly high) ‘, will be held  from  the National War Memorial in New Delhi to  the War Memorial in Longewala (Rajasthan) . This rally will run for 12 days i.e. from February 14 to February 25, 2023. This  It will cover a distance of 2300 kilometers from Delhi via Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Longewala, Jodhpur.

14. DRI Seizes 24.4 Kg Gold Smuggled From Bangladesh Under Operation Eastern Gateway

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has launched an operation named ‘ Operation Eastern Gateway ‘  with the objective of gathering intelligence in a timely manner to unearth the modus operandi of smuggling. A syndicate based in Bangladesh, Tripura, Assam and West Bengal was involved in smuggling a huge amount of gold from Bangladesh to India through the Indo-Bangladesh border in the state of Tripura. The total smuggled gold was 24.4 kg, which is worth about Rs 14 crore.

15. The first Digital Economy Working Group (DEWG) meeting of G20 started in Lucknow to promote digital economy.

The first G20 Digital Economy Working Group (DEWG) meeting  has started in Lucknow  during G20 Presidency of India to  promote inclusive digital economy in G20 countries. The three-day meeting of DEWG held in Lucknow will run from 13 to 15 February 2023. The meeting is being hosted by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The Digital Economy Working Group was formed under the German G20 Presidency in 2017 with the aim of promoting a secure, interconnected and inclusive digital economy.

16. YouGov releases report on disposable income

YouGov  is an international data analytics firm. It   is based in UK . This organization recently   released a report on  disposable income . The income that remains with the citizens after deducting taxes is called disposable income . YouGov report says that more than a third of urban Indian citizens claim that their  disposable income is short Has come Urban Indians will increase their savings over the next 12 months. Their major expenses are buying health insurance (26% of income), saving (33%) and investing for the future (21%). Most of these are investing in pension-linked stocks and schemes. Two out of five urban Indians need help managing their money. A third needed help accessing investments. Of the 18 markets researched, the UK declined the most. Britain was followed by Italy and Poland in second and third place respectively.

17. Asia to use half of world’s electricity by 2025: IEA

The International Energy Agency  recently released its annual report. The other two major reports released by the organization  are the World Energy Outlook  and  the Net Zero by 2050  report. According to the annual report released by the agency,  the Asian continent will consume half the electricity produced in the world by 2025 . On the other hand,  Africa  will use only 3% of the world’s electricity by 2025 . Most of Asia’s  electricity consumption  is going to come from China . China will consume more electricity than the United States, India and the European Union combined. The least will be consumed by Africa as it is not as developed as the rest of the world.

18. Alibaba sells its entire stake in Paytm

Alibaba  has made preparations to completely stop its business from India. Alibaba  has sold its entire stake in Paytm through a block deal  . Explain that   the remaining stake in Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications i.e. about  2.1 crore shares (or 3.4 percent equity) have sold After this block deal, Alibaba is no longer a stakeholder in Paytm. The company sold about 3.1 per cent of its 6.26 per cent equity in Paytm in January. With this sale, Alibaba is no longer a stakeholder in Paytm. The company sold 3.1 per cent of its 6.26 per cent stake in Paytm in January. With this latest deal, the process of Alibaba’s exit from India is almost complete. Ali Baba had earlier sold its stake in Zomato and BigBasket. This news can prove to be good for the market as it will end Chinese stake in Paytm.

19. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of ‘Himachal Niketan’ in Delhi

Himachal  CM  Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu laid the foundation stone for the construction of Himachal Niketan  building  in  Dwarka  , Delhi  . It will provide accommodation facilities to the students and residents of Himachal Pradesh in Delhi. A five-storey ‘Himachal Niketan’ will be built in Delhi’s Dwarka at a cost of Rs 57.72 crore. In addition to two VIP rooms, Niketan will have 36 general rooms exclusively for students and 40 more general ones.

20. ICC Player of the Month for Shubman Gill and Grace Scrivens

 India’s  Shubman Gill , Mohammed Siraj and New Zealand’s Devon Conway were nominated in the month of January . Gill beat the rest of the two players to win the title for the month of January, while  England U-19 captain Grace Scrivens  became the youngest player to be nominated for the women’s honour.

21. Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championship begins in Dubai from today

Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championship 2023   will begin in Dubai . In this competition  P.V. Sindhu  and  H.S. courtship There is a strong possibility of India’s victory under the leadership of India’s opening match in Group-B will be with Kazakhstan. In the men’s singles, India will be led by world number eight Prannoy and world number 10 Lakshyasen. At the same time, Chirag Shetty will be partnered with Dhruv Kapila in the absence of Satwikraj Rankireddy in the doubles matches. The other pair in men’s doubles is Krishna Prasad Garga and Vishnuvardhan Goud P. Commonwealth Games bronze medalist pair of Trisha Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand will lead the charge in the women’s doubles event. At the same time, Ashwini Bhatt and Shikha Gautam will also be present as additional players. Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto will be the only mixed doubles pair from India. The top ten players got direct entry into the competition, while others had to go through trials for selection.

22. World Radio Day: 13 February

Every year 13 February  is   celebrated as World Radio Day  to make  the youth and future generations  aware of the importance and history of radio around the world. The celebration of World Radio Day   was started in the year 2011 . Spain Radio Academy in the year 2010  It was proposed for the first time to celebrate World Radio Day on 13 February. In the year 2011, the member countries of UNESCO accepted this proposal and in the year 2012, the United Nations General Assembly welcomed this decision. Since then every year 13 February is celebrated as World Radio Day. February 13 was chosen to celebrate World Radio Day because it was on this day in 1946 that the United Nations Radio was launched. The theme for the 12th edition of World Radio Day is ” Radio and Peace “.

23. National Productivity Day: 12 February

National Productivity Day  is celebrated every year   on  12 February in India. The objective of the National Productivity Council is to encourage and promote productivity and quality awareness in all sectors of the country. The main observation of the day is to encourage all stakeholders in the implementation of productivity tools and techniques with contemporary relevant themes.

24. Famous American pop musician Burt Bacharach passed away at the age of 94

Legendary music composer Burt Bacharach  has passed away at the age of 94. Burt Bachraj had achieved a different position with his music. Burt  won the Grammy eight times and the Oscar three times  . He won two of these Oscars in 1970 and one in 1982. His compositions included rock classics such as ‘Do You Know the Way to San Jose’ and ‘Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head’. During his decades-long career, he played for many artists ranging from Dionne Warwick and Aretha Franklin to Dusty Springfield and Tom Jones. worked with the stars.