Current Affair

  • Home
  • Current Affairs
Blog Details

1-2 February 2024 Current Affairs

  1. Maharashtra defended their Khelo India Youth Games title after topping the medals tally with a total of 158 medals.
  2. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has signed a Rs 80,000 crore MoU with Maharashtra, in line with the State’s Green investment plan.
  3. Government Cuts Import Duty on Phone Components from 10% to 15% to Bolster Mobile phone manufacturing industry in India.
  4. Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a neurotechnology company, Implants Brain chip in First Human marking a significant step forward in the field of Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs)
  5. Shri Satnam Singh Sandhu has been nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha by the President of India
  6. Researchers have identified Agasthyagama edge, a new diminutive Kangaroo Lizard species, in the western Ghats. Characterized by a reduced fifth toe, these poor climbers prefer terrestrial habitats.
  7. Divyansh Singh Panwar clinches ISSF World Cup Gold in 10m air rifle 
  8. Rhythm Sangwan & Ujjwal Malik Secure India’s First gold in Cairo, ISSF shooting World cup.
  9.  India with the sugar production of 34,300,000 tones claims the title of the largest sugar producer in the world.
  10.  Punjab Government in a significant step towards safeguarding lives and preventing accidents inaugurated the Sadak Surakhya Force (SSF)
  11.  The military regimes in Burkina Faso, Mali & Niger have announced their immediate withdrawal from the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), citing the BLOC as a threat.
  12.  International Monetary Fund (IMF) forcasts India’s GDP growth to 6.7% for the current fiscal year
  13.  Sultan Ibrahim of Johor State installed as Malaysia’s 17th king.
  14.  PM has extended greetings to the Coast guards' personnel on the 48th Raising Day of Indian Coastguard.
  15.  The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a mission to eradicate Filariasis from the state. 
  16.  The government of Tamil Nadu has introduced guidelines for the “Ungalai Thedi, Ungal Ooril” (Come look for you, in your village) outreach program to strengthen public services & Scheme implementation across the state.
  17.  Recently, The Delhi High Court Reversed its orders that permitted 26-year-old women to terminate her 29-week-old pregnancy, advocating the Unborn Child’s right to life.
  18.  Recently the Delhi Hight Court in the Case of Neetu Grover V. Union of India & Ors, 2024 rejected the challenge to the constitutionality of section 5(v) of the HINDU MARRIAGE ACT (MHA) 1955 which prohibits marriage between two Hindus if they are sapindas (relatives)
  19.  Dhenkanl Magji (a sweet made from cheese from buffalo milk) of Odisha got GI Tag
  20.  The U.S State department recently launched a program to renew the H-1B foreign work visa domestically.
  21.  ICAR-Central marine fisheries research institute (CMFRI) has entered into a collaborative research agreement with private-sector startup offering cultivated meat technology solutions to growing fish meat in the laboratory.
  22.  Recently, the secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of communication (MoC) launched the “Bharat 5g portal- an integrated portal” on the sidelines of “Bharat Telecom 2024.
  23. Champai Soren has been announced as the next Chief Minister of Jharkhand, following the resignation of Hemant soren
  24. Tamil Nadu achieves record With Highest Number of Ramsar sites in India.
  25. BRICS welcomes New Members: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran, & Ethiopia
  26. Reliance Industries claims the title of the biggest company in India.
  27. Preeti Rajak Becomes Indian Army’s First female subedar.
  28. Rahul R Nair, Mehul Malik & Tanmay Bharat to be honoured with the prestigious Blavatnik Awards in London
  29. Union Budget 2024-25 outlines a total expenditure of Rs 47.65 Lakh Crore, with a significant focus on Infrastructure development, resulting in a 16.9% increase in Capital expenditure to 11.11 Lakh Crore.
  30. Tamil Nadu launches ‘Kalaignar Sports Kit’ intiative
  31. World wetlands day is celebrated annually on February 2
  32. The President of India inaugurated SURAJKUND international crafts mela in Haryana
  33. The president of India Shri Droupadi Murmu graced the Udyan Utsav-1, 2024
  34. Cabinet approves scheme of sugar subsidy for Antyodya Anna Yojana (AAY) families under PDS (Public distribution system)
  35. Vice Admiral Lochan singh Pathania assumed charge as the chief Hydrographer to the Govt. of India
  36. Record of rs 6.21 lakh crore allocation to Ministry of defence in interim Budget 2024-25, 4.72% more than FY 2023-24
  37. Government of India announced the four major castes of focus for social justice ‘Garib’ (poor), ‘Mahilayen’ (Women), ‘YUVA’ (Youth) & ‘Annadata’ (Farmer)
  38. Shri Sanjay Verma, Indian Foreign service of 1990 batch takes the oath of Office & Secrecy as member, UPSC.

Join us today

Talk to Expert