7th February Current Affairs 2020

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7th February Current Affairs 2020

Veteran Writer Manoj Das receives Mystic Kalinga Literary Award

Manoj Das, who was recently bestowed with Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contribution to English and Odia literature, received Mystic Kalinga Literary Award for the year 2020 in the category of Indian and Global Languages.

The Mystic Kalinga Literary Award will carry a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, khadi shawl and a certificate.

He will deliver the festival’s keynote address on “Divine Madness: Knowledge, Ecstasy and Transformation”.

He is currently teaching English Literature & Philosophy at Sri Aurobindo International University, Puducherry.

DoT approves merger of Bharti Airtel, Tata Teleservices

The department of telecommunications has approved the merger of the consumer mobile operations of the Tata group with Bharti Airtel, Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd.

Under the deal signed in 2017, Airtel absorbed Tata’s mobile phone operations across the country in 19 circles.

India Signs first term contract to import Crude Oil from Russia

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) signed first term contract with Russian oil and gas company Rosneft for the annual purchase of 2 million metric tonnes of crude oil

India is the 3rd largest Energy Consumer in the world, India imports globally 83% of oil to meet its oil need.

RBI to conduct Financial Literacy Week 2020

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will conduct the Financial Literacy Week 2020 from February 10 to February 14.

The theme of the Financial Literacy Week 2020 is Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

India becomes second largest steel producer of Crude Steel

As per World Steel Association data, India became the second-largest steel producer of crude steel after China 2019, by replacing Japan.

Top 5 Crude steel producers in the world

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • USA
  • South Korea

International Seafood Show to be held in Kochi

Ministry of Commerce and Industry is conducting the 22nd edition of India International Seafood Show 2020 in Kochi from 7th to 9th February 2020.

The theme for the 2020 seafood show is “Blue Revolution: Beyond Production to Value Addition”. 

Haryana launches Rs 1500 crore Mukhyamantri Parivartan Yojna

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar officially launched the welfare scheme for poor families titled ‘Mukhya Mantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna.

This scheme is to provide social security benefits to eligible families of the state through annual financial assistance of Rs6000.

India’s first glass floor suspension bridge to be built in Rishikesh

The country’s first glass floor suspension bridge is to be built across the river Ganga in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

The Uttarakhand Government has approved the design of a glass floor suspension bridge.

The bridge is as an alternative to the iconic Lakshman Jhula, almost 94 years old, which was closed in 2019 due to safety reasons.