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6th February Current Affairs 2020
The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of Bhadhavana port in Maharashtra
The cabinet has given its ‘policy’ approval for setting up a large port at Bhadhavana near Dahanu in Maharashtra. 85,544.54 crore.
The new major port will be established on the basis of the Land Lord model.
A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) will be formed as the main partner of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).
It is part of the government’s plan to develop infrastructure projects at a cost of ₹ 100-trillion over the next five years.
India ranks 40th in International Intellectual Property (IP) Index 2020
India ranks 40th out of 53 global economies in the 2020 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index.
The report was conducted by Pugatch Consilum, a consultant that provides evidence-based research, analysis and intelligence on the fast-growing sectors of the economy.
Top 3 countries
- United States
- United Kingdom
The East Asia Summit on Maritime Cooperation will be held in Chennai
The 4th East Asia Summit (EAS) on Maritime Security Cooperation will be held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The first conference was held in Delhi in 2015.
The fourth conference is being hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MEA) in partnership with the governments of Australia and Indonesia.
6th bi-monthly monetary policy 2020 published by RBI
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India has released its 6th bi-monthly Monetary Policy 2019-20.
The Reserve Bank of India’s MPC policy has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 5.15%
The RBI expects India’s GDP to grow by 6% next year
- Policy repo rate: 5.15%
- Reverse repo rate: 4.90%
- Marginal fixed benefit rate: 5.40%
- Bank rate: 5.40%
- CRR: 4%
- SLR: 18.25%
Sourav Ganguly to be India’s Goodwill Ambassador for Tokyo Olympics
Indian Olympic Association Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has been invited to the Tokyo Olympics this year to be the Indian team’s goodwill ambassador.
President of the Indian Olympic Association – Narinder Dhruv Batra
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: February 8
February 8 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.
It has been observed since 2003, as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation and to spread awareness about FGM, which violates the human rights of girls and women.
The theme of International Zero Tolerance 2020 Day was to unleash youthful energy: a decade of accelerated work for the genital mutilation of empty women.
JSW Steel has named Rishabh Pant as its brand ambassador
JSW Steel has appointed Indian cricketer Rishabh Rajendra Pant as its brand ambassador.
Young wicketkeeper-batsman Pant has a three-year contract to promote JSW’s steel products, which include JSW Colouron + colored coated sheets and JSW Neosteel TMT bars.
The President presented the International Gandhi Award for Leprosy
President Ram Nath Kobind presented the International Gandhi Award for Leprosy to Dr. NS Dharmasaktu and the Leprosy Mission Trust in the Indian Nomination (Private) category under the Institutional Department in New Delhi.
The International Gandhi Award for Leprosy commemorates Mahatma Gandhi’s sympathy and service to lepers.
India’s unemployment rate is 4.1%, the highest in four decades
According to the Periodic Labor Survey (PLFS) of the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO’s) of the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, India’s unemployment rate reached a 45-year high of 6.1 percent in 2017-18.
Rakhi Haldar won gold at the Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships
Rakhi Haldar of Bengal won gold in the 64 kg category of the 35th edition of the Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championship at the Khudiram Practice Center in Kolkata.
Haldar is ranked 19th in the Olympic qualifiers and has a personal best of 218kg, having won a bronze medal at the Qatar International Cup last year.