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15 February Current Affairs 2020 in English

  1.  Name the famous ski resort, where the five-day National Winter Games are scheduled to begin from March 7 under the Khelo India program? Gulmarg
  2. As many as 30 sporting events under four disciplines, including snowboarding, skiing, cross-country and a snow-show, will be held for players coming from across India.
  3. The town is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas.
  4.  Name the group CEO of Indian online travel company MakeMyTrip, who has recently resigned from his post? Deep Kalra
  5. Rajesh Magow, who was till recently CEO of MakeMyTrip India, will now take over as group chief executive
  6. Which country has recently approved the sale of an Integrated Air Defence Weapon System to India for an estimated cost of USD 1.867 billion? The U.S.
  7. This will contribute to India’s military goal to update its capability while further enhancing greater interoperability between India, the US, and other allies.
  8.  Recently which state government has approved the Ground Water Act-2020 to improve groundwater levels? Uttar Pradesh
  9. The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved the Ground Water Act-2020 on February 11, 2020, to improve the falling groundwater level. • The Ground Water Act-2020 is aimed at improving the quality of the groundwater level. Under the act, farmers, as well as domestic users, will not be required to pay any amount to use the pumps. The act also provides for strict punishment and penalty against those who pollute the groundwater through boring pipes
  10.  Where will the joint military exercise between India and Britain ‘Ajeya Warrior 2020’ be held from 13 February to 26 February? Salisbury Plains
  11. The fifth edition of India-UK joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ will be conducted at Salisbury Plains, the United Kingdom from 13th-26th February 2020 • The aim of this exercise is to conduct army level joint training with the emphasis on counter-terrorism operations • The exercise is conducted alternatively in the United Kingdom and India. • Other joint exercises between India and UK:
  12. Navy: Konkan • Air Force: IndradhanushIndia’s new 1 Rupee currency note bears the signature of whom? Finance Secretary
  13. Rajiv Kumar is the current Finance Secretary
  14. Recently Facebook has launched which program to provide digital literacy to one lakh woman across seven Indian states? We Think Digital
  15. Facebook on Tuesday launched it ‘We Think Digital’ program, under which the social media giant will provide digital literacy training to 1 lakh women across seven states, including Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Bihar. • “In partnership with National Commission for Women (NCW) and Cyber Peace Foundation, the program aims to provide digital literacy training to one lakh women across seven states through the year,” a statement said.
  16. Recently Odisha government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which bank to provide smart banking solutions to Startups in the state? HDFC Bank Limited
  17.  Recently the Supreme Court has appointed CN Ramachandran Nair to prepare a list of jewelry and price estimation reports of which temple? Sabarimala temple
  18. Sabarimala Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ayyappan situated at Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India
  19. Which NASA astronaut has recently set a record of 328 days to stay in space? Christina Koch
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