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Current Affairs 7 February 2022

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Current Affairs 07 February 2022 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

News Headlines

  1. PM Modi unveils ‘Statue of Equality’ in Hyderabad to commemorate 11th-century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanujacharya
  2. India win record-extending fifth U-19 World Cup title, beat England by 4 wickets
  3. Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away at 92 in Mumbai
  4. IndiGo appoints co-founder and promoter Rahul Bhatia as MD
  5. NTPC puts into operation 74.8 MW solar capacity in Rajasthan
  6. Foundation Stone Of World’s Third Largest Cricket Stadium Laid In Jaipur
  7. UP’s tableau adjudged the best at Republic Day parade 2022
  8. Govt decides to continue the Scheme of Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram for another 5 years
  9. RBI cancels licence of Nashik based Independence Co-operative Bank Limited
  10. 15% tax for new investment in manufacturing to have sunset clause: Revenue Secretary at ASSOCHAM meet
  11. ‘Mamasoubhagyam’ bags best short film award: Kerala State Level competition
  12. Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra nominated for Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award

News Details

1. PM Modi unveils ‘Statue of Equality’ in Hyderabad to commemorate 11th-century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanujacharya

  • PM Modi has dedicated to the nation, the 216-feet tall ‘Statue of Equality’ at Muchintal near Shamshabad in Hyderabad.
  • Statue of Equality commemorates the 11th century Bhakti Saint Ramanujacharya, who promoted the idea of equality in all aspects of living including faith, caste and creed.
  • Statue is made of 5 metals ie Gold, Silver, Copper, Brass and Zinc.
  • Hyderabad Capital : Telangana.
  • Governor : Tamilisai Soundararajan.
  • Chief Minister : Chandrashekar Rao.

2. India win record-extending fifth U-19 World Cup title, beat England by 4 wickets

  • India produced a clinical all-round performance to beat England by four wickets in the final to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua.
  • Bowling his medium pacers to deadly effect, Raj Bawa (5/31) ran through the English middle-order.
  • 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will be hosted by

3. Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away at 92 in Mumbai

  • Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away in Mumbai at the age of 92 after suffering a multi organ failure last night.
  • Considered one of Indian cinema’s greatest singers, Mangeshkar received the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, in 2001.
  • Lata Mangeshkar was the first Indian to perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 1974.

4. IndiGo appoints co-founder and promoter Rahul Bhatia as MD

  • Rahul Bhatia, the co-founder of IndiGo, is taking on a newly-created executive position of managing director at the company, after the biggest budget carrier in Asia by market value posted a surprise quarterly profit.
  • Bhatia will oversee all aspects of the airline, and actively lead the management team, Chairman Meleveetil Damodaran said in the statement.
  • IndiGo CEO : Ronojoy Dutta.

5. NTPC puts into operation 74.8 MW solar capacity in Rajasthan

  • State-run power giant NTPC has said that 88 MW power generation capacity is commercially operational at Fatehgarh Solar PV Project at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.
  • With this, commercial capacity of the NTPC and NTPC group has become 54,377.30 MW and 67,832.30 MW respectively.
  • Bhadla Solar Park, with capacity of 2,245 MW, is the biggest solar plant.

6. Foundation Stone Of World’s Third Largest Cricket Stadium Laid In Jaipur

  • The world’s third-largest cricket stadium is going to be built in Jaipur, and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot & BCCI president Sourav Ganguly laid the foundation stone of the project virtually.
  • It will be the second-largest cricket stadium in India and the third-largest in the world & it would seat 75,000 spectators.
  • Seven out of the 10 big stadiums in the world are in India.

7. UP’s tableau adjudged the best at Republic Day parade 2022

  • Uttar Pradesh has been selected as the best state tableau among the states and UTs which participated in the Republic Day parade 2022.
  • The tableau of Uttar Pradesh was based on the theme ‘One District One Product and Kashi Vishwanath Dham’.
  • A total of 12 States and Union Territories have participated during the Republic Day parade.
  • CISF has been named the best marching contingent.

8. Govt decides to continue the Scheme of Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram for another 5 years

  • The Central Government has decided to continue the Scheme of “Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK)” for another five years from 2021 – 22 to 2025-26 with an outlay of over Rs. 2,710 crore.
  • The decision was taken with a view to achieving the objectives of developing the personality and leadership qualities of the youth and to engage them in nation building activities.
  • Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports : Anurag Singh Thakur.

9. RBI cancels licence of Nashik based Independence Co-operative Bank Limited

  • RBI has cancelled the licence of Nashik based Independence Co-operative Bank Limited.
  • The bank will not be allowed to carry out any operations henceforth and a liquidator will be appointed soon.
  • RBI has clarified that the bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects.

10. 15% tax for new investment in manufacturing to have sunset clause: Revenue Secretary at ASSOCHAM meet

  • The concessional tax rate of 15 percent has been extended by a year till 2024 in the Union Budget.
  • Revenue Secretary said, there is a sunset clause on the special dispensation of concessional 15 per cent tax on companies setting up greenfield manufacturing facilities and therefore the government encourages businesses to set up before the sunset date.

11. ‘Mamasoubhagyam’ bags best short film award: Kerala State Level competition

  • Adarsh ​​MM, a Sanskrit teacher at Veliyannoor PS Natarajapillai Memorial UP School, has emerged as this year’s winner at the best short film competition organized by the general education department.
  • He bagged the prize for the best short film for the Sanskrit movie ‘Mamasoubhagyam’.
  • Governor of Kerala : Arif Mohammad Khan.
  • Capital : Thiruvananthapuram

12. Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra nominated for Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award

  • Neeraj has been selected as one of the six nominees for the 2022 Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award.
  • 24-year-old javelin thrower is only the third Indian to be nominated for the award after wrestler Vinesh Phogat in 2019 and cricket star Sachin Tendulkar, who won the Laureus Sporting Moment Award 2000-2020.

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