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Latest Current affairs February 2020

Here are the latest Current Affairs February 2020

  1.  Madhya Pradesh bags the first position for the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana. Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani will present this award to Madhya Pradesh at a function in New Delhi.

  2. World Cancer Day is observed today. It is observed every year to create awareness about cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.

  3. President Ram Nath Kovind presents International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu and the Leprosy Mission Trust in New Delhi today.

  4. Aam Aadmi Party has retained power in Delhi for the third time. The Party has won 62 seats in the 70-member Assembly elections.

  5. World Unani Day is celebrated today. This day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of great Unani scholar Hakim Ajmal Khan.

  6. The World Health Organisation announced that "COVID-19" will be the official name of the deadly virus disease from China which is till now commonly known as corona virus. The "co" stands for "corona", "vi" for "virus" and "d" for "disease", while "19" was for the year, as the outbreak was first identified on December 31.

  7. World Radio Day being observed on 13rd February with theme 'Radio and Diversity'.

  8. Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Chief Minister of Delhi for the third consecutive time.

  9. Hindi is the 3rd most spoken language of the world in 2019 with 615 million speakers. The 22nd edition of the world language database Ethnologue stated English at the top of the list with 1,132 million speakers. Chines Mandarin is at the second position with 1,117 million speakers. Bangla has been ranked as the 7th most spoken language of the world. Bangla has 228 million native speakers.

  10. UNESCO is celebrating International Mother Language Day on 21st february. It has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

  11. Central Excise Day is being celebrated on 24th february by Central Board of Excise and Customs all over India.

  12. National Science Day is observed today in India. The day is observed to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by Physicist C V Raman on 28th February, 1928.

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