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Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 19 February, 2020 ] | Today's News Headlines

Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 19 February, 2020 ] | Today's News Headlines

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19/02/2020 :

India, World Bank sign USD 450 million loan agreement to improve groundwater management.

The Indian Space Research Organisation has revealed in its annual report for 2019-20 that it will launch 10 Earth Observation Satellites in 2020-21.

The Chief of the Defence staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat has announced the plan of establishing the first Integrated Tri-Services Command.

The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has imposed a ban of 4 years on Haryana’s javelin thrower Amit Dahiya. 

The Supreme Court ordered the government to ensure permanent commission (PC) to women officers in the Army. The officers will now be appointed for command posting. 

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant on 17 February. With this approval, the UAE became the first Arab country in the region to operate a nuclear power plant.

The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee announced the motto for the year's Olympics. 
The motto for Olympics 2020 is "United by Emotion". 

The Government has announced that it is to rename the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) as "Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses". 

The Union Minister of External Affairs Dr. S Jaishankar to inaugurate Indian Pavilion at 70th Berlin International Film Festival.

Australia has appointed former New South Wales premier Barry O’Farrell as the next high commissioner to India, one of Canberra’s closest and most significant partners in the Indo-Pacific. 

The 22nd edition of the world language database Ethnologue reported that Hindi is the 3rd most spoken language of the world in 2019.

Tech giant Google has decided to wind down its ‘Station’ programme globally through 2020, including in India. 

India will send a consignment of medical supplies on a relief flight to Wuhan city later this week to support China in combating the deadly coronavirus outbreak in the country.

'Pyaar ka Paudha' (a plant of love) campaign has been launched by the Bihar govt's Department of Environment & Forest in Patna.

Radhakishan Damani, founder of India's most profitable retailer Avenue Supermarts, has become India’s second-richest person after Mukesh Ambani, who is not only the richest person in India but also in Asia with $57.5 billion net worth on (February 17) as per Forbes' Real-Time Billionaires Index. 

Billionaire Jeff Bezos announced on 17 February, 2020, he will launch a $10 billion fund to fight climate change.

Moody's Investors Service slashed India's growth forecast to 5.4% for 2020 from 6.6% projected earlier on slower than expected economic recovery.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to withhold the annual subsidy to Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA). 

Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar has won the greatest Laureus Sporting Moment Award in the last 20 years.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched “Yodhav” (Warrior) mobile app (application) at Kochi, Kerala. 
Through this app, public can inform police about drug abuse & its distribution.

The Asian Wrestling Championships will be held at the KD Jadhav Hall of Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi from 18-23 February. 

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