1. The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, recently announced that the state government will give Rs. 6 crore to players those winning Gold Medal in Olympic Games.
2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs 1200 crore in Varanasi including Kashi-Mahakal Express that connects Varanasi to Ujjain.
3. Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) has recently launched a mobile application ‘CREDAI Awaas app’ to help buyers and developers in buying and purchasing properties.
4. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt received the Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Actress for the film ‘Gully Boy’. Apart from that, Ayushmann Khurrana baggeds the Best Actor (Male) Critics Award for ‘Article 15’.
5. The first intercity electric bus service between Mumbai and Pune was started on February 14, 2020. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated this electric bus service. This electric bus has a seating capacity of 43 people.
6. The conference will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from February 17-22, 2020.The Asian elephant and the Great Indian Bustard will be included in the Global Conservation List at this conference.
7. Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda has made a new record by completing the five km road race in 12 minutes 51 seconds. He broke Kenya’s Rhonex Kipruto (13.18 seconds) record by 27 seconds which he made in Valencia last month.
8. The Government of Telangana is organizing the Bio-Asia Summit 2020 in Hyderabad from 17-19 February 2020. The summit will focus on biology companies and their investment capabilities.