Today Top Current Affairs 10 February 2021
Daily Current Affairs 10 February 2021: This article consists of the latest top current affairs for 10 February 2021 that are essential for all competitive exams such as Bank, SSC, IBPS, SBI exams. You can also take our Current Affairs Quiz after studying our Today current affairs.
National Horticulture Fair 2021 begins in Bengaluru
In Bengaluru, The National Horticulture Fair (NHF) 2021 has been begun by The Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Kailash Choudhry on 08 February 2021 through a virtual Mode.
- It will be a showcase of cutting edge technologies, crop varieties, pest and disease management practices and processing methods.
- the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) has conducted this five-day long event which starts on 8 February and will end on 12 February 2021 at its IIHR campus situated in Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru.
Madhya Pradesh launches SAANS campaign to reduce infant mortality
The Madhya Pradesh health department has launched a new Social awareness campaign named SAANS.
- SAANS stands for ‘Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully’.
- The main purpose of SAANS campaign is to reduce infant mortality or death rate due to pneumonia.
- The state govt will set up 4,000 Health and Wellness Centres to implement the SAANS campaign.
- Also, MP govt partnered with PGIMER, Chandigarh, and UNICEF in order to develop training modules and the skills of health workers will be enhanced through training modules.
Latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen: Virat at 5th place
On February 10, 2021, Indian Captain Virat Kohli has slipped to 5th position in latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen and English skipper Joe Root jumped to 3rd position in the Test Ranking.
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Robert Irwin won Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021
An Australian wildlife photographer Mr Robert Irwin has achieved the 1st prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award Contest.
- his image was selected from a shortlist of 25 finalists and it got 55,486 votes to win the title.
- his image ‘bushfire’, which highlights the devastating Australian Bushfire in 2020. he captured this image with the help of a drone, near the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve in Cape York, Queensland.
Vijayanagara officially as 31st District of Karnataka
The Govt of Karnataka state has declared Vijayanagara as the 31st district of the state on February 08, 2021. the govt also issues a gazette notification regarding this.
- The new district (carved out of Ballari) will have 6 taluks and Hosapete will be its headquarters.
- The other taluks in the new district are Kudligi, Hagaribommana Halli, Kotturu, Hoovina Hadagali, and Harapanahalli.
World Pulses Day on 10 February
The day of 10 February is being observed as World Pulses Day every year. this day was designated by The United Nations in 2018.
- In 2019, this day was celebrated the first time on February 10.
- The main purpose of this day is to recognize the importance of pulses (dry beans, lentils, dry peas, chickpeas, lupins) as a global food.