11th-12th February, 2020


  • National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, will be renamed as Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management.
  • Rajkot has become the First city in the country to obtain the ‘Green Building Certificate’ for it’s affordable housing scheme.
  • Israel’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Meir Ben Shabbat meets PM Modi in New Delhi.
  • Indian Origin Scientist, S S Vasan is leading the research team to develop the Corona Virus vaccine.
  • Amit Shah would be inaugurating “Conference on combating Drug Trafficking” for BIMSTEC Nations in New Delhi.
  • World Radio Day is observed every year on 13 February.
  • President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will arrive in New Delhi on state visit.
  • Ministry of External Affairs was awarded for his e-governance initiatives and implementing the e-office.
  • Cabinet has approved MoU between India and Iceland in the field of Sustainable Fisheries Development.
  • Cabinet has approved protocol amending the Agreement between India and Sri Lanka for avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion.
  • DRDO has started developing a 200-km strike range tactical ballistic missile “Pranash”.
  • National productivity Day is observed on 12 February annually to increase the productivity culture in India. It is celebrated by the National Productivity Council (NPC).


  • Lalremsiami has been named as the 2019 FIH Women’s Rising star of the year by the International Hockey Federation.
  • Vivek Sagar Prasad has been named as the 2019 Rising star of the year by the International Hockey Federation.
  • Aditya Mehta has won the National Snooker Championship in Pune defeating Pankaj Advani.
  • Former Australian Cricketers Craig McDermott and Sharon Tredrea have been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
  • David Warner has won his third Allan Border Medal while Ellyse Perry claimed her second Belinda Clark Award at the Australian Cricket Awards.
  • Pullela Gopichand receives honourable mention of IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards.


  • Haryana government has launched “Reading Mission”.
  • Goa government will set up Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) to boost Agricultural Produce.
  • 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) to be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
  • National Water Conference to be held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  • First ‘Jerusalem-Mumbai Festival’ to be held in Mumbai on February 15-16.
  • According to the India Justice report-2019, Maharasjtra has been ranked first on the capacity of justice delivery system among the 18 large and mid-sized states.
  • ministry of Civil Aviation operationalised the first ever helicopter services from Dehradun.
  • Tripura state has organised its First ever Hornbill Festival.
  • haryana Chief Minister launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojan” to provide an Annual assistance of Rs 6000 to the needy families.


  • Infosys will acquire Simplus, an IT service management company in a $250 million.
  • Mumbai to get India’s largest air quality monitoring network.


  • Pangolin animal has been identified as the host of Corona Virus in China.