13th February, 2020


  • Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing director of Air India.
  • Government has decided to rename Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan and Foreign Service Institute in the National capital as Sushma Swaraj institute of Foreign Service.
  • Fifteenth Finance Commission has constituted a five member group on Defence and Internal Security.
  • UK government has appointed Alok Sharma as Cop26 President.
  • R K Pachauri, a former TERI Chief under whose chairmanship the UN’s intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, passed away. He was 79.
  • Atul Kumar Gupta will be the new President of the institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) for the year 2020-2021.
  • Sarojini Naidu’s birthday is celebrated as National Women’s Day of India on February 13 every year.
  • Dharmendra Rai launches his book titled The Thin Mind Map Book.


  • Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has launched “Anganphou Hunba” programme at Arapati Mayal Lelkal in Imphal East.


  • Indian men’s Hockey team captain Manpreet Singh has been named player of the year for 2019 by the International Hockey Federation.