16th-17th February, 2020

  1. Vice President M Vankaiah Naidu has launched the new Rotavirus vaccine – ROTAVAC-5D@ in New Delhi, designed and developed by Bharat Biotech.
  2. 2nd phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Sreams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR was launched at Barapullah drain in New Delhi.
  3. 1st ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’ to promote export of products of cooperatives has been inaugurated in New Delhi. ‘Yuva Sahakar’ Cooperative Enterprise Support and innovation Scheme 2019 was also launched during the event.
  4. Power minister RK Singh and Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Ffairs Minister Pralhad Joshi have jointly launched PRAKASH-Power Rail Koyla availability through supply Harmony –portal in New Delhi.
  5. 16th Session of the Joint Economic Commission between India and Belgium Luxemburg Economic Union (BLEU) was held in New Delhi.
  6. Fourth edition of International Seminar cum Exhibition on Naval Weopon system ‘NAVARMS – 2019’ with the theme ‘Make in India’ – Fight Category: Opportunities and imperatives was inaugurated by Admiral Karambir Singh in New Delhi.
  7. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘NISHANK’ launched three books which are a collection of stories for children namely Kumbh, Garam Pahad and Dilli ki Bulbul in New Delhi. Authored by popular writer of Children’s books Dr. Anita Bhatnagar Jain.
  8. Union Monister for Jal Shakti released a short documentary film on Water conservation named SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’ in NewDelhi. The film has been made to promote ‘Jaishakti Abhiyan’ and is baswd on the journey of an IAS officer Ravindra Kumar.
  9. Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu relased the books “Loktantra Ke Swar (Khand 2) “ and “The Republican Ethic (Volume 2)” in New Delhi.
  10. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister launched the Braille version of the book “Exam Warriors” written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
  11. Minister for Housing and Urban Affiars has launched Credit –linked Subsidy Services Awas Portal, CLAP, New Delhi. (pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)-URBAN).
  12. Union minister for Rural development, Panchyati Raj and Agriculture inaugurated the SARS India International Trade Fair(IITF) Mela 2019 at New Delhi.
  13. Khadi Pavilion has been inaugurated at the India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi.
  14. A book titled ‘Turbulence and Triumph: The Modi Years’ jointly authored by Rahul Agarwal and Bharathi S Pradhan was released in New Delhi.
  15. Indian Railway has launched third corporate passenger train Kashi Mahakal Express on Varanasi-Indore Route.
  16. National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy, Tamil Nadu has developed Thirumathikart – a mobile app for SHG (Self Help Group) products.
  17. Arvind Kejriwal took Oath as Chief Minister of Delhi for the third Consecutive time.
  18. Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the India Pavilion at 25th edition of the GulFood 2020in Dubai.
  19. Naga tribes of Manipur celebrated it’s seed sowing festival “Lui-Ngai-Ni”, in Ukhrul.
  20. Indian athletes won the three medals in the WorldSnowShoe Championship at Myoko, Japan.
  21. Joshna Chinappa has won 77th Senior Nationql Championship (squash) in women’s category in Chennai.
  22. Indian men’s team has won the bronze medal at the Badminton Asia Team Championships at Manila.
  23. G Narayan has been named as the Chairman of ISRO’S newly commercial entity New Space India Ltd NSIL.