5th February, 2020


  • Ajay Bisaria has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Canada.
  • Ministerial-level Defence dialogue between India and South Korea was held in New Delhi.
  • Indian Coast Guard has been celebrated its 44th raising day on 1st February.
  • Indian Navy carried out a coastal security exercise, ‘Matla Abhiyaan’.


  • Vinod Shukla has won the Mathrubhumi Book of the year award for his translation book ‘’Blue is like Blue’’.
  • Joaquin phoenix has won the leading actor award at British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA).


  • Ekushey Book Fair has been inaugurated in Bangladesh.
  • Iraq’s President Barham Suleh named former Communications Minister Mohammad Allawi as the country’s new Prime Minister.
  • US President Donald Trump has been appointed Indian-American Prem Parmeswaran as a member of the advisory Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders.
  • 4th February is observed as World Cancer Day.


  • Goa has banned access to casino for the locals.
  • Kerela State government declared novel coronovirus epidemic as a state calamity.
  • Bhopal and Indore will host the 21st edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards.
  • Madhya Pradesh has bagged the first position for the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana.
  • Karnataka government has launched the Janasevaka scheme.
  • Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will dedicate the UNESCO world heritage site certificate to Jaipur.


  • Indian boxers bag six gold medal at Golden Girl Championship in Sweden.


  • Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to partnership with the governmens of Australia and Indonesia, will organise the fourth East Asia Summit (EAS) Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation in Chennai.
  • Deposit insurance and Credit Guarantee Cooperation (DICGC) has increased the Insurance coverage for depositors in all insured banks to 5 lakhs.
  • Union government ruled out the disinvestment of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, BHEL.
  • L V Prabhakar has assumed charge as the Managing director and chief Executive officer of Canara Bank.
  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has been chosen as the Central Banker of the year for the Asia Pacific Region by ‘’The Banker Magazine’’.