Today Current Affairs 20 February 2016

Current Affairs 20 February 2016 Latest Update and News


  • Antarctica: Meteorites Could Be Buried Under Surface of Continent’s Ice, Scientists Say

  • Cost of installing flag at varsities: 45L each

    • Jat stir: Protest reach Delhi; curfew clamped in 5 Haryana towns
    • Why the Jat community is up in arms 
    • Rajdeep Sardesai: Journalist Says He is an ‘Anti-National’ Who Enjoys Eating a ‘Well Done Beef Steak’
    • Gmailify: Google’s Email Service Launches Tool Providing Gmail Features to Non-Gmail Accounts
    • Monsanto: Biotechnology Company Denies Claims It Is Responsible for Spread of Zika Virus
    • #TricolourForUnity: All Central Universities to Fly National Flag From 207-Foot-Tall Masts, Official Says
    • Austria: Country Introduces Daily Cap on Migrants, Official Says
    • NASA: Agency Announces Development of Telescope With View 100 Times Larger Than Hubble’s
    • Akshay Kumar: Actor Supports Government’s Decision to Hoist Indian Flag at Central Universities
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Man Launches Online Petition for Google Doodle Honoring Warrior King
    • Tropical Cyclone Winston: Category 5 Storm Makes Landfall on Fiji’s Main Island


    • Jat protest: Railway station set on fire, Army conducts flag march in Haryana
    • Cost of installing flag at varsities: 45L each
    • Jat stir: Protest reach Delhi; curfew clamped in 5 Haryana towns
    • Why the Jat community is up in arms 
    • Working 24x7, Modi puts stamp on Budget
    • Freedom 251 maker under I-T department's lens
    • JNU row: Threats, abuse rain down on Umar Khalid's kin
    • JNU row: When upholders of law behave like outlaws in temples of justice
    • Anti-UK feeling hampered India’s purchase of Westland choppers
    • Oddeven: HC refuses to entertain plea agnst exemption to women
    • Shatabdi among 24 trains cancelled from Chandigarh, no relief in sight


    • In a resilient North Korea, can nuclear sanctions work?
    • Ready to ‘pay any price’ for CPEC security: Pakistan army chief Raheel Sharif
    • Fighting At UN Compound In South Sudan Kills 18, Says Medical Aid Group
    • Afghan Official: Kabul Power to Be Reconnected Soon
    • France says won’t give in on finance, welfare at summit on Britain’s EU future


    • Govt banks to see rating revisions over bad loan woes: Icra
    • Logistics e-commerce firm Xpressbees gets Rs 85 cr funding from SAIF Partners, IDG Ventures’
    • Commerce Ministry issues fresh guidelines for setting up power plants in SEZs
    • Stock market review: Sensex registers biggest weekly gain in 2016, surges over 700 points
    • Day 2: Megablock on CST-Wadala route sees total service


    • US Govt to allow Apple to retain and then destroy software to help FBI hack gunman’s encrypted iPhone
    • Freedom 251 maker under I-T department's lens
    • Honda Cars India announces 57676 vehicles including Old City, Jazz and Civic
    • Flipkart, Hike Messenger Cross 50 Million Downloads on Google Play
    • KONE signs multi-year agreement with IBM to provide cloud-based Internet of Things services
    • Now, Twitter will let you interact directly with businesses!
    • iPhone Error 53: Apple Releases Fix for Bricked Devices, Apologises to Users
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