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Current Affairs February 2021

February 2021 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of February 2021 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of February 2021 are given below. Hope you like it.


Where was the second edition of Khelo India National Winter Games 2021 held? Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir)
Who was recently appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Central Bank of India for a period of 3 years? Matam Venkata Rao
Name the Indian cricketer who recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket? Yusuf Pathan
Where is India's first under sea tunnel is being constructed that will start its operation in 2023? Mumbai
Which film won the 'Best Film' award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021? Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Who won the 'Best Actor (Male)' award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021? Akshay Kumar (Film: Laxmii)
Who won the 'Best Actor (Female)' award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021? Deepika Padukone (Film: Chhapaak)
Who won the 'Best Director' Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021? Anurag Basu (Film: Ludo)
Which bowler has become the fourth Indian to take 400 Test wickets? Ravichandran Ashwin
Which cricketer has become the second Indian fast bowler to play 100 Tests? Ishant Sharma
The Union Cabinet has approved the imposition of the President's rule in which State / Union Territory? The move came after the Congress-led government lost the trust vote in the assembly. Puducherry
When will the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination begin in India? Under this phase, people above the age of 60 years and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated. March 1, 2021
Name the Bollywood actress who is the author of the book: Unfinished - A Memoir? Priyanka Chopra
Which language was used by the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar for the first time at UNSC debate on climate change? Sanskrit
Which state will host the second Khelo India University Games 2021? Karnataka
Which State has become the first state in the country to table a paperless budget in the State Assembly on February 22, 2021? Uttar Pradesh
When will Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 begin? Kumbh Mela 2021 will be held only for 30 days instead of 3 months? 1st April
What is the name of third Scorpene Submarine that will be commissioned by the Indian Navy in March 2021? INS Karanj
Which State has decided to provide financial assistance worth Rs 5 lakhs as 'preparation money' to the sportspersons who have qualified for the Olympic Games? Haryana
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has inducted 34 women commandos into which units? CoBRA
What is the full form of CoBRA, the unit of CRPF in which 34 women commandos were inducted recently? Commando Battalion for Resolute Action
Which State has introduced a system of unique 16-digit Unicode to mark all kinds of landholdings in the state? Uttar Pradesh
Which Indian short film is among the top 10 shortlisted films in Live-Action Category for the 93rd Academy Awards? Bittu
Which senior Congress leader retired from the Rajya Sabha on February 15, 2021? Ghulam Nabi Azad
Name the Bollywood actor who passed away on February 9, 2021? Rajiv Kapoor
For which State, the Union Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh on February 7, 2021, announced an investment of Rs. 400 crores for making the coastal state a fisheries hub in India? Goa
Which cricketer became the third Indian pacer to take 300 wickets in Test cricket on February 8, 2021? Ishant Sharma
India's first geothermal power project will be set up in which Union Territory? Ladakh
Under the new vehicle scrapping policy, personal vehicles will undergo fitness tests in automated centres after ___ years while commercial vehicles will undergo the test after ___ years. 20 years, 15 years
Which company was awarded a contract by the Defence Ministry to manufacture 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighters at the Aero India International Air Show on February 3, 2021? Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
Which company has got the world's first consignment of 'carbon-neutral oil' from the US? Reliance
Who has been re-elected as the President of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI)? Ajay Singh
Which Indian medical institute has launched India's first amputee clinic? PGIMER, Chandigarh
Which state will open its first human milk bank on February 5 to ensure breast milk for newborn babies who are not being breastfed by their own mothers who may be sick, deceased or due to insufficient production of breast milk? Kerala
In which city, India has opened its first dedicated Wetland Conservation and Management Centre? Chennai
Where was India's 1st indigenous metro racks deployed recently? Mumbai
Where is India's 1st Leather Park located? Kanpur
Who was recently appointed as the CEO of National Health Authority (NHA)? Ram Sewak Sharma
Who authored the book - The Little Book of Encouragement? Dalai Lama
What is the name of the campaign launched by the Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, to promote the use of electric vehicles in Delhi? Switch Delhi
On 4th February, PM Narendra Modi released a postal stamp to mark the beginning of the centenary celebrations of ____________ incident. Chauri Chaura
Where was India's first children's boat library inaugurated? Kolkata
Who was appointed as the acting chief of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)? Praveen Sinha
Name the CEO and Managing Director of Larsen & Tuobro Ltd. who was appointed as the new Chairman of National Safety Council (NSC)? SN Subrahmanyan
Who was recently appointed as the President of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC)? Jay Shah
Which life insurance company has the highest claim settlement ratio at 99.2% for FY20 as per IRDAI's annual report 2019-20? Max Life Insurance
Who is the author of the book: 1857 - The Sword of Mustaan? Vineet Bajpai
Which word was named as the Hindi Word of the Year 2020 by Oxford Languages? Aatmanirbharta


Which country has assumed the Chairmanship of BRICS for 2021 and will be hosting this year's summit? India
Which country has registered the first case of a strain of bird flu virus named AH5N8 being passed to humans from birds and has reported the case to the World Health Organization (WHO)? Russia
Which country in a landmark decision has allowed women to take up arms and enter the military? Saudi Arabia
Which country's parliament has passed a landmark legislation on February 25, 2021 requiring global technology giants like Facebook and Google to pay for the news content shared on their platforms? Australia
Who won the men's singles title in the Australian Open 2021 by defeating D. Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in the final? N. Djokovic
Who won the women's singles title in the Australian Open 2021 by defeating J. Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the final? N. Osaka
Who has been elected as the new Director-General of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)? Dr. Ajay Mathur
Who has been appointed as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO)? Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who became the first female chief of WTO was the former Finance Minister of which country? Nigeria
On which day UNESCO observes the World Radio Day (WRD) every year? February 13
Who recently sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Italy? Mario Draghi
Which country's spacecraft entered Mars orbit on February 10, 2021, becoming the world's second one in two days after the United Arab Emirates? China
What is the name of China's spacecraft that entered Mars orbit on February 10, 2021? Tianwen-1
Which Arab nation's space probe successfully entered the orbit of Mars on February 9, 2021? UAE
The Square Kilometre Array Observatory is a new intergovernmental organisation dedicated to radio astronomy. Its headquarters has been set up at? United Kingdom
The military of which country on February 1, 2021, staged a coup and declared a state of emergency in the country for one year? Myanmar
Name the founder of Amazon who will step down as the CEO of the company during the third quarter of 2021? Jeff Bezos
Which organisation launched the world's first commercial rocket powered by biofuel Stardust 1.0? bluShift Aerospace
Who will be the new CEO of Amazon? Andy Jassy
On which day World Cancer Day is observed across the world? 4th February
On which day World Wetlands Day was observed across the world? 2nd February