Current Affairs February 2019 eBook [1500+ Questions Included]
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- MCQ’s with the explanation: 450 MCQs
- Practice Quiz – I = 260 MCQs
- Practice Quiz – II = 300 MCQs
- Current Affairs One-Liners: 565 One-liner
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- Static GK: History, Sports, Polity, Economics.
- Static GK: Polity
- Important National and International days and dates Feb 2019
- Major news and events: Feb 2019
- The Union Interim Budget 2019 was presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on 1st February 2019. The Budget provides relief to individuals in Income tax by doubling the threshold exemption limit to five lakh rupees.
Former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police Rishi Kumar Shukla, a 1983-batch officer, has been appointed the new CBI Director.
UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on February 3, 2019 signed the order to extradite Indian business tycoon and liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the United Kingdom to India.
40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and many others injured when terrorists targeted a convoy with a car bomb at Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
India’s first semi-high speed train Vande Bharat Express flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the New Delhi railway station.
India has withdrawn the Most Favoured Nation status granted to Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal becomes the first woman flight engineer after she completed the six-month IAF’s engineering branch course at 112 Helicopter Unit, Air Force Station Yelahanka.
India on February 16, 2019 increased customs duty on all goods originating from or imported from Pakistan to 200 per cent with immediate effect.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on February 17, 2019 issued orders to withdraw security cover of six separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has decided to add new security features to its convoy movement in Jammu and Kashmir making its passage more safe and secured.
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, visited India on February 19-20, 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the National War Memorial near India Gate in New Delhi. The memorial honours about 26 thousand soldiers, who have laid down their lives in the service of the nation since Independence.
In retaliation to the deadly Pulwama terror attack, the Indian Air Force fighter jets crossed the line of control in the early hours of February 26, 2019 and attacked Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.
The Union Ministry of External Affairs has confirmed that during an aerial engagement with Pakistani fighter jets on February 27, 2019, India lost one of its MiG-21 aircraft. The fighter jet was shot down in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and its pilot, an Indian Air Force Wing Commander was taken into custody by Pakistan.
Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, captured by Pakistan on 27 Feb, will be released on 01 Mar as a “gesture of peace”, Imran Khan declared on 28 Feb 2019.