24 february - Central Excise Day

PM Modi virtually inaugurates "Kisan Drone Yatra" at Manesar and flags off 100 Kisan Drones.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Kisan Drone Yatra at Manesar, in Haryana, on February 19, 2022, and addressed a group of farmers.
  • As a part of the event, PM flagged off 100 Kisan drones in different cities and towns of India.
  • These Kisan drones will be used for crop assessment, digitization of land records, spraying of pesticides and other nutrients in farms across India.
  • The initiative will support the farmers and further boost the agricultural sector and drone sector of the country.
  • These drones have been manufactured by Chennai-based Garuda Aerospace, which has set a target of manufacturing 1 lakh Made in India drones in the next 2 years.

India to participate in multi-nation "Exercise Cobra Warrior 22" in United Kingdom in March 2022.

  • Indian Air Force will be taking part in amulti nation air exercise named Exercise Cobra Warrior 22 at Waddington, in United Kingdom from March 06 to 27, 2022.
  • Five IAF Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will participate in the exercise from the country to demonstrate its manoeuvrability and operational capability.
  • Exercise Cobra Warrior is one of the largest annual exercise by the Royal Air Force (RAF).
  • India will be participating in the exercise for the first time.
  • Other countries participating are United Kingdom, Sweden, Saudi Arabia and Bulgaria.

48th Khajuraho Dance Festival Commences in Madhya Pradesh.

  • The 48th edition of the world famous Khajuraho Dance Festival began in Madhya Pradesh on February 20, 2021.
  • The week-long festival is organized annually since 1975, by the state Culture Department, MP Tourism and the Archaeological Survey of India.
  • The festival will culminate on February 26, 2022.
  • The Khajuraho Dance Festival is an internationally acclaimed cultural event, hosted at the magnificent city of Khajuraho located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The festival highlights the richness of the Indian classical dance forms like Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, and Mohiniattam, to promote and encourage dance, artists, culture and heritage of India.

K.N. Raghavan appointed as Chairman of International Rubber Study Group (IRSG).

  • India’s K.N. Raghavan has been elected the new Chairman of the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) for a period of two years.
  • Raghavan is currently the Executive Director of Indian Rubber Board and Head of the Indian delegation to IRSG.
  • India has taken over the chair of the IRSG from Cote d’Ivoire.
  • IRSG is an intergovernmental organisation of natural rubber (NR) and synthetic rubber (SR) producing and consuming countries.

Indian Professor Neena Gupta wins 2021 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians.

  • The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians for the year 2021 has been conferred upon Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician of the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata.
  • She has received the award for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra.
  • Prof Gupta is the fourth Indian and second female winner of the award from the country.

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