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Important Current Affairs (4 Feb to 10 Feb 2024)

National and International News.

1. ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Kerala has launched an initiative for the first time in India to develop laboratory-grown fish meat.

2. Under the ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat initiative’, the Ministry of Education organized ‘Auroville Experience Tour’ in Puducherry.

3. International conference of World Wetlands Day-24 was held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Wet Land Day – 2 February to commemorate the adoption of the International Convention on Wetlands in Ramsar, Iran on 2 February 1971, India Ratified this agreement on 1 Feb 1982. Theme for year 2024 – ‘Wetlands and Human Wellbeing’

4. World Cancer Day – 4 Feb. Theme – ‘Close the Care Gap’

5. International Safer Internet Day 2024 – 6 February, Theme – “Together for a Better Internet”

6. World Pulses Day is observed every year on 10th February. Theme “Pulses: Nourishing Soils and People’

7. France become the first European country to accept UPI Payment.

8. Talabira Thermal Power Project – Launched in Odisha State.

9. 1st Survey ship INS ‘Sandhyak’ commissioned in Indian Navy.

10. India’s largest theatre festival, Bharat Rang Mahotsav, started in Gujarat on 4 Feb.

11. Russian astronaut Oleg Kononenko sets a new world record for most time spent in space. He spend 878 Days and 12 hours in space and surpassing Russian Gennady Padalka, who have record of 878 Days and 11 Hours in 2015.

12. Border Roads Organization starts fencing project on India-Myanmar border (Border is between Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Myanmar. Totally 1643 KM long)

13. Country’s first ‘Digital National Museum’ foundation stone laid in Hyderabad.

14. Uttarakhand became the first state to pass the historic Uniform Civil Code Bill. (Article – 44)

15. Noida Authority received ‘Water Warrior Award’ in the World Water Award 2023-24

16. China is the top country in the world in terms of Renewable Energy Capacity as per the IEA latest report.

17. The 7th IOC Conference was held in Perth, Australia on February 9-10, 2024. The theme was “Towards a Stable and Sustainable Indian Ocean.”

Current Affairs of February 1st Week

Military Exercise

1. Indian Air Force will organize ‘Vayu Shakti-2024’ exercise in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan


1. Abhinav Bindra becomes torch bearer for 2024 Paris Olympics.

2. BCCI Secretary Jay Shah appointed as President of Asian Cricket Council for the third time

3. 1st BIMSTEC Aquatic Championship event held in New Delhi.

4. The FIFA World Cup 2026, hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico Jointly.

5. Jasprit Bumrah became the first bowler in cricket history to reach the top in all three formats of cricket.

6. 4th Khelo India University Games held in Guwahati (Assam), Maskot name is ‘Ashtalakshmi’


1. Justice Ritu Bahri becomes the first women Chief Justice of Uttrakhand High Court. (Article –

2. IAS officer Radha Raturi became the first woman chief secretary of Uttarakhand.

3. Nayib Bukele re-elected as President of El Salvador. Capital – San Salvador

4. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak selected as Yemen’s new Prime Minister, Capital – Sana


1. Shri LK Advani, Shri PV Narasimha Rao, Shri MS Swaminathan and Shri Chaudhary Charan Singh will be honoured with the highest civilian award ‘Bharat Ratna’. Bharat Ratna is started in year 1954.

2. Shankar Mahadevan and Zakir Hussain’s fusion band ‘Shakti‘ wins 66th Grammy Awards 2024. Held in Los Angeles, USA. Fusion band Shakti comprises singer Shankar Mahadevan, Ustad Zakir Hussain, John McLaughlin, percussionist V Selvaganesh and violinist Ganesh Rajagopalan.

Album of the Year – “Midnights” – Taylor Swift

Record of the Year – “Flowers” – Miley Cyrus

Song of the Year – What Was I Made For? From Barbie, Billie Eilish

Organisation in News

BIMSTEC – Group of 7 Countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal). Established on Year 1997, through the ‘Bangkok  Declaration’

Important “ What is ______ in recent news ?”

1. What is Jielong-3 – A Chinese rocket who launches 9 satellite in one go.

2. What is Abhyas – A DRDO developed high speed expandable aerial target.

3. What is TOI-715 b – A Super earth discovered by NASA, 137 light Years away from earth.

4. What is Jigarthanda (S-2) – Country 1st hyper velocity expansion tunnel developed by IIT Kanpur.

5. What is Dosmoche – Dosmoche is the annual Buddhist monastery festival which is organised every year in Ladakh.

6. What is Qinling – It is a Chinese station for scientific study in Antarctica

7. What is 3M22 Zircon – Russian Missile

8. Where is Bannerghatta National Park, which is recently in news – Bangalore (Karnataka)

9. What is Lupus –  A Autoimmune disease

10. Where is Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram Thermal Power Plant – Haryana, (Yamunanagar) with 800 MW Capacity.

11. What is Candida auris – A deadly fungal infection spreading rapidly in the United States.

Know about all important facts about Mahatma Gandhi which comes directly in Exam.

Also Refer :

Current Affairs of First Week of February

Current Affairs of Third Week of February

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