Daily GK Update - 22nd February 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update -  22nd February 2024 Current Affairs
22-February 2024...........

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                         Current Affairs

                        National Affairs

India allows 100% FDI in the space sector.

  • Indian Government has taken decision to allow 100% foreign direct investment in the space sector in India.

  • This move aims to attract investors, enhance ease of doing business, and foster growth, in line with the vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat as outlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tribal Festival ‘Sammakka Saralamma Jatara’ starts in Telangana.

  • Medaram Jatara, known as Sammakka Saralamma Jatara’, began this year on February 21 in Medaram, Mulugu district, showcasing Telangana’s rich tribal heritage.

  • This four-day event, considered the world’s largest tribal gathering, attracts pilgrims to the remote village of Medaram once every two years.

Indian Cabinet decides to raise the FRP of Sugarcane by 8%.

  • Union Cabinet has taken decision to hike the FRP (Fair and Remunerative Price) of Sugarcane by 8%.

  • FRP is the price that is provided by the sugarcane mills to farmers. Currently, the FRP of sugarcane is 340 rupees.

                     International Affairs

India and Greece have signed a mobility pact between the two countries.

  • India and Greece will soon sign a mobility and migration partnership agreement to ease skilled migration between the two countries and aim to double bilateral trade by 2030.


Former Solicitor General and Senior Supreme Court Advocate Fali Nariman has passed away.

  • Eminent Jurist and Former Solicitor General Fali S Nariman has passed away at the age of 95 years.

  • He received Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Padma Vibhushan in 2007.


Jacintha Kalyan becomes the first female curator of India.

  • Jacintha Kalyan has become the first woman curator of India.

  • She is the first female curator from India to serve at Chinnaswamy Stadium



Test Your Knowledge


1. Who has become the first female curator of India?

a) Jacintha Kalyan

b) Jessica Fernandz

c) Priya Dixit

d)Shrutika Chawla


Answer- Jacintha Kalyan

2. Which country has India signed a mobility pact with recently?

a) Italy

b) Greece

c) France

d) Spain


Answer- Greece

3. What decision has the Indian Cabinet made regarding the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of Sugarcane?

a) Decreasing the FRP by 8%

b) Keeping the FRP unchanged

c) Increasing the FRP by 8%

d) Abolishing the FRP


Answer- Increasing the FRP by 8%

4. Where does the tribal festival 'Sammakka Saralamma Jatara' take place?

a) Rajasthan

b) Telangana

c) Maharashtra

d) Karnataka


Answer- Telangana

5. What recent decision has the Indian government made regarding the space sector?

a) Allowing 50% foreign direct investment

b) Allowing 75% foreign direct investment

c) Allowing 100% foreign direct investment

d) Banning foreign direct investment


Answer- Allowing 100% foreign direct investment

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