20 Feb (Sunday)
Shishir Ritu Krishna पक्ष::
Month: Phalguna 04, (Purnimata)/ Magha 19 (Amanta) According to Purnimanta calendar (Ujjain)
Vikram Samvat – 2078
Nakshatra : Hasta (up to 4:42 pm) Chitra
Titi: Chaturthi (up to 9:05 pm) Panchami
Rahu Kaal :04:56 PM – 06:21 PM Weekend Review https://youtu.be/rO_yK7Hsugo
TODAYs TOP NEWS
- All arrangements in place for third phase of assembly polls in UP, single-phase polling in Punjab today.The polling will be conducted from 7.00 A.M. to 6.00 P.M. in Uttar Pradesh while the polling time in Punjab will be 8.00 A.M. to 6.00 P.M.
- All 117 Assembly seats in Punjab and 59 in Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls on Sunday,
- Minister for Chemical and Fertilisers, Mansukh Mandaviya today said that the Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers is setting up a production plant that will produce one lakh 50 thousand bottle Nano urea per day.
- Senior journalist and Indian Express national bureau chief Ravish Tiwari passed away following a two-year-long battle with cancer. He was 40. Tiwari died in Gurgaon on Friday night
- PM Modi flags off 100 kisan drones; Says use of drones will prove to be game changer in many sectors, terms Kisan drone new age revolution. Addressing the farmers virtually at Manesar.
- Indian Oil, the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, has set up 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations, the company said in a statement.
- ANDHRA PRADESH : CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the state-of-the-art centralised kitchen, Akshaya Patra, set up by Iskcon at Atmakur in Mangalagiri mandal. He performed bhoomi puja for construction of the Hare Krishna Gokula Kshetram being constructed by Iskcon at Kolanukonda in Tadepalli mandal of Guntur district at a cost of Rs 70 crore.
- K.V. Rajendranath Reddy assumed charge as Director-General of Police of Andhra Pradesh, at the police headquarters in Mangalagiri on 19 Feb.
- CHANDIGARH Administration on Friday announced changes in office timings in the Union Territory. The offices in Chandigarh will work from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm from 21 February. Earlier, the office timings were from 9.30 am to 5 pm.
- PUNJAB : Former AAP leader Kumar Vishvas has been granted ‘Y’ category. security with CRPF cover, days after he alleged that AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal was supportive of Punjab Khalistan movement. As per reports, the decision was taken based on Intelligence Bureau’s threat perception. The ‘Y’ category security cover involves the deputation of eight security personnel for a person’s protection.
- An FIR has been registered against Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress candidate Shubhdeep Singh, alias Sidhu Moosewala, for alleged violation of the code of conduct in Mansa on Friday, the last day of the campaigning
- TELANGANA : TRS president and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao’s meeting his Maharashtra counterpart and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on Sunday. He is also expected to meet Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar in the evening.
💷 GBP 101.53
BSE Sensex 57,832.97
NIFTY : 17,276.30
- Bollywood couple Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar tied the knot on February 19, in a low-key wedding ceremony in Khandala.
- The 17th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction and Animation films (MIFF-2022) will be held from 29th of May to 4th of June this year. The festival will be held at the Films Division complex in Mumbai. The online entry for the films will continue till 15th of March.
- The President’s Fleet Review, an awe-inspiring and much-awaited event will be conducted at Visakhapatnam on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind who is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces will be reviewing the Naval Fleet comprising over 60 ships and submarines and 55 aircraft.
- The Australian Defence Department said that a Chinese navy ship fired a laser at one of its surveillance aircraft, putting the lives of the crew in danger. The incident happened on 17 Feb (Thursday) when the P-8A Poseidon plane detected a laser illuminating the aircraft while in flight over Australia’s northern approaches, the department said
✈ INTERNATIONAL NEWS
- India has flagged to Ottawa the Indo-Canadian community’s concerns over a bill before Canada’s Parliament to ban the sale and display of hateful symbols, including the swastika for its association with Nazism.
- The bill seeks to “prevent the display or sale of symbols or emblems such as the Nazi swastika and the Ku Klux Klan’s insignia, flags such as the standards of Germany between the years 1933 to 1945 and those of the Confederate States of America between the years 1861 to 1865 and uniforms, including the German and Confederate States of America military dress of those periods, as well as the hoods and robes of the Ku Klux Klan”.
- PM met members of the Sikh-Hindu Delegation from Afghanistan at his residence in New Delhi. They thanked the Prime Minister for bringing Sikhs and Hindus safely to India from Afghanistan.
- External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held a series of one-to-one meetings with Ministers from Europe, Asia and other parts of the world on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
- Three colleges shut down abruptly in Canada; advisory issued for Indian students :
The Indian High Commission in Canada has issued an advisory for Indian students affected by the abrupt closure of three colleges in the country. “High Commission has been approached by several students…In the event that they find any difficulty in reimbursement of their fees.
🌎 WORLD NEWS 🌍
- German foreign ministry on Saturday advised its nationals in Ukraine to leave the country immediately citing a possibility of a “military confrontation” in the region amid rising tensions between West and Russia.
- Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba on 19 Feb announced that the federal and province elections will be held after local level polls.
- Nine people were killed across Europe on Friday by Storm Eunice, leaving about 4 lakh people in Britain without power. Toppled trees killed four people in Netherlands and a man in Liverpool was killed by flying debris. The Met Office recorded a 196 kmph gust of wind as over 400 flights were reportedly cancelled across the UK.
- Russia on Saturday said it hit sea and land-based targets with ballistic and cruise missiles that were launched as part of its strategic nuclear exercises amid tensions with Ukraine. The exercise featured launches of Kinzhal and Tsirkon hypersonic missiles and a number of other weapons, Kremlin said. The exercise was overseen by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Saturday said he wrote to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offering more talks between NATO Council, Russia to defuse the Ukrainian crisis.
- February 19, 2022
Patna Pirates 30
Haryana Steelers 27
Gujarat Giants 36
U Mumba 33
Jaipur Pink Panthers 30
Puneri Paltan 37
- India vs West Indies
Feb 20, Sun
3rd T20I at Eden Gardens, Kolkata
19:00 IST / 13:30 GMT
- India won the right to host the 2023 IOC session in Mumbai during the 139th IOC session that was held in Beijing, China, on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics. This will be the second time India hosts an IOC session, having done so in 1983 in New Delhi. India won the bid unopposed.
- The BCCI has announced India’s T20 International and Test squads for its home series against Sri Lanka starting from Februrary 24th. Rohit Sharma will lead the side in both formats while Jasprit Bumrah has been named his deputy.
Arunachal Pradesh: Itanagar
CM : Pema Khandu
Gvnr : BD Mishra
Formation : 21 January 1972 (UT)
Statehood : 20 February 1987
Districts : 25
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🥈 Silver ₹68,600@ Kg
⛽ Petrol ₹ 91.77
⛽ Diesel ₹ 79.43
LPG : ₹966/14.2 Kg
🇮🇳 FACTS ABOUT INDIA 🇮🇳
Sinhagad is a hill fortress : The Sinhagad (Lion’s Fort) located at around 35 km southwest of the city of Pune, India. Previously known as Kondhana, the fort had been the site of many battles, most notably the Battle of Sinhagad in 1670. The fort was also strategically located at the centre of a string of other Maratha Empire forts such as Rajgad Fort, Purandar Fort and Torna Fort.
The Sinhgad Fort was initially known as “Kondhana” after the sage Kaundinya. The Kaundinyeshwar temple coupled with the caves and carvings indicates that the fort had probably been built around two thousand years ago. It was seized by Muhammad bin Tughlaq from the Koli king Nag Naik in 1328 AD.
😀 Thought of the day
The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down
JOKE OF THE DAY
Teacher – “बहुत तेज हवाओं के साथ बारिश हो रही है”
इसका Future tense bathow
Student : Kal school Bandh rahegi
Why our tooth will fall
Front teeth usually have only one root but back teeth can have as many as three roots. When the time is right, our bodies have special cells that slowly eat away the roots of the teeth. As the roots get shorter, the teeth start to become loose. Finally, most of the root disappears and the tooth falls out
न कर्मणामनारम्भान्नैष्कर्म्यं पुरुषोऽश्नुते |
न च संन्यसनादेव सिद्धिं समधिगच्छति
na karmaṇām anārambhān naiṣhkarmyaṁ puruṣho ’śhnute
na cha sannyasanād eva siddhiṁ samadhigachchhati
One cannot achieve freedom from karmic reactions by merely abstaining from work, nor can one attain perfection of knowledge by mere physical renunciation
Ksheer क्षीर: milk.
🤔 HOW IT WORKS ⁉
How milk becomes curd
Milk is converted into curd or yogurt by the process of fermentation. Milk consists of globular proteins called casein. Here curd forms because of the chemical reaction between the lactic acid bacteria and casein. During fermentation, the bacteria use enzymes to produce energy (ATP) from lactose
💁🏻♂ GK TODAY
NATO; The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 27 European countries, 2 North American countries, and 1 Eurasian country.
The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949.
BORN TODAY 🐣💐
Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar (20 February 1953 – 10 December 2013) was the twenty-sixth head of the erstwhile royal family of the Kingdom of Mysore. Srikantadatta Wadiyar was formerly a Member of Parliament from Mysore constituency.
🙏🏻 IDIOMS & PHRASES
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
What you’re doing is too risky
Maybe – Perhaps
🛕 VEDIK GYAN
(kindly inform, if given info is vary from actual facts🙏🏻)
7 Chakras in Human body
Muladhara , is located at the base of your spine. It provides you with a base or foundation for life.
Svadhisthana , is located just below your belly button. This chakra is responsible for your sexual and creative energy
Manipura , is located in your stomach area. It’s responsible for confidence and self-esteem
Anahata , is located near your heart, in the center of your chest.
Vishuddha , is located in your throat. This chakra has to do with our ability to communicate verbally.
Ajna , is located between your eyes. You can thank this chakra for a strong gut instinct. That’s because the third eye is responsible for intuition. It’s also linked to imagination.
Sahasrara , is located at the top of your head. Your Sahasrara represents your spiritual connection to yourself, others, and the universe. It also plays a role in your life’s purpose.
🧬 HEALTH CARE: HOME REMEDIES🩺
( Note : These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)
Drum stick health benefits
Drumsticks are a boon for diabetics as they are known to reduce spiked blood sugar levels significantly. It is also known to enhance the gall bladder function, which in turn is helpful in lowering blood glucose.
CH Nαʋҽҽɳ Kυɱαɾ…✒️
🙏 PLZ FOLLOW the GOVT. NORMS, MAINT SOCIAL DISTANCE, KEEP YOURSELF YOUR FAMILY SAFE🌼