Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

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February 04&05| Daily Current Affairs 2023

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

1. World Cancer Day 2023 observed on__________?
A) February 5th
B) February 2nd
C) February 3rd
D) February 4th
E) None of these
Answer: D) February 4th

  • DAY : World Cancer Day 2023
  • DATE : February 4
  • OTHERS : To raise awareness and encourage the treatment of the illness.

2. National Day of Sri Lanka observed on__________?
A) February 5th
B) February 2nd
C) February 3rd
D) February 4th
E) None of these
Answer: D) February 4th

  • DAY : National Day of Sri Lanka
  • DATE : February 4
  • OTHERS : On 4 February every year, Sri Lanka’s National Day is celebrated as Independence Day. Sri Lanka got freedom from British rule on 4 February 1948.

3. Kala Ghoda Festival is celebrated on_____________?
A) February 5th
B) February 2nd
C) February 3rd
D) February 4th
E) None of these
Answer: A) February 5th

  • Kala Ghoda Arts Festival will start on 5 February 2023.
  • The festival presents plenty of events that reflect the rich history of art in Mumbai.

Sports – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

4. Which country will host football’s 2027 Asian Cup?
D) Russia
E) None of these
Answer: A) UAE

  • Saudi Arabia was confirmed as the host of football’s 2027 Asian Cup, an expected prelude for a World Cup bid as the oil-rich kingdom spends big on sports in an attempt to improve its image.
  • The three-time winners’ successful bid, a formality after their sole rivals India withdrew, was rubber-stamped at the Asian Football Confederation Congress in Bahrain, held just weeks after Gulf neighbours Qatar hosted the first World Cup in the Middle East.

5. Who launched mascot, theme song and jersey of third Khelo India Winter Games?
A) Anurag Thakur
B) Amit Shah
C) Rajnath Singh
D) Nitin Jairam Gadkari
E) None of these
Answer: A) Anurag Thakur

  • Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur and the LG of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha launched the third Khelo India Winter Games mascot, theme song and jersey.
  • The Winter Games are scheduled to be held from the 10th to the 14th of this month.
  • Approximately 1500 athletes across the country will participate in the games that will take place in Gulmarg and will be played across nine sports events.
  • Speaking at the launch ceremony, Thakur mentioned, “The Winter Games, being hosted here in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir embodies the visions of the Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi – on the one hand it has given a chance to the youth of the valley to not just participate in the Games but also to witness an enthralling sporting competition with players from all across the country, in the comfort of their home town and it also acts as a springboard for talented athletes to showcase their sporting prowess.”

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports:

UNION MINISTER : Shri Anurag Singh Thakur (Hamirpur,Himachal Pradesh)

Obituary – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

6. Vani Jairam passed away at 78 in Chennai. She is a__________?
A) Singer
B) Actor
C) Director
D) Photographer
E) None of these
Answer: A) Singer

  • Padma Bhushan awardee Vani Jairam was found dead at her residence in Chennai on February 4.
  • She was 78.
  • The singer was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India ahead of Republic Day 2023.
  • The news of her sudden demise sent shockwaves across the country.
  • She was known for recording over 10,000 songs in her career.

Ranking – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

7. Who droped out of World’s top 20 richest people?
A) Bernard Arnaul
B) Elon Musk
C) Jeff Bezos
D) Gautam Adani
E) None of these
Answer: D) Gautam Adani

  • Industrialist Gautam Adani slipped out of the top 20 richest people on World’s Real-time Billionaires list of Forbes and was placed in 22nd position.
  • Gautam Adani’s wealth had declined 21.77 per cent or USD 16.2 billion.
  • The current net worth of the industrialist was USD 581.1 billion at 1.23 pm (IST), while Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani’s net worth was at USD 82 billion.
  • Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani, who stood at the 10th spot on the Forbes Real-time billionaire list for 2023 after being overtaken by Reliance Industries Chairman
  • Ambani, further slipped and came to the 15th spot on the list.
  • Ambani overtook Adani to become the richest Indian in the world with a net worth of USD 84.3 billion, according to Forbes.

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

8. UPI transactions rised ____% in Jan to start 2023 with a record high?
A) 1.5%
B) 2.3%
C) 1.3%
D) 3.0%
E) None of these
Answer: C) 1.3%

  • Payments transactions via the UPI (Unified Payments Interface) network rose 1.3 per cent on-month to a high of nearly ₹13-lakh crore in January.
  • However, the rise was substantially lower than the 7.7 per cent increase seen in the previous month.
  • The volume of transactions rose by 2.6 per cent to 803 crore transactions during the month, according to data by NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India).
  • The network has processed around 6,752 crore transactions worth ₹113-lakh crore in FY23 so far.
  • During 2022, the platform saw around 7,404 crore transactions worth ₹126-lakh crore.

9. Bank Of Baroda Established The ‘Bank Of Baroda Rashtrabhasha Samman’, the Hq. of BOB is________?
A) Vadodara
B) Jodhpur
C) Faridabad
D) Hyderabad
E) None of these
Answer: A) Vadodara

  • Bank of Baroda (Bank), one of India’s leading public sector banks, announced that the Bank has instituted the ‘Bank of Baroda Rashtrabhasha Samman’.
  • This award has been established by the Bank to encourage and promote literary works in Indian languages.
  • The Bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sanjiv Chadha, announced the commencement of this award in a special session at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
  • The Bank’s Executive Director, Mr. Ajay K. Khurana, was also present on the occasion.
  • In a multilingual country like India, the use of all Indian languages is important as it adds to the diversity and rich heritage of the nation.
  • All the languages of the country play a vital role in nation building and enriching the literary and cultural heritage of the nation.
  • Keeping this in mind, this award ‘Bank of Baroda Rashtrabhasha Samman’ seeks to promote the mutual interchange amongst Indian languages and to make the best Indian literature available to the general public in Hindi.

Bank of Baroda:

Founded : 20/07/1908
HQ : Vadodara,Gujarat
Chairman : Hasmukh Adhia
MD & CEO : Sanjiv Chadha
Tagline : India’s International Bank

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

10. KFin Technologies launched in which City?
A) Gift
B) Smart
C) Good
D) Developed
E) None of these
Answer: A) Gift

  • KFin Technologies Limited (KFintech) announced the launch of its operations in GIFT City, Gandhinagar.
  • The technology-driven financial services platform has signed up with four GIFT city funds and two global funds in GIFT City, even as discussions are ongoing with other asset managers.
  • Sreekanth Nadella, MD and CEO, KFin Technologies, said, “With IFSCA [International Financial Services Centres Authority] established with an intent to provide a world-class regulatory environment and a holistic vision to promote ease of doing business in GIFT City, it’s an important step towards bringing back to Indian shores financial services transactions relatable to India.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

11. RBI okayed appointment of sitting YES Bank whom as ED?
A) M Subbarayudu
B) Rajan Pental
C) Elisabeth Domitien
D) Milka Planinc
E) None of these
Answer: B) Rajan Pental

  • The Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Rajan Pental as an executive director of YES Bank for three years with effect from February 2, 2023 the lender informed exchanges.
  • Pental, who has been with YES Bank since November 2015, will continue to head retail banking.
  • His portfolio includes branch banking – retail, affluent banking, retail assets and SME banking.
  • He is also designated as a non-executive director of YES Securities, the bank said.

Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

12. IIT-Madras get how many crore grant for lab-grown diamonds research?
A) Rs.140 crore
B) Rs.242 crore
C) Rs.342 crore
D) Rs.444 crore
E) None of these
Answer: B) Rs.242 crore

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has got a grant of 242crore for five years from the Union department of commerce to promote Union department of commerce to promote on lab-grown diamonds(LGD).
  • This is in line with the 2023-24 union budget recommendation.
  • IIT-Madras research will be focused on driving indigenization of the LGD manufacturing process.

13. Govt revises broadband connectivity, raised minimum download speed to ______Mbps?
A) 1 Mbps
B) 2 Mbps
C) 3 Mbps
D) 4 Mbps
E) None of these
Answer: B) 2 Mbps

  • The government has revised the definition of broadband connectivity.
  • The Cente has specified a higher minimum download speed of 2 Mbps (megabits per second).
  • Earlier, the definition notified by the Telecom Department in July 2013 had benchmarked it to 512 kbps (kilobits per second) as minimum download speed.
  • “In supersession of the definition of broadband issued vide notification dated July 18, 2013 and after consideration of the recommendation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the Central Government hereby revise the definition of broadband as follows…,” the notification said.

Environment and Energy- Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

14. Which state govt will partner with Denmark for ethanol production?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Punjab
D) New Delhi
E) None of these
Answer: B) Uttar Pradesh

  • To promote ethanol production in an eco-friendly manner, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has been holding talks with Denmark, which is expected to aid the state in adopting new technology for making ethanol and methanol through the utilization of agricultural waste.
  • In this direction, recently Ambassador of Denmark Freddie Svane met Chief Secretary DS Mishra and discussed the utility of technology related to the conversion of stubble straw into bio straw briquettes into ethanol or methanol in depth.
  • The Ambassador of Denmark informed that bio methanol and e-methanol are being produced from agricultural waste, wheat, and paddy straws.
  • The state government is keen on adopting a similar technology and there is a possibility that after setting up the first plant in Denmark, the Uttar Pradesh government may take steps in this direction by partnering with Denmark.

Uttar Pradesh:

Capital: Lucknow
CM: Yogi Adityanath (21st)
Governor: Anandiben Patel (28th)
Language: Hindi
National Park: Dudhwa National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: National Chambal Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary , Saman Bird Sanctuary , Samaspur Bird Sanctuary , Sandi Bird Sanctuary , Sarsai Nawar Jheel , Sur Sarovar , Upper Ganga River, Haiderpur Wetland, Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary
Tiger Reserve: Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Panki Thermal Power Statio
Dams: Adwa Dam
RRB: Aryavart Bank (BOI), Baroda UP Bank (BOB), Prathama UP Gramin Bank (PNB)
UNESCO Site: Agra Fort,Taj Mahal,Fatehpur Sikri

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

15. Which edition of International Kolkata Book Fair organised after two years on theme of ‘Spain’?
A) 45th
B) 46th
C) 47th
D) 48th
E) None of these
Answer: B) 46th

  • After a gap of two years, the 46th International Kolkata Book Fair has been organised on the theme of ‘Spain’ celebrating the famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso.
  • In this book fair, stalls have been organised on the theme of Spanish culture.
  • Along with the book stalls, information about Spain has also been put up for the tourists who are willing to visit the country.
  • This year the theme is based on Spain. Other than Spain, there are also book stalls from countries like Bangladesh, Iran, Italy, Australia, the USA, and many more countries.
  • The book fair will be continuing till February 12.
  • Bidisha, the manager of the Spain book stall, said that the response has been good this year, as compared to other years.
  • “This is also the birth year of Pablo Picasso from Spain. So, we are promoting the art and culture of Spain. People are coming up with different queries, and we are guiding them,” she said.

16. Which country became full-member of International Solar Alliance?
A) Brazil
B) Malaysia
C) Indonesia
D) China
E) None of these
Answer: A) Brazil

  • India handed over the Instrument of Ratification to Brazil as it became a full member of the International Solar Alliance.
  • Brazil has become a full member of the International Solar Alliance, an action-oriented, collaborative platform for enhanced solar energy technology deployment in member nations to ensure energy security and drive the energy transition.
  • Brazil’s Ambassador to India, Andre Aranha Correa do Lago met with the Joint Secretary of Economy Diplomacy during which the handover of membership took place.

17. India, Netherlands held which edition of Cyber Dialogue in New Delhi?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 3rd
D) 4th
E) None of these
Answer: B) 2nd

  • The second Cyber Dialogue between India and the Netherlands was held in the national capital to build comprehensive and deeper cyber cooperation between respective cyber agencies and departments of both countries.
  • This Cyber Dialogue will provide both countries with a platform to discuss contemporary topics of importance in cyberspace and a range of high-profile issues of mutual interest, according to the official MEA release
  • The dialogue was co-chaired by Joint Secretary (Cyber Diplomacy Division) of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Muanpuii Saiawi, and Nathalie Jaarsma, Ambassador-at-Large for Security Policy and Cyber of Netherlands, the Ministry of External Affairs said in an official statement.

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs February 04&05

18. Punjab Cabinet okayed new industrial policy, to develop how many parks?
A) 14
B) 15
C) 16
D) 17
E) None of these
Answer: B) 15

  • Punjab Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann approved the New Industrial and Business Development Policy, 2022, aimed at spurring industrial development and creating employment opportunities in the state.
  • The new policy would be applicable for five years from October 17, 2022.
  • The policy is structured with key strategic focus on infrastructure, power, MSMEs, large enterprises, innovation, startup and entrepreneurship, skill development, ease of doing business, fiscal and non fiscal incentive, export promotion logistic, stakeholder engagement and grievance redressal.
  • As per the policy, the state will develop 15 industrial parks covering general and sector specific requirements of various industrial sector and 20 rural clusters across the state.

19. 36th edition of the Surajkund Crafts Mela commences in ____________?
A) Chennai
B) Jodhpur
C) Faridabad
D) Hyderabad
E) None of these
Answer: C) Faridabad

  • The 36th edition of the Surajkund International Crafts Mela has commenced in Faridabad with a sea of visitors marking their presence on the first day, February 3.
  • According to the official website, the Mela will go on till February 19 and is open to all from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm.
  • Organised by the Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with the Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs, the fair is considered to be one of the largest craft fairs in the world, showcasing the richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms and cultural fabric of India.
  • This year’s theme state is the north-east region, and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is participating as the partner nation, which includes India, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Over All Review

Important Days

  • World Cancer Day 2023.
  • 4 February – National Day of Sri Lanka.
  • 5 February to 13 February- Kala Ghoda Festival.


  • Saudi Arabia to host football’s 2027 Asian Cup.
  • Anurag Thakur launch mascot, theme song and jersey of third Khelo India Winter Games.


  • Veteran playback singer Vani Jairam passes away at 78 in Chennai.


  • Gautam Adani dropped out of World’s top 20 richest people.

Banking and Finance 

  • UPI transactions rise 1.3% in Jan to start 2023 with a record high.
  • Bank Of Baroda Establishes The ‘Bank Of Baroda Rashtrabhasha Samman’.

Business And Economy

  • KFin Technologies Limited (KFintech) launched its operations in GIFT City, Gandhinagar.


  • RBI okays appointment of sitting YES Bank exec Rajan Pental as ED.

Science and Technology

  • IIT-Madras gets Rs 242 crore grant for lab-grown diamonds research.
  • Govt revises broadband connectivity, raises minimum download speed to 2 Mbps.

Environment and Energy

  • UP govt to partner with Denmark for ethanol production.

International Affairs

  • International Kolkata Book Fair organised after two years on theme of ‘Spain’.
  • Brazil becomes full-member of International Solar Alliance.
  • India, Netherlands hold 2nd Cyber Dialogue in New Delhi.

National Affairs

  • Punjab Cabinet okays new industrial policy, to develop 15 parks.
  • 36th edition of the Surajkund Crafts Mela commences in Faridabad.


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