Day February 25, 2021

One liners 25th February

• India and Mauritius signed the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA). This is the first trade agreement with any African country. The agreement was signed in the presence of Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and Indian Minister of…

Swachh Iconic Places

• The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti has announced the selection of the 12 iconic sites under Phase IV of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP). About: • Under Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of Swachh…

Court etiquette

• The debate around court etiquette in India was triggered again on February 23 after a Supreme Court Bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde objected to a petitioner addressing judges as “Your Honour”. About: •…

Karbi insurgency

• Over 1,000 militants of five militant groups of Karbi Anglong district ceremonially laid down arms at an event in Guwahati in the presence of Assam Chief Minister. About: • The surrendered militants comprised cadres from five outfits — Karbi…