Daily Gk update: 24th February 2020, Daily Current Affairs

Daily GK Update: 24th February 2020, Daily Current Affairs 2020:

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International (Current Affairs)

♦G20 finance ministers’, central bankers to meet in Riyadh

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 22 Feb 2020

  • Saudi Arabia is hosting the inaugural G20 finance ministers’ and central bank governors’ meeting on 22nd February. The ministers and governors will come from G20 countries and invited countries, as well as heads of international and regional organizations.
  • The meeting will be chaired by Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan and Ahmed Alkholifey.
  • Saudi G20 presidency under the theme of “Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All.”

Note: About Saudi Arabia

  • King: Salman of Saudi Arabia
  • Capital: Riyadh
  • Currency: Saudi riyal


♦Adline Castelino wins Miss Diva Universe 2020


  • Adline Castelino has been crowned as the winner of LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2020 competition. Pune’s Neha Jaiswal was crowned Miss Diva Runner-up.
  • Castelino will go on to represent the country at Miss Universe later this year.

♦Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival: An Overview


  • Hrithik Roshan garnered the ‘Best Actor award’ for his film Super 30 at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival.
Category Winners
Best Film Super 30
Best Actor Hrithik Roshan
Most Promising Actor Kiccha Sudeep
Best Actor in Television Series Dheeraj Dhoopar
Best Actress in Television Divyanka Tripathi
Most Favourite Television Actor Harshad Chopda
Most Favourite Jodi in Television Series Sriti Jha and Shabbir Ahluwalia (Kumkum Bhagya)
Best Reality Show Bigg Boss 13
Best Television Series Kumkum Bhagya
Best Playback Singer Male Armaan Malik

♦Manoj Kumar felicitated by London’s World Book of Records for contribution to Indian cinema

  • Veteran actor Manoj Kumar has been felicitated by the World Book of Records, London with the WBR Golden Era of Bollywood honour for being a legendary actor and for his contribution to Indian cinema.


♦FC Goa becomes first Indian club to qualify for AFC Champions League


  • FC Goa on 22nd February scripted history as the club became the first Indian team to qualify for the group stages of the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Champions League.
  • AFC Champions League, which is viewed as Asia’s top club competition.

♦Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates 1st edition of Khelo India University Games in Odisha

  • The inaugural edition of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG) was launched here on 22nd February during a dazzling opening ceremony, with Prime Minster Narendra Modi too gracing the occasion with his virtual presence.
  • Modi declared the Games open though a video link: “It is a historic moment for Indian Sports.
  • 3400 athletes from 159 universities across the country will vie for top honours across 17 disciplines, including rugby which is among the six-team events.

♦Young Indian GM Gukesh won title at Cannes Open chess tourney

  • India’s 13-year old Grandmaster D Gukesh emerged champion in the 34th Cannes Open in Cannes, France on 23rd February, beating Harutyun Bargseghyan of the host nation in the final round to end with 7.5 points.

♦Asian Wrestling Championship 2020 held in New Delhi: An Overview

  • The 2020 Asian Wrestling Championships was held at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium, Indira Gandhi Arena, New Delhi in India. The event took place from February 18 to February 23.
  • Japan topped the medal tally with 16 medals( 8 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze).While India finished 3rd rank with  20 medals( 5 Gold, 6 Silver, 9 Bronze).
Player Name Category Gold Medal
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Men’s freestyle- 57kg Gold
Sunil Kumar Men’s Greco-Roman-87 kg Gold
Pinki Women’s freestyle-55 kg Gold
Sarita Mor Women’s freestyle- 59 kg Gold
Divya Kakran Women’s freestyle- 68 kg Gold


Book and Author

♦Vice President Venkaiah naidu released Sadhguru’s book ‘Death-An Inside Story’


  • The Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu released the book titled ‘Death- An Inside Story: A book for all those who shall’ authored by Jaggi Vasudev, but famously known as Sadhguru, Founder of Isha Foundation.
  • The book was released on the occasion of Mahashivaratri celebrations on 21st February at the Isha Yoga Center, Tamil Nadu, where Vice-President Naidu was the Chief Guest.

Important Day

♦24th February: Central Excise Day

  • Central Excise Day is celebrated every year on February 24 across India to encourage the employees of excise department to carry out the central excise duty in a better way.

Note: List of Important Day (February)

  • 2nd February-World Wetlands Day
  • 4th February-World Cancer Day
  • 6 February – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)     
  • 10th February– World Pulses Day           
  • 11th February– International Day of Women and Girls in Science     
  • 13th February – “World Radio Day”

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