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Daily News Digest:22 February 2021

UNION HOME MINISTER ATTENDED THE 'SHAURYANJALI' PROGRAMME

The Union Home Minister attended the 'Shauryanjali' programme in West Bengal. This programme was organized to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. 

IMMERSION INDIA WON UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO) SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION

Immersion India, a Bengaluru-based startup has won the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Global Startup Competition. Immersion India was selected under the Sustainable Development Goal of Quality Education.

26TH EDITION OF ‘HUNAR HAAT’ INAUGURATED

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 26th edition of ‘Hunar Haat’ in New Delhi. The Hunar Haat will be underway till 1st March. More than 600 artisans and craftsmen from more than 31 states and UTs are participating.

NAVDEX 21 (NAVAL DEFENCE EXHIBITION) AND IDEX 21 (INTERNATIONAL DEFENCE EXHIBITION)

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Pralaya arrived at Abu Dhabi, UAE to participate in the NAVDEX 21 (Naval Defence Exhibition) and IDEX 21 (International Defence Exhibition), scheduled from 20 to 25 February 2021.

IDEX and NAVDEX, and the International Defence Conference are organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces.

FIRST-EVER NATIONAL TOY FAIR TO BE ORGANIZED FROM FEB 27

The Government is organising the first-ever India Toy Fair from February 27 to March 2, 2021. The website for the India Toy Fair 2021 was launched on February 12.

SECOND KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES TO BE HOSTED BY KARNATAKA

The second Khelo India University Games will be hosted by Karnataka and will be held in Bengaluru in collaboration with the Association of Indian Universities. The games serve as a platform for more than 4,000 sportsmen under the age of 25 to compete and get selected for the national teams.

The Khelo India programme has been introduced to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country. It is implemented by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

6TH SOIL HEALTH CARD DAY OBSERVED ON 19 FEBRUARY 2021

India observes the Soil Health Card Day on 19 February. The day is observed to commemorate the launch of the Soil Health Card (SHC) Scheme and create awareness about the benefits of the scheme.

Soil Health Card (SHC) is a Government of India's scheme promoted by the Department of Agriculture & Co-operation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare.

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