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February 10, 201911 days 1680
  • The Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta was named to the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
  • The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between India and Brazil on cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy.
  • The Senior IPS officer A P Maheshwari has been appointed as Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Home Ministry.
  • Andhra Pradesh Government has introduced a new scheme, called Annadata Sukhibhava to give economic support to Annadatas (farmers).
  • The Indian Coast Guard and the Airport Authority of India signed a MoU for coordination in the aeronautical and maritime search and rescue operations.
  • Vidarbha claimed their second successive Ranji Trophy title and second overall beating Saurashtra in the final of the Ranji Trophy 2018-19.
  • As per the new report, Philippines have the World’s heaviest internet users where people spent an average of 10 hours a day online in 2018.
    • Brazil came in second place followed by Thailand.
  • The World champion Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu notched up a gold medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand.
    • Chanu won the 48kg category gold in the silver level Olympic qualifying event.
  • Tamil Nadu ranked 4th in the entire country in terms of overall GST collections.
    • Overall, Maharashtra tops the country at Rs 70,792 crore collection followed by Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka.
  • IIT-Madras has launched a research centre on Artificial Intelligence at its campus.
    • It is developed jointly in association with Robert Bosch, the Germany-based Electronics and Engineering firm.

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