Current Affairs of 10 February


Chinook Military Helicopters
Chinook Military Helicopters
Chinook Military Helicopters - American aerospace major Boeing announced the arrival of first batch of four Chinook military helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port in Gujarat. CH47F (I) Chinooks will be ferried to Chandigarh, where they will be formally inducted into the Indian Air Force later this year. The Chinook is a multi-role, vertical-lift platform, which is used for transporting troops, artillery, equipment and fuel. It is also used for humanitarian and disaster relief operations. India had finalised a mega contract with Boeing to procure 22 Apache helicopters and 15 Chinooks for the Indian Air Force in September 2015.

Hindi is Third Official Language in UAE
Hindi is Third Official Language in UAE
Hindi is Third Official Language in UAE - In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. This is aimed at helping Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier.

France Recalled Its Ambassador To Rome
France Recalled Its Ambassador To Rome
France Recalled Its Ambassador To Rome - France recalled its ambassador to Rome in a move unprecedented since World War II saying it was fed up with "repeated, baseless" attacks by Italian political leaders on the country. The move came amid mounting tensions between the two European Union members after Italy's deputy Prime Minister met French yellow vest protesters.

Yellow Vests Movement
Yellow Vests Movement
Yellow Vests Movement - The yellow vests movement or yellow jackets movement is a populist, grassroots political movement for economic justice that began in France in November 2018. After an online petition posted in May had attracted nearly a million signatures, mass demonstrations began on 17 November. The movement is motivated by rising fuel prices, high cost of living, and claims that a disproportionate burden of the government's tax reforms were falling on the working and middle classes, especially in rural and peri-urban areas.
PETROTECH – 2019
PETROTECH – 2019
PETROTECH – 2019 - The 13th International Oil and Gas Conference - PETROTECH - 2019 got underway at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. Over 95 Energy Ministers from partner countries are expected to participate in the three day Conference. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the event on 11 February.

NPA For Sale
NPA For Sale
NPA For Sale - State Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce have put on sale various financial accounts (Non Performing Assets) to recover dues of around Rs 5,740 crore. SBI has invited bids from asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) and financial institutions (FIs) to recover an outstanding of Rs 4,975 crore. The bulk of accounts up for sale by SBI are of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have dues amounting to Rs 4,667 crore. 

Hindusthan Nirman Dal
Hindusthan Nirman Dal 
Hindusthan Nirman Dal - Pravin Togadia, once a firebrand Hindutva leader launched his political party — Hindusthan Nirman Dal (HND) — in New Delhi with a promise to start construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya within a week of coming to power.