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Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-11 February 2020

Here are Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines for February 11, 2020

INDIA

  • SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018; says a court can grant anticipatory bail only in cases where a prima facie case is not made out
  • Anti-CAA protesters at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh cannot block public roads and create inconvenience for others: Supreme Court
  • SC slaps fine of Rs 5 lakh on Centre, States for failing to file reply on PIL seeking setting up of community kitchens across the country
  • 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) to be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on February 17-22
  • First ‘Jerusalem-Mumbai Festival’ to be held in Mumbai on February 15-16
  • Israel’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Meir Ben Shabbat meets PM Modi in New Delhi
  • Chhattisgarh: CM Bhupesh Baghel inaugurates Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi as state’s 28th district
  • Chhattisgarh: 2 commandoes of CRPF’s unit CoBRA killed in encounter with Naxals in Bijapur district
  • ‘Reading Mission-Haryana’ initiated by the state government to inculcate reading habit among students

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • BSNL, Air India, MTNL highest loss-making PSUs in 2018-19; ONGC most profitable: Public Enterprises Survey
  • Web portal launched for Star Rating of coal mines; portal to promote green, safe and sustainable coal mining
  • Electric two-wheeler EPluto 7G launched by Pure EV in Hyderabad; range of 116 km per full charge

92nd ACADEMY AWARDS

  • Best Picture: Parasite (Korean)
  • Best Director: Bong Joon-ho – ‘Parasite’
  • Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix – ‘Joker’
  • Best Actress: Renée Zellweger – ‘Judy Garland’
  • Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt – ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
  • Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern – ‘Marriage Story’
  • Best Original Screenplay: Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won – ‘Parasite’
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: Taika Waititi – ‘Jojo Rabbit’
  • Best Animated Feature Film: ‘Toy Story 4’
  • Best International Feature Film: ‘Parasite’ (South Korea)
  • Best Cinematography: ‘1917’ – Roger Deakins

WORLD

  • Britain, Ireland hit as Storm Ciara whips over northwest Europe
  • India-UK joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ to be conducted at Salisbury Plains (UK) on February 13-26
  • World Pulses Day observed on February 10

SPORTS

  • Australian Cricket Awards: David Warner wins Allan Border Medal; Ellyse Perry wins Belinda Clark Award
  • ESPNcricinfo Awards: England’s ODI World Cup skipper Eoin Morgan named captain of the year
  • Bengaluru Raptors retain Premier Badminton League championship in Hyderabad
  • Aditya Mehta wins National Snooker Championship in Pune
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