Current Affairs | February 13-14, 2022


Current Affairs | February 13-14, 2022

This article presents a quick overview of everyday events on February 13-14, 2022, in the form of GK one-liners to help you prepare for the upcoming Kerala PSC, UPSC, SSC, Banking, Railways, and other competitive examinations.

Current Affairs

February 13-14, 2022

Important Days & Events

February 13

  • World Radio Day.
  • National Women's Day.
    • 143rd birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu
  • APEDA Foundation Day. (36th)
    • APEDA – Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority.

February 14

  • International Epilepsy Day.
International Epilepsy Day.

New Appointments

  • President of ICAI – Debashis Mitra.
    • Frank-Walter Steinmeier
      Vice President – Aniket Sunil Talati.
    • ICAI – Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Re-elected President of Germany – Frank-Walter Steinmeier (2nd term).
    • Capital – Berlin.
    • Currency – Euro.
    • Chancellor – Olaf Scholz.
  • MD and CEO of Air India – Ilker Ayci.
    • Former Turkish Airlines chairman.
  • Brand ambassador of Krishi Network app – Pankaj Tripathi.

National & International

  • Justin Trudeau
    For the first time in its history, the Prime Minister of a North American country invoked the Emergencies Act. What is the name of the nation and who is the Prime Minister? Canada &  Justin Trudeau.
    • To tackle Freedom Convoy, an anti-vaccine mandate movement.
    • Emergencies Act – passed by the Parliament of Canada in 1988.
  • What is the name of India's first RBD protein subunit vaccine produced in-house against COVID-19? Corbevax.
  • Which Hyderabad based bio-pharmaceutical firm has requested an emergency use authorization from India's medicines authority for its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax for children aged 12 to 18? Biological E.
  • What is India's rank among the easiest countries to establish a new business, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2021-22 study? 4th.
    • published at the Dubai Expo.
  • India has signed a pact with the UN's WFP  to provide 50,000 tonnes of wheat to which country? Afghanistan. 
    •  via Pak border.
    • WFP – World Food Programme.
      • Founded – 1961.
      • Headquarters – Rome, Italy.
  • Which state has announced the introduction of  'Hope Express' as a cancer prevention initiative? Maharashtra.
  • NABARD had recently launched a programme to promote natural farming. What is the name of this programme? JIVA.
    • NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.
      • Established – 1982 July 12.
      • Headquarters – Mumbai.
      • Chairman – Govinda Rajulu Chintala.
  • Indian Railways has decided to build the world's largest and most prestigious wrestling academy. Which city is it going to be built in? New Delhi.
    • Cabinet Minister of Railways – Ashwini Vaishnaw.
  • The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 14.5-kilometre long ‘Rail-cum-Road-Bridge’ recently. Where is it located? Bihar.
    • over the river Ganga.
    • along with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
  • Name the Chairman of the Supreme Court panel overseeing the Char Dham project who resigned – Ravi Chopra.
    • owing to dissatisfaction with the Supreme Court's decision to restrict the panel's competence to only two "non-defence" sections of the project.
  • Which bank collaborated with Creditas Solutions to build its "Neo Collections" platform recently? RBL Bank.


  • What is the name of the special inspection carried out by the Motor Vehicles Department squad against vehicles that create excessive noise by unlawfully modifying silencers?  Operation Silence
  • First airstrip of Idukki is located at – Sathram.
    • National Cadet Corps (NCC) only airstrip in India.
  • Which river bed hosts the 127th Maramon Convention, an annual Christian religious gathering organised by the Mar Thoma Evangelistic Association (MTEA)? Pampa.
  • Name the Kudumbashree initiative, which was granted the Glenmark Nutrition Award 2022 – Amrutham Nutrimix.
    •  implemented with the assistance of the United Nations World Food Programme.

Science & Technology

  • The first country to authorise drone flying in civilian airspace – Israel.
    • Capital – Jerusalem.
    • Currency – Shekel.
    • President – Isaac Herzog.
    • Prime Minister – Naftali Bennett.
  • What was the name of the earth observation satellite launched by ISRO on February 14, 2022?  EOS-04.
    • EOS-04 – 
      • Launch Vehicle – PSLV-C52.
      • Weight – 1710 Kg.
      • a Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) with a mission life of 10 years.
    • co-passenger satellites – 
      • INS-2TD –  technology demonstrator with a mission life of six months.
      • INSPIREsat-1 –  student satellite with a mission life of one year developed by the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)
    •  ISRO Chairman – S. Somanath.

Armed Forces

  • What is the name of the first-of-its-kind Hackathon virtually organized by the Indian army to boost cyber warfare? Sainya Ranakshetram.
    • Conducted from – October 1 to December 31.
    • Conducted by – Military College of Telecommunication Engineering at Mhow (Shimla-based Army Training Command).
      Singapore Air Show-2022
    • Chief of Army Staff – General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
  • The Indian Air Force will take part in a worldwide exhibition slated for February 15 to 18, 2022, with its aircraft on showcase. What is the name of the event mentioned above, and what aircraft will be on display? 'Singapore Air Show-2022' & 'Tejas.'

Books & Authors

  • Author of 'How to Prevent the Next Pandemic' – Bill Gates.
  • Author of 'Premanagaram' – Bineesh Puthuppanam.
    • DC Books published this 152-page book with 100 paintings by various artists like Madanan, Jolly M. Sudhan, K. Sudheesh, Mukhthar Udarampoyil, Naveen Kumar, Joshi Perambra, Abhilash Thiruvoth, and others.


  • Renowned industrialist and chairman emeritus of the Indian conglomerate Bajaj Group who passed recently – Rahul Bajaj.
    • Padma Bhushan (2001)

We hope you found this post on Current Affairs for February 13th and 14th, 2022 informative. Aspirants for the Kerala PSC and other competitive examinations are advised to stay current on Current Affairs and Static GK articles, which account for around 20-30% of questions in any examination nowadays.

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