Daily Current Affairs, February 2024, 2 February, 2024

In this article, you will get daily current affairs for 2nd February, 2024. It is very important from the examination point of view.

2 February 2024, Daily Current Affairs

(1) World Wetlands Day celebrated on 02 February.

This day is celebrated as wetlands day as Ramsar convention was adopted on this day in 1971.

Important Points:

Ramsar is not ant acronym, it is a city in Iran.

Wetlands day 2024 theme: “Wetlands and Human Wellbeing”

Wetlands day 2023 theme: “It’s Time for Wetlands Restoration”

Ramsar Convention defines wetlands as “areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres”.

Aim of Ramsar Convention: To raise public awareness of wetland values and benefits promote the conservation and wise use of wetlands.

points to remember:

  1. Asan Conservation Reserve becomes Uttarakhand’s first wetland to make it to Ramsar Convention
  2. Largest wetland in world is Pantanal (SOUTH AMERICA). It sprawls across Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay.
  3. Largest wetland in India is Sunderban wetland (WB).
  4. Total Ramsar Sites in India = 80
  5. State with maximum Sites in India= Tamilnadu

(2) China overtook Japan to become world’s top vehicle exporter in 2023.

(3) North India’s first human DNA bank will be established in BHU.

(4) Odisha received the award for the best tableau in the state category in the 75th Republic Day Parade 2024.

The theme of Republic Day 2024 is “India-Mother of Democracy” and “Developed India”. French President Emmanuel Macron was the chief guest of honor for Republic Day 2024.

(5) Maharashtra state tops the medal table of Khelo India Youth Games-2023.

(6) Indian Coast Guard celebrated 48th Raising Day on 1 February.

(7) Reserve Bank of India bans Paytm Payments Bank.

(8) Vishnu Saravanan gave India the first Olympic quota in sailing. He obtained India’s first quota in sailing for the Paris 2024 Olympics in the ILCA 7 Men’s World Championships 2024 in Australia on 31 January 2024.

(9) Preeti Rajak becomes Indian Army’s 1st Woman Subedar.

Preeti is currently ranked at the sixth position in the Indian trap shooters women’s list and is preparing for the Paris Olympic Games 2024.

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