- The Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, has launched the ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission virtually. Highlights This mission is the part of the government’s campaign to complete the goal of 100 per cent potable piped water supply in all rural households by March 2022.
- The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the Union Budget 2021 has announced that the government has put forward the proposed to launch a portal to formulate social security scheme for the workers of the India’s gig economy
- The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, have inaugurated the Aadi Mahotsav at Dilli Haat in New Delhi. Highlights The festival is being organised at Dilli Haat, INA. It comprises of the display and sale of tribal art & craft, medicine, cuisine and folk performances.
- The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have recently launched his new book “The Little Book of Encouragement”. The book comprises of 130 quotes. The book has been edited by Renuka Singh while published by Penguin Random House
History on this Day:
(2014) Super Bowl XLVIII, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ: Seattle Seahawks beat Denver Broncos, 42-8; MVP: Malcolm Smith, Seattle, LB