1.February 4:World Cancer Day
(Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally.)
2.Indian Boxers bag six gold at Golden girl championship in sweden.
(Prachi Dhankar won 'Best Boxer'award in the junior category.)
3.APEDA-CFTRI sign MoU for Liason office in Guwahati.
4.Reduction of about 147 million kg of CO2 achieved in FAME india phase-1.
(Saving of about 59 mn litres of fuel is another achivement.)
5.Minstry of tourism to develop 15 thematic circuits in the country.
(Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD schemes help in tourism growth.)
6.Government proposes 5% of health cess on import of medical devices.
(Imports last year stood at Rs.38,000 crores.)
7.Budget 2020 increases the National Calamity Contingent duty on cigarettes.
(The NCCD duty was introduced under finance act,2001.)
8.Import duty on Green energy Equipment hiked by 20% in Budget 2020-21.
(15% tax for new industrialists in the renewable energy sector.)