News Headlines-7th feb
- February 7, 2023
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Current Affairs Capsule
Headlines of the Day
A series of earthquake killed more than 4000 people and injured thousands more on Monday in Turkey and northwest Syria. The highest magnitude recorded was 7.8
which was the worst to strike Turkey this century. It was followed by another 70 aftershocks.
India is exploring atleast three options to clear outstanding Rouble payments worth around Rs 28,000 crore against weapons delivered by Russia. The 3 options are stake sale, bonds and 3rd currency.
In a bid to boost confidence, Adani group prepay $1.1 bn to free pledged shares in 3 group companies; Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd, Adani Green Energy Ltd and Adani Transmission Ltd.
In the face of growing political criticism of Assam government’s crackdown on child marriage, with a total 2,442 arrests made so far, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the ratio of teen pregnancies in the state—at 16.8%oftotal registered pregnancies — is ‘alarming’.