25 Feb Prelims facts
1.Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 announced
The winner of the Award for 2021 are as follows:
Best Actor (Female): Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak
Best Actor (Male): Akshay Kumar, Laxmi
Critic’s Best Actress: Kiara Advani, Guilty
Critic’s Best Actor: Late Sushant Singh Rajput, Dil Bechara
Best Film: Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
First winner: Devika Rani
2.World’s biggest cricket stadium set for the first match
Narendra Modi stadium to host the third Test between India and England. India and England had a forgettable outing in their last pink-ball outings.The stadium is also known as Motera Stadium, the venue in Ahmedabad was first opened in the early 1980s but has recently been rebuilt and now has a seating capacity of 110,000.
Motera currently is the biggest cricket stadium in the world in terms of capacity. The last time when India played a cricket match at Motera was way back in 2014.
3.2nd Khelo India University Games 2021 Host to Karnataka
Shri BS Yediyurappa and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju was made the announcement of the second edition of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021.The first edition of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and saw a total participation of 3182 athletes in the U-25 age group, across 158 universities and colleges from all states.