Current Affairs » February 2017 » Joe Root Appointed As New Captain Of England Test Team
→ Actor Tom Cruise‘s mother Mary Lee has passed away at the age of 80.
→ Aero India 2017 starts at Bengaluru.
→ Frank Walter Steinmeier Elected New President of Germany.
→ Government to launch Indradhanush 2.0 for Recapitalization of PSBs.
→ Haryana govt imposes curbs on liquor consumption.
→ India‘s leading agri and FMCG company Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd has signed an agreement with Baba Ramdev promoted Patanjali Ayurved Ltd for physical refining and packaging of edible oils.
→ Infibeam, the first e-commerce company in India listed with SEBI, has announced plans to merge operations with online payment gateway CCAvenue.
→ Joe Root appointed as new captain of England‘s Test team.
→ Michael Flynn resigns as US National Security Advisor.
→ Nearly half of Japanese couples in sexless marriages - Study.
→ Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed has reportedly been arrested alongside a bookie named Yousuf by Britain‘s National Crime Agency (NCA) in London over spot-fixing charges.
→ Sachin Tendulkar adopts another village Donja in Osmanabad (Maharashtra) for transformation.
→ Steven Mnuchin appointed as Treasury Secretary in Trump‘s Administration.
→ Task force for working women to be formed by U.S and Canada.
→ Tehmina Janjua became Pak‘s first woman foreign secretary.
→ Thailand seeks India’s partnership in pharma, bio-tech.
→ The 11th International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition - Aero India 2017 will begin on 14 February, 2017 at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
→ The first ever International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour event in India will begin at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi.
→ The Indian Space Research Organisation today successfully launched 104 satellites in one go, breaking the world record for the most number of satellites launched from a single rocket.
→ The Ministry of External Affairs and Gateway House are co-hosting the Second Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue from February 13-14, 2017 in Mumbai.
→ The Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd (RDEL) has signed a Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) with US Navy to perform repair and alteration services for US Navy’s Seventh Fleet vessels.
→ The Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya launched the National Career Service (NCS) for youths and Jeevan Praman facility to EPFO pensioners through Post Offices at DakSadan in Hyderabad.
→ The wettest place in the world is in Meghalaya.
→ Three new districts to be formed in West Bengal.
→ Wholesale inflation rises to 5.25% in January this year.
→ World‘s first commercial flying car opens for sale.
→ Zoom Air the new Indian airline starts service.
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