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National Biodiversity Congress 2017 held in Kerala
Current Affairs Headlines of 24th February, 2017

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→ 1st Gramin Khel Mahotsav to be held next month in Delhi: Vijay Goel.

→ 7 new Earth-like exoplanets discovered, NASA announces.

→ 9th BRICS Summit to be held in China‘s Xiamen city.

→ Approval given by Cabinet on setting up solar parks estimated Rs.8,100-cr.

→ Ban on Women army officers wearing Islamic headscarf removed by Turkey.

→ Bharat Financial launches instant microloan facility.

→ Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India.

→ Cressida becomes 1st woman to head Scotland Yard in 188 yrs.

→ Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao is set to present a gold moustache worth Rs.75,000 to Lord Veerabhadra Swamy temple in Kuravi.

→ E-learning centres opened at public libraries by J & K govt.

→ Former Indian Navy Ship Viraat to be decommissioned on Mar 6.

→ FreeCharge CEO Govind Rajan Quits.

→ Govt launches app to provide GST updates to taxpayers.

→ IMF reported as GDP of India‘s projected to slow to 6.6% on the effect of demonetisation.

→ India and Japan ink pact on rail safety.

→ ISSF World Cup tournament starts in Delhi.

→ Karnataka Bank has bagged two ‘IBA-Banking Technology’ awards.

→ Kerala-based Abeesh Domanic has set a Guinness World Record by breaking 124 coconuts with his bare hands in under a minute.

→ National Biodiversity Congress 2017 held in Kerala.

→ New fully completed Antyodaya Express launched by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

→ Nobel-Winning Economist Kenneth J. Arrow Dies At 95.

→ Maha Shivaratri festival celebrating today all over India.

→ Ramkumar Narayanan Product Development head of eBay quits.

→ Rewards offered for recycling waste through machine installed by a startup.

→ Roll Ball World Cup 2017 won by Indian men‘s, women‘s teams.

→ Rs.5 lakh reward announced for players of Blind World Cup winning team.

→ Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY).

→ Somalia president appoints Hassan Ali Khaire as its new Prime Minister.

→ Sovereign Gold Bonds 2016-17-Series IV to be issued by Govt.

→ Suresh Prabhu unveils Antyodaya Express for common man.

→ Tata Group hospitality arm Indian Hotels Company Ltd stated N Chandrasekaran has been elected as the Chairman of its board of directors.

→ The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) celebrated 74th Central Excise Day on 24th February in New Delhi.

→ The Kerala government will launch the country’s first sex offenders registry which will contain all identification details of sex offenders and would be kept in public domain.

→ The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) announced that India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019 during the meeting held in New Delhi.

→ Trade facilitation agreement of WTO made into effect.

→ Visa-AP sign MoU to make Vizag India’s first ‘less cash‘ city.

→ Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. Ambassador, Dies at 64.

→ Withdrawals made easier: EPFO introduces one single claim form.


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