Current Affairs » February 2017 » National Biodiversity Congress 2017 Held In Kerala
→ 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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