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Railways Approves Rail Project in Andaman and Nicobar
Current Affairs Headlines of 08th February, 2017

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→ ‘Optiemus Infracom‘ a Delhi-based firm to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones.

→ 17th session of BIMSTEC senior officials’ meeting starts in Kathmandu.

→ Alastair Cook resigns as England Test captain.

→ Arunachal Pradesh implements ‘e-Cabinet‘ system.

→ Boy from Himachal Pradesh awarded Rs.1 lakh for saving schoolmates.

→ China overcomes Germany to be the world‘s largest producer of solar power.

→ Delhi Govt approves proposal to build 6,178 flats for poor.

→ First all-women mosque in Lucknow to be powered with 100% solar energy.

→ First Smart Police Station inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh.

→ Ginni Rometty CEO of IBM receives record bonus of Rs.33.3 crore in 2016.

→ Govt of Arunachal Pradesh announced ‘Arunachal Civil Service Awards’.

→ I & B Ministry earned Rs.15 lakh by selling old junk material.

→ IDBI Bank lowers its MCLR by 30-35 bps.

→ India Education Fair for Sri Lankan students starts in Colombo.

→ India to host Meeting of Global Initiatives to combat nuclear terrorism in New Delhi.

→ India to host World Billiards Championship for next four years.

→ India’s third largest private bank, Axis Bank has tied up with Earthport Plc, a cross-border payment network.

→ Indian Coast Guard to have Joint Exercise with UAE Coast Guard.

→ Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor was honored with the prestigious $1 million 2017 Genesis Prize by Israel for his utmost contribution for Jewish community.

→ Iran Lifts Ban on American Wrestling Team.

→ Law passed by Israel Govt legalising 4000 homes in occupied West Bank.

→ Mumbai airport second-most efficient in the world: Govt.

→ New App build to design personalised dress for users by Google, H & M.

→ Public sector lender Bank of Maharashtra has partnered with insurance company Cigna TTK Health to market the insurer’s products in the bank’s branches across the entire country.

→ Railways Approves Rail Project in Andaman and Nicobar.

→ The Ujjivan Small Finance Bank officially started its operation with 5 pilot branches in Bengaluru..

→ The Union Human Resource Development Ministry led by ‎under Prakash Javadekar is set to constitute a National Testing Agency (NTA) which will be responsible for conducting examinations for higher and secondary education.

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