Current Affairs » February 2017 » Shawna Pandya To Become Third Indian Origin Woman To Fly In Space
→ 2.5 crore Africans to be trained free by IBM.
→ 3 fully automated branches launched by Bank of America.
→ 553 poll booths in Uttarakhand to be installed with VVPAT machines.
→ Aadhaar mandatory to avail subsidy under food security law.
→ AIR to give Highway Advisory Services to 13 states.
→ Andhra Pradesh‘s Sgarmala Project expedite by appointing 33-members committee.
→ Assam govt got permission on usage of drones for vigilance from Centre.
→ Baba Ramdev‘s Patanjali to employ 8,000 youth.
→ Brexit bill passed in UK House of Commons.
→ China becomes world’s largest producer of solar power.
→ China starts fingerprinting all foreign visitors.
→ Committee formed by centre to accelerate Namami Gange programme.
→ Delhi to observe Dry Day in till Saturday for UP election.
→ Elahiganj the first village in West Bengal’s to ban alcohol.
→ Free WiFi zone to be set up at Everest base camp.
→ Freedom fighter Racharla Samrajyam has passed away.
→ Govt appoints 3 directors on RBI Central Board, Ashok Gulati, Manish Sabharwal and Rajiv Kumar as part-time Non-Official Directors on the Central Board.
→ IDFC Bank, IndiaLends tie-up for loan services to 01st timers.
→ IIM Bill, 2017 got introduced at Lok Sabha.
→ India remains at bottom in Intellectual Property index.
→ Jeff Sessions selected as next US Attorney General by US Senate.
→ NBA-FIBA BWB selects Aashay Verma & Priyanka of India.
→ PMGDSA mission got approval from Cabinet to improve rural digital literacy.
→ PNB Housing Finance limited & CREDAI-West Bengal Signs MoU to train construction workers in West Bengal.
→ Red Cross suspends Afghan operations after 6 workers killed.
→ Shawna Pandya To Become Third Indian-origin Woman To Fly In Space.
→ The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance has entered into four more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs). The four APAs signed pertain to the Manufacturing, Financial and Information Technology sectors of the economy.
→ The Kopi Luwak coffee, which comes from an animal‘s poop, is considered to be the world‘s most expensive coffee.the price of the coffee could range from $35 to $100 (₹2,000-₹6,000) per cup.
→ Vodafone-Idea entity to be headed by Kumar Mangalam Birla - Report.
→ Wildcard entry offered for Maria Sharapova in Madrid Open.
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