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Current Affairs Headlines of 07th February, 2017

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→ 17th BIMSTEC senior officials’ meeting to be held at Kathmandu.

→ 5.6 magnitude earthquake hits North India.

→ 8 people die per day in Delhi due to air pollution - SC.

→ Alastair Cook steps down as England‘s Test team captain.

→ Andhra Pradesh - First Smart Police Station inaugurated.

→ Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, CMSGUY in Guwahati.

→ Assocham recommends RBI to reduce interest rate by 75 bps.

→ Ban on American wrestling team lifted by Iran.

→ Bureau of Civil Aviation Security suspends IndiGo‘s security training centre licence.

→ Cash transaction above Rs.3 lakh will get 100% Penalty.

→ CESC wins Bikaner power distribution franchise.

→ China releases video of missile that can reach India.

→ Dalhousie Road in Central Delhi got renamed as Dara Shikoh Road.

→ Delhi-based firm to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones.

→ India Squash team wins gold at Asian Junior Squash Championships.

→ India to host FIBA Women‘s Asia Cup basketball tournament.

→ Indian Ship ‘Samudra Pavak‘ is on 4-day good will visit to Dubai.

→ IndiGo‘s security training centre licence suspended by BCAS.

→ Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das stated that state will give 2% reservation to sports persons in government jobs.

→ Joint exercise to be held between Indian Coast Guard and UAE counter parts.

→ Ministry of Railways planning to install first train route on Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

→ Nagaland cabinet to submit memorandum on exempt it Part IX A of Constitution to PM.

→ Nearly 100 US firms file opposition to immigration ban.

→ Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose‘s driver Nizamuddin dies at 116.

→ ONGC replaces ‘Rajiv Gandhi‘ name with ‘Pandit Deendayal‘ for its building.

→ Owing to personal reasons Panneerselvam resigns as Tamilnadu CM.

→ PCRA Cyclothon to be organised by PCRA to adopt fuel-free Transportation.

→ Renowned Pakistani Urdu novelist and playwright Bano Qudsia has passed away.

→ Rs.5.5 crore hospital bill for Jayalalithaa‘s 75-day treatment - State government doctor P. Balaji.

→ Snapdeal stops users‘ incentive programme amid cash crunch.

→ SoftBank‘s COO Jonathan Bullock resigns boards of Ola, Snapdeal and Housing.

→ Telangana launches India‘s first social innovation hub in Nizamabad.

→ The month of February has been celebrated as ‘Black History Month‘ in the US since 1976 to acknowledge contributions of African-Americans.

→ To conduct exams for higher, secondary education HRD ministry plans to set up NTA.

→ Uber launches taxi hiring service UberHIRE.

→ Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu released annual book ‘Bharat-2017‘ and ‘India-2017‘.

→ World‘s longest non-stop commercial flight journey completed in New Zealand.

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