Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (8th to 14th February 2018)

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Important Weekly Current Affairs 2nd Week of February 2018

1) Union Cabinet has approved implementation of Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme at a total cost of 1,650 crore rupees for a period of – seven years

2) National Informatics Centre (NIC) is organizing a three-day National Meet on Grassroot Informatics- VIVID 2018 in – New Delhi.

3) The country which has become the world’s first country to abolish same-sex marriages – Bermuda.

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Bermuda Capital Hamilton
Bermuda Currency Bermudian Dollar
Bermuda Premier Edward David Burt

4) India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range in Odisha – Prithvi-II.

5)  Saudi Arabia King Salman inaugurated the prestigious National Heritage and Culture Festival – Janadriyah

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Saudi Arabia Capital

Riyadh

Saudi Arabia Currency

Saudi Riyal

Saudi Arabia King

Ali Salman Ahmed Salman

6) The Delhi government has decided to introduce a ‘happiness curriculum’ in government schools for students – From nursery to class 8.

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Delhi Chief Minister

Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Lieutenant Governor

Anil Baijal

7) Reserve Bank of India projects inflation for Financial Year 2019 at around – 4.5%

8) Under Annual Turnover of the following basis Cabinet approved a proposal to redefine micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

9) The state which has topped the Health Index report prepared by NITI Aayog – Kerala.

10) The country which has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India after a form of bird flu that is highly lethal for poultry was found in the south Asian country – Saudi Arabia.

11) The country which has conducted Operation Sinai 2018 – Egypt.

12) Moody’s Investors Service has changed its outlook to positive from stable of the – Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank.

13) Abhilasha Kumari sworn-in as new Chief Justice of the High Court of – Manipur.

14) Antony Dominic sworn in as the Chief Justice of – Kerala.

15) The company which announce HTTP Protocol mark as ‘not secure’ from July – Google Chrome.

16) Indra Nooyi is appointed as the – International Cricket Council’s (ICC) first ever independent female director.

17) The team which has topped in the medal for the first Khelo India School Games concluded in New Delhi – Haryana.

18) Patanjali CEO supported and  stated that the nation should consider the benefits and positive uses of – Marijuana.

19) The RBI has cautioned people about a fake website in its name which is asking for personal and confidential banking details of bank customers.

20) The government has directed that all the banks to only accept online applications in a bid to make the loan disbursement process transparent and efficient – Educational Loan.

21) The rank of India in Global Intellectual Property Index is – 44.

22) Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy Shri R.K Singh launched a Web-based monitoring System called – ASH TRACK.

23) The 23rd Olympic Winter Games officially kicked off in – South Korea.

24) The country which Retains Top Spot in Source Market For Dubai In 2017 – India.

25) The world’s worst traffic congestion country in the year 2017 is – Thailand.

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Thailand Capital

Bangkok

Currency

Bhatt

President

Yingluck Shinawatra

26) The city which has the highest number of electric car owners in India is – Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Capital

Bengaluru

CM

Sidharamaya

Governor

Vajubai Rudubai Vala

 

27) SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi said the rules for mandatory 25 % fund-raising by listed companies before – September.

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SEBI Headquarters

Mumbai
CEO

Ajay Tyagi

28) New CEO of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is – Biswamohan Mahapatra.

29) Eight Year Old Indian origin girl who enters UK Math Hall of Fame is – Sohini Roy Chowdhury.

30) Theme of Two-day International Conference on Unani Medicine Started in New Delhi is – Cyber Security and Innovation.

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Theme

Integration of Unani System of Medicine in Mainstream Healthcare

31) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the Centre for learning Sanskrit language in – Gujarat University.

32) The country which has agreed to reopen the Nathu La pass for Indian pilgrims to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is – China.

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China Capital Beijing
Currency Yuan
President Xi Jinping

33) The central government has approved the construction of over 1.86 lakh more houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) scheme.

34) Over 2,100 saints and locals blew ‘shankh’ (conch shells) together is a record which was set on the second day of Rajim Kumbh Mela in – Chhattisgarh.

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Chhattisgarh Capital Raipur
CM Raman Singh
Governor Balram Das Tandon

35) The Union Home Minister has said the Government has decided to establish a Cyber Crime Reporting Portal to support – women and children.

36) IPPB will enable acceptance of digital payments across post offices in the country in line with the digital payments initiative – April 2018.

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IPPB Headquarters New Delhi
CEO Suresh Sethi

37) Jananpith Award-2017 is won by – Krishna Sobti.

38) World Government Summit held in – Dubai.

39) During PM Visit to Palestine India and Palestine has signed – 6 MOU’s

40) During PM Visit to UAE India and UAE has signed – 5 MOU’s

41) During PM Visit to Oman India and Oman has signed – 8 MOU’s

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Palestine Capital Jerusalem
Palestine Currency Israeli new Shekel, Egyptian Pound, Jordanian Dinar
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas
UAE Capital Abu Dhabi
UAE Currency United Arab Emirates dirham
UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Oman Capital Muscat
Oman Currency Omani Rial
Oman Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said

42) Singapore stock market falls nearly 9% on the share market after the termination of contract with – Nifty.

43) The country which has said that its new J-20 fourth-generation stealth fighter combat was ready and officially commissioned into the country’s air force – China

44) The first Asian and the youngest to swim across the Cook Strait between North and South Islands called Ocean 7 of New Zealand is – Rohan More.

45) The 13th edition of the National ‘A’ Chess Championship for the blind held in – Mumbai.

46) 8th Senior National Women’s Hockey Championship is won by – Railway.

47) Dubai has opened world’s tallest hotel named – Gevora Hotel.

48) The first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour – Sharmila Nicollet.

49) The richest city in the world is – New York.

50) The rank of Mumbai in the New World Wealth Report is 12.

51) The city which has started testing the world’s first self-driving pods that can travel individually and can also couple together to behave like a bus – Dubai.

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UAE Capital Abu Dhabi
Currency Dirham
President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

52) National Productivity Council is observing National Productivity Day on 2nd week of February.

53) The theme of National Productivity week 2018 is – Industry 4.0 Leapfrog Opportunity for India.

54) The Bank which will exit from the South African market amid allegations that politically connected Gupta family used its network for illicit transactions Bank of Baroda.

55) The amount of hidden bad loans did the Reserve Bank of India has found on SBI in FY 2017-18 23000 Cr.

56) the ‘Best Minister in the World’ award at the World Government Summit which held in Dubai is won by – Mulyani Indrawati.

57) The Rajasthan government has announced an Rs.25 lakh award for Indian pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti.

58) World’s first robot ski competition was held in – South Korea.

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South Korea Capital

Seoal

Currency

Won

President

Moon Jae-in

59) India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays a foundation for first Hindu temple in – Abu Dhabi.

60) The state government which has banned the sale of Loose Cigarettes is – Bihar.

61) The bank which have been awarded an overall rating of ‘above average’ on code compliance by the Banking Codes and Standards Board of India (BCSBI) – Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB).

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KVGB Headquarters

Dharwad

Chairman

S. Ravindran

Sponsor Bank

Syndicate Bank.

 

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