Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (15th to 21st February 2018)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of February 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming Syndicate Bank PO, Canara Bank PO, SBI Clerk 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of February 2018

1) Bollywood megastar Hrithik Roshan yesterday opened Rado’s stylish new store at – Delhi IGI Airport.

2) South Africa’s President who has resigned after defying a 48-hour deadline given by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) – Jacob Zuma.

3) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced the decision to opt out of Centre’s – ‘Modicare’ scheme.

4) The fraud amount detected by PNB at a Mumbai branch is – Rs.11, 360 crore.

5) Real Madrid front man who has become the first player in UEFA Champions League history to score 100 goals for a single club – Cristiano Ronaldo.

6) Indian gymnast who finished fourth at Rio Olympics, has opted out of this year’s Commonwealth Games to avoid any further risk to an injury she suffered last year – Dipa Karmakar.

7) The PSU which has bagged an order worth Rs 560 crore from NTPC for setting up a system for emission control – Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).

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NTPC Headquarters New Delhi
CEO Gurdeep Singh

8) The government has extended the anti-narcotics scheme for – 3 more years.

9) The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the international conference ‘Agricon 2018’ and ‘Agriexpo 2018’ at – Chandrasekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology (CSAUT), Kanpur.

10) Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad has inaugurated the “Friendship Gate” constructed with an aim to have a Wagah-like beating retreat ceremony for  – Indian and Bangladesh border guards.

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Meghalaya Capital Shillong
CM Mukul Sangma
Governor Ganga Prasad

11) Ashok Das appointed next Ambassador of – India to Brazil.

13) The team which Wins Senior Women’s National Football Championship – Tamil Nadu.

14) Former Union minister and veteran TDP leader Bolla Bulliramaiah died of old age-related illness.

15) The Thane Municipal Transport in its 2018-19 budget has announced the installation of CCTV cameras and panic buttons aiming to – improve women safety.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar

16) Amazon has surpassed Microsoft for the first time to become – the world’s third most valuable company.

17) The Governor of Bank of Japan Governor – Haruhiko Kuroda.

18) Former Managing Director of Facebook India and South Asia who has joined Bengaluru-based news and local language content application Daily hunt as its President – Umang Bedi.

19) South Africa’s new president is – Cyril Ramaphosa.

20) The State Bank of India, which has a strong NRI customer base of over 33 lakh, has launched its Global NRI Centre (GNC) in – Kochi.

21) The TiE Global Summit (TGS) will be held in – Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar

22) India’s biggest Global Conference on Pharma Industry and Medical Devices began in – Bengaluru.

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Theme Driving NextGen Pharmaceuticals

23) The Loan Agreement for financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project for the Desert Areas was signed between – Government of India and the New Development Bank (NDB).

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundhara Raje
Governor Kalyan Singh

24) Yes Bank Lists Country’s First $600m MTN Bond On – IndiaINX.

25) World Government Summit 2018 in – Dubai.

26) Who becomes the prime Minister of Nepal – K P Sharma Oli.

27) Ethiopia’s Prime Minister who submits resignation after protests – Hailemariam Desalegn.

28) Prime Minister to inaugurate World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 in – New Delhi.

29) Archaeologist and historian Aravind P. Jamkhedkar will be the next Chairman of the – Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR).

30) Highest run-scorer in T20I’s is – Martin Guptill.

31) The sixth conference of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) of India Region will begin in – Patna.

32) Minister of Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitender Singh has said that the country will send its second mission to the moon – Chandrayan-2 in – April.

33) The Huddle’s second edition on February 17 and 18 at the ITC Gardenia in – Bengaluru.

34) The first Indian captain and second overall to slam three hundreds in a bilateral ODI series is – Virat Kohli.

35) The fastest batsman to reach 17,000 international runs – Virat Kohli.

36) India’s first artificial intelligence centre inaugurated in – Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar

37) SBI launches Global NRI Centre in – Kochi.

38) National Conference “Agriculture 2022- Doubling Farmers’ Income” – New Delhi.

39) World Security conference begins in – Munich.

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Germany Capital Berlin
Currency Euro
chancellor Angela Merkel

40) ‘Startup of the Year’ 2017 was won by – Milkbasket.

41) The oldest ATP world number one is –Roger Federer.

42) Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh said that around five crore employment opportunities will be created in the country by – 2019.

43)  Google-spinoff Waymo has become the first company to receive approval to launch a commercial driverless commercial ride-hailing service in – US.

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US Capital Washington DC
Currency Riyal
President Mohammad bin Salman

44)  The country which allows women to start business without male permission – Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia Capital Riyadh
Currency Dollar
President Donald Trump

45) State-owned UCO Bank has said that it has an exposure of over Rs.2, 650 crore in the Rs.11, 400-crore PNB scam linked to – Billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi.

46) City Union Bank has said it had suffered three “fraudulent remittances” of over – $1.8 million.

47) China will host 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit at – Qingdao, eastern Shandong Province in June 2018

48) World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 Begins In – New Delhi.

49) India and Iran has signed – nine agreements.

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Iran Capital Tehran
Currency Rial
President Hassan Rouhani

50) Russian space agency Roskosmos has successfully launched – Progress MS-08.

51) The first Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul in all three formats in international cricket – Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

52) The Cricket Association which has requested to stage a play-off game in the Indian Premier League this season – Saurashtra Cricket Association.

53) Pakistan Cricket Board’s brand ambassador and advisor to the chairman on cricket affairs is – Shoaib Akhtar.

54) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of the – Navi Mumbai International Airport.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar

55) Motorcycle Ambulance Service launched by – Goa.

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Goa Capital Panaji
CM Manohar Parrikar
Governor Mridula Sinha

56) The amount allotted In Crore Area Development Plan for Punjab by NABARD- Rs 1,918.

57) World Congress on Information Technology Started In – Hyderabad.

58) The next Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) – Arvind P. Jamkhedkar.

59) Khajuraho Dance Festival is celebrated by – Madhya Pradesh government.

60) World Day of Social Justice is celebrated on – June 20th.

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Theme 2018 Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice

61) Regional conference of southern states on water resources to be held in – Hyderabad.

62) Amazon has become the first foreign e-commerce firm to start its own food retail venture in India called Amazon Retail, piloting its services in – Pune.

63) Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to attend Canada-India Business Forum in – Mumbai.

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Canada Capital Ottawa
Canada Currency Canadian Dollar
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

64) Singapore to impose ‘carbon tax’ from – 2019.

65) The country which to pay bonus to all citizens after surplus budget is – Singapore.

66) the riskiest country to be born in, with one in 22 babies born there dying before they turn one month old, according to a UNICEF report is Pakistan.

67) Deworming programme launched in – Himachal Pradesh.

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Himachal Pradesh Capital Shimla, Dharamshala (Second Capital in Winter)
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur
Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat

68) Task force on urban mobility launched by – Telangana.

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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana Governor E.S Lakshmi Narasimhan

69) The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) setting up its laboratory in – Bhubaneswar.

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Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Governor S.C. Jamir

70) Debashish Mukherjee and Murali Ramaswami were appointed executive directors of Canara Bank and Vijaya Bank respectively, according to an official order.

71) Centre constitutes committee to study Brahmaputra and flood control measures in – Assam.

72) India test fires medium range nuclear capable – Agni-II missile.

73) CCI All India Open Snooker Championship title won by – Brjesh Damani.

74) Noted Telugu film comedian Gundu Hanumantha Rao passed away.

75) CCEA approves Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel in – Uthrakhand.

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Uthrakhand Capital Dehradun
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor Krishna Kant Paul

76) PM Flags Off Palace Queen Humsafar Express In – Karnataka

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Karnataka Capital Bangalore
CM Sidharamaya
Governor Vajubai Rudubai Vala

77)  The Union Cabinet has given approval for creation of National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) for – Rs.60, 000 crores.

78) Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Israel on – Film Co-production.

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Israel Arabia Capital Jerusalem
Currency Shekel
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

79) Following a Supreme Court directive, the Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of a tribunal to resolve the dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh on sharing water from the – Mahanadi River.

80) India-Morocco signed a Cooperation Agreement in – Railways

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Morocco Arabia Capital Rabat
Currency dirham
Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani

81) The World Day of Social Justice (WDSJ) is observed globally on 20th February.

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Theme Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice

 82) NITI Aayog budget allocation increased to – Rs 339.65 crore.

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NITI Aayog’s Chairman Prime Minister
NITI Aayog’s Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar
CEO Amitabh Kanth

83) Kerala Makes Vaccination Compulsory For – School Admissions.

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Kerala Capital Tiruvananthapuram
CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor P. Sathasivam

84) Government Formed Committee To Study Brahmaputra And Flood Control Measures In – Assam

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Assam Capital Dishpur
CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Governor Jagthesh Muki

85) R.K. Singh Inaugurates ‘International R&D Conclave’ In New Delhi

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CM Aravind Kejriwal
Governor Anil Baijal

86) Maharashtra government will roll out ‘Asmita Yojana’ on the International Women’s Day (March 8, 2018) to provide cheap (subsidised) sanitary pads to – school girls and women

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar

87) PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates UP Investors Summit In – Lucknow

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UP Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adityanath
Governor Ram Naik

88) Cobra Gold Military Exercise Held In – Thailand

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Thailand Capital Bangkok
Currency Baht.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

89) The Indian and Indonesian armies began the sixth edition of their annual military exercise named – ‘Garuda Shakti’ in Bandung, Indonesia.

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Indonesia Capital Jakarta
Currency Rupiah
President Joko Widodo

90) Google has combined its two payment services, Google Wallet and Android Pay, into a new app called – Google Pay.

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Google CEO Sunder Pichai
Parent organization Alphabet Inc

91) Christian Coleman breaks world indoor record in – 60 meters

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