DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 17-FEBRUARY 2015
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1. INDIA SRILANKA SIGNS CIVIL NUCLEAR AGREEMENTS.
Ø This Agreement was signed during Sri Lankan president MaithripalaSirisenavisit to India.
Ø The event is popular as Modi-Sirisena Summit.
Ø India Sri Lanka also signed 3 more pacts, including cooperation in agriculture and Sri Lankan participation in the Nalanda University project..
Ø Both countries also agreed to revitalize India – Sri Lanka Maldives maritime security cooperation.
EXPECTED QUESTIONS FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIR NEWS:-
Q.1 Recently India signed civil nuclear agreement with which country ?
A. Sri Lanka
2. CHINA LAUNCHED ITS SILK ROUTE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND
Ø 40 Billion Silk route infrastructure fund will be managed by 3 of China’s major financial institutions.
Ø The fund is a part of China’s national strategy to revive the land-based and maritime Silk Road.
Ø India said that it will selectively back the initiative.
Ø The Silk Road projects involves a maze of roads and ports connecting Asia, Europe and Africa.
Q.1 China has recently launched _________ Billion Silk Road infrastructure fund?
A. 30 Billion
B. 50 Billion
C. 40 Billion
D. 60 Billion
3. YUVRAJ SINGH BECOMES COSTLIEST PLAYER IN IPL AUCTION
Ø Yuvraj Singh bid for Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils in IPL auction.
Ø Full form of IPL (Indian Premier League)
Q.3 Who became the costliest player in IPL 2015 auction?
A. Angelo Mathew
B. Kumar Sangakkara
D. Yuvraj Singh
4. INFLATION AT 5 YEAR LOW.
Ø Inflation for the month of January slips to 5 years low of -0.39%.
Ø Food inflation for the same month scaled to 6 months high of 8%.
Ø FICCI president JyotsnaSuri is now expecting a rate cut from RBI.
Ø Inflation in India is measured on Wholesale Price Index (WPI)