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Friday, February 9, 2018

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 8 FEB 2018

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 8 FEB 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      IMPORTANT CABINET APPROVALS- 07TH FEBRUARY 2018
i. The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Shri Narendra Modi has given the following set of approvals. The important Cabinet Approvals are given as follows-
ii. The Cabinet has approved- 1. Signing of India-Australia MoU for Secondment Programme.
2. Signing of a MoU with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation in the Field of Skill Development, Vocational Education and Training.
3. Signing and ratification of protocol amending the Agreement between India and China for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion.
4. Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between India and USA on Law Enforcement Training.
5. Ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
6. Discovered Small Fields Policy Bid Round-11 for 60 un-monetised discoveries of ONGC and OIL under Nomination and Relinquished Discoveries under PSC Regime.
7. Placing the new Instrument adopted by International Labour Organization Recommendation concerning “The Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience” before the Parliament.
8. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to replace the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.
9. Implementation of ‘Prime Minister Research Fellows’.
10. Rationalization of Autonomous Bodies under Department of Health & Family Welfare.
11. Proposal for Amendment to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 to change the criteria of classification and to withdraw the MSMED (Amendment) Bill, 2015 – pending in Lok Sabha.
12. Changes in the Major Port Authorities Bill 2016.
13. Cabinet apprised of an MoU signed between India and Tunisia for cooperation on Youth matters.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 FEB 2018

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 FEB 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      PRESIDENT RAM NATH KOVIND INAUGURATES MAHAMASTAKABHISHEKA UTSAV
i. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Utsav of Lord Gomateshwara in Hassan district of Karnataka.
ii. Mahamastakabhisheka of Gommateshwara, who is also known as Bahubali takes place once in 12 years. It is an important Jain pilgrimage centre and lakhs of tourists visit Shravanbelagola to see 57 feet tall monolithic stone statue.

2.      FIRST-EVER PELICAN FESTIVAL HELD AT ATAPAKA BIRD SANCTUARY IN ANDHRA PRADESH
i. The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to hold the first-of-its-kind, one-day Pelican Festival at the Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru.
ii. Kolleru is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the country. Atapaka village is located on the borders of the Krishna and the West Godavari districts.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 FEB 2018

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 FEB 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      EAM SUSHMA SWARAJ EMBARKED ON 3-DAY VISIT TO SAUDI ARABIA
i. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left for her first official visit to Saudi Arabia. During the three-day visit, Mrs Swaraj will meet with the Saudi leadership to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest.
ii. She will also participate in the inauguration of the prestigious National Heritage and Culture Festival ‘Janadriyah’. India is the guest of honour country at the fest.

Monthly GK Capsules of Jan. 2018

Monthly GK Capsules   Jan. 2018
Here is the new Monthly GK Capsules. This time we are going to share official PDF file of AAA-Bright Academy which contains Monthly GK updates of Jan. 2018. So if you are preparing for any Government, Bank, Railways, SSC Examination this PDF file is very helpful to you. All the best to all participants for the upcoming Examination.

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