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Current Affairs 10th February 2018

Current Affairs 10th February 2018

National


Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates PNG supply at BSF camp

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated the piped natural gas (PNG) supply in the campus of Border Security Force (BSF) in Delhi’s Chhwala.

This is the first BSF campus which has been connected with PNG supply to different messes (community kitchens) and to family quarters.

VIVID 2018: Weaving a Digital India

National security, economic prosperity, innovation and social well-being are critically dependent upon the availability, integrity and confidentiality of a range of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). Nearly every aspect of citizen’s daily life has been considerably transformed by the information revolution, and modern life depends upon the timely, adequate and confidential performance of cyberspace.In the last DIO meet (VIVID 2017), Hon’ble Minister applauded NIC as the technological bridge of India which is best placed to lead the way for a Digital India that the Prime Minister envisaged and urged the DIOs to be innovative and proactive by adopting a transformative approach to make a difference at the grassroots level.

Rajnath proposes cybercrime portal for women

In a bid to tackle cybercrime, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday proposed an online portal to report cybercrimes against women.

No service can be denied over lack of Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) reiterated on Saturday that no essential service or benefit should be denied to a genuine beneficiary for the want of Aadhaar, whether it is medical help, hospitalisation, school admission or ration through Public Distribution System (PDS).

“Swachh Bharat Sanitation Park” inaugurated in Delhi

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in collaboration with the Environmental Sanitation Institute and Tata Trusts, has developed a Sanitation Park which was inaugurated in the Capital today by Union Minister, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Sushri Uma Bharti, and Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri ParameswaranIyer.

Govt approves construction of over 1.86 lakh more houses under PMAY-Urban

International


Abu Dhabi to get its first Hindu temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the first Hindu temple to be built in United Arab Emirates’ capital Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

The sprawling temple spread over an area of 55,000 square meters will be located off the Dubai-Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Highway at Al-Rahaba

PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to make an official visit to Palestine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today conferred the ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’ by President Mahmoud Abbas, recognizing his key contribution to promoting relations between India and Palestine.

India retains top spot as source market for Dubai in 2017

Dubai witnessed 15 per cent growth in tourist arrivals from India in 2017, hosting 2.1 million visitors, retaining top spot as the source market.

It also became the first country to cross the 2 million mark in a single year, according to the latest data published by Dubai s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).

India signs first concessional agreement with UAE in oil sector

India on Saturday signed the first concessional agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the oil sector.

India, Palestine sign 6 MoUs

India and Palestine on Saturday signed six Memorandums of Understanding (MoU)s worth USD 40 million.

India, UAE sign five MoUs

India and the United Arab Emirates on Saturday signed five Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi.

The five government-to-government MoUs related to the energy sector, railways, manpower and financial services were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Uzbek Foreign Minister to visit India

Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will visit India from February 11-12, the Ministry of External Affairs .

States


Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Expr

Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Manoj Sinha flagged off Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via video conferencing.

Economy


NPCI Appoints Biswamohan Mahapatra as Non-Executive Chairman

SEBI to issue guidelines on corporate bonds

The Securities and Exchanges Board of India (SEBI) will soon issue guidelines on corporate bonds to encourage firms to explore the opportunity for raising funds, detailed rules for which will be released in September this year.

TechnipFMC wins Top Employer India, Asia Pacific 2018, fourth time consecutively

This is a moment of pride for Technip India to receive the Top Employers India and Asia Pacific 2018 certifications, respectively.

HDFC Bank appoints Rakesh Singh as private banking head

Sports


 Winter Olympic Games Starts in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla wins 1st gold

Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla claimed the first gold on the opening day of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

South Africa beat India by five wickets in 4th ODI







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