1.US-based scientists have detected the first experimental evidence of ‘superionic water ice’ This is naturally said to occur in Uranus and neptune.
2.Chile has created five new national parks that are collectively the size of Switzerland.This constitutes the largest land donation in the world. Chile-Santiago, Peso,Michelle Bachelet (President)
3.Bermuda has become the first country to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage
Bermuda – Hamilton,Dollar,John rakin (Governer)
4.Business magazine Forbes has released its first-ever Crypto Rich List, comprising 20 wealthiest people in the cryptocurrency space. This list is topped by Ripple Co-founder Chris Larsen.
5.The Reserve Bank of India will link the base rate with the MCLR from 1st of April 2018 to ensure expeditious transmission of its policy rate to borrowers.
6.Indian women’s cricket team pacer Jhulan Goswami has become the first woman in the world to take 200 wickets in ODI cricket.
7.Google and NCERT signed a pact to integrate a course on ‘Digital Citizenship and Safety’ in information and communication technology curriculum.
Google – California , Sundar pichai (CEO)
8.Air India will get a one-time grant of approximately ₹6 cr from Israel for launching direct flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv.
Israel – Jerusalem , Shekel , Reuven Rivlin (President)
9.The Supreme Court cancelled 88 iron ore mining lease renewals in Goa and held that mining in the state would stop after March 15.
Goa – Panaji , Manohar parrikar, Mridula sinha
10.Indian princess Sophia Alexandra Duleep Singh has been honoured with a Royal Mail stamp of the UK to mark the centenary of the suffragette movement
UK – London, Pound , Theresa May (PM)
11.India’s Ambassador to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin slammed the Sanctions Committees for taking decisions beyond “the gaze of public knowledge”.
12.Howrah Bridge celebrates 75th anniversary.It is located in Kolkata.
13.TVS Motor Company Ltd., unveiled ‘futuristic’ scooter and motorcycles to transform future mobility using alternative fuel.
14.Ujjwala Yojana to benefit 8 crore women now .Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, meant to provide LPG connections to rural women. This feat has to be acheived within 2020.
15.To expedite capital acquisitions in defence procurement, Defence Minister Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member Raksha Mantri Advisory Committee under vinay sheel oberoi on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects.
16.India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile on Wednesday.
17.The Union Budget for fiscal 2018-19 has proposed electrification of 881 km of rail network in WB at a proposed cost of ₹771.54 cr
18.Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Tunisia on youth matters
Tunis – Tunis, Dinar, Beji caid essebsi
MOU between India and US on law enforcement training.
US- Washington, Dollar, Donald trump (President)
MOU between India and Australia on secondment program.
Australia- Canberra, Dollar , Malcolm turnbull (PM)
MOU between UK and northern Ireland on skill development and vocational training.
UK- London, Pound, Terasa may
DTAA between India and China.
China – Beijing, Yuan, Xi Jinping
- South central railway becomes first rail zone with 100% LED lighting at stations.
Britain’s Prince Charles 10-million dollar development impact bond to help improve education for over 200000 children in India.
21.IndusInd bank MOGO App – Musical logo.