1.China has confirmed “resumption” of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the Nathu La route
China – Beijing, Yuan , Xi jinping
2.Microsoft & Paisabazaar.com have entered into a partnership to develop industry first innovations on Microsoft’s Cloud platform using artificial intelligence & machine learning.
3.Eminent litterateur Chandrasekhar Rath (from Odisha)passed away
4.India’s financial capital Mumbai, with a total wealth of $950 billion, has been named among the top 15 wealthiest cities globally, while New York topped the list (According to a report by New World Wealth)
5.India has signed the first concessional agreement with the United Arab Emirates in the oil sector. This first concessional agreement will be for 40 years from 2018 to 2057.
UAE – Abudhabi , Dirham, Khalifa bin zayeed (President)
6.Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the Centre for learning Sanskrit language in Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.
Constituency of Minister Rajnath Singh – Uttar pradesh
Gujarath – Gandhinagar, Vijay rupani, Om prakash kohli.
7.Delhi govt & MoEF has jointly launched Clean Air Campaign, which will continue for 2 weeks till Feb 23. Campaign would include enforcement of pollution-control measures for vehicles, driving discipline & inspection of power plants.
New Delhi – New Delhi , Arvind Kejriwal, Anil baijal
8.PNB has signed an agreement for information utility with National eGovernance Services.
Punjab National bank- HQ- New delhi , CEO -Sunil Mehta
9.Reliance Industries has won the Golden Peacock Award 2017 for success of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.
10.The Muthoot Group, a leading business conglomerate has engaged Amitabh Bachchan as their Brand Ambassador.
Muthoot group HQ – Kochi
Chairperson: M G George Muthoot
11.HDFC Bank has announced the appointment of Rakesh Singh as the private banking head.
HDFC – HQ : Mumbai , CEO: Aditya Puri , TAg line : We understand your world
12.India and Palestine have signed six agreements on the infrastructural development in the Palestine.A MOU was signed by the two countries for the construction of an India Palestine Centre for empowering women, “Turathi” at a cost of USD 5 million also National Printing Press at Ramallah at a cost of USD 5 million
13.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the first Hindu temple to be built in Abu Dhabi.
14.India & UAE signed have 5 agreements following a delegation-level talks headed by PM Modi & Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.To deepen bilateral cooperation in the field of finance, a MoU between Bombay Stock Exchange & Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange was signed.
15.The Central government has appointed Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta as the Special Public Prosecutor for cases related to the 2G scam
16.Sharmila Nicollet has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour.Sharmila is also the youngest Indian golfer to qualify for Ladies European Tour
17.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’.
18.National Deworming Day is observed on 10 Feb & 10 Aug each year to tackle the countrywide public health threat of intestinal worm infections in children & related morbidity.
- Center grants Rs.417.44 crore for polavaram multipurpose project on Godavari river (Andra pradesh)
Andra pradesh – Amaravati, Chandrababu Naidu, Narashimman
20.Government sanctions Rs.1487 crore to boost security in sensitive areas
21.RBI to get another liquidity management tool “Standing deposit facility scheme (SDF)”
- Pune swimmer ROHAN MORE becomes youngest swimmer in the world and first Asian swimmer to complete ocean 7 challenge
Pakistan iron lady Asma Jehangir passed away in lahore.
24.Icelandic music composer Johann Johannsen dies