1.The Centre has drafted a plan to check the flow of sewer water into the river Ganga by installing sewage treatment plants (STP) in 10 major cities
2.PM Modi, who is on a three-nation tour to the Middle East, reached Oman on Sunday and addressed a gathering of nearly 20,000 Indians at the Sultan Qaboos Stadium.
Oman – Muscat , Rial, Qaboos bin Said al Said (PM)
3.Vikas Sathaye, is part of a four-member team that bagged the ‘Scientific and Engineering Award’ at the Oscars 2018 Scientific and Technical Awards for Shotover K1 Camera System.
4.NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar made a strong case for setting up an independent debt management office, saying better servicing of loans could lead to substantial reduction in India’s interest payments.
NITI AYOG – Narendra modi (Chairman), Amitabh kant (CEO), Dinesh arora (Director)
5.State-run power giant NTPC may borrow about Rs 16,000 crore next financial year through bond or debt market for adding 6,900 MW of fresh electricity generation capacity by March 2019.
NTPC- Chairman and MD- Gurmeet singh
6.India, UAE to hold first naval drill in Gulf
UAE – Abudhabi , Dirham, Khalifa bin zayeed (President)
7.The 123rd Maramon Convention which is billed as Asia’s largest week-long annual Christian meet began in kerala. This began with a call to conserve river Pampa.
kerala – Thiruvananthapuram , Pinarayi vijayan (CM), Sadhasivam (Governer)
8.Buoyed by the response to the free bike ambulance service in Mumbai, the State government is planning to expand the fleet and run similar services in tribal-dominated regions.
Maharashtra – Mumbai , Devendra fadnavis (CM), Vidhyasagar rao (Gov)
9.The 6th edition of World Government Summit 2018 will be held in Dubai, UAE from February 11 to 13.
10.ONGC Videsh Ltd and its partners have acquired a 10% in a large offshore oilfield Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.’s (ADNOC) in Abu Dhabi for $600 million.
11.Direct tax collections grew by nearly 20% between April and January this year with strong growth in both corporate and personal income tax receipts.
12.India and Oman have signed 8 MoUs in different areas during Modi’s maiden visit to the Gulf nation.Agreements were inked in the areas of defence, health and tourism
13.Dada- Dadi park in Jharkhand.
Jharkhand – Ranchi , Dhraupathi murmu (CM),Raghubar das(gov)
14.12th International conference on corporate social responsibility held in bengalauru. Golden peacock award for reliance Industries.
15.First International solar alliance summit held at New delhi.French president Emanuel Macron will participate in it .
16.Gevora, World’s tallest hotel opens in Dubai.
17.India ranks second in global phosporous pollution by human activity. According to Water resources research.
18.4th NEpal Buildcon and wood international expo 2018 held in kathmandu.
Nepal – Kathmandu , Bindhya devi bandari (President), Sher bahadur Deuba (PM)
19.World’s first autonomous pods unvieled in Dubai.
20.India’s forest cover up by 1% in 2 years. According to India state forest report. MAdhya pradesh has the highest forest cover.
Madhya pradesh- Bhopal , Shivraj singh chauhan (CM), Anandhiben patel (Gov)
- Steve smith , Australian cricketer won second allan border medal.Ellyse perry won Award for female cricketer
Australia – Canberra, Dollar, MAlcolm trunbull (PM)
22.Kishan gangoli wins 13th NAtional chess “A” Championship for blind
23.Parbati ghosh , Odia actress passed away.
24.”Mere sapno ka bharath” book on vajpayee’s best interviews launched by Rajnath singh.