Important Current Affairs February 8, 2018 – One Liner

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Important Current Affairs February 8, 2018 – One Liner

  • Cabinet committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved to enhance of the largest of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) from five crore to 8 crores to be achieved by 2020.
  • Cabinet approved MoU signed between India and Tunisia for cooperation on youth matters.
  • Union Defence ministry has formed Raksha Mantri’s Advisory Committee on ministry of Defence (MOD) Capital Projects (RMCOMP) to monitor and expedite capital acquisition projects for modernization of armed Forbes.
  • South central railway became 1st rail zone with 100% LED lighting at station under its jurisdiction.
  • Britan’s Prince Charles has launched 10 – million dollar Development Impact Bond (DIB) with an objective to help improve education for over 2,00,000 children in India.
  • Indian Institute of Science (29th) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay (44th) are the only two Indian institutions to feature among top 50 educational institutes in Asia Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings.
  • India has ranked 44 out of 50 countries in the international Intellectual Property (IP) Index released by the US chambers of commerce.
  • Bangladesh president Abdul Hamid was reelected un opposed for another five year term.
  • Hardayal Prasad was appointed as MD & CEO of SBI card.
  • India’s Jhulan Goswami became the first female crickets to score 200 ODI wickets.
  • Kathakali Maestro Madavoor Vasudevan Nair passed away recently.

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