Important Current Affairs March 1, 2018 – One Liner

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Important Current Affairs March 1, 2018 – One Liner

  • Cabinet approvals:

Cabinet committee on Economic affairs has approved a proposal to double the guarantee for availing credit by National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) from Rs.9500 crore to Rs19000 crores for procuring pulses and oil seeds at Minimum Support Price (MSP).

Union cabinet has approved the continuation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) beyond th e12th plan period (2012 – 2017) for three years upto 2019 – 2020.

Cabinet approved MoU between India and Fiji on cooperation in renewable

India and Macedonia on cooperation in field of health.

India and Jordan on cooperation in field of man power.

Cabinet approves MoU with Jordan for mining project, cooperation in custom matters.

MoU between India and Vietnam on Economic and Trade Cooperation.

  • King Abdullah 11 of Jordan was on a three days visit to India.
  • Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by union minister Nirmala Sitaraman gave approval to capital acquisition proposals of services and coast guard valued at approximately Rs. 9435 crore.
  • Subramanyam appointed as higher education secretary.
  • Vinay Kumar appointed as Ambassador of India to Afganisthan.
  • Indian successfully test fired Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) nag in desert conditions at Pokhrans field firing range in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
  • Huawei launched Huawei Balong 5401 claimed to be world’s first 5G commercialchip.
  • World rare disease day conference 2018 organized in New Delhi.

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