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February 2018 Current Affairs

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Current Affairs in Short: 1 March 2018

Mar 1, 2018
The Union Ministry of Railways has informed the Delhi High Court that it will allow visually impaired candidates to appear in its recruitment examinations. The response came on a plea by National Federation of the Blind challenging two recent notifications according to which visually impaired persons were barred from appearing for the recruitment exams.

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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 1 March 2018

Mar 1, 2018
28 February 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like National Science Day, Amma two-wheeler scheme and 2nd project of Swajal Yojana among others.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 1 March 2018

Mar 1, 2018
The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Vietnam on Economic and Trade Cooperation.

Union Cabinet approves four MoUs between India and Jordan on Cooperation in various sectors

Mar 1, 2018
The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Jordan on cooperation in the field of Health & Medical Science.

AK Pradhan appointed as Group Chief Risk Officer of PNB

Mar 1, 2018
The appointment of Group Chief Risk Officer came after the finance ministry set a 15-day deadline for public sector banks to take pre-emptive action for identifying increasing operational and technical risks.

World Rare Disease Day observed

Mar 1, 2018
The World Rare Disease Day was observed across the globe on February 28, 2018 with the aim to raise awareness about rare diseases and their impacts. The day was commemorated with events in over 80 countries and regions across the world.

National Science Day 2018 observed across India

Mar 1, 2018
The Day is celebrated every year on 28 February to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir CV Raman.

Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati passes away

Mar 1, 2018
Jayendra Saraswati was the senior seer of the Kanchipuram Mutt that was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century.

UIDAI launches blue coloured Baal Aadhaar

Mar 1, 2018
Children below the age of 5 years will get a blue coloured Aadhaar known as Baal Aadhaar. The child’s school identification card can be used as identity proof for Aadhaar enrolment.

CBSE grants one-time relaxation in passing marks to class 10 students

Mar 1, 2018
The CBSE has decided to grant a one-time relaxation in passing marks to the students of class 10 who are scheduled to give their board exams from next week. The board’s current decision means that the students would not need to secure 33 per cent marks separately in board exams and internal assessments.

Top 5 Morning Current Affairs: 1 March 2018

Mar 1, 2018
Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, the Kanchi Shankaracharya, passed away on February 28, 2018 in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. He was 82. He was 69th pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascots unveiled

Feb 28, 2018
Two futuristic figures, inspired by anime, have been chosen as mascots of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following voting by thousands of Japanese children. The winning mascots beat the other two competing pairs by a huge margin, getting 53 per cent of the votes.

India ranked 47th in Inclusive Internet Index 2018

Feb 28, 2018
The Inclusive Internet Index 2018 ranked India at the 47th position among 86 nations due to low internet usage and poor network quality. Among the Asian nations, India featured in the middle at the 12th position from a total of 23.

Current Affairs in Short: 27 February 2018

Feb 27, 2018
Saudi King Salman sacked the Military Chief General Abdul Rahman bin Saleh al-Bunyan and a number of other top commanders in a series of royal decrees.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 27 February 2018

Feb 27, 2018
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a blue coloured 'Baal Aadhaar' card for children below the age of five years. The card will be issued to children in the age group without any biometric details.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 February 2018

Feb 27, 2018
27 February 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes seaction of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as MILAN 2018, life-cum-health insurance scheme for farmers and new Deputy PM of Australia among others.

Union Health Ministry launches Viral Load test for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Feb 27, 2018
The test will empower medical officers to detect failure on first line treatment and therefore save PLHIV from developing resistance to drugs.

CSIR signs MoU with IORA to designate CSIR-CIMAP as Coordinating Centre on Medicinal Plants

Feb 27, 2018
The Coordinating Centre on Medicinal Plants is expected to boost the relationship between India and Iran.

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone for NTCPWC at IIT Chennai

Feb 27, 2018
The Centre will be a major contribution towards Union Government’s ‘Make in India” programme and will provide a push to 'Sagarmala programme'.

Telangana government announces Rs 5 lakh health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers

Feb 27, 2018
The Telangana government has announced Rs 5 lakh worth health-cum-life insurance cover for farmers. The state government will be paying the entire premium on behalf of the farmer. The scheme is expected to benefit 70 lakh farmers in the state.