Current Affairs – 18 February 2017

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Indian Affairs

  • SC Introduces Middle Income Group Scheme to Provide Legal Services at Affordable Rate
  • HRD Ministry Mandates Aadhaar to avail Scholarship Benefits by University and College Students
  • 2-Day South Asian Speakers’ Summit Begins In Indore

International Affairs

  • National Regulatory Authority Of India Gets Highest WHO Ratings

Banking and Finance

  • SBI ties up with Greenply to offer financial services to its dealers

Awards and Recognition

  • Lata Mangeshkar Honored with 2017 Legendary Award by Brand Laureate

Appointments & Resigns

  • Government Cuts SEBI’s Chairman-Designate Ajay Tyagi’s Tenure by Two Years
  • Renu Pall concurrently accredited as Ambassador of India to Montenegro

Business

  • BEL Unveils Communication Radio for Indian Army

Environment

 

Science and Technology

  • Sailboat INSV Tarini Inducted into Indian Navy on 18 February 2017
  • Fast Patrol Vessel of Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS AYUSH Commissioned at Kochi
  • ISRO Successfully Tests C25 Engine for GSLV Mark III rocket

Sports

  • India Bags Silver Medal At The Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens Trophy

Obituary

  • Senior Journalist Yudhisthir Joshi Passes Away
  • Former MP Jambuvantrao Dhote passes away: 
  • i. Former Nagpur MP and firebrand leader Jambuwantrao Dhote passed away at Yavatmal, Maharashtra on February 18, 2017. He is 78.
    ii. Dhote is Popularly known as “Lion of Vidarbha” because he always stood for the cause of separate Vidarbha
    iii. He was also a legislator for two terms from Yavatmal district.
  • Veteran RSS Activist Gangadayal Awasthi Passes Away

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