Current Affairs Today February 6 2018 Recent Updates

Hello friends, we are once again live here with Current Affairs Today February 6 2018. This information brought to you is updated with major news. A great ingredient to take your general knowledge to next level and to improve your performance in government job exams.

First Ever International Kala Mela Inaugurated In New Delhi

Vice president of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu Inaugurated first International kala Mela at national capital New Delhi. The first ever Kala mela has been organized by Lalit Kala Akademi and IGNCA of the Ministry of Culture. The festival was attended by more than 800 artists who had came from all over the world.


Amitabh Kant got Extension as Niti Ayog CEO

Niti Ayog Current CEO Amitabh Kant has been given an extension to his service till June 30, 2019 through an official order. Earlier Kant was appointed as CEO of NITI Ayog on 17 Feb, 2016 for two years. Amitabh Kant is an 1980 batch IAS officer from Kerala crade. He has served as Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion before being appointed as CEO of NITI Ayog.


Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully

India added one more achievement to its nuclear programme on Tuesday after Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully. The test was done from test range off the Odisha coast. This was the eighteenth version of Agni-I ballistic missile.


PM Narendra Modi Pens ‘Exam Warriors’ Ahead Of Board Exams

PM Naredra Modi has written a book ‘Exam Warriors’ for the students to help them to overcome the pressure of exams and to appear in exams with confidence. This is the first of its kind of initiative taken by any PM of India. The book will be published by Penguin Random House in more than one languages so that it could be reached and read by most of the students.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates Investors Summit In Assam

PM of India Narendra Modi inaugurated first ever global investors summit at Guwahati in Assam. On the first day of the event 160 proposal more than 64,000 crore rupees were signed by industry leader for the investments in Assam state. The summit was hosted by Assam Government.


Maharashtra to Become First Indian State To Have Transgender Welfare Board

Maharashtra state government is all set to construct Transgender Welfare Board (TWB). Maharashtra govt also made a provision of Rs. 5 crore to be utilized for the welfare of the community. With this Maharashtra will become the first state to construct Transgender Welfare Board.


Four Indian sportspersons in Forbes India 30 Under 30 list

Forbes released Forbes India 30 Under 30 list on 5th February, 2018. This time four Indian athletes made it to the list. These four are Jasprit Bumrah, Harmanpreet Kaur, Savita Punia and Heena Sidhu.

Forbes generates this list annually. The list is prepared based on the four criteria as below:
The extent of impact of players achievements,
Ability to disrupt the status quo;
Scalability of the business or line of work


Mumbai airport becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport

Mumbai airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport has created a new record of becoming world’s busiest airport. The airport on a single runway operation handled 980 arrivals and take-offs in 24 hours which is maximum for any airport in the world. Read more Below:

World’s busiest airport


 

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