Page-2 of Current Affairs - February, 2018

India’s first Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre launched in Chandigarh

India’s first Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre (MSDC) was launched at Chandigarh Airport’s old terminal. The Centre is a CSR initiative of Airports Authority of India (AAI) and will initially train 2,360 students free of cost in three years. Aviation MSDC The Centre was established in collaboration with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). It is ..

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Government appoints IIFT, ICAI, NICMAR to improve World Bank's 'Doing Business' ranking

The Union Commerce and Industry ministry has appointed four institutes to interact with stakeholders and suggest measures to push India’s ranking in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index. They are National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Institute of ..

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28th February: National Science Day

The National Science Day is observed every year on 28th February with an objective to spread message of importance of science and its application among the people. The theme for National Science Day 2018 is “Science and Technology for a sustainable future.” Significance of Day The day is observed to mark the discovery of Raman ..

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Lamitye 2018: India, Seychelles conduct military exercise to fight counter insurgency, piracy

The eighth edition Lamitye 2018, bilateral military exercise between Indian Army and Seychelles People’s Defence Force was held at Mahe Island in Seychelles archipelago. The Seychelles archipelago falls on one of most significant and busiest sea transport routes of the world in Indian Ocean. Key Facts The Lamitye exercise is conducted biennially between Indian and ..

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RBI raises ETCD trading limit to $100 million

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised exposure limit under exchange traded currency derivatives (ETCD) trading for residents and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to $100 million across all currency pairs involving Indian rupee. This decision aims to help entities engaged in forex transactions to maintain their currency risks in better manner. Earlier, the limit was ..

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