Current Affairs - February, 2019

Elise Mertens Wins Qatar Open 2019

Belgium’s Elise Mertens has claimed the biggest title of her career by beating top seed Simona Halep of Romania 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 to win the Qatar Open. The final was played on 16th February 2019 in Doha.  About Elise Mertens Currently ranked 21 in the world rankings, Ms. Mertens has won five singles and six doubles WTA titles as well as 24 ITF titles to ..

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‘Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ Inaugurated

The Union Tourism Minister K. J. Alphons inaugurated the ‘Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ project at Vagamon, Kerala on 17th February 2019. This project is a part of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. About the Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady Project The Eco Circuit project was sanctioned in December 2015 at the cost of Rs. 76.55 crores. It has been developed ..

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Chris Gayle Announces Retirement from ODIs

West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle has announced his retirement from the ODI format after the 2019 World Cup.   About Chris Gayle Chris Gayle has played 284 ODIs in his 19-year long career. He has scored 9,727 runs at an average of 37.12. He has scored 49 fifties and 23 centuries at a strike rate of 85.52. The explosive ..

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India hikes customs duty to 200% on all goods imported from Pakistan

After the withdrawal of the Most Favored Nation tag to Pakistan, India has now increased the customs duties for imports from Pakistan to 200%. The increase in the customs duty would drastically increase the prices of Pakistani goods in India and make exports unfeasible. Pakistan Exports to India Pakistan’s exports to India include fresh fruits, ..

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InfyTQ App Launched

IT giant, Infosys has launched the app InfyTQ app to offer learning and engagement experiences for engineering students. The online free platform InfyTQ is open to all engineering students in their third and fourth year. InfyTQ encourages holistic development by imparting technical as well as professional skills and helps them become industry ready. How InftTQ ..

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