01st March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani attended the 27th Technological Conference of Indian Jute Industries’ Research Association on Shaping the Future of Jute in Kolkata.
2.IndusInd Bank announced its partnership with Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for Global Payments, to facilitate payments into and out of India.
3.Tokyo unveiled its long-awaited mascot for the 2020 Olympic Games: a futuristic blue-checked, doe-eyed character with pointy ears and “special powers” that was picked by schoolchildren across mascot-mad Japan.
4.The Delhi government has decided to set up its State Sanskrit Education Council to improve the state of formal education of the language.
5.The Telangana government launched an m-Governance mobile application called ‘T App Folio’ to help citizens with one point access to government services like MeeSeva services, RTA services, fee payments and bill payment services etc.
6.Tata Boeing Aerospace Ltd (TBAL) inaugurated its facility to produce fuselages for the AH-64 Apache helicopter in Hyderabad.
7.R Subrahmanyam has been appointed as secretary of Higher Education in the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
8.Power backup solutions provider, Luminous Power Technologies has roped in star cricketer Virat Kohli as the brand ambassador for the brand ‘Amaze’.
9.Vinay Kumar has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Islamic Republic Of Afghanistan.
10.Noted Odia bhajan singer Arabinda Muduli has passed away.