02nd February 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.World Wetlands Day was observed on 02nd February.
2.Cochin Shipyard and the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) of Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and engage in design, development, and execution of contemporary, state-of-the-art vessels for inland and coastal waterways.
3.The 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela has begun in Haryana.
4.Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has received Rs.173.06 crore capital infusions from the government in the current fiscal.
5.The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) appointed its joint secretary Vikram Singh Sisodia as the Chef-de-Mission for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia.
6.Five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom clinched gold at the India Open International Boxing in New Delhi.
7.India has joined the Ashgabat agreement which envisages facilitation of transit and transportation of goods between Iran, Oman, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
8.Shabnam Asthana was awarded the ‘Times Power Women of the Year 2017’.
9.Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the 2nd edition of ‘Nobel Prize Series India 2018’ in Panaji, Goa.
10.Google parent Alphabet Inc has appointed John L. Hennessy as its Chairman of the company.
11.Sudeep Lakhtakia took charge as the Director General (DG) of National Security Guard (NSG).
12.Thanglura Darling has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Romania.