03rd February 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Assam’s first global investor’s summit ‘Advantage Assam’ in Guwahati.
2.The government of Assam signed a MoU with National Building Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) for setting up a twin tower trade center in Guwahati.
3.China, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Pakistan have signed a USD 4 million agreement to provide assistance over four months to help the people of Fata and Balochistan region in Pakistan.
4.Finance minister Arun Jaitley launched CriSidEx, India’s first sentiment index for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) developed jointly by CRISIL and SIDBI.
5.Lai Jia Yi from Malaysia was awarded the International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) 2018 Trophy in New Delhi.
6.BA Chopade has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
7.India has won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at the Bay Oval, New Zealand. (Runner: Australia)
8.A new Manchester-India Partnership (MIP) aimed at connecting Indian companies with the northern regions of England has been set up to further trade, investment, science and innovation ties between India and Britain.