06th February 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed on 06th February.
2.The ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held for first in Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on at Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh.
3.India successfully test-fired indigenously developed short-range, nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.
4.Cab aggregator Ola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Assam to pilot an app-based river taxi service in Guwahati.
5.Jerome H.Powell was sworn in as the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve.
6.Shubhankar Sharma has emerged as the best Indian golfer in the world, grabbing the 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).
7.Department of Railways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Ministry of Railways and Ministry of AYUSH in New Delhi to augment the AYUSH system services in its zonal hospitals.
8.Google India launched a public initiative “#SecurityCheckKiya” to protect young and first-time web users from account hijacking, safeguard Android devices from malicious apps and secure all their personal data if they lose their device.
9.The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been ranked the top environment policy think tanks in India.