06th March 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.National People’s Party (NPP) president Conrad Sangma took oath as the 12th chief minister of Meghalaya.
2.The BJP’s Biplab Kumar Deb has been named the new chief minister of Tripura.
3.Ryoko Azuma has become the first woman as commander of a unit that includes the Japan biggest warship.
4.SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd said P K Gupta has been appointed by the parent firm as nominee director on its board.
5.India’s first and much-awaited heli taxi service took off in Bengaluru.
6.Tech giant Microsoft has inked its first renewable energy deal in India for powering its new facility in Bengaluru.
7.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs.3 crore on Axis Bank for violation of non-performing asset (NPA) classification norms, and Rs.2 crore on Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) for not complying with the know your customer (KYC) regulations.
8.The government has set up a steering committee to consider various issues relating to the development of Fintech space in India, the committee headed by Economic Affairs Secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg.
9.Washington became the first state to set up its own net-neutrality requirements.
10.India’s Manu Bhaker (16-Year-old) clinched a gold medal while Ravi Kumar bagged a bronze in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.
11.Veteran Bollywood actor Shammi has passed away.
12.Former judge of the Kerala High Court D Sreedevi has passed away.