11th & 12th February 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated on 11th February.
2.The National Productivity Day is observed on 12th February.
3.Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the Centre for learning the Sanskrit language in Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.
4.The 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility was held in Bengaluru.
5.India is preparing to host the mega inaugural International Solar Alliance Summit in Delhi on March 11.
6.The 4th Nepal Buildcon and Wood International Expo 2018 kicked off at Kathmandu.
7.Union Minister Nitin Gadkari released country’s first ever Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), which will guide road engineers and policymakers about road expansion.
8.According to a report by New World Wealth, India’s financial capital Mumbai has been ranked the 12th richest city in the world, topped by New York.
9.The country’s largest lender SBI wrote off bad loans worth Rs 20,339 crore in 2016-17, the highest among all the public sector banks.
10.Sharmila Nicollet has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour.
11.Australian Captain Steve Smith has won 2018, Allan Border Medal.
12.Kishan Gangolli has won the National ‘A’ Chess Championship for Blind for the fifth consecutive time.
13.Pune-based swimmer, Rohan More became the first Asian as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven.
14.Acclaimed Icelandic musician and Oscar-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has passed away.
15.Pakistani human rights lawyer and activist Asma Jahangir has passed away.
16.Veteran Odia cine actress, producer, and director Parbati Ghosh passed away.