11th February 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred ‘The Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’, the highest Palestinian honor for foreign dignitaries, by Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas.
2.The 2018 Winter Olympics have officially kicked off with the opening ceremony delivering a stunning show in PyeongChang, South Korea.
3.Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Sushri Uma Bharathi was inaugurated SwachhBharat Sanitation Park in New Delhi.
4.Minister of State (IC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Jitender Singh inaugurated a two-day International Conference on Unani Medicine in New Delhi.
5.Punjab National Bank (PNB) has signed an agreement for information utility with National e-Governance Services Limited. The objective of the agreement is to augment the information infrastructure in India.
6.Paisabazaar.com has entered into a partnership with Microsoft to drive an ‘industry first’ technology innovation on its platform using artificial intelligence and machine learning.
7.Reliance Industries (RIL) has been awarded the Golden Peacock Award 2017 for corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
8.Rakesh Singh has been appointed as head of private banking at HDFC Bank.
9.Grand Master Vidit Gujrathi has been appointed as the brand ambassador of All India Chess Federation for the Blind (AICFB).
10.The Muthoot Group has roped in Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador.
11.Noted Odia litterateur Chandrasekhar Rath was passed away.
12.Hollywood actor John Gavin was passed away.