14th February 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.On World Radio Day, India’s first online radio station launched, named ‘Radio Umang’.
2.West Bengal became the first state to opt out of the ‘National Health Protection Scheme’ also known as ‘Medicare’.
3.Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad inaugurated the “Friendship Gate” constructed with an aim to have a Wagah-like beating retreat ceremony for the Indian and Bangladesh border guards.
4.President Ram Nath Kovind hosted the ‘LPG Panchayat’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
5.Assam has become the fourth state in the country to issue the Right of Way (RoW) guidelines for telecom service providers.
6.Liberia’s former president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the $5 million Ibrahim Prize for African Leadership.
7.Ashok Das has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Federative Republic of Brazil.
8.Krishna Kumari will be the first female Hindu lawmaker in Pakistan since 1947.
9.Noted writer, thinker, and journalist Muzaffar Hussain have passed away.
10.Former Union Minister Bolla Bulli Ramaiah has passed away.