22nd February 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.The Telangana government has signed a technology partnership agreement with Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
2.India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017.
3.Flying officer Avani Chaturvedi has become the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft.
4.A three day India International Textiles Expo (IITExpo) of India began in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo.
5.Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has reduced the interest rate on deposits to 8.55 percent for the financial year 2017-18.
6.Capital First said the regulator National Housing Bank (NHB) has approved the merger of the company along with Capital Home Finance and Capital First Securities Limited with IDFC Bank.
7.North Eastern Region’s (NER’s) first regional Centre for Agriculture with Israeli collaboration to be set up in Mizoram.
8.The Indian and Kenyan governments have revised their double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) to bring down the withholding tax rates, protect treaty from abuse and check tax evasion.
9.The Indian “A” team has won a gold medal at the 5th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship.
10.Noted violinist M.S. Anantharaman has passed away.