24th February 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set 30 April 2018 as the deadline for banks to integrate SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) with core banking solutions (CBS).
2.The eighth joint military exercise ‘Lamitye’ between the Indian Army and Seychelles People’s Defence Forces begin in Seychelles.
3.Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha launched India’s first locally developed 4G/LTE telecom system amid an international buyers-sellers meet of the telecom industry. It has been designed and developed by VNL Ltd.
4.The 15th edition of the Vodafone Odeon Theatre Festival began in Kolkata.
5.Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated three-day ‘CII Partnership Summit’ and ‘Sunrise Andhra Pradesh Investment Meet’ in Visakhapatnam.
6.Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the keynote address at the Global Business Summit in New Delhi. The prime minister promised zero tolerance against the “looting of public money” during his keynote.
7.A two- day ‘International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels’, is jointly being organized by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India on behalf of Mission Innovation and Biofuture Platform in New Delhi.
8.M.Subbarayudu has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Plurinational State of Bolivia.
9.India will host the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit on 11th March 2018
10.Senior journalist and editor-in-chief of National Herald, Neelabh Mishra has passed away.