25th & 26th February 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the subsidized ‘Amma Two wheeler scheme’ for working women in Tamil Nadu, on the occasion of former Chief Minister Jayalalitha’s 70th birth anniversary.
2.Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the ‘Run for New India’ marathon in Surat, Gujarat.
3.The 15th edition of BioAsia, the annual flagship programme of Government of Telangana was held in Hyderabad.
4.The Tamil Nadu government has announced an agreement with Microsoft to improve integration of technology in teaching and learning in the state.
5.The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has signed MoUs with Andhra Pradesh government to invest Rs.3,730 crore in the state.
6.The seventh meeting of Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations has concluded in Kathmandu.
7.The second week of March will witness Andaman and Nicobar Command hosting a multinational mega event ‘MILAN 2018’, With the underlying theme of ‘Friendship Across the Seas’.
8.The 21st edition of the national conference on e-Governance was held in Hyderabad.
9.The 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) was held in Nadi, Fiji.
10.Senior TV journalist Rahul Mahajan has been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of Rajya Sabha Television.
11.Michael McCormack has been elected Australia’s new Deputy Prime Minister.
12.Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI) introduced a ‘Baal Aadhaar’ card for children below the age of five years.
13.Aruna Budda Reddy became the first Indian gymnast to clinch an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne, Australia.
14.Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap clinched his first international title in over three years at the Austrian Open International Challenge.
15.Indian boxer Vikas Krishan has won a gold medal but was also adjudged the best boxer of the event at the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.
16.Veteran Bollywood actor and Padma Shri awardee Sridevi has passed away.
17.Former Cabinet Secretary T.S.R. Subramanian has passed away.