28th February 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on 28 February. This year theme is “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future”.
2.Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani released ‘India 2018’ (English) and ‘Bharat 2018’ (Hindi), an annual government publication on its policies and development programmes, in print and online versions.
3.Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated a one-of-its-kind aviation multi-skill development center at Old Civil Air Terminal, Chandigarh.
4.The Reserve Bank raised the exposure limit under Exchange Traded Currency Derivatives (ETCD) trading for residents and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to USD 100 million across all currency pairs involving the Indian rupee.
5.Tennis legend Roger Federer became the most decorated winner in the history of Laureus World Sports Awards after he won the Sportsman and Comeback titles at the 18th edition of the prestigious awards ceremony.
6.Moody’s Investors Service estimated that India will grow 7.6 percent in the calendar year 2018 and 7.5 percent in 2019.
7.The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) here has developed a multivendor e-commerce website and mobile app ‘marinefishsales’, to help fish farmers and fishermen selling their farmed fish and marine catch directly to the customers online.
8.The senior seer of Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal has passed away.
9.Punjab National Bank (PNB) appointed its general manager A K Pradhan as the Group Chief Risk Officer.
10.Chief Secretary Sudhir Tripathi has been appointed as the new chief secretary of Jharkhand.
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