28th March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, Shuttler PV Sindhu, Cricketer Smriti Mandhana and Athlete Padmanabh Singh have featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 list.
2.NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission announced the signing of a Statement of Intent (SOI) with SAP to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
3.The 15th meeting of the India-US Counter-Terrorism Joint Working Group in New Delhi.
4.Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 80 million loans for hill state Himachal Pradesh to fund modernization of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions and improve skills ecosystem to help boost the employability of the youth.
5.Department of Posts (DoP) under Ministry of Communications has launched the Cool EMS Service between India and Japan.
6.Google has acquired mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor for Android, iOS, and desktop making it easier for users to find and share GIF images.
7.Indu Bhushan was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Centre’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM).
8.The Supreme Court appointed Justice Jawad Rahim as the acting chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
9.Pradosh Kumar Rath has been shortlisted as the new chairman cum managing director of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL).
10.Myanmar’s parliament has elected Win Myint as the country’s next president.
11.Aleksandra Liashkova from Belarus was crowned Miss Supermodel Worldwide 2018.
12.All India Football Federation (AIFF) launched a mobile application “Scout Me” to scout footballing talent from remote parts of the country.
13.Veteran journalist Veturi Sriharsha has passed away.