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Important Current Affairs 12th February 2018

Important Current Affairs 12th February 2018

Current Affairs 12th February 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

National productivity council
●        National Productivity Council is celebrating National Productivity Day today and will celebrate National Productivity Week by 18th February.
●        This is the 60th anniversary of the National Productivity Council and it is being celebrated as the Diamond Jubilee Year.
●        National Productivity Week -2018 will be celebrated on the subject of "Industry 4.0-opportunity to make a big leap for India".

India Forest Status Report 2017 released
●        Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Environment and Climate Change, while highlighting the importance of the increase in forested areas in the country today, said that in the last decade, where forest areas are declining in the world, there is a steady increase in India. Has been there.
●        While releasing 'India Forest Status Report 2017' here today Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that India is one of the top 10 countries in the field of forest area.
●        He said that this is so that in the remaining 9 countries the population density is 150 persons / square kilometers and in India it is 382 persons / square kilometers.

Nitin Gadkari released the first highway capacity manual
●        Union Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari today released the first Highway Capacity Manual in New Delhi.
●        The name of this manual is Indo-HCM. It has been prepared by CSIR-CRRI.
●        For this, CSIR-CRRI has done extensive study at the country level of tractors on roads (one lane, two lane and multi lane), urban roads and expressway traffic.
●        The study included 7 educational institutes - IIT Roorkee, Mumbai and Guwahati, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, Indian Institute of Engineering and Science and Technology, Shivpura, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Institute of Technology, Surat and Anna University, Chennai.

PM Modi's First Hindu Temple in Shilanya
●        Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the first Hindu temple going to be built in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
●        Prime Minister Modi became the witness of the temple fundraising ceremony of Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) on February 11, 2018, on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway.
●        The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi is being built on the land given by the Prince of Abu Dhabi, which reflects the commitment and tolerance of the UAE's tolerance.

Criminal cases are lodged on 11 Chief Ministers
●        A surprising report related to the leaders of the country has come to the fore. According to this, there are criminal cases against 11 of the 31 Chief Ministers of India .
●        By including in the list of 25 chief millionaires.
●        This report has been released by Association for Democratic Reforms and National Election Watch.

Current Affairs 12th February 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Commerce Secretary level meeting between India and Bangladesh concluded in Dhaka

●        Bilateral meetings of Commerce Secretary level between India and Bangladesh were held in Dhaka on 7-8 February, 2018.
●        The Indian delegation was led by the Commerce Secretary Ms. Rita Tawatia and the Bangladesh delegation led by Mr. Shubhashish Bose, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce of the Government of Bangladesh.
●        Both sides have detailed and positive discussions on various issues related to bilateral trade and economic relations.

Seventh Garhwal Rifle Infantry Battalion included in the peace mission in southern Sudan

●        In order to help United Nations's efforts to restore peace and normalcy in war-torn country South Sudan, the Indian Army is sending around 2300 personnel to its troops there.
●        The team of the seventh Army Garhwal Rifles Infantry Battalion of Indian Army is being sent for this purpose.
●        It is a matter of pride for the Garhwal Rifles and its unit as the soldiers of the Garhwal region have been nominated for the first time in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.

Five agreements signed between India and UAE
●        India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a long talk on 10 February 2018 with Prince Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi. During this, there were five agreements between the two sides.
●        The agreement also includes a historic agreement to give 10 percent stake in the ocean ore concession to the Indian Oil Companies Association. With this, there was agreement between the two countries for energy sector, railways, manpower and financial services.
 India and Oman sign eight MoUs
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a memorandum of understanding on eight areas along with Oman on February 11, 2018 during the visit of three Asian countries.
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sultan Kababus of Oman were present on this occasion and these agreements were signed after delegation-level talks led by both.
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a delegation level talks with Sultan Kababus of Oman.
●        The two countries discussed strategic collaborations to further strengthen cooperation in trade, investment, energy, defense and security, food security and regional issues.

Union Cabinet approves the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for India Australia Memorandum of Cooperation

●        The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for the three-month cooperation program between the Department of Economic Affairs (Indian Economic Service Cadre) and the Treasury of Australia Government on 07 February 2018.
●        Under the program, an official of the Treasury of the Government of Australia will be transferred to the Department of Economic Affairs, the Finance Ministry and an official of the Indian Economic Service (Deputy Secretary or Director level) designated by the Indian Economic Service Cadre of the Department of Economic Affairs, Will be transferred to

Current Affairs 12th February 2018: DEFENSE

Rear Admiral DS Gujral, NM took over as assistant head of the Naval Staff
●        Rear Admiral DS Gujral, NM took over as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Communications, Space and Internet-centric operations) at the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defense.
●        Alumni of the 69th course of National Defense Academy, Khadgamala and the Flag Officer was commissioned on January 1, 1987 in the Executive Department of the Indian Navy.
●        They are experts in communication and electronic warfare.

Current Affairs 12th February 2018: RANKING 

NHAI will start ranking system for toll plaza
●        Indian National Highway Authority (NHAI) launched a nationwide campaign on February 10, 2018, to resolve issues affecting those using highways.
●        These include towing facilities, electronic tolling / fast lane, cleanliness on toll plaza, behavior of people working on toll plaza, deployment of marshals, sanitation of toilets, proper functioning of highway nest (mini), facilities along the highways And the availability of ambulance and crane on the highway when there is any emergency situation.

Current Affairs 12th February 2018: AWARDS

Krishna Sobati was selected for 53rd Gyanpeeth award
●        The highest literary award in the country will be awarded to Gyanpeeth Award by senior scientist of Hindi, Krishna Sobti.
●        This award will be given to Krishna Sobati for the year 2017.
●        In the meeting of the Overseas Council, Prof. It was decided to give the 53rd Gyanpeeth Award to the senior literary of Hindi literature, Krishna Sobti, under the chairmanship of Namwar Singh.
●        This award will be provided for his outstanding work in the field of literature.

Current Affairs 12th February 2018: SPORTS

Venus Williams wins in his 1000th match

●        After playing his 1000th match of his career, veteran tennis player Venus Williams defeated Arctan Russe of the Netherlands to give the United States a 1-0 lead against the Netherlands in the Fed Cup World Group.
●        Venus did his best in the 1000th match of his tennis career and entered the next round, registering a spectacular win from 6-1, 6-4.
 Real Madrid beat Sociedad 5-2
●        Real Madrid beat Sociedad 5-2 on the basis of Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick in the Spanish league.
●        In the first minute of the match at the Santiago Bernabeu, Lukas Wasakcz set the goal of Real Madrid 1-0 ahead.
●        In the 27th minute of the match, Ronaldo scored Real ahead 2-0.
Air India's female pilot Anupama Kohli saved 261 lives
●        The flight of Vistara and Air India escaped a major accident on Wednesday (February 7th).
●        The inquiry team found out that there were 261 passengers on both the aircraft, but Air India's aircraft driver Anupama Kohli took the situation very efficiently and saved all the passengers safely.
●        During the investigation, it has been revealed that there was some problem in coordination with Air Traffic Controllers (ATC).

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