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Latest Current Affairs February 10th, 2018

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1. India and Britain Have Signed MoU to Improve Transport System And Passenger Service.

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between India and Britain to improve public transport system and passenger service. The MoU would help in sharing of information in the areas of the public transport system, passenger service, data analysis, induction of electric vehicles, the introduction of technology and other.

2. NITI Aayog releases ‘Healthy States, Progressive India’ report.

NITI Aayog has releases the Health States Progressive India Report. Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu have ranked top among the larger states in terms of overall performance. The report was released by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh are the top in the terms of annual incremental performance.Among Union Territories, Lakshadweep showed best, overall performance as well as highest incremental performance.

Latest Current Affairs February 10th, 2018 Exams Point of View:

  • NITI Aayog stands for National Institution for Transforming India.
  • It constitutes in the resolution of Union Cabinet January 1st, 2015.
  • Amitabh Kant is the Cheif Executive Officer of NITI Aayog.
  • Dr. Rajiv Kumar is the present Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog.

3. NPCI Appointed Biswamohan as Non-Executive Chairman.

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) appointed Biswamohan Mahapatra as non-executive chairman for two years, effective today. He succeeds B Sambamurthy who was the interim chairman. Last month NPCI had appointed Dilip Asbe as its managing director and CEO.

Latest Current Affairs February, Exams Point of View:

  • NPCI stands for National Payments Corporation of India.
  • Dilip Asbe has appointed last month as MD and CEO. He had come in place of AP Hota.
  • NPCI has played a pivotal role in designing, building, operationalizing and managing large-scale payment processing platforms like
  1.  Unified Payments Interface (UPI).
  2. Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM).
  3. Immediate Payment Service (IMPS).
  4. India’s home-grown card network RuPay, and several other initiatives.
  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an umbrella organization for all retail payments in India. It was set up with the guidance and support of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks Association (IBA).

4. Winter Olympic Games Starts in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The 2018 Winter Olympics begins in Pyeongchang  and the opening ceremony took centre stage to kick-off the 23rd Games. The Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium welcomed all 92 countries boasting nearly 3,000 athletes, with all eyes on the sight of North and South Korean competitors uniting to walk into the stadium together for the first time. There will be 102 medals up for grabs in Pyeongchang, covering seven sports and 15 disciplines. The ceremony was directed by Song Seung-whan, a South Korean actor.

Latest Current Affairs February 10th, 2018 Exams Point of View:

  • The Present President of South Korea is Moon Jae-in.
  • Ceremony Directed by Song Seung whan, He is a South Korean Actor.
  • The Olympic Winter Games is a major international sporting event held once every four years, for sports practiced on snow and ice.
  • The  22nd Winter Olympics Games 2014  was held in Sochi, Russia.
  • The 2022 Winter Olympics, officially known as the 24th Olympic Winter Games will take place in Beijing and towns in the neighboring Hebei province, China.

5. National Meet On Grassroot Informatics – VIVID 2018.

National Informatics Centre (NIC) has organized a three-day National Meet on Grassroot Informatics- VIVID 2018 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The Theme for VIVID 2018 is Cyber Security and Innovation. The event was inaugurated by Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad.

The National Meet with special focus on ‘Cyber Security’ this year; is aimed at showcasing the various initiatives of NIC in creating and enhancing the security of Digital Infrastructure in the country.

VIVID this year would be an extensive platform for knowledge sharing which would empower 240 NIC District officials from across the country to interact and leverage on each other’s experience and best practices.

Latest Current Affairs February 10th, 2018 Exams Point of View:

  • Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad.
  • The Theme for VIVID 2018 is Cyber Security and Innovation.

6. India retains top spot as source market for Dubai in 2017.

India retains top spot as source market for Dubai in 2017. Dubai witnessed 15 per cent growth in tourist arrivals from India in 2017, hosting 2.1 million visitors, retaining top spot as the source market. The growth is mainly due to the success of Dubai Tourisms ongoing collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the BeMyGuest campaign. A total of 15.79 million tourists visited Dubai last year.

Latest Current Affairs February 10th, 2018 Exams Point of View:

  • The United Arab Emirates Capital is Abu Dhabi and Currency is United Arab Emirates dirham,1 United Arab Emirates Dirham equals 17.51 Indian Rupee.
  • Dubai Tourisms collaborate a Campaign called BeMyGuest campaign with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

7. Eminent litterateur Chandrasekhar Rath passed away.

latest current affairs February

The doyen of Odia literature Chandrasekhar Rath passed away here at a private hospital. He was 89. Rath was conferred with several awards, including Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award, Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award and Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman, for his contribution in the field of literature.

The Governor S C Jamir described his demise as a great loss to Odia literature. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and people from all walks of life paid tributes to Rath after his body arrived at his residence in the city.

Latest Current Affairs February 10th, 2018 Exams Point of View:

  • Chandrasekhar Rath belongs form Odisha.
  • His three novels, Yantrarudha (The Instrumented) 1967, Asurya Upanivesh (The Sunless Colony) 1974 and Nav Jatak (Regenesis) 1981.

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