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1. South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma Resigns

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned. He stated his decision in a televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by corruption scandals that sapped the popularity of the ruling African National Congress and hurt one of Africa’s biggest economies.
  • Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is a South African politician who served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018.
  • He has been under increasing pressure to give way to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC’s new leader. Mr. Zuma’s resignation followed weeks of intense public pressure to step down amid long-standing corruption allegations.

2. Paschim Lehar – Western Command conducts tri-service maritime exercise

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

Tri-service maritime exercise ‘Paschim Lehar’ was held off India’s western coast with an intention to establish interoperability between Indian Navy, Indian Arm Indian Air Force, and Coast Guard.

This exercise includes the participation of a large number of ships, submarines, and aircraft from the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy. Units from Eastern Naval Command, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the coast guard are also participating to build interoperability.

3. China Host SCO Summit at Qingdao city in June 2018

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • China announced that this year’s summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will be held in the city of Qingdao in June.
  • The SCO is comprised of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan.
  • China had taken over rotating chair of SCO after17th SCO summit concluded in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan in June 2017.

4. Tamil Nadu Wins Senior Women’s National Football Championship

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • Tamil Nadu has won the Senior Women’s National Football Championship for the first time. Tamil Nadu beat Manipur 2-1 to lift their maiden title in the 23rd edition of the Senior Women’s National Football Championship at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha.
  • Tamil Nadu created history by becoming champions in their first-ever final with Indumathi scoring the opener while Indrani made it 2-0. Ratanbala scored the lone goal for Manipur.
  • Indumathi has also adjudged the Player of the Final as well as the Tournament for her superlative performances.

5. Govt extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • Taking into consideration the 40 lakh drug addicts in the country, the Centre has extended for three more years a scheme which combats illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substance.
  • Home Ministry notify that The ‘Assistance to States and UTs for Narcotics Control‘ scheme has been extended for a further period of 3 years (from 2017-18 to 2019-20) with an estimated budget of Rs 21 crore.
  • The purpose of the scheme is to assist state governments and Union Territories which are contributing in controlling the inter-state and cross-border drug trafficking.

6. India to host 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics.

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism has announced that 8th edition of the greatest carnival of Theatre in the World will take place in India for the first time ever.
  • The Theatre Olympics, being held in India for the first time, is being organized by National School of Drama, under the aegis of Ministry of Culture.
  • The country’s tryst with the biggest celebration of theatre in the world will take place from February 17 to April 08, 2018 and will be held in 15 cities across India.

7. PM Narendra Modi Launched Three Key Projects In Arunachal Pradesh

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched several projects in Arunachal Pradesh. He inaugurated the Dorjee Khandu state convention center at a function in Itanagar. The Centre has an auditorium, conference halls, and an exhibition hall.
  • Prime Minister’s focus was also on the information revolution and now, the newly erected Secretariat building in the state capital is a big step in that direction.
  • The building will have digital technology at its core and will have 2,500 officers and other employees. It will give a huge boost to the speed of administrative work in the state.

8. BHEL bags Rs 560 crore order from NTPC

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Latest Current Affairs February 15th, 2018 Exams Point of View.

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL)  has bagged an order worth Rs 560 crore from NTPC for setting up a system for emission control.
  • BHEL has secured the order for “supply and installation of the flue gas desulphurization (FGD) system from NTPC for 2×490 MW National Capital Power Station at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh”.

 

 

 

 

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  1. South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma Resigns
    Paschim Lehar – Western Command conducts tri-service maritime exercise
    China Host SCO Summit at Qingdao city in June 2018
    Tamil Nadu Wins Senior Women’s National Football Championship
    Govt extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years
    India to host 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics.
    PM Narendra Modi Launched Three Key Projects In Arunachal Pradesh
    BHEL bags Rs 560 crore order from NTPC

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