25th February 2017 Current Affairs
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25th February 2017 Highlights
- National Folk Festival of Kerala 2017
- Gujarat Assembly’s COTP Amendment
- India’s Agreement with ADB
- 2nd Largest Crude Oil Producer in India
- Shilpa Shetty As Swachh Bharat Brand Ambassador
- Mahindra Agri’s digital platform MyAgriGuru
- Kumar Sangakkara becomes 2nd Asian to Play 1000 Matches
Today Current Affairs – 25th Feb 2017 Important News
Ministry of Urban Development Approves Development Scheme
Under the ‘Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) schemes, the Ministry of Urban Development has granted the permission for the 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat. HRIDAY National Empowered Committee chairman, Rajiv Gauba has approved this circuit.
AYUSH Minister has inaugurated the World Integrated Medicine Forum
Shripad Yesso Naik, the Ayush minister has inaugurated the “World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicinal Products: National and Global strategies” in New Delhi. This 2-day event has ended on 24th February 2017.
National Folk Festival of Kerala 2017 has begun in Thiruvananthapuram
National Folk Festival of Kerala (NFFK 2017) has begun in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It is a three-day festival organized at different locations in Thiruvananthapuram. Youth Welfare Board in association with Bharat Bhavan and the Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan has organized this NFFK 2017.
Gujarat Assembly Passes COTP Amendment Bill to Ban Hookah Bars
Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products has been enacted in the Gujarat Assembly. This amendment aims at a total ban on all the hookah bars in the Gujarat state. Under this bill, all the hookah bars in the state are insisted on shutting their shops immediately.
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International Current Affairs of 25th February 2017
Pakistan Army has launched Military Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad
Pakistan Army has launched the Radd-ul-Fasaad, a Military Operation to eliminate terrorism in the country. Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has taken this decision to for the eradication of terrorism and to strengthen the security of Pakistan’s borders.
Vice President Hamid Ansari is on 5-day Visit to Rwanda & Uganda
India’s Vice President, Mr. Hamid Ansari is on the five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda. The main motive of this visit is to enhance bilateral agreements with the other Nations. During his visit, India and Rwanda have signed three MoU in the field of innovation, aviation, and visa requirements.
India has signed $375 Mn Loan Pact with ADB for Industrial Corridor
The Indian Govt has signed the $375 Mn Loan Pact with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop 800-km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor. LB Sondjaja, Deputy Country Director of ADB and Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary in the Finance Ministry has signed this agreement.
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25th February 2017 Current Affairs – Business
India Approves Rs 17,000 Crore Missile Deal with Israel
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has approved Rs. 17,000 crore missile deal with Israel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken this strategic decision to protect India’s airspace from enemy aircraft and drones.
Rajasthan Becomes the 2nd Largest Crude Oil Producer in India
Kalyan Singh, the Governor of Rajasthan has announced that the Rajasthan has become the second largest crude oil producer in India. He stated that the oilfields in the state will produce nearly 90 lakh tons oil annually.
25th February 2017 Current Affairs
Indian-Origin British MP Receives Stya Paul Memorial Award
The Indian-origin British MP, Virendra Sharma has been conferred with the Dr.Stya Paul Memorial Award for his excellent contribution to the India-UK Agreements. He has received this awards from Ealing Southall at the third annual Indo-UK Thought Leadership Awards Function.
Shilpa Shetty is the Swachh Bharat Brand Ambassador
Bollywood Film Actress, Former Model, Shilpa Shetty Kundra is the Brand Ambassador for cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission. Urban Development Ministry Joint Secretary and director of Swachh Bharat Mission, Mr. Praveen Prakash has announced this appointment.