28th February 2017 Current Affairs
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Current Affairs 28th February 2017 – Latest Events Today
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Antyodaya clan of trains
From the Rail Bhawan, the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off the first Antyodaya clan of trains and the fourth Humsafar clan of trains through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan on February 27, 2017.
The details are
1.Sri Ganganagar – Tiruchirappalli Humsafar Express (Weekly) (via Krishnarajapuram, Pune, Ahmedabad)
2.Ernakulam – Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly) (via Salem, Katpadi, Visakhapatnam)
Goa has ranked first in the Lesser Infant Mortality Rate
K V Ramana, the Director of Health and Family Welfare Services announced on 27th February 2017 that Goa stood first in the Lesser Infant Mortality Rate. The Infant Mortality Rate is the number of deaths of the infants under one-year-old per 1000 live births. According to the survey records, 42 births of kids per 1000 births is taking place in Goa. In the Lesser Infant Mortality Rate, Kerala stood in the second position and Puducherry stood in the third position.
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India & Ukraine decided to strengthen the bilateral cooperation through Cinema
Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Minister of Information & Broadcasting and Mr. Iurii Artemenko, the member of Parliament of Ukraine has made an agreement to strengthen the Bilateral cooperation among the Cinema between the two countries in New Delhi on 27th February 2017.
28th February 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers – Sports News
Virat Kohli has been awarded the captain of the year at the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo awards
At the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo awards, Indian International Cricketer and the man who is leading our cricket team Virat Kohli was named as the ‘Captain of the Year’. Kohli led nine wins for our Indian Cricket team out of twelve test series played in the year 2016.
R Ashwin became the Highest Test Wicket Taker in Home Season breaking Kapil Dev’s Record
Ravichandran Ashwin, an Indian Cricketer who is the Off-spinner, added another feather to his cap by becoming the highest wicket-taker in a home Test season. Ashwin achieved this when he snared Mitchell Starc to bundle out Australia for 260 in their first innings on the second day of the ongoing first Test in Pune breaking the Senior Cricketer Kapil Dev’s record.
February 28th, 2017 General Knowledge Questions – Business
Leading to the E-Commerce, Paytm has launched its new application called Paytm Mall and a new website paytmmall.com on 27th February 2017.
The Paytm Mall android application aims to offer a combination of the Mall and Bazaar concepts to Indian consumers for online shopping. Paytm Mall is planning to focus on structured categories and brand authorized stores. It will also be focusing on top fashion brands, electronics, and other categories. Paytm Mall would also have a section called Paytm ‘Bazaar’ that will focus on fashion, home appliances and goods from small scale industries.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Ties up with Tata Communications to Roll-Out its latest Network called LoRa
American IT MNC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has recently announced its partnership with Tata Communications on February 27, 2017 at the World Mobile World Congress 2017 organized in Barcelona. Under the partnership agreement, Tata Communications will support HPE to bring out its Internet of Things platform, the LoRa network which is the wireless communication technology dedicated to communication networks.