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Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) in Assam
Sarbananda Sonowal, the CM of Assam has launched Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY). The main motive of this Yojana is to develop all the villages to Assam in the next five years. It will bring revolutionary change in the Assam state by doubling the farm income by the end of the year 2022.
HRD Ministry to set up NTA
Under the guidance of Prakash Javadekar, the Union Human Resource Development Ministry will set up A National Testing Agency (NTA). For conducting higher and secondary education examinations, this NTA Constitution will be designed. Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley has made this announcement in the Union Budget 2017-18.
Andhra Pradesh State Gets its First Smart Police Station
Andhra Pradesh CM, Mr. Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has inaugurated the first Smart Police Station at Nagarampalem in Guntur city. CM has said that steps will be taken to develop 100 smart police stations in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
8th February 2017 Current Affairs
Axis Bank ties up with Earthport
Axis Bank, India’s third-largest private sector bank has recently tied up with the Earthport Plc. It is a border payment network and aims to provide speedy outbound cross-border payments for its customers. Through this tie-up, the Axis Bank becomes the first bank in India to tie-up with the Earthport’s global payments network.
Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain
England Test captain, Alastair Cook has resigned from his captaincy. Hs has achieved a rare honor to record 59matches in the role. Cook was the England’s leading scorer in Tests with 11,057 runs. He took charge as the captain in August 2012.
Iran Lifts Ban on American Wrestling Team
Earlier, Iran has imposed the ban on the United States Wrestlers. But, due to the US President Donald Trump’s decision to temporarily suspend Visas to Iran, it has lifted the ban on the US wrestlers. The Freestyle World Cup will be in the Kermanshah from February 16 to February 17, 2017.
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India Set to Host World Billiards Championship
The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) has recently announced that India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years. Earlier in 2016, the World Billiards Championship was held in Bengaluru.
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – February 6th
The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation is the United Nation’s Campaign. The main theme of this 2017 campaign is “Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending FGM by 2030”.
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