Current Affairs Feb 2018 - Miscellaneous
Anu Kumar of Uttarakhand grabbed the first gold medal of the Khelo India School Games as he won the 1,500 m final.
Rating agency CRISIL has revised its outlook on 18 public sector banks (PSBs) from “negative” to “stable” after the government announced bank-wise capital infusion and reform plans.
The first chat-based job search mobile app of India, ‘Empzilla’, was launched.
The South Central Railway (SCR) has become the first railway zone in the country to complete 100 per cent LED lighting at all the stations under its jurisdiction.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a four-day visit to Palestine, United Arab Emirates and Oman.
Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the Clean Air for Delhi campaign jointly with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from February 10-23.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the Centre for learning Sanskrit language in Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.
Services and Indian Railways registered hard-fought victories to bag the Men’s and Women’s titles in the third Federation Cup Kabaddi tournament in Mumbai.
Sharmila Nicollet has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour.
India's first online radio station, Radio Umang, was launched. Listeners can tune in to it through web streaming or download the app.
India-Russia Agriculture Business Summit 2018 was held in New Delhi.
Tamil Nadu won their maiden title in the 23rd edition of the Senior Women's National Football Championship after they defeated Manipur 2-1 in the final.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) organised programme “Watan Ko Jano” to give exposure to the youth and children of Jammu and Kashmir about the cultural and socio-economic development taking place in other parts of the country.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the Canada - India Business Forum at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
India to invest $250 million in Canada while Canadian companies to invest $750 million in India.
Fairfax India Holdings Corp. of Canada acquired a 51% stake in the Catholic Syrian Bank in Kerala with $200 million investment.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia where he co-chaired the 12th India-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission Meeting.
Amazon became the first foreign company to start with its food retail venture in India.
Milkbasket, India's first and largest micro-delivery platform has been recognised as 'Startup of the Year' 2017 at the 7th Small Business Awards.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Palace Queen Humsafar Express between Mysuru and Udaipur in Mysuru Railway Station.
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R.K. Singh inaugurated the ‘International R&D Conclave’- two-day conference on Emerging Opportunities and Challenges of R&D in Indian Power Sector, organised by Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
IOC denied Russia the opportunity to march under their own flag in the closing ceremony after the IOC ruled that doping violations in PyeongChang had marred their report card.