Month Wise Current Affairs GK 1 February to 28 February, 2018-19

February Current Affairs GK General Knowledge Preparation 2018

Current Affairs GK Monthly Current Affairs GK from 1 February to 31 February, 2018, some important career affairs related to international, national, sport related, science, business and banking have been included for all the competitive examiners.

National Monthly Current Affairs GK from 1 February to 28 February, 2018 –

  1. Fellowship will be given to 3,000 students of IIT, NIT, IISc and IIIT in three years under the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship.
  2. According to the rules issued by the CBSE, taking the overall score of 33% marks will be considered in the 10th pass.
  3. In the financial year 2018-19, a provision of Rs.5750 crores was made for the National Rural Livelihood.
  4. For the 10 million poor families announced by the Finance Minister in the name of National Health Conservation Scheme
  5. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the opening of 24 medical colleges in the country in the speech of 2018-19.
  6. The Central Government made a mention of permanent account number (PAN) mandatory by any entity having more than Rs.5 lakh transactions.
  7. Balance Anand Madhukar was awarded the Sahitya Akademi language award for Magahi language in the literary language.
  8. The amount allocated for starting National Bamboo Mission is Rs.1290 crores.
  9. A National Rail Safety Fund will be created for the security of passengers in the financial year 2018-19 for the amount of Rs.1 lakh crores in the next 5 years.
  10. The Supreme Court will hear the sensitive PILs under the Chief Justice’s bench system.
  11. The Central Government has decided to install Rail Coach Factory in Latur, situated in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra state.
  12. Government of Delhi announced the launch of Happiness Course in government schools.
  13. Rear Admiral SC Verma took charge of Navy Assistant Chief (Special Submarine Project).
  14. Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman constituted a 13-member advisory committee headed by Vinay Shil Oberoi to speed up and monitor the projects related to the modernization of armed forces.
  15. Proposed fellowship scheme in the field of higher education was announced in the PMRF Budget 2018-19.
  16. The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has approved the Chief Minister Anila Bhagyak Yojana.
  17. Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has introduced a system or tool to give ranking to States and Union Territories on the startup ecosystem in the city of Delhi.
  18. Ministry of Railways has signed MoU with AYUSH Ministry for promoting AYUSH services.
  19. India has contributed 1 million $ to the United Nations Development Partnership Fund.
  20. India’s largest temporary island has been built on Lake Neknakpur, located in Hyderabad city.
  21. Tina Soni has been appointed as the Deputy Secretary at the Cabinet Secretariat in the center.
  22. “A special industrial development scheme” has been started by Jammu and Kashmir.
  23. The assembly of Jammu and Kashmir has passed the budget of Rs.95666.97 crores for the year 2018-19.
  24. Vice President has inaugurated the first International Art Fair in New Delhi City.
  25. Haryana Government launched Saint Guru Ravidas Aid Scheme for Industry Area Handicraft Workers.
  26. World’s highest hotel is being started in Dubai city.
  27. The number of agreements between India and UAE is five.
  28. UAE country where Prime Minister Modi participated in the fundraising program of the Hindu Temple.
  29. Mumbai is the 10th place in the list of the world’s richest cities.
  30. Indian woman Skydiver’s name Sheetal Rane made a world record for skydiving by wearing saree.

Sports Monthly Current Affairs GK 1 February to 28 February, 2018 –

  1. Neelam Kapoor took charge as Director General of Sports Authority of India on 07 February 2018.
  2. The city of London will host the Athletics World Cup in 2018.
  3. Hyderabad Cricket Team captain Ambati Rayudu has been suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for two matches for violating the Code of Conduct.
  4. PV Sindhu won the India Open title by beating American player Bevan Zheng.
  5. South Africa is the country where the Indian cricket team has won a one-day series for the first time.
  6. Virat got the award of ‘Man of the Series’ for his extraordinary performance in the series played with South Africa.
  7. The ICC’s declared World XI includes 5 players from India’s Under-19 World Champion team.
  8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has become the first Indian player to take five wickets in three formats of cricket.

International Current Affairs GK from 1 February to 28 February, 2018 –

  1. Russia declares to send all North Korean expat workers back to 2019.
  2. In the ‘Global Democracy Index’ prepared by Britain’s Media Institute ‘The Economist’, India slipped away from the previous year to 42nd position on footboard.
  3. Union Cabinet approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with UK country and Northern Ireland on cooperation in skill development.
  4. Chris Larson has been ranked first in the list of rich people who have been issued by Forbes for the release of crypto currency.
  5. Union Cabinet has approved the signing of MoU (MoU) between India and Australia for cooperation program.
  6. Union Cabinet has taken cognizance of the compromise between India and Tunisia for cooperation in youth affairs.
  7. Chief Minister Artisan Yojana has been launched in Odisha state.
  8. America’s company, SpaceX, has launched the world’s most powerful rocket.
  9. Sirhari Natraj of Karnataka has won 7 medals, including 6 Gold in Swimming Competitions at Play India School Games.
  10. According to the World Labor Organization’s Social Outlook Report of the International Labor Organization, 6 million people in India have been declared unemployed in 2018.
  11. In the Fear 19 World Cup 2018, India defeated Australia by 8 wickets in the final to make the title their title.
  12. Japan’s country’s space agency successfully installed Microsatellite in the Earth’s orbit in the first week of February 2018.

Business /Banking Current Affairs GK from 1 February to 28 February, 2018 –

  1. According to the budget announcements, companies related to farming were exempted from 100% tax under the Greens mission.
  2. Driving license was announced with the official document to be added to the base.
  3. In the Budget 2018-19 budgets, all the 11,000 trains are estimated to cost Rs.3000 crores to install CCTV cameras.
  4. Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that by 30th January 2018, more than 10 million LPG consumers have given subsidy under ‘Gave It Up’ campaign.
  5. Under the scheme Kusum Yojana announced in budget 2018-19, the country’s 30 million irrigation pumps will be equipped with solar power.
  6. The name of the bank started by the Indian post is India Post Payments Bank.
  7. For the first time, Indian Oil companies received a 10% stake in the agreements with India in UAE.
  8. Wheat crop whose area has decreased by 27 per cent to 3.04 million hectare in the current Rabi season of 2017-18.
  9. According to the budget of fiscal year 2018-19, efforts will be made to increase the income of the people in rural areas by providing 10000 crores rupees in the fisheries and animal husbandry business.
  10. According to the World Steel Association report, India has now reached the third place in the world in the production of crude steel.
  11. Government of India has signed a 100 million $ agreement with the World Bank to accelerate the rural economy in Tamil Nadu.

Environment/ Science Current Affairs GK from 1 February to 28 February, 2018 –

  1. Government sanctioned ban on showing junk food advertisements on cartoon channels.
  2. Khadi and Village Industries Commission have sent a notice to ethnic-viral brand Fab India seeking a compensation of Rs.525 crores.
  3. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, most visas were issued for coming to India for the medical field services.
  4. Sweden’s country’s scientists have claimed the discovery of microscopic molecules in the human body.
  5. The first regional agricultural center will be inaugurated in Mizoram on 7th March in the North-East with Israeli cooperation.
  6. Scientists of Indian Institute have developed the facility in the lucrative micro-carbon dioxide Bretan Test Loop, IISc, Bangalore.