Daily Current Affairs – 22 February 2017

  1. Cyber Swachhta Kendra (CSK) launched in New Delhi.
    CSK will secure cyber space by detecting botnet malware (also known as zombie army) & spam. Along with CSK two more mobile app launched i.e. M-kavach & Samvid.


  2. V Ramakrishnan appointed as CFO of TCS.


  3. Kashmir declared 2017 as ‘’YEAR OF APPLE’’ a day after the high density apple plantation scheme launched, on which govt will provide high density apple plant to the farmers with 50% subsidy.


  4. ICICI Bank alliance with Dish TV for digital payment.
    A merging effort to provide consumer a convenient recharge with or without internet.


  5. From April 1 2017 1% tax will impose on purchase of Rs.2 lakh jewellery.


  6. EDII (Entrepreneurship development Institute of India) based on Ahmadabad, received prestigious INTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARD.
    Mercury awards promote excellence, quality performance in various fields of public relation.


  7. Composite Regional Centre inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh for creating resource and infrastructure required for developing services for PWD.


  8. On Feb. 28 India’s 1st ‘’HELIPORT’’ (Owned by PHHL) will be inaugurated for flying in & out of Delhi and nearby areas.


  9. NABARD & Telangana govt. Inked pact for a loan of Rs. 874 cr. for the horticulture development corporation to cover, Rs.3.15 lakh micro irrigation scheme for 16-17 & 17-18.


  10. Jio will end its free data service from April.
    Calls will stay free.


  11. J&K Govt. Impose a restriction on guest, attending at wedding & small social or govt. Functions. At brides the restriction on guest is max 500 and on groom’s it is 400 and in small functions it is restricted to 100.


  12. GOA RAJBHAWAN turned cashless. It is presently the official residence of Governor Mridula Sinha.


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