07th March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Senior NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio was appointed the new chief minister of Nagaland by Governor P B Acharya.
2.Iraq has overtaken Saudi Arabia by a wide margin to become India’s top crude oil supplier.
3.India is all set to become the 69th member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
4.Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world’s richest man for the first time.
5.Vivek R Wadekar was appointed as the new Special Director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
6.Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has been rated as the world number one among airports handling more than 40 million passengers per annum in a survey by the Airports Council International (ACI).
7.The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) signed a memorandum of understanding with CSC e-governance Services (CSCeGS) to take Udyami Mitra portal to the unserved and the underserved MSMEs.
8.An Indian-origin Birmingham man, Harry Athwal has been selected for this year’s ‘Pride of Birmingham’ award.
9.National Film Archives of India (NFAI) will organize a Women’s Film Festival from March 9 – 11, 2018 in Pune.
10.The fourth India-Europe 29 Business Forum (IE29BF) was held in New Delhi.
11.The Odisha MSME International Trade Fair, 2018 was held in Bhubaneswar.
12.The headquarters of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has been shifted from Chennai to Haryana’s Ballabhgarh.
13.The Centre had sanctioned Rs.1,000 crore for the Phase II of the Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India programme.