08th February 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) claimed to have successfully completed the first flight of ‘Hawk-i’ with indigenous Real Time Operating System (RTOS).
2.Bermuda has become the first jurisdiction in the world to legalize and then repeal same-sex marriage.
3.Forbes has released its first ever list of richest people in cryptocurrency, which is topped by Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen.
4.Rear Admiral Mukul Asthana has been appointed Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air).
5.National Informatics Centre (NIC) has organized a three-day National Meet on Grassroot Informatics-VIVID 2018 in New Delhi. The theme for VIVID 2018 is “Cyber Security and Innovation”.
6.Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member advisory committee to monitor and expedite capital acquisition projects for the modernization of the armed forces, headed by Vinay Sheel Oberoi.
7.The South Central Railway (SCR) has become the first railway zone in the country to complete 100% LED lighting at all the stations under its jurisdiction.
8.India has ranked 44th among 50 nations in the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, topped the US.
9.Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid has been re-elected for a second term.
10.The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is executing a pilot project “Pay as you use” tolling in India, to study the implement ability of the system in the country.