09th March 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.The Madhya Pradesh government has set up a fund to provide pension to spinsters above 50 years.
2.Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tripura’s first BJP government in Agartala.
3.Madhya Pradesh West Power Distribution Company (MPWPDC) started a “Pink Electricity Zone”, that will be managed by women staffers.
4.The largest joint US-Israeli air-defense exercise “Juniper Cobra” has begun in Israel.
5.Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II recognized Srishti Bakshi from India as the 26th Commonwealth Point of Light in honor of her exceptional service to empowering women in India.
6.India has ranked 52 among 57 countries on the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) List.
7.Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was named as the fastest growing IT services brand in the world in an assessment done by the leading brand valuation firm, Brand Finance.
8.Cab hailing platform Uber has roped in Indian cricket team captain, Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador in India.
9.Renowned Sufi singer Pyarelal Wadali has passed away.