11th & 12th March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific.
2.The Founding Conference of International Solar Alliance has held New Delhi.
3.11 countries signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Chile.
4.Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and European Investment Bank (EIB) has inked a 150 million euros loan agreement, a move that will benefit over 1.1 million households with clean energy.
5.India has won the “Best Exhibitor Award ” at ITB in Berlin.
6.India’s tallest tricolor (Flag) was hoisted in Belagavi, Karnataka.
7.The first Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise of the Indian Air Force in association with South Asian Region nations was held in the coast of Kerala.
8.Noted actor Amol Palekar was honored with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award at an event in Nashik.
9.According to Kaspersky study, India has ranked 33rd in the list of countries facing web-borne threats.
10.Australia beat England to win the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup (Hockey) in Malaysia.
11.Bishworjit Singh and Samira Abraham have won the gold medals in the men’s and women’s sections respectively at the senior National triathlon championship in Visakhapatnam.
12.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated Uttar Pradesh’s biggest solar power plant in Mirzapur district.
13.The Union Home Ministry recently sanctioned the launch of the country’s first National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) in Gujarat.
14.Russia has successfully launched a hypersonic missile Kinzhal from a MiG-31 aircraft.