2018-02-08 01:48:28

National News 

President to inaugurate Mahamastakabhisheka Utsav of Lord Gommmateshwara

The President of India, Shri Ram NathKovind, inaugurated the Mahamastak abhisheka Mahotsav 2018 of Gommateshwara Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Swami at Shravanabelagola.
He said Samyak Darshan, Samyak Gyan andSamyak Charitra is known as the three gems of Jain philosophy.
Mahamastakabhiseka of Gommateshwara, who is also known as Bahubali takes place once in 12 years. It is an important Jain pilgrimage centre and lakhs of tourists visit Shravanbelagola to see 57 feet tall monolithic stone statue that is anointed from head to feet during the Utsav.

Cabinet approved important MoU and MoC
MoU for Secondment Programme between the Department of Economic Affairs and The Treasury, Government of Australia
MoU with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation in the Field of Skill Development, Vocational Education and Training.
Memorandum of Cooperation between Indian and USA on Law Enforcement Training program.
MoU signed between India and Tunisia to promote cooperation in the field of youth matters.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visit Saudi Arabia
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will today participate in the prestigious National Heritage and Cultural festival 'Janadriyah' being held in Saudi Arabia.

Muddu Krishnama Naidu passed away during wee hours in Hyderabad.
Telugu Desam Party senior leader, former minister and sitting member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Gali Muddu Krishnama Naidu passed away during wee hours in Hyderabad.

RBI sees inflation firming up at 5.1% in March qtr

Reserve Bank of India will announce its sixth and the final bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18
The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Urijit Patel began its meeting in Mumbai yesterday. All eyes will on RBI’s inflation estimates. Central Bank may toughen its warning against inflation.

Sports News
India vs South Africa 3rd ODI
Indian won by 124 runs.Man of the Match Virat Kohli (160 runs).

Director General, Sports Authority of India

Ms Neelam Kapur has taken over as Director General, Sports Authority of India.

Khelo India Game  Haryana on  top followed by Delhi

Haryana 54 medals, 20 gold,16 silver & 18 bronze
Delhi 61 medals 18 gold,19 silver & 24 bronze

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