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List of Important Days in February 2017 & their Themes
#days #themes

1 February- World Hijab Day

2 February- World Wetlands Day (Theme- Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction)

4 February- World Cancer Day (Theme- We can. I can)

6 February- International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (Theme- “Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending FGM by 2030.

7 February- Safer Internet Day (Theme- Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet)

10 February- National Deworming Day (Theme- “Krimi se chhutkara, sehatmand bhavishya hamara” and “worm-free children healthy children”)

11 February- The International Day of Women and Girls in Science

12 February- National Productivity Day (Theme- ‘From Waste to Profits-through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse)

13 February- National Women’s Day, World Radio Day (Theme- Radio is You)

14 February- Valentine’s Day

15 February- Singles Awareness Day

20 February- World Day of Social Justice (Theme- preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work)

21 February- International Mother Language Day (Theme- Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education)

27 February- World NGO Day

28 February- National Science Day (Theme- Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons)
Current Affairs Today – February 22 2017
1.Guj Govt Presents Budget With No New Taxes In Poll Year
2.National Biodiversity Congress 2017 held in Kerala
3.CCEA approves 40,000-mw solar park scheme
4.Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Greece
5.Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia for promotion and development of cooperation in civil aviation security
6.Cabinet approves signing of an Agreement between India and Poland on cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors
7.Government approves 800 crore for coastal security surveillance
8.India aims to bring broadband to every village by 2018
9.India & China to hold their 1st Strategic Dialogue in Beijing
10.SIDBI, Vijaya Bank combine to provide concessional loans to micro, small units
11.EPFO introduces Single Page Composite Claim Form
12.Bharat Financial Launches Instant Microloan Facility
13.GVA growth to decline by 70 bps to 6.2% in Q3: ICRA
14.Britannia signs MoU with Greece’s Chipita for joint venture in India
15.AAI, IATA launch e-billing solution for airport operators
16.Oricon to set up Rs 100-crore facility for packaging products in Odisha
17.Nasscom signs MoU with ITAC Japan
18.FreeCharge CEO Govind Rajan Quits
19.Azerbaijan Prez names wife as country’s First Vice President
20.Ms. Suman Saxena takes charge as the Whole Time Member of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India(IBBI)
21.Russian supply ship Soyuz-U launched to International Space Station
22.BHIM downloads at over 17 mn, a world record.
23.Four New Species Of World's Smallest Frogs Discovered In The Western Ghat
24.India pulls off thrilling last-ball win over South Africa to win ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017
25.India to host 2019 Combined World Cup for shooting
26.Adidas Ties Up With FIFA U-17 World Cup For Mission XI Million
27.Noted bureaucrat V. K. Srinivasan passes away
28.Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64
29.Amarinder Singh's Biography 'The People's Maharaja' Released
Current Affairs Today – February 24 2017
Kerala to host National Folk Festival
AYUSH Minister to inaugurate the World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicine
6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat to be developed at a cost of Rs.16.27 cr under HRIDAY
Rajasthan 2nd Largest Crude Oil Producer In Country
Gujarat Assembly passes amendment bill banning hookah bars
Pakistan launches nationwide military operation Radd-ul-Fasaad to eliminate terrorists
Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves on 5-day visit to Rwanda, Uganda
India & Rwanda sign MoUs in innovation, aviation and visa requirements
Ansari Launches India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Programme
India, Uganda agree to cooperate in space, atomic energy sectors
India, ADB Ink $375 Mn Loan Pact For Industrial Corridor
WTO's trade facilitation agreement comes into effect
India clears Rs 17,000-crore missile deal with Israel
British-Indian MP awarded Stya Paul Memorial Award
Abhijit Sarkar appointed Vice President of Asian Hockey Federation
Govt Ropes In Shilpa Shetty As Swachh Bharat Brand Ambassador
Somali president names Hassan Ali Khaire prime minister
ONGC board approves pact to acquire GSPC stake for $1.2 bn
Mahindra Agri launches digital platform MyAgriGuru for farmers
An International Zip Line Connects Spain And Portugal
Kumar Sangakkara becomes second Asian to feature in 1000 matches
1st Gramin Khel Mahotsav to be held next month in Delhi: Vijay Goel
PM releases the book “Judicial Reforms – Recent Global Trends
Central Excise Day
*December and january*
*banking and economy related news:-

1. PNB launches Mobile Wallet – PNB KITTY
2. Indian Railways---SBI----10000 POS
3. India---ASEAN--$100 billion trade to be achieved by 2020
4. Paytm--‘Each one, teach one’
5. SBI---BSNL----MobiCash
6. YES Bank---Ola---cash at your doorstep
7. EPFO---8.65% interest
8. ICICI----eazypay
9. BoB---first National Supporter for the FIFA U-17 WC 2017
10. First cashless bazaar---in Raipur
11. India gets maximum FDI from Singapore
12. Abu Dhabi banks to merge into largest Gulf Arab bank
13. 100 banks join National Financial Switch network as direct members
14. Paytm Launches Offline Money Transfer With Toll Free Number---- 180018001234
15. RXIL(Receivables Exchange of India Ltd) gets RBI nod for 1st trade receivables exchange platform
16. IOC, BPCL, HPCL join hands to set up India's biggest oil refinery
17. Online marketing platform Mahila E-haat ties up with India Post, SBI
18. Canara Bank launches prepaid card
19. 'DigiShala', new 24-hour government TV channel for cashless lessons
20. Black rights activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill
21. Payjo to launch banking robots in India with Yes Bank and RBL
22. Government to launch helpline number '14444' for digital payments support
23. India inks Rs 5,000 crore deal with US for 145 M777 howitzers
24. Yes Bank launches---SIMsePAY
25. RBL Bank launches Aadhaar-based disbursment of mirco loans
26. Federal Bank partners with Spice Digital for E – Collection Service
27. DCB Bank launches its own mobile wallet Cippy
28. Ruchi Soya Industries to provide banking assistance to farmers
29. RBI raises Market Stabilisation Scheme limit to Rs. 6 lakh crore to manage liquidity
30. KPMG, Microsoft join hands to boost digital transformation
31. Amazon Launches Its Startup Program ‘Launchpad’ In India
32. Maharashtra to roll out its own ‘Mahawallet’
33. MMTC to tie-up with SBI to sell govt minted 'Indian Gold Coin'
34. Govt to launch Aadaar Payment App to simplify digital transactions
35. IDFC Bank launches aadhaar-linked cashless merchant solution
36. Google joins hands with India’s Ministry to protect consumer interest online
37. Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank launches ‘Bank Sakhi’ scheme
38. SBI adopts a village to make it cashless —-Shirki,Maharastra
39. ICICI Bank partners Twitter for better customer experience
40. Kerala’s Nedumkayam tribal colony to be country’s first digital colony
41. Au Financiers gets final nod to start small finance bank operations
42. Bank of Maharashtra Adopts Village in Sangli
43. MobiKwik gets RBI nod to accept payments for utility,convenience bills
44. South Indian Bank unveils mobile banking app for NRIs--SIB Mirror+
45. Alibaba to soon open first India office in Mumbai
46. PM Narendra Modi launches UPI based mobile payment app called BHIM((Bharat Interface for Mobile)
47. V K Sharma appointed LIC chief for 5 years
48. VG Kannan appointed CEO of IBA
49. Sebi cuts brokers’ turnover fee by 25%
50. GST roll out likely from July 1
51. Central & SBI Card launch premium co-branded card
Emailing WEEKLY-POCKET-ENG-25-02-2017.pdf