1.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Presents Demonetisation Bill in Lok Sabha
The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on February 3, 2017 by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
2.India together with Norway Develops Body to Accelerate Research for Epidemics
. A Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has been set up by India and Norway to speed up the research and development for epidemics.
3.Centre of Integrative Oncology inaugurated in New Delhi
The Centre of Integrative Oncology (CIO) was inaugurated by Dr. Saumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research and Shri Ajit M. Sharan, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH at the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) at Noida on the 3rd February, 2017.
4.India-Pakistan border to soon have smart fencing : Kiren Rijju
One of the India’s international border, 3,323-km-long India-Pakistan border runs through four states, Jammu and Kashmir , Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat .will have smart fencing soon said by Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on February 3, 2017.
5.Right to Information(RTI) Act of Sri Lanka comes into effect.
Right to Information (RTI) Act has come into effect in Sri Lanka from February 3, 2017. RTI was one of the major announcements made by the present Sri Lankan government ahead of the 2015 election.
6.Gross NPA of PSBs Strikes 9.83% in FY16 and 11.82% by September 2016
As per the data released by the Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar in the Lok Sabha on February 3, 2017, Public Sector Banks (PSBs) witnessed a bad loan at 9.83percent of the gross advances in the financial year (FY) 2015-16, while the bad loans for Private sector banks were capped at 2.70 percent of the advances.
7.Google Ranked top Brand among Global 500 Brands
In the latest Global 500 rankings of most valuable and powerful brands across the globe, Sundar Pichai’s Google has surpassed Apple to achieve the top position.
8.LIQVD ASIA launches online exhibition portal-ExFirst.com
A premium digital marketing agency LIQVDASIA collaborate with iKarmik.com, has launched India’s First Ever Online Exhibition gateway – ExFirst.com.
9.CAG Suman Saxena and two others appointed as whole-time members in IBBIFormer Deputy CAG Suman Saxena, Mukulita Vijaywargiya and Navrang Saini have been appointed as whole-time members for 5 years or or till completion of 65 years in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) on February 3, 2017.
10.Pankaj Advani Wins 29th the National Snooker Championship title
Indian cueist Pankaj Advani clinched his 29th Indian National Snooker Championship title on February 2, 2017 at the PYC Hindu Gymkhana, Pune.
11.Virat Kohli Tops T20 batsman list in the Latest ICC rankings
As per the latest ICC Ranking of the Men’s batting, Virat Kohli is still on the top spot with 799 points. He is followed by Aaron Finch of Australia at second position with 771 points and Glenn Maxwell of Australia is third.
12.Veteran theatre personality Asim Basu passes away
Eminent stage craft director, theatre personality, actor, director, artist, painter and writer Asim Basu passed away in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.