TNPSC Group-1 Exam 2019: Daily Current Affairs One line news – 8th February, 2019 !!

🍀 Union Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkariinaugurated the 2nd Phase of River Information System (RIS) between Farakka and Patna on National Waterway-1 (River Ganga) in Prayagraj. 🍀 Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani launched the India Size project in Mumbai with a aim to get a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry.

🍀 Government of India along with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change inaugurated a workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme (SGP) in New Delhi.

🍀 The Union Home Ministry has banned the Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for promoting terrorism and radicalising and recruiting youth for terrorist activities in India.

🍀 The Second ASEAN – India Youth Summitconcluded in Guwahati which was conducted to strengthen the mutual cooperation among ASEAN countries. The theme of the summit was ‘Connectivity : Pathway to Shared Prosperity’. 

🍀 India and Bangladesh have signed an MOU for training 1800 Bangladesh Civil Servants under Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DAR&PG).

🍀 The US President has approved the sale of two missile defence systems for Air India One.

🍀 Government e Marketplace (GeM) and Competition Commission of India (CCI) entered into an MoU to enable a fair and competitive environment in the e-Marketplace. 

🍀 Invest India and the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) signed a MoU to promote foreign investments in India and Indian investments abroad.
🍀 RBI announced increasing the limit on collateral-free agriculture loans to Rs.1.6 lakh from Rs.1 lakh. 

🍀 Shri Sailesh, IAS, Assam-Meghalaya Cadre,took charge as the Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs.

🍀 Yes Bank has been announced as the winner of the 9th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Award 2018 for its ‘Yes Engage Enrich Excel (EEE)’ project in data science.

🍀 The 24 year old World champion Manipuri weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu notched up gold at EGAT Cup in Chiang Mai city, Thailand.

🍀 John Dingell, the longest-serving congressman in US history, has passed away. He was 92 years old.

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