TNPSC Group-1 Exam 2019: Daily Current Affairs One line news – 11th February, 2019 !!

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🍀 Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the Hirkani Maharashtrachi scheme to provide a platform for women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs) and the District Business Plan Competition to boost entrepreneurship in Maharashtra. 🍀 Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurate the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference – PETROTECH – 2019 got underway at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. The theme of the conference is ‘Collaborating For Sustainable and Secure Energy Access for all’. 

🍀 Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the strategically important Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh.

🍀 India has received a batch of 4 CH-47 Chinook military helicopters for the Indian Air Force from US which arrived at the Mundra Port in Gujarat.

🍀 The government of Meghalaya has decided to rename the Dikki Bandi stadium in Tura town after former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma.

🍀 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Institute of Advanced Virology (IAV) in Thiruvananthapuram. 

🍀 The Reserve Bank’s restructuring package for small businesses announced last month will help recast Rs 1 trillion of loans for 700,000 eligible micro, small and medium enterprises.

🍀 Former Union Minister and author Manish Tewari launched “What Marx Left Unsaid”, authored by Malay Chaudhuri, Arindam Chaudhuri and Che Kabir Chaudhuri at the India International Centre in New Delhi. 

🍀 Ruchira Kamboj has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to Bhutan. 

🍀 Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected as the chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia.
🍀 Australia spin legend Shane Warne was entitled as the brand ambassador of Rajasthan Royals  in the upcoming Indian Premier League.

🍀 The world’s one and only fire engine with original Shrewsbury and Challiner solid tyres preserved at National Rail Museum (New Delhi) won the “Statesman Challenger” trophy in the statesman 53rd edition Vintage car rally.

🍀 In Tennis, France’s Corentin Moutet has clinched the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tournament title after beating Andrew Harris of Australia in the singles final.

🍀 International Day of Women and Girls in Science was observed on 11th February. The theme for 2019 is “Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth”.

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