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1-Karnataka’s former BJP lawmaker B. S. Anand Singh has joined the Congress.
2-WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly active users (MAUs), said Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
3-Rs 5 lakh healthcare will be covered for 10 crore poor families, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced.
4-Australian scientists along with Japan researchers announced the world’s first accurate blood test for Alzheimer’s disease. They said it can detect the illness up to 20 years before any symptoms occur.
5-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated Rs 600 crore to tuberculosis (TB) patients for nutritional support in India.
6-A petrol bomb was thrown into Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi‘s residential compound in Yangon.
7-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said loans to women self-help groups (SHGs) will increase to Rs 75,000 crore by March 2019.
8-According to the Union Budget 2018-19, Rs 10,000 cr has been earmarked to boost fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry.
9- CECAFA– The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations
10-Centre will contribute 12% of wages to new employees under Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)
11-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that MPs salaries will be automatically revised every five years indexed to inflation.
12-Kamal Haasan will deliver a keynote at the Harvard University about the issues plaguing Tamil Nadu.
13- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the launch of the Gobar Dhan scheme that will convert cattle dung and solid water into compost and bio-fuel.
14-The Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 93,450 crore in the 2018-19 Union Budget, which is a hike of 5.6 percent.
15-NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the 2018-19 Union Budget laid the foundation for 8% GDP growth rate.
16-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the largest-ever allocation of Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure for the Indian Railways in 2018-19.
17-Portuguese Hugo Martins has been named Delhi United Football Club coach.
18-Google has celebrated Malayalam author Kamala Das reminding her life and work.
19-Goa government has launched a subsidized coconut scheme.
20- Pakistani provincial minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, and his wife were found dead at their house in the port city Karachi.
21-The government has allocated Rs 52,800 crore to health and family welfare in the Union Budget 2018-19.
22- NIFT– National Institute of Fashion Technology
23-Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that his ministry will spend over Rs 73,000 crore on safety out of the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure earmarked for it in 2018-19 union budget.
24-Airport capacity to be expanded five-fold under a new ‘NABH Nirman’ initiative, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
25-Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend conclave in Mumbai.
26-The Ministry of Development of North East Region (DONER) got Rs 3,000 crore in Union Budget, which is 11.8 percent more than the last year.
27-Rs 2,843 crores have been allocated to Culture Ministry under Union Budget.
28-Lt General A.K. Bhatt took over as the 47th Corps Commander of Srinagar-based 15 Corps.
29-The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a supplementary charge sheet against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife for money laundering.
30- The Union Budget 2018-19 has provided Rs 2,000 crore for National Health Protection Scheme. It is aimed to cover 50 crores for poor people.
31-The allocation for the Defence Ministry in the Union Budget 2018-19 stands at Rs 2,95,511 crore.
32-India was admitted to the Ashgabat Agreement. It will help transit and transportation of goods between Central Asia and the Persian Gulf.
33-The Union Budget 2018-19 proposed 15 percent higher subsidies at Rs 2.64 lakh crore on food, fertilizers and petroleum products.
34-Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar has launched ‘Feminine hygiene awareness’ global tour from Hyderabad.