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SBI Merging With Its 5 Associate Banks
  • SBI will merge its with five associate banks-
    State Bank of Bikaner Jaipur, State Bank of
    Patiala, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of
    Mysore and State Bank of Travancore.
  • The Govt. has approved this proposal.
  • After merging, State Bank of India will be 45th
    largest bank.

2) Name and Shame Campaign
  • Catholic Syrian Bank has started the name
    shamecampaign against defaulters in Kerala.
  • The Bank has already identified 30 defaulters
    with dues of more than Rs. 50 lakh each.

3) Pre-loaded Sim Card for Tourist
  • Minister of state for tourism and culture, Dr.
    Mahesh Sharma has launched the pre-loaded SIM
    card for tourists arriving in India on e-Visa.
  • Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India also launched
    a 247 tourist helpline 1800111363 in 12 foreign
  • BSNL will distribute the pre-loaded SIM Cards.

4) e-Prison project in JK
  • The Govt. of Jammu Kashmir has launched the
    e-prison project to count jail inmates in the
  • To avoid any delay in processing the information,
    the automation of prison department has been
  • In this project, the digitization of 25 district
    jails, 2 central jails and one sub jail.

5) ISRO Launches 104 Satellites In One Go
  • ISRO set a new record of injecting 104 satellites
    in one go.
  • Out of 104, 103 satellites belong to other
  • 96 Satellites from USA.
  • The last record was for Russia, 37 satellites in
    one go in 2017
  • Read it in details in Current Affairs 2017.

6) Nature Fest in Himachal Pradesh
  • The UNESCO Natural Heritage Fest 2017 was
    organized in Great Himalayan National Park
  • The fest was held for 2 days- 11 12 February.
  • Great Himalayan National Park was declared World
    Heritage site in 2017.

7) Coin Fair in Thiruvananthapuram
  • International Coin Fair was held in
    Thiruvananthapuram from 13 Feb to 15 Feb 2017.
  • The District Tourism Promotion Council had
    organized this event.
  • The event was focused on Justin Gilbert Lopez. He
    holds a guinness world record for largest coin

8) Kalimpong- New District in West Bengal
  • Kalimpong is declared as new district in West
  • Mamata Banerjee made the announcement.
  • Previously, Kalimpong was the part of Darjeeling.
  • The separation demand was from 1980.

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