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Narendra Modi accepted Seoul Peace Prize

Narendra Modi received the Seoul Peace Prize from the South Korean government in recognition of his service to international cooperation, global growth and human development in his second visit to the Asian nation after his state visit in May 2015.

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Chairman of Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation- Kwon E-hyock

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Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone for projects worth Rs 5,894

The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid a foundation stone for projects worth Rs 5,894 crore at Chandi Ghat in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

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Uttarakhand Governor- Baby Rani Maurya.

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates Waste to Wonder Park

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world at New Delhi. The park, which is called the 'Waste to Wonder Park', was built by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).

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Replicas are made of 150-ton scrap of automobile & metal waste.

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Suresh Prabhu inaugurated 4th India-ASEAN Expo and Summit

Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, inaugurated the 4th India-ASEAN Expo and Summit 2019 in New Delhi. ASEAN has emerged as the second largest trade partner of India in 2017-18, with a share of 10.58% in India’s overall trade.

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ASEAN- Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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DoT against offensive WhatsApp messages

People can file a complaint with the Department of Telecom (DoT) against offensive messages received on WhatsApp. The victim just needs to furnish a screenshot of the message along with the mobile number and e-mail it to ccaddn-dot@nic.in.

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WhatsApp India Head- Abhijit Bose.

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World Thinking Day- 22 February

World Thinking Day is a day of international friendship. It is an opportunity to speak out on issues that affect young women and fundraise for 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 150 countries with the theme “Leadership”.

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In 1999, the name was changed from Thinking Day to World Thinking Day

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Global Business Summit 2019

The fifth edition of the Global Business Summit kickstarted at Taj Palace, New Delhi. It was presented by Yes Bank and The Economic Times, GBS is expected to be attended by over 2,000 delegates from across the world.

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Yes Bank interim CEO- Ajai Kumar.

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Israel blast off its first Moon Mission

Israel’s first moon mission was launched by SpaceX. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is carrying three separate spacecraft, most notably Israel's privately funded lunar lander.

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ISRO will launch its flagship mission Chandrayaan 2 in April end

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Digital India Awards

National Informatics Centre (NIC) organized the fifth edition of Digital India Awards where Minister of Law & Justice, and Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad gave away the awards.

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MeitY will soon implement Public Domain Name Server for India.

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US sanctions on Iran revive fortune of UCO Bank

UCO bank which was designated as India’s payment bank for Iranian oil in 2012 expects its payments for Iranian oil shipments to add more than 8 billion rupees ($110 million) to annual earnings because of renewed US sanctions on Iran.

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Uco bank CMD- Atul Kumar Goel; HQ- Kolkata.