Feb 14 2017

  • Aero India 2017 Begins at Air Force Station, Bangalore
  • Indian Cricket Icon Sachin Tendulkar is set to adopt his second village in Maharashtrafor transformation after successfully transforming the lives of villagers in Puttamraju Kandriga in Andhra Pradesh which he adopted in 2016 at an investment of about Rs. 6 crore.
  • International Coin Fair Begins in Thiruvananthapuram
  • France based UNESCO organised the two-day Nature Fest at the World Heritage Site Great Himalayan National Park (GNHP) at Sairopa in Kullu district from February 11, 2017.
  • Government has allocated an amount of Rs 500 crore to India Post Payments Bank for the financial year 2017-18 to help it in setting up 650 branches across country by September 2017.
  • The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a part of the World Bank Group has partnered with Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) to conduct training programmes for Non Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs).
  • IDFC Asset Management Company launched an open-ended fixed income fund  namedCredit Opportunities Fund on February 13 in Mumbai which is expected to raise the revenue of the company in the range of Rs 300 crore-500 crore within the NFO period itself.
  • Ravi Shankar concurrently accredited as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Rwanda
  • Australia’s Adam Voges Announces Retirement from International Cricket
  • Jehan Daruvala Wins 2017 New Zealand Grand Prix
  • Mumbai based Kush Bhagat has been awarded the Candidate Master (CM) title by theWorld Chess Federation body, FIDE on February 14, 2017 for his outstanding performance in Western Asian Youth Chess championship 2016 at UAE.
  • Veteran Journalist T V Parasuram Passed Away

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