Daily GK Update 3rd March 2017, Important Current Affairs

1. P K Purwar was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL).The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved his appointment to the post for five years.

Daily GK Update 3rd March 2017, Important Current Affairs
2. State-run gas company Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL) has signed a time-swap deal with Swiss trader Gunvor to sell some of its US Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as the Indian firm tries to ease the burden of its costly foreign LNG supplies.

3. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has won the annual Visitor's Award for the 'Best University', 2017.

4. The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms – C-CAMP, technology, and innovation hub, will house the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) Regional Entrepreneurship Centre (BREC) in Bengaluru.

5. The Himachal Pradesh cabinet approved the proposal to make Dharamshala as the second capital of the state.

6. The Indian navy successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile for the first time from an indigenously built Kalvari class submarine.


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