17 February 2018 Current Affairs

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1) The Supreme Court on reduced the allocation of Cauvery water from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu to 177.25 tmc. Karnataka was supplying how much Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till now? - 192 tmc Explanation: A Special Bench of the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in its order of 16 February 2018 reduced 14.75 tmc (one thousand million cubic feet) from the 192 tmc Cauvery water supplied by Karnataka from its Billigundlu site to Mettur dam in ...
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Padma Awards 2018 – Complete List

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Union Government announced the awardees of 85 Padma Awards on 25 January 2018, the eve of the Republic Day. Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. This year 3 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri are being conferred and include two duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one). ................................................................................. Padma Vibhushan (3 Awards) Illaiyaraja- Art ...
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