i. FM Jaitley tables Economic Survey in Parliament.
ii. Economic Survey sees FY19 GDP growing 7-7.5% vs 6.75% in FY18.
2. India and Cambodia Ink 4 Agreements
- Cambodian Capital- Phnom Penh, Currency- Cambodian riel.
- Himachal Pradesh Governor- Acharya Dev Vrat.
4. India to Host Informal WTO Ministerial Gathering in New Delhi
ii. India announced that it will host an informal WTO Ministerial gathering in March 2018. The meeting would be held in New Delhi on March 19-20.
- Album Of The Year: Bruno Mars
- Song of the Year: Bruno Mars’, That’s What I Like
- Record Of The Year: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
- Best Pop Solo Performance: Ed Sheeran, Shape of You
- Best Pop Vocal Album: Ed Sheeran, Divide
- Best Dance Recording: LCD Soundsystem, Tonite
- Best Music Film: The Defiant Ones
- Best Children’s Album: Feel What U Feel, Lisa Loeb
- Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: La La Land
- Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost
- The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959.
|1.||Men’s Singles||Roger Federer
|2.||Women’s Singles||Caroline Wozniacki
|3.||Men’s Doubles||Oliver Marach (Austria)
|Robert Farah (Colombia)
J. Cabal (Colombia)
|4.||Women’s Doubles||Kristina Mladenovic (France)
Tímea Babos (Hungary)
|Elena Vesnina (Russia)
Ekaterina Makarova (Russia)
|5.||Mixed Doubles||Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada)
Mate Pavic (Croatia)
|Timea Babos (Hungary)
Rohan Bopanna (India)
7. Sandeep Lamichhane Becomes 1st Nepal player to Get IPL Contract
ii. The leg-spinner hogged the limelight in 2016 U-19 World Cup by becoming the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 14 scalps in six innings.
8. Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan Wins Indonesian Masters
- Indonesia Capital- Jakarta, Currency- Indonesian rupiah.