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February 2016 Current Affairs

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Union Budget 2016-17: Agriculture and Farmer Welfare

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

The objective behind Government’s interventions in the farm and non-farm sectors is to double income of farmers by 2022.

Alok Kumar Verma took charge as Delhi Police Commissioner

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

A 1979-batch IPS officer of the AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory) cadre succeeded B.S. Bassi, who retired on the same day.

Rozle Prezelj elected Chairman of IAAF Athletes’ Commission

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Prezelj took over as Chairman of the commission from Frank Fredericks with immediate effect.

Former Maharashtra Minister Nihal Ahmed Maulavi Mohammed Usman died

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

He was the state president of Janata Dal (Secular). He was a former Minister of technical and higher education of Maharastra.

Resul Pookutty became first Asian to win Golden Reel Award

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Each year the MPSE presents The Golden Reel Awards, in which it acknowledges the year's best work in the various areas of sound editing.

Ajay Shankar Committee recommendations on Prior Permission and Regulatory Mechanisms

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Expert Committee was constituted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion to examine the possibility of replacing multiple prior permissions with a pre-existing regulatory mechanism with adequate safeguards.

Union Budget 2016-17: Highlights

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 76 people agreed

This was the second full year Budget of the NDA government and the third budget of Jaitley.

Oscar Awards 2016 conferred; Film Mad Max: Fury Road won maximum awards

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 74 people agreed

Chris Rock hosted the ceremony and Indian Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra made her debut on the Oscars red carpet and presented the award.

Hashim Thaci elected as President of Kosovo

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

He succeeded Atifete Jahjaga as head of state after winning the required simple majority in voting held in Pristina.

Famous Tamil comedy actor Kumarimuthu died

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

He was in politics as the celebrity faces of Karunanidhi headed Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Party.

National Science Day observed with theme Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

The day is observed annually to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect (phenomenon of scattering of photons) by Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928.

Union Government approved Constitution of Banks of Board Bureau

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

The Bureau constituted with an aim to improve the Governance of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) will be chaired by former CAG Vinod Rai.

Punjab imposed ban on sale of Army Uniforms in the state

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Any person buying uniform will have to submit a self-attested copy of his identity card and phone number, which would be duly maintained along with date of sale with the shopkeeper.

Wawrinka won Dubai ATP Tennis title

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Win at Dubai meant that the Swiss clinched his second ATP Tour title of 2016 after sealing his third consecutive Chennai Open title in January 2016.

Dinesh Sharma elected as Chairperson of Governing Council of IFAD

Feb 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

India is a founder member of IFAD and a key contributor among the member countries.

Issues and Challenges facing Indian Banking Sector

Feb 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

The article analyses the problems faced by the Indian banking sector especially Non Performing Assets and lists out the steps taken by the Government to remedy the situation.

Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee

Feb 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 173 people agreed

Muziris Heritage project is India’s largest heritage conservation project and Kerala Government’s first green Project.

Oil, Global Politics and Indian Economy

Feb 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

The article explores the reasons behind recent fall in oil prices and its impact on the political and economic spheres at the global level with special focus on India.

BK Garudachar, India's oldest first-class cricketer, died

Feb 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

A right-hand batsman and a leg-break bowler, Garudachar made 1126 runs at an average of 29.63 from 27 matches in first-class cricket between 1935 and 1946.

Madhya Pradesh State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

To eliminate untouchability in the state, monetary incentive under inter-caste marriage promotion scheme was increased by four times.

Bihar State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Budget lays special emphasis on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s election promises of fulfilling seven resolutions.

Gujarat State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Dr. Ambedkar Chair will be constituted in five universities of Gujarat with aim to promote and spread awareness on Babasaheb's values and contribution.

Gianni Infantino elected FIFA President

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

He was elected as the ninth FIFA President after the second ballot with 115 of 207 total votes and serve FIFA for the remainder of current term of office (until 2019).

Ranveer Singh selected for Dinanath Mangeshkar award

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The award will be bestowed upon Ranveer by Lata Mangeshkar at a function to be held in Pune.

'Neerja' declared tax free in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

The movie is based on the life of young flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who died trying to save the lives of 350-odd passengers on a hijacked Pan Am aircraft in 1986.

Mumbai won Ranji Trophy for the 41st time

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

It won 41 titles in 45 finals with 10 of them being an innings victory. Karnataka stands second in the overall Ranji standings with eight titles.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - IV

Feb 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

It focuses on status of social infrastructure like education, health, etc, India’s preparedness for climate change and the outlook for the Indian economy among others.

 

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - III

Feb 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

It focuses on India’s external sector including exports, imports, exchange rate and external debt among others.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - II

Feb 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

It analyses the performance of agriculture, industry and service sectors during 2015-16.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - I

Feb 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

It focuses on macroeconomic indicators including GDP, Per Capita Income, inflation and savings rate among others.

Michael Pesch appointed CEO of Infosys Consulting Holding

Feb 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Pesch will also serve as the Regional Head for the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) countries.

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