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2nd February 2016 Current Affairs:
» WHO – World Health Organization issues preventive measures against Zika virus for South-East Asian countries.
» Archana Ramasundram the IPS officer is the new Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
» Archana Ramasundram is the first woman to head a paramilitary force.
» Pep Guardiola is the new manager at Manchester City F.C. from next season.
4th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» WCD – World Cancer Day observed today. 2016 year’s World Cancer Day theme is ‘We can. I can’.
5th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» Board of Control for Cricket in India – BCCI selected 15 members for T20 world cup cricket team under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy.
» Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India inagurated XII South Asian Games in Guwahati today.
» The XII South Asian Games will be organized up to Feb 16th. Guwahati and Shillong both jointly organizing these games and 8 countries are participating.
6th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» IFR 2016 (International Fleet Review 2016) performed in Visakhapatnam coast from today.
» Auction for IPL Indian Premier League 2016 took place. Shane Watson received the highest bid with 9.5 cores.
» Sudhir Tailang eminent cartoonist died in Delhi at the age of 56. He has been suffering from brain tumor.
7th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» PM Modi started the IOCL’s oil refinery at Paradip.
» Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the NISER – National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in Jatani, Bhubaneswar.
» Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah suspended by the International Cricket Council for three months for using of banned substance.
8th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» December quarter, India’s GDP grows 7.3 per cent.
11th February Current Affairs:
» Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad died in Delhi RR Hospital. He fell in 25 feet pit and covered with ice completely and he was discovered after 4 days alive.
» Harinder Sidhu an Indian-origin appointed by Australia as their next High Commissioner to India.
12th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» Physicists at LIGO announced that gravitational waves have been detected which will help to understand how the Universe is shaped by mass.
» BCCI banned Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf for spot fixing scandal in 2013 IPL.
13th February Current Affairs:
» “Make in India Week” has been inaugurated by the PM Narendra Modi in the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai (Worli).
14th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» Valentine’s Day celebrated worldwide.
15th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» The list of 73 cleaned cities in India on cleanliness and sanitation. The city Mysore got the top rank among all cities.
16th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» National Democratic Alliance wins 7 out of 12 seats in the by-polls election held in eight states.
» 58th Grammy Awards were announced. 1989 by Taylor Swift selected as the Album of the Year.
» In Guwahati, The South Asian Games 2016 organized.
17th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» From chandipur (Odisha) India test fired successfully its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile.
» Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the Former United Nations Secretary-General died at his age of 93 in Cairo, Egypt.
18th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» After held a meeting with 46 vice-chancellors of central universities, the Union Human Resources Development Ministry decided make mandatory to flying the national flag in all central universities in the
» In Arunachal Pradesh Supreme Court clears the government formation.
19th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» Kalikho Pul former congress politician is the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh after the Supreme Court and Union Government lifted the president rule in the State.
22th February 2016 Current Affairs:
» In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Indian-origin Sikh Amar Singh appointed as the Police Commissioner
24th February Current Affairs:
» Pakistan Parliament became the 1st one to run completely with solar power.
25th February Current Affairs:
» Railway budget for 2016-17 is presented by suresh Prabhu the Union Railway Minister in the Parliament.
» In the railway budget 2016 -2017, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu intriduced 4 new trains that are Humsafar, Tejas, Uday and Antyodaya.
» In Railways, 33% quota for women in reserved quota given.
» In railway stations we can call porters as “Sahayaks” or helpers instead of coolie.
26th February Current Affairs:
» As per the new norms of EPFO (Employees’ Provident Fund Organization), now subscribers can claim money withdrawal of their PF after crossing the age 57 years. Previously it was 54 years.
27th February Current Affairs:
» Fédération Internationale de Football Association in Zurich- FIFA’s new President is Gianni Infantino
28th February Current Affairs:
» Banks Board Bureau’s new chairman is Vinod Rai. Banks Board Bureau is inaugurated to give assistance to Indian banks to tide over the crisis created by bad loans.
29th February Current Affairs:
» Today is National Science day.
» Arun Jitley, Finance Minister of India presented 2016 to 2017 budget without increasing any income tax slabs.
» 2016 Oscar Awards (88 Academy awards) have been presented in Las Angeles at Dolby Theatre.
» Oscar Best Picture is Spotlight
» Oscar Best Director is Alejandro González Iñárritu for – The Revenant
» Oscar Best Actor is Leonardo DiCaprio for the movie – The Revenant
» Oscar Best Actress is Brie Larson for the movie – Room
» Alok Kumar Verma, IPS officer is the new Commissioner of Delhi Police. He replaced BS Bassi.