February 2017 Current Affairs – General Knowledge – currentaffairsandgk.com
1st February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ This year’s budget value is Rs. 21.47 lakh crore.
⇒ Income tax for candidates who earn from 2.5 to 5 lakh has been cut from 10% to 5%.
⇒ After 1st Apr, Rs 3 lakh above transactions will not be permitted in cash.
⇒ Arun Jaitley prepared the combined budget of Independent India including the Railways in Union Budget 2017-2018 for the 1st time.
⇒ India won T20 series against England by 2-1.
2nd February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Former Chelsea and England footballer Frank Lampard have declared their retirement from football. For England’s national team he had 106 appearances.
3rd February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Praveen Mahajan elected as (AITA) All India Tennis Association President unopposed.
4th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Today Punjab and Goa Assembly election voting had completed.
⇒ Today is World Cancer Day 2017.
10th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh the first National Women’s Parliament of India is launched.
⇒ By reaching the score a double century in four consecutive series Virat Kohli who is a Captain of India,became the the first batsman in Test history. Sir Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid has made a record of a double ton in three successive series,that was stand out by Virat Kohli.
11th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In Uttar Pradesh the first of seven phases elections Voting is being held in 73 assembly nominations in the state.
⇒ From Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island) off Odisha an incoming ballistic missile can beat out by PDV (Prithvi Defence Vehicle) interceptor missile which is successfully examined by India.
⇒ From Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island) off Odisha, an interceptor missile has tested successfully. It has the capacity to hit an incoming ballistic missile easily.
12th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ The European auto major Peugeot buy up Hindustan Motors iconic brand Ambassador car for Rs 80 crore.
⇒ The T20 World Cup for Blind wins by India against the Pakistan.
13th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In Staples Center, Los Angeles the 59th edition of Grammy Awards ceremony held. The Album of the Year award is announced for Adele’s album, 25.
⇒ In London The 70th British Academy Film Awards wew organized at the Royal Albert Hall.Damien Chazelle’s wins more awards for “La La Land”.
15th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In Andhra Pradesh from the Sriharikota spaceport a record 104 satellites on a single rocket has lanched out by India’s space agency ISRO. All of 104 satellites were released into space with in 18 minutes.
⇒ In Uttarakhand the assembly elections are held with 68% polling on today and the second phase assembly election also held today.
16th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ As the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is make oath by Edappadi Palaniswami.
20th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi becomes the first Afghan cricketer to include in the Indian Premier League after he was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL auction.
⇒ From the country Afghanistan Mohammad Nabi is the first cricketer to participate in IPL. Sunrisers Hyderabad purchased him this year.
22nd February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ For 11th Chief Minister of Nagaland, Shurhozelie Liezietsu has taken oath.
23rd February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away by the help of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. In the habitable zone,three of these planets are situaed. A rocky planet is at the most probably to have liquid water in the region of round the parent star.These planets are scientifically called exoplanets,since they are placed in our solar system at outside. The system of exoplanet is be named TRAPPIST-1, in Chile mentioned as The Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST).
⇒ 24 Famous writers were declared Sahistha academy awards for the yaer 2019 for their outstanding works in literature in 22 Indian recognized languages.
24th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ India celebrates Mahashivarathri Today. People of India will Worship Lord Shiva with a great devotion and perform JAGARANA all the night. Devotees will attain MOKSHA by worshipping Lord Shiva this day.
⇒ Kapil Dev has 37-year-old record as he took 64 wickets in 10 test matches in home season.This record was broken by Ravichandran Ashwin at the same time that in 13 matches he took 63 wickets.
26th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Mumbai is the India’s financial capital and it has overall wealth of $820 billion.So in India Mumbai is the richest city, Delhi and Bengaluru are named second and third richest cities which is reported New World Wealth Organization.
27th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Today the 89th Academy Awards are declared. For this year the Best Picture award is obtain by Moonlight. For La La Land Emma Stone wins the Best Actress award. For Manchester By The Sea, Casey Affleck is awarded the Best Actor Award..
28th February 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In the quarter of October-December,A 7 per cent GDP growth is recorded.
⇒ Southampton defeated by the Manchester United at 3-2 to win the 2016-17 EFL Cup.