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Current Affairs Questions Answers for February 2013-One liners

 05-MAR-2013

The one liner for the month of February 2013 gives you a brief insight of the Current events that took place round the world. It helps the student understand what news to be remembered. It is a very good exercise for students sitting for various competitive examinations, as it helps in brushing up of one’s knowledge on current affairs. Students are advised to visit this section to keep abreast with the world happenings.

• The new communication satellite launched  by NASA on 31 January 2013 to stay in touch with its space station astronauts- TDRS(Tracking and Data Relay Satellite)

• The person who emerged as winner to the first direct Presidential elections held in Czech Republic on 25 January 2013-Milos Zeman

• The renowned painter of Bengal School died on 1 February 2013 following a brief illness at Kolkata hospital- Shanu Lahiri

• The prominent Pakistani journalist died on 2 February 2013 in New York following 4-year long fight with cancer- Ayesha Haroon

• World cancer day was observed on - 4 February 2013

• Solicitor-General of India, who resigned from his office on 4 February 2013- Rohinton F Nariman

• The Australian cricket captain who won the fourth Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on 4 February 2013- Michael Clarke

• President of Republic of Mauritius who visited India from 3 Jan 2013 to 10 Jan 2013 and was  honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award- Rajkeswur Purryag

• The King of Bhutan who visited India from 23 to 30 January 2013 and was the Chief Guest for the Republic Day Celebration- Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

• The fourth largest private sector Bank of India which was awarded the Financial Institutions Syndicated Deal of the Year 2012 in its Asia Pacific Region- YES Bank

• The Parliament Attack Convict, who was hanged on 9 Feb 2013 at Tihar Jail after his mercy petition was cancelled by the President of India- Afzal Guru

• The Advocate-General of West Bengal who resigned from his office on 8 Feb 2013- Anindya Kumar Mitra

• The 72 years old table tennis legend who died in Beijing on 10 February 2013 following lengthy fight with cancer- Zhuang Zedong

• The sitar legend was honoured with the posthumous Lifetime Achievement Grammy award ON 9 February 2013- Pandit Ravi Shankar

• US Marine General who took over the command of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan- Joseph Dunford

• Conference for South Asian Autism Network (SAAN) for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) was concluded on -11 Feb 2013

• Code name given to secret plan for executing Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist Afzal Guru in Tihar Jail on 9 February 2013 -Operation Three Star

• The short range surface-to-surface missile launched by Pakistan on 11 February 2013 -Hatf IX (NASR)

• The Person appointed as the chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi on 12 February 2013- Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty

• Prime Minister of the Himalayan Kingdom Bhutan was on an official visit to India from 7 Feb. to 9 Feb. 2013- Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley

• World Radio Day was observed on which day to raise awareness about the importance of radio- 12 February 2013

• The former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court, who sworn in as the Lokayukta on 14 February 2013- Y Bhaskar Rao

• The theme of 27nd edition of Surajkund mela that was ended on 15 February 2013 was –Karnataka


• The person who was appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations on 13 February 2013- Asoke Kumar Mukerji

• The Country which banned the Japanese cartoon Doraemon in the third week of February 2013 because of the fears of Hindi invasion- Bangladesh

• The Ecuador's President who was re-elected for a third term with more than 50 percent of the vote- Rafael Correa

• The Person who was conferred with Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development Award 2011 by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 18 Feb 2013 -Ela Ramesh Bhatt

• The former Union Minister and three times MP for Rajya Sabha, who died at the age of 68 on 19 February 2013- Radhakishan Malviya

• The former LIC chief who took over as the Chairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on 21 February 2013- T. S. Vijayan

• The former head of Tata Group who was awarded the life time achievement award 2012 by Ernst & Young on 21 February 2013- Ratan Tata

• The Car Rally that was flagged off from the Helipad Ground in Salt Lake Stadium, West Bengal on 22 February 2013- Silk Route Car Rally

• The playbook which won four awards at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica on 24 February 2013- Silver Linings Playbook

• The Person who had sworn -in as the first woman President of South Korea on 25 February 2013- Park Geun-hye

 

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