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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 1 February 2016

Feb 1, 2016 19:07 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form.

•    The 30th edition of the Surajkund International Crafts Mela began at Surajkund in Faridabad, Haryana on 1 February 2016 and will continue till - 15 February 2016

•    Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari on 1 February 2016 went on a five-day tour for - Brunei Darussalam and Thailand

•    India on 31 January 2016 won the three-match T-20 series against - Australia, 3-0

•    Novak Djokovic on 31 January 2016 won the Australian Open Men’s Singles title by defeating - Andy Murray, 6-1, 7-5, 7-6

•    Ace Indian shuttler on 31 January 2017 won the Men's Singles title of the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships 2016 - Kidambi Srikanth

•    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on 1 February 2016 tabled interim budget for the first six months of the financial year 2016-17 - 33 thousand 687 crore rupees

•    To promote 'ease of doing business', Maharashtra government on 31 January 2016 decided to do away with five operational approvals hotel owners currently need to obtain from -  Home department

•    The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) is observing National Pension System Service Week from 1 February 2016 to attract more subscribers towards - government pension plans

•    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's book that was launched in Johannesburg on 31 January 2015 is - Transendence

•    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on 29 January 2016 was selected for the - K Veeramani Award for Social Justice 2015

•    Kamlesh Kumar Pandey on 28 January 2016 was appointed as the - Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

•    Veteran wildlife filmmaker who was honoured with the V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th edition of the Mumbai International Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films is - Naresh Bedi

•    Brazilian racing driver who won the 2015-16 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 at Madras Motor Racing Track in Sriperumbudur is - Pietro Fittipaldi

•    India joined hands with NASA to explore its pristine environment as part of the Spaceward Bound programme – Ladakh

•    The national legislature of the country was opened for first democratically elected government in more than 50 years – Myanmar

•    He won the 83rd Senior National Snooker Championship title in Indore, Madhya Preadesh - Aditya Mehta

•    She won the National Snooker Championship in the women’s category in Indore, Madhya Pradesh - Vidya Pillai

•    The number of metro train coaches that the Union Ministry of Shipping exported to Australia on 29 January 2016 - Six

•    The British television and radio personality, who died on 31 January 2016 in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom - Terry Wogan

•    The former Indian cricketer, who was appointed as mentor of the Kings XI Punjab team for season 9 of Indian Premier League (IPL) on 1 February 2016 - Virender Sehwag

•    The country with which the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into two bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) on 29 January 2016 - United Kingdom


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