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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 11 February 2016

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Feb 11, 2016 19:30 IST
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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. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    Number of countries that will participate in the three-day International Roma Conference on 12 February 2016 in New Delhi - 15 countries

•    Indian-origin person appointed as Australia's new High Commissioner to India on 11 February 2016 is - Harinder Sidhu

•    Siachen braveheart who died on 11 February 2016 at Army's research and referral hospital in New Delhi - Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad

•    The US Senate on 10 February 2016 voted unanimously to toughen economic sanctions on this country in reaction to its recent nuclear test and the long-range rocket launch – North Korea

•    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on 10 February 2016 unveiled a draft document titled - Vision Assam-2030: Everything for Everyone-Achieving inclusive and Sustainable Development

•    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) on 10 February 2016 signed an agreement to improve cooperation in - Cyber Defense

•    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch the Cryogenic mark- III based GSLV satellite launch vehicle in - December 2016

•    She took the charge as the director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Buenos Aires that serves Argentina and Uruguay on 10 February 2016 -Tamar Hahn of Israel

•    The UAE's national oil company Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on 10 February 2016 agreed to store crude oil in India's maiden strategic petroleum storage at - Mangalore

•    UNESCO World Heritage Site, Elephanta Island, which was dependent upon diesel-powered generators for electricity until now, will be completely electrified by - Independence Day 2016

•    India nominee D J Pandian appointed as Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer of the newly formed 100 billion dollar - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

•    Union Government on 10 February 2016 extended its flagship scheme Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao in additional - 61 district, across eleven states

•    The singer and songwriter who was named as IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2015 across all music formats is – Adele

•    The bank with which Smartbox Ecommerce Solutions announced its tie-up for solving challenges related to last mile delivery for e-commerce firms is – YES Bank

•    The power back-up solution provider with which HeyBiz announced its association on 9 February 2016 is - Su-Kam Power Systems Limited

•    The veteran Bengali film director who passed away on 10 February 2016 in Kolkata is - Aurobindo Mukherjee

•    Kerala martial artist who set a new world record for most knuckle push-ups in a minute is - KJ Joseph

•    The Marine Museum was inaugurated at the Marine Aquarium and Regional Centre (MARC) of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) on 3 February 2016 in - Digha, West Bengal

•    Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) notified this animal as vermin for a period of one year in Uttarakhand on 3 February 2016 - Wild Pig

•    National Arogya Fair-2016 was concluded on 8 February 2016 at - Dehradun in Uttarakhand

•    UNESCO report was presented on 9 February 2016 at the General Assembly of the European Club Association in Paris was entitled as - Colour? What Colour?

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