Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 15 February 2016

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.

Created On: Feb 15, 2016 19:13 ISTModified On: Feb 15, 2016 16:40 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. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    The name of the Indian gravitational wave detector similar to Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) at Livingston and Hanford in the US – IndiGO

•    Ishan Kishan, the captain of India's under-19 cricket, was signed by this leading sports management group for a period of three years in February 2016 - IOS Sports and Entertainment

•    Five ITDC-run loss making hotels identified by the Union for disinvestment – Hotel Janpath, Hotel Bharatpur Ashok, Hotel Patliputra Ashok, Hotel Donyi Polo Ashok, Hotel Pondicherry Ashok

•    The ministry that released the data on Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation for January 2016 which was pegged at 0.90 percent – Ministry of Commerce & Industry

•    It is at this place the National Woman Sports started for the first time in Bihar on 15 February 2016 – Patna

•    This state on 15 February 2016 launched a one-month financial inclusion drive wherein cooperative banks will open new accounts and fill KYC forms – Rajasthan

•    This UK-based banking giant announced in February 2016 to keep its headquarter at London – HSBC Bank

•    The Supreme Court on 15 February 2016 upheld Army's policy of preferential promotion to officers in combat units which is also called – Command and Exit Policy

•    The place where US President Barack Obama hosted the US-Asean Summit on 15 February 2016 – California

•    The Indian Ambassador to Tajikistan who passed away on 13 February 2016 is - Biraja Prasad

•    The team that lifted their maiden ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup title on 14 February 2016 is – West Indies

•    The former Finance Secretary to the Government of India and former Chairman of the Competition Commission who on 12 February 2016 was appointed the Chairman of TERI is - Ashok Chawla

•    A film on conservation efforts by villagers that won the Golden Beaver Best Film Award in the institutional category of the 6th National Science Film Festival and Competition is - Nagaland is changing, But...

•    A noted Malyalam poet and Jnanpith Award winner who died on 13 February 2016 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is - O.N.V. Kurup

•    The wilderness drama that won the Best Film award at the 69th British Academy Films Awards is - The Revenant

•    Make In India Week was inaugurated in Mumbai with the theme - Design, Innovation and Sustainability

•    This professor was conferred with Infosys Prize 2015 in Humanities category by the President Pranab Mukherjee - Prof. Jonardon Ganeri

•    This professor was conferred with Infosys Prize 2015 in Mathematical Sciences category by the President Pranab Mukherjee - Prof Mahan Mj

•    The Indo-Swiss pair that won the 2016 St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy - Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis

•    These two countries began 2-week long joint military exercise LAMITYE 2016 – India & Seychelles

•    This Indian-British filmmaker who won the Best Documentary Film Award at the 69th BAFTA Awards for his poignant documentary "Amy” – Asif Kapadia


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