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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 16 February 2016

Feb 16, 2016 19:11 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 historical personality from India whose 200th birth anniversary was celebrated on 16 February 2016 – Tatya Tope

•    The country that won Men and Women Kabaddi competition at the 12th South Asian Games – India

•    India on 16 February 2016 test-fired indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying - 500 kg to 1000 kg of warheads

•    National Capital Goods Policy 2016 aims to increase share of capital goods sector from the present 12 to 20 percentage by – 2025

•    The number of medal won by India in Boxing at the 12th South Asian Games - 10  

•    Two prominent sportspersons from Odisha who were included in the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme for the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games are – Sprinter Jauna Murmu, Archer Ranjit

•    It is in this village of Ranchi Jharkhand’s first mega food park was inaugurated – Getalsud

•    This city bagged the best city performer in behavioral change communication award in the Swachh Sarvekshan function organised by the Union Government - Tiruchirapalli

•    The famous Malayalam music director and composer of background score of film Aaraam Thampuran who passed away on 14 February 2016 is - Rajamani

•    The ICC Cricket for Good and UNICEF in partnership with BCCI on 15 February 2016 launched the Team Swachh clinics during - ICC WT20 Host City Tour

•    The subsidiary of Tata Teleservices which announced its tie-up with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation to provide an additional payment gateway is – mRUPEE

•    The country with which Ministry of Railways inked a Memorandum of Understanding on technical cooperation in rail sector is – Sweden

•    The country defeated by Indian women football team to win gold medal at the 12th South Asian Games is - Nepal

•    Final Twenty20 of the three-match T-20 series between India and Sri Lanka was played on 14 February 2016 at - Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

•    A padayatra for peace & harmony by the Manav Ekta Mission from Kanyakumari to Kashmir is - Walk of Hope

•    Under Union Government's campaign, the Samej village in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, has been made smokeless by - Indian Oil Corporation

•    This prison in Maharashtra undertook a novel pilot project with the cooperation of State Bank of India to provide ATM cards to all jail inmates for completion of financial transactions in the jail - Nagpur Central Prison

•    Indo-British filmmaker who scooped a Grammy Award for Best Music Film for his poignant documentary "Amy" on late British singer Amy Winehouse - Asif Kapadia

•    This state announced an allocation of 1000 crore rupees towards the welfare of Muslims to be implemented from the Financial Year 2016-17 - Andhra Pradesh


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