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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 2 February 2016

Feb 2, 2016 19:06 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 theme of the World Wetlands Day that was observed on 2 February 2016 - Wetlands for our Future – Sustainable Livelihoods

•    Dr Harsh Vardhan on 2 February 2016 inaugurated the construction work of Borehole Geophysics Research Laboratory (BGRL) at - Hazarmachi, Karad of Maharashtra

•    The social legislation that completed ten years of implementation on 2 February 2016 – The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act, 2005

•    Vietnam on 1 February 2016 formally lifted the ban on import of - Indian Groundnut

•    India’s first underwater restaurant was opened on 1 February 2016 in the city of – Ahmedabad

•    The Union Government appointed Jai Kumar Garg as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of - Corporation Bank

•    An Indian national was in news after being appointed as the Senior Director for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group at the World Bank on 1 February 2016 - Saroj Kumar Jha

•    The country that approved a draft Citizenship Law to expand scope for dual citizenship for its citizens on 1 February 2016 – Bangladesh

•    World Bank approved Million US dollars 35 to Improve Citizen Access to Public Services in - Madhya Pradesh, India

•    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 29 January 2016 signed two bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with - United Kingdom

•    Tamil Nadu Cadre IPS officer who was appointed as the Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on 1 February 2016 is - Archana Ramasundram

•    World Health Organisation (WHO) on 1 February 2016 declared Public Health Emergency of International Concern over the explosive spread of - Mosquito-borne Zika virus

•    In a match against Nepal, he scored the fastest fifty in the U-19 ICC cricket world cup history - Rishabh Pant

•    1600 officials of this city will undergo lie-detector tests as part of fight against corruption – Moscow

•    This country will host the 1st ever Asia Cup in T-20 format starting from 24 Feb 2016 - Bangladesh

•    The country that granted licence to use gene editing techniques on human embryos – United Kingdom

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