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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 February 2016

Feb 22, 2016 19:03 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.

•    To facilitate the public to communicate their complaints about any unclean area and garbage piles in and around tourist destinations, the Tourism Ministry on 22 February 2016 launched - Swachh Paryatan Mobile App

•    Former Prime Minister of the Central African Republic who was declared winner in the second round of presidential elections is - Faustin-Archange Touadéra

•    The snooker payer who won the 2016 BetVictor Welsh Open title is - Ronnie O'Sullivan

•    The team that defeated Kalinga Lancers to win Hockey India League (HIL) title is - Punjab Warriors

•    Triple jumper on 21 January 2016 won silver medal at the 7th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar - Renjith Maheswary

•    The Italian tennis player who won the 2016 WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships women’s singles title is - Sara Errani

•    This New Zealand cricketer scored fastest test cricket century in 54 balls in a match against Australia - Brendon McCullum

•    With this telecom company Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd announced partnership to set up a payments bank - Idea Cellular

•    This high-thrust cryogenic engine was successfully tested by the ISRO for 640 seconds - CE-20

•    Yunus Khan who was appointed as the chairman of the Empowered Group of State Transport Ministers that was formed to suggest measures to boost the transport sector in the country belongs to – Rajasthan

•    International Mother Language Day (IMLD) was observed globally on 21 February 2016 with the theme - Quality education, language(s) of instruction and learning outcomes

•    Bangladeshi nationals on 21 February 2016 paid their homage to the martyrs of the historic 1952 Language Movement at - Central Shaheed Minar, Dhaka

•    The critically endangered scaly anteaters and insectivorous mammals of the order Pholidota that came in news because 20 February 2016 was observed as - World Pangolin Day

•    Malayalam film “Ottal” was named the Best Children's Film at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival and was honoured with - Crystal Bear Award in Generation K-Plus section

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 February 2016 launched Shyama Prasad Mukherjee National Rurban Mission from - Kurubhat village, Chhattisgarh

•    India on 20 February 2016 inked and exchanged seven agreements and Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) to boost the bilateral cooperation with this country - Nepal

•    This transmission line was jointly inaugurated by the Prime Ministers of India and Nepal, Narenda Modi and KP Sharma Oli - Muzaffarpur-Dhalkebar Power Transmission Line

•    Tropical Cyclone that lashed Fiji after torrential rain and strong winds brought is - Winston

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