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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 25 February 2016

Feb 25, 2016 19:01 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.

•    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on 25 February 2016 presented the Railway Budget 2016-17 in the Lok Sabha with outlined capital plan of - 121000 crore rupees

•    In Railway Budget 2016-17 Coolies were renamed as - Sahayaks

•    Information and Broadcasting Ministry will organize the first International workshop on film preservation and restoration from 26 February 2016 at - National Film Archives of India (NFAI) Pune

•    People of this country on 24 February 2016 rejected their President Evo Morales’s appeal for allowing him to contest for the fourth term in 2019 elections in a referendum - Bolivia

•    The Bangladesh cricketer who was named as the national goodwill ambassador for youth by the United Nations Development Programme - Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

•    This movie was selected for the Remi Award which will be presented at the 49th WorldFest Houston International Film Festival in April 2016 - Kanavu Variyam

•    In this country’s favour the World Trade Organization settled a dispute on solar related exports involving India - United States of America

•    He was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court - Justice Subhro Kamal

•    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 22 February 2016 cancelled the certificate of registration of - 26 non-banking financial companies (NBFCs)

•    West Bengal Government on 24 February 2016 announced its decision to constitute two task forces for the development of Adivasis and Gorkhas living in - Terai-Dooars and Darjeeling Hills region

•    National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 was officially launched by state Food civil Supplies and Consumer affairs Minister John Rotluangliana on 24 February 2016 in - Mizoram

•    Union Government on 24 February 2016 approved introduction of steps for promotion of payments through cards and digital means with an aim to – Reduce cash transactions

•    Haryana Government decided to appoint a retired IPS officer to inquire into the acts of omission and commission on part of all officers and officials of both Police and Civil Administration during the Jat Reservation agitation - Prakash Singh

•    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that tribals living in shanties by occupying land will be given - Housing Pattas

•    The latest Gulf states that urged their citizens to leave Lebanon due to tensions over the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah which backs the Syrian government - Qatar and Kuwait

•    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has hiked Minimum Support Price of raw jute from 2700 to - 3200 rupees per quintal

•    The Delhi High Court allowed the Delhi government to go forward with the appointment of chairperson of - Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC)

 

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