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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 3 February 2016

Feb 3, 2016 19:05 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 Supreme Court on 3 February 2016 stayed a Bombay High Court order and allowed the Maharashtra government to hold an event at Girgaum Chowpatty beach in Mumbai to kickstart - the 'Make in India Week' programme

•    President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Honorary Rank of General of Indian Army on General Rajendra Chhetri. He is the Chief of the Army Staff of – Nepal

•    The country that saw nine suspected deaths due to Lassa fever – Benin in West Africa

•    The growth of eight core sectors of the Indian economy in December 2015 – 0.9 percent

•    Name of the agreement that was reached between the EU Commission and the USA for transatlantic data flows - The EU-US Privacy Shield

•    The State that extended the Aahar cheap meal scheme to all the districts beginning from March 2016 - Odisha

•    Major General of India who was appointed as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on 2 February 2016 is - Jai Shanker Menon

•    The 61st National School Athletics championship held at Olympian Rahman Stadium in Kozhikode, Kerala from 29 January 2016 to 2 February 2016 was won by - Kerala

•    Supreme Court on 2 February 2016 appointed a committee to sell assets of Pearls Agrotech Corporation Ltd (PACL) and refund 49 thousand crore rupees to the investors under - former Chief Justice RM Lodha

•    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Special Collective Incentive Scheme for the economically backward Dalit entrepreneurs was announced on 2 February 2016 by – Maharashtra Government

•    The former Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor who passed away on 2 February 2016 in Mumbai is – SS  Tarapore

•    The company that replaced Apple Inc. to become the world's most valuable public company is – Alphabet Inc. (Parent company of Google)

•    The Indian film that won the Best First Foreign Film Award conferred by the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics for the first time is – Titli

•    The former Lok Sabha Speaker and former Union Agriculture Minister in P V Narasimha Rao Ministry who died on 3 February 2016 is - Balram Jakhar

•    The Bollywood actor who was presented with the lifetime achievement award in New Delhi on 2 February 2016 - Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan

•    The veteran Urdu fiction writer and poet who died on 2 February 2016 in Lahore - Intizar Hussain

•    He was appointed as the chief Justice of Gujarat High Court on 3 February 2016 - Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy

•    National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) Ltd. on 2 February 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with - RUSNANO OJSC of Russia

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