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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 4 February 2016

Feb 4, 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.

•    World Cancer Day (WCD) 2016 was observed across the world on 4 February 2016. The day was observed with year’s theme – We can. I can.

•    One of the biggest trade deals of the history that was inked by all twelve Pacific Rim countries on 4 February 2016 in New Zealand - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

•    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on 3 February 2016 launched the country's first anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug for Diabetes – BGR-34 (Blood Glucose Regulator)

•    Former chief secretary of Gujarat who was appointed vice-president and chief investment officer of the newly-created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is - DJ Pandian

•    This country will be receive 3.3 billion Euros in funding from the European Union to cope with Syrian migrants – Turkey

•    This high court bench called on citizens to refuse to pay taxes if the government fails to curb corruption – Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court

•    This country will host the Cobra Gold 2016 multilateral military exercise in which India’s participation was confirmed – Thailand

•    The city that hosted the 2-day Counter Terrorism Conference 2016 – Jaipur

•    The city in which the 4-day International Fleet Review began on 4 February 2016 – Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

•    The city in which the Dhirubhai Ambani Centre for Innovation and Research in Aerospace will be set up by the Reliance Defence Ltd – Bengaluru

•    The famous Sarangi maestro selected for the prestigious Bhimsen Joshi Classical Music Award for 2015-2016 is - Pandit Ram Narayan

•    The Indian IT Services firm rated as the World’s Most Powerful Brand in IT Services by Brand Finance is - Tata Consultancy Services

•    The documentary film that won the Golden Conch Award for the best documentary film at the MIFF 2016 is - Phum-Shang

•    Name of the vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech to fight the mosquito-borne Zika virus is – ZikaVac

•    India signed a Cooperation Agreement to acquire the status of the Associate Member State of-  European Molecular Biology Organisation

•    To face the challenges of both home-grown extremism and global Islamic State (IS) threat, a de-radicalisation programme for the minority community was rolled out by – Maharashtra Government

•    The CPSE that received Miniratna status II on 1 February 2016 - Hospital Services Consultancy Corporation (I) Ltd (HSCC)

•    This organization recommended all governments to rate movies with smoking scenes to protect children and adolescents from tobacco addiction in Geneva on 1 February 2016 - World Health Organisation (WHO)

•    Indian Coast Guard Day was celebrated on February 1 under the auspices of the Coast Guard stations at - Vizhinjam and Fort Kochi

•    He will replace the longtime chief of Google's Internet search business Amit Singhal on 26 February 2016- John Giannandre

•    It is a British-based software keyboard maker which was acquired by Microsoft on 4 February 2016 - SwiftKey

•    A SIT was formed by Punjab police to look into allegations of sexual exploitation against Indian Hockey Captain - Sardar Singh


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