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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 9 February 2016

Feb 9, 2016 19:08 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.

•    UP Panchayati Raj Minister Kailash Yadav died on 9 February 2016 in Gurgaon was an MLA from - Gazipur

•    The former Prime Minister of Nepal and President of Nepali Congress who died on 9 February 2016 is - Sushil Koirala

•    An international team of scientists (biologists) discovered a new species of luminous creature, hydrozoas (presumably, a new species of the genus Cytaeis), in -  Red Sea

•    The massive air and sea rescue operation, carried on by India in the war-torn Yemen in April 2015 that came in news due to Royal Navy of United Kingdom’s desire to officially study it - Operation Rahaat

•    Sonadia port project in Cox's Bazaar coast that was in news on 8 February 2016 is located in - Chittagong Division, Bangladesh

•    New Zealand on 8 February 2016 won the three-match Chappell-Hadlee Trophy of cricket against - Australia, 2-1

•    Storm that on 8 February 2016 battered parts of southern Britain by heavy rain and winds up to 96miles per hour (mph) – Imogen

•    Noted Urdu Poet and well known Bollywood lyricist who died due to heart attack in Mumbai on 8 February 2016 at the age of 78 was - Nida Fazli

•    The squash player who won the gold in women's individual squash after beating Maria Toorpaki Wazir of Pakistan at the South Asian Games is - Joshna Chinappa

•    The President of Wrestling Federation of India who was appointed as the President of the South Asian Wrestling Federation is - Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

•    The type of saree that won the India Handloom tag for its unique designs and identity in the first week on February 2016 is - Chettinad cotton saree

•    The former chief of Bureau of Energy Efficiency appointed as the Director General of TERI is - Ajay Mathur

•    The New Zealand cricketer who retired from One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on 8 February 2016 - Brendon Barrie McCullum

•    Union government launched the 24x7 Toll Free Tourist Infoline on 8 February 2016 in - 12 International Languages

•    The organization that issued the Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016 on 8 February 2016 - Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

•    Eight scientists received the UNESCO Medals for their contributions to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies on 5 February 2016 at - Paris

•    Pharmaceutical and healthcare sector is likely to witness more than 20 percent growth in hiring in year 2016 according to - India Skills Report 2016

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