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February 2016 Current Affairs

Bihar State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Budget lays special emphasis on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s election promises of fulfilling seven resolutions.

Gujarat State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Dr. Ambedkar Chair will be constituted in five universities of Gujarat with aim to promote and spread awareness on Babasaheb's values and contribution.

Gianni Infantino elected FIFA President

Feb 27, 2016
He was elected as the ninth FIFA President after the second ballot with 115 of 207 total votes and serve FIFA for the remainder of current term of office (until 2019).

Ranveer Singh selected for Dinanath Mangeshkar award

Feb 27, 2016
The award will be bestowed upon Ranveer by Lata Mangeshkar at a function to be held in Pune.

'Neerja' declared tax free in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh

Feb 27, 2016
The movie is based on the life of young flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who died trying to save the lives of 350-odd passengers on a hijacked Pan Am aircraft in 1986.

Mumbai won Ranji Trophy for the 41st time

Feb 27, 2016
It won 41 titles in 45 finals with 10 of them being an innings victory. Karnataka stands second in the overall Ranji standings with eight titles.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - IV

Feb 26, 2016
It focuses on status of social infrastructure like education, health, etc, India’s preparedness for climate change and the outlook for the Indian economy among others.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - III

Feb 26, 2016
It focuses on India’s external sector including exports, imports, exchange rate and external debt among others.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - II

Feb 26, 2016
It analyses the performance of agriculture, industry and service sectors during 2015-16.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - I

Feb 26, 2016
It focuses on macroeconomic indicators including GDP, Per Capita Income, inflation and savings rate among others.

Michael Pesch appointed CEO of Infosys Consulting Holding

Feb 26, 2016
Pesch will also serve as the Regional Head for the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) countries.

Economic Survey of India 2015-16: Highlights

Feb 26, 2016
2014-15 witnessed the highest ever increase in generation capacity of 26.5 GW compared to the average annual addition of around 19 GW over the past five years.

Lok Sabha passed Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Feb 26, 2016
The Bill aims to empower the Election Commission to carry out delimitation in areas that were affected by the enactment of the Constitution (100th Amendment) Act, 2015.

India and UK Institutions signed agreements for collaboration in Crop Sciences

Feb 26, 2016
It was agreed by all the parties on the importance of crop science as an area of enormous potential for scientific collaboration, and of great importance for global food security in India and beyond.

Ex-DRDO Chairman Dr Avinash Chander received Aryabhata Award 2013

Feb 26, 2016
The award was named after the fifth century Indian astronomer and mathematician and also in commemoration of the first Indian Satellite launched on 19 April 1975, Aryabhata.

Goverdhan Mehta conferred Cross of the Order of Merit, Germany’s prestigious award

Feb 26, 2016
At present, Mehta is the National Research Professor and Lilly-Jubilant Chair Professor at the University of Hyderabad, which is among the top 10 Universities in the country.

Bangladeshi cricketer Mashrafe Bin Mortaza appointed UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador For Youth

Feb 26, 2016
In his new role the national cricket team captain will advocate for youth employment in Bangladesh and help in country’s efforts in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Yoichiro Ueno appointed President and CEO of Honda Cars India

Feb 26, 2016
Ueno will replace Katsushi Inoue on 1 April 2016. Inoue has been named Operating Officer of Honda Motor and Chief Operating Officer for regional operations (Europe region).

Maharashtra Government finalised PMC for Shivaji memorial in Arabian Sea

Feb 26, 2016
A consortium of Egis India Consulting Engineers Pvt Ltd and Design Associates were appointed as the PMC.

Italy approved Gay Civil Union’s Bill

Feb 26, 2016
The bill now needs to go before a vote in the lower house (Chamber of Deputies), and will become an act within two months after being approved there.
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