Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Daily Current Affairs

1.The Odisha capital Bhubaneswar has emerged as the top among the cities in the Smart City Mission.

2. 4th India Africa Hydrocarbons Conference begins in New Delhi.

3. Renowned Classical Danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away.

4. President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Yogesh Tyagi, dean of the law faculty at South Asian University (SAU), as the new Vice Chancellor of Delhi University (DU).

5. Atulesh Jindal appointed as new chairman of CBDT.

6. IBM inks MoU with NRSC to monitor mining activities using satellite technology.

7. The Mahamagam festival in Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu is underway and thousands of devotees are taking a holy dip in the Mahamagam tank.The festival that comes once in 12 years is often termed as equivalent to the grand religious event in Allahabad.

8. Sri Srinivasan to become the first Indian-American Judge of the U S Supreme Court to replace Justice Antonin Scalia after his unexpected death.

9. LAMITYE 2016 , The 7th edition of India, Seychelles joint military exercise has begun in Victoria, Seychelles.The fourteen day exercise has been conducted at Seychelles Defence Academy (SDA), Victoria till February 28, 2016.

10.The ministry of railways signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Sweden for technical cooperation.

11. Union Food Processing and Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Chief Minister Raghubar Das inaugurated the first mega food park at Village Getalsud, Ranchi in Jharkhand.

12. The twenty fourth National Homoeopathic Congress Homeo-Vision 2016 was inaugurated by the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health and Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in Nagpur.

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