Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Daily Current Affairs 9th February 2016

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Daily Current Affairs 9th February 2016

  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates NISER campus in Odisha
  • United States (US) Astronaut Edgar Mitchell passed away Lake Worth, Florida under hospice care.
  • In a First, NDRF trains 160 dogs for disaster response
  • Geographical Indication tag for Basmati rice of 7 states approved
  • Project Sunrise launched for prevention of AIDS in NE states
  • Union Govt to set up National Organic Farming Research Institute in Sikkim
  • Sushma Swaraj inaugurated Rise of Digital India Exhibition in Colombo
  • Zimbabwe’s President declared a state of disaster in rural parts of the country
  • UP has been turned into ‘Islamic state’: Sena
  • Abu Dhabi crown prince to visit India on Feb 10
  • Indian Revenue Service’s web-portal hacked
  • Creator of periodic table was born on this day
  • Banks write off Rs1.14L cr bad loans from 2013-15
  • SEBI scans FB accounts for insider trading probe
  • SEBI ups revenue forecast for current fiscal year
  • Israeli startup makes smart pen ‘Phree’
  • TRAI bars telecoms from differential pricing
  • Project “SUNRISE” to improve HIV interventions among PWID in North-Eastern states launched
  • Agriculture Ministry seeks animal health card shard scheme
  • Vishal Mehta appointed as President of International Grown Diamond Association
  • The Revenant director Alejandro Gonzalez won Directors Guild of America award 2015
  • India to host first ever Global Maritime Summit
  • Paper waste turned into non-toxic green Aerogel for first time
  • India plans to end malaria by 2027
  • Veteran poet Nida Fazli dies aged 78
  • Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks passes away
  1. Gujarat became the first state in the country to take up Public-Private Partnership Projects.The projects are for in-situ redevelopment of slums in urban areas.This is under the recently launched Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana (Urban).

    1. Iran is now taken out of the restricted prior referral category (PRC) of countries for issuing visas. For PRC countries, Indian visa is granted only after scrutiny of individual’s background by its mission or consulate in that country.

    1. The US Senate passed long-pending IMF reforms.These will give enhanced representation to emerging economies like China & India. Under the new regime, China’s vote at the IMF would increase from 3.8% to 6%.

    1. The Union Textiles Minister recently launched the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in Varanasi. National Handloom Development Corporation Ltd (NHDC) became the first PSU under the Ministry of Textiles to have an ERP system. This system aims to boost productivity with more efficiency, decrease costs and ease supply of raw material processes in NHDC.

    1. Ministry of Home Affairs sent back the pending anti-conversion Bills of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.The Rajasthan anti-conversion Bill was passed by the Assembly in 2008. According to the bill, anyone who is abetting religious conversion can be put in jail for five years and can be fined up to Rs. 50,000.

    1. Bosch Signs Pact to Train Students of 24 Maharashtra ITIs. It will conduct Bosch’s Response to India’s Development and Growth Through Employability Enhancement (BRIDGE).

    1. India and China conducted their first joint tactical exercise in eastern Ladakh in order to ensure greater interaction between troops deployed along the Line of Actual Control and to boost bilateral military confidence building measures (CBMs).

    1. Former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani spoke about the National Payments Corporation of India’s (NCPI) new open source platform called Unified Payments Interface, which is for mobile-to-mobile fund transfers without account details.

    1. The United Nations (UN) sponsored ‘International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation’ is observed on 6th February every year.

    1. India has signed an agreement to become an Associate Member State of European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO). The headquarters of EMBO is situated in Heidelberg, Germany.

    1. ‘Cobra Gold 2016’, a multinational amphibious maritime exercise, for which India has confirmed its participation will be held in Thailand.

    1. PM Modi has recently inaugurated North-East India’s first petrochemical project at Dibrugarh, Assam.

    1. The Indian Navy conducted an International Fleet Review 2016 from 04 – 08 February 2016 at Visakhapatnam.

    1. Sri Aurobindo International Centre for Education – Puducherry has become India’s first fully solar-powered educational institute.

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