Thursday, February 16, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 February - 06 to 10 (Chapter-01)

Current Affairs -2017
February - 06 to 10

1.What is the India’s rank in the USCC Intellectual Property Index (IPI)-2017?

2.Who was sworn-in as the President of Haiti recently?
Jovenel Moise

3.Name the Person, who has received Nobel Prize (2003) for the discovery of MRI scan, died recently?
Sir Peter Mansfield

4.Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for a five-year term?
Ajay Tyagi

5. Which new novel is to be released by Salman Rushdie?
The Golden House

6. India and which country signs Protocol to Amend Bilateral Taxation Treaty on February 6, 2017?

7.Government aims to establish 3000 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) across India by which year?
March 2017

8.Which sports outreach programme has been launched by the Union Government to promote football among school children?

9.Who was selected for the prestigious 2016 Dr B C Roy National Award?
P Raghu Ram

10.Name the bill which has been passed by United Kingdom’s House of Commons on 8 February?
Brexit Bill

11.Who has been appointed as managing director of state-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India?
Hemant Bhargava

12.Scientists have discovered which first stellar remnant of its kind?
White Dwarf pulsar

13.Recently which country becomes World’s largest producer of solar power?

14.The first pilot branch of the Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) was launched in which city?

15.Which state is hosting the first-ever National Women’s Parliament (NWP)?
Andhra Pradesh

16.Name the winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine who died recently.
Sir Peter Mansfield

17.Name the Indian Cricket player, who has been got a new record for most Test 150s by an Indian Captain?
Virat Kohli

18.Which state has become the first state in the country for establishing cashless system in its public distribution system (PDS) of food grains?

19. Which medicinal plant endemic to Western Ghats and Sri Lanka can cure cancer, wounds and burns?
Neurocalyx calycinus

20. In which city Ujjivan Small Finance Bank starts its pilot Operation?

21.Which Ministry launched the world’s first comprehensive Braille atlas for visually impaired on February 10, 2017 in New Delhi?
Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences

22.Which state has hosted the 17th International Seminar on Counter Terrorism-2017?

23.Which portal was launched by Union Government to ensure transparent award of statutory clearances for mining operations?

24.Name the Indian-Origin Woman, who has been to go to space in 2018?
Shawna Pandya

25.Which banks are live with the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) that is aimed at easing utility and other repetitive bill payments for consumers?

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