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Friday, February 24, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 February - 11 to 20 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
February - 11 to 20
(Chapter-02)

26.Name the programme, which has been approved by Maharashtra Govt, to produces sufficient rain in the State?
Cloud Seeding Programme

27.Which state government imposed curbs on liquor consumption in public?
Haryana

28.India and which country inked a pact to boost economic cooperation?
Croatia

29.Which country won the Silver Medal at the Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens trophy?
India

30.India Vetiver Network (INVN) has been launched by which University in Tamil Nadu on February  16, 2017 to protect the environment using vetiver?
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

31.Which Indian-American musician has won the best world Music Album awar for “Sing Me Home” at the 2017 Grammy Awards?
Sandeep Das

32.Which public sector bank has won the National MSME Excellence Award 2017?
Corporation Bank

33.Which public health facility received Rs 5 crore prize money as part of the Kayakalp Award Scheme for 2016-17?
All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

34.Name the Bollywood actor, who has to host Hindi Version of Ted talks?
Shah Rukh Khan

35.Who has been awarded the title of Candidate Master (CM) by World Chess Federation body, FIDE?
Kush Bhagat

36.Name the company who unveils communication radio for Indian Army.
Bharat Electronics Ltd

37.Regarded as the spiritual father of cartoon rabbit Miffy, which famous artists and illustrator died on February 16, 2017?
Dick Bruna

38.Which state is hosting the 2017 South Asian Speaker’s summit on February 18?
Madhya Pradesh

39.Name the person who became the first Indian to be appointed as Technical Delegate in International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
Norman Isaac

40.Name the Veteran journalist, who has worked Washington Correspondent to Indian Express died, recently?
T.V. Parasuram

41.Which country is offering a new course to explore the deeper meanings of the epic sci-fi film series that has enthralled the audiences for decade?
UK

42.which state government passed the provision that employees and judicial officers now stand to lose their jobs if found consuming alcohol or drugs in any form?
Bihar

43.Which bank has signed an MoU with interior infrastructure firm Greenply Industries on February 18, 2017 to grow its financing business?
State Bank of India

44.The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is observed on which date?
February 11

45.Who has been honoured with the 2017 Brand Laureate Legendary Award?
Lata Mangeshkar

46.Name the portal and mobile application that was launched by Union Minister Piyush Goyal to ensure transparent award of Clearances for Mining Operations.
TAMRA

47.Name the Hindu Pilgrimage Center which has approved for airport by Kerala Govt, recently?
Sabarimala

48.Who won the Best World Music Album with Yo-Yo Ma at the 59th Grammy Awards?
Sandeep Das

49.What was the mascot for the Jharkhand’s Global Investors Summit (GIS) 2017?
A Flying Red Elephant

50.Name the 20th Fast Patrol Vessel of the Indian Coast Guard that was commissioned at the Naval Base in Kochi on February 18, 2017?

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