The Hindu Current Affairs for the First week of Feb 2016. You all have started preparation for the coming exam of Railway and SSC so please take care of your GS Section to get the place in high merit.

Abbreviation

SRAP- Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

NLSA- National Legal Services Authority

PCPNDT- Pre Conception Pre Natal Diagnostic Technique

JAS- Jan Aushadhi Scheme

CERC- Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

OBOR- One Belt, One Road

PAC- Provincial Armed Constabulary

PMI- Purchasing Managers Index

ESZ- Eco-Sensitive Zone

NCRI- National Commission of Rural Institutes

GEAC- Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee

IARC- International Agency for Research on Cancer

IVR- Interactive Voice Calls

Ind AS- Indian Accounting Standards

IGAAP- Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

UHC- Universal Health Coverage

TPP- Trans Pacific Partnership

ITC- Imperial Tobacco Company

Personalities

Solicitor General of India- Shri Ranjit Kumar

Governor of Rajasthan- Shri Kalyan Singh

Chief of United Nations Human Rights Council- Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Prime Minister of Thailand- General Prayut Chan o-cha

CEO of Yahoo- Marissa Mayer

CEO of South Asian Games Organizing Committee- Injeti Srinivas

Higg Commissioner of Tanzanian to India- John W.H. Kigazi

India’s Envoy to Rus sia- Pundi Srinivasan

Defense Minister of Canada- Harjit Sajjan

New Appointments

New Commissioner of Police, Mumbai- Dattatray Padsalgikar

New Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal- Archana Ramasundaram

New Commissioner of Police, Kolkata- Rajiv Kumar

New AIIB Chief Investment Officer- Dr D.J. Pandian (As one of the Five Vice President)

 

Book, Artist & Author

“Manwatching: A Field Guide to Human Behavior” written by- Desmond Morris

“On the Grand Trunk Road” written by- Steve Coll

Sports

Australian Open 2016 Men single winner- Noval Djokovic (World No.1 Rank)

                                             Runner-Up- Andy Murray

National Snooker Championship Winner- Aditya Mehta

Sanjeev Rajput related to- Shooting

Theme Song of the 12th South Asian Game 2016- Ei Prithibi Ek Krirangan (Written by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika)

Best Price Player of IPL Auction 2016- Shane Watson (9.5 Crore)

Best Price Player (Indian) of IPL Auction 2016978t6dfx0- Pwawan Negi (8.5 Crore)

National & International Days

World Wetlands Day- 2nd February

World Cancer Day- 4th February

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation- 6th February

Business & Economy

Date of Budget Session 2016- 23rd Feb

Date of Presentation of Railway Budget 2016- 25th Feb

Date of Presentation of Economic Survey 2016- 26th Feb

Date of Presentation of Union Budget 2016- 29th Feb

New Indian Accounting Standards will take place from 1st Apr 2016.

Place

Capital of Syria- Damascus

National Affairs

“Operation Nirbheek” related to- To educate children to prevent from Child Abuse

Section of IPC (Indian Pena Code) which declare gay sex as crime- Section 377bgv

Indian Basmati rice of Northern Region (Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Western Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand , Delhi & Jammu) gets tagged by GI (Geographical Indication) soon.

International Affairs

Independence Day of Sri Lanka- 4th Feb 1948

Name of the Central Bank of China- People’s Bank of China

Death

Balram Jakhar- Veteran Political Leader

Sudhir Tailang- Padam Shri Cartoonist

All The Best.

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