Saturday, February 13, 2016

12th February Important Current Affairs

• These four Indian-Americans were elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering of the USA for 2016 - Anil K Jain, Dr Arati Prabhakar, Ganesh Thakur and Dr K R Sridhar
• He was appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce Commission - Davinder Singh
• Mobile One m-governance project of this State won gold at the 4th World Government Summit in Dubai – Karnataka
• India’s rank among the 38 countries in the United States Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Intellectual Property Index – 37
• The Supreme Court under this Section of CrPC upheld clampdown on access to mobile internet by State Governments – Section 144
• The Indian IT consulting company which announced the acquisition of US-based health insurance firm HealthPlan Services is – Wipro
• The Soviet footballer, the scorer of the first ever UEFA European Championship qualifying goal, who died on 10 February 2016 in Moscow, Russia is - Anatoli Ilyin
• The state with which Ministry of Railways on 11 February 2016 signed an MoU for the development of railway infrastructure in the state is – Telangana
• The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer for music for Variations for Orchestra who died on 4 February 2016 is - Leslie Bassett
• The Indian lawyer who was appointed as the South Asia Regional Director at International Court of Arbitration is - Abhinav Bhushan
• To eliminate of Malaria disease by 2030, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda on 11 February 2016 released - National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) 2016-2030
• The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 11 February 2016 appointed women ministers to the newly created portfolios for - Happiness and Tolerance, And Youth Affairs
• The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Land Revenue Act, 2015 became effective on 11 February 2016 that unifies many Acts replaced at least 39 old land revenue acts and omits the pre and post British eras’ - British era Land Revenue Act of 1901 and Zamindari Abolition and Land Reform Act 1950
• A fiction book titled A Kingdom for his Love was launched in February 2016 by Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) is co-authored by - Vani Mahesh and Shinie Antony
• To help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling refugees into Europe, the NATO ships were launched on its way to - Aegean Sea
• The second phase of odd-even number scheme for cars in Delhi will be implemented from - 15 April 2016
• The Mughal Gardens at the Rashtrapati Bhavan opened for general public as part of - Udyanotsav
• The Rajya Sabha Chairman on 11 February 2016 appointed this Supreme Court judge to head the panel probing sexual harassment charge against Madhya Pradesh High Court judge - Justice Ranjan Gogoi