Current Affairs for CLAT 2017: February 2016

By Prarthna Sharma

1st February, 2016

Current Affairs CLAT
Current Affairs CLAT

Kidambi Srikanth won Syed Modi Badminton Title 2016.

  • Kidambi Srikanth has won the Syed Modi Badminton Title 2016 in men’s singles category.

2nd February, 2016

K Durga Prasad takes charge as the DG of CRPF.

  • K Durga Prasad is all set to take charge as the Director General (DG) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

4th February, 2016

4 February: World Cancer Day

.World Cancer Day is observed on 4th February every year across the globe.

5th February, 2016

DJ Pandian :AIIB Vice-President of AIIB February .

  • DJ Pandian is all set to take charge as the Vice- President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

6th February, 2016

Bhimsen Joshi Award to be conferred on Ram Narayan .

  • Bhimsen Joshi Award for the year 2015 will be conferred on Pandit Ram Narayan, renowned  Sarangi maestro.

7th February, 2016

Nida Fazli passes away .

  • Nida Fazli, renowned Urdu Poet, bids adieu to the world.

Rajendra K Pachauri :First Executive Vice Chairman of TERI.

  • Rajendra Kumar Pachauri is all set to take charge as the first  Executive Vice Chairman of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

8th February, 2016

Harinder Sidhu : Australian High Commissioner to India.

  • Harinder Sidhu will be the new Australian High Commissioner to India.

9th February, 2016

69th BAFTA Awards 2016.

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards 2016 ceremony was held at the Royal Opera House in London. The winners were :

  • Best Film: The Revenant.
  • Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant).
  • Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant).
  • Best Actress: Brie Larson (Room).

12th February, 2016

Harper Lee passes away.

  • Harper Lee, renowned novelist, passed away in  Alabama.

14th February, 2016

Christine Lagarde takes charge as the MD of IMF.

  • Christine Lagarde is all set to take charge as the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund(IMF).

15th February, 2016

KN Vyas takes charge as the new Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

  • KN Vyas is all set to replace Shekhar Basu as the new  Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).

18th February, 2016

HL Dattu to be the new Chairman of NHRC.

  • H L Dattu, former chief justice of India has been appointed as the new Chairman of  National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

20th February, 2016

Rajendra Singh : Director General of Coast Guard.

  • Rajendra Singh has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

21st February, 2016

Gianni Infantino takes charge as the President of FIFA.

  • Gianni Infantino is all set to take charge as the President of  Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

22nd February, 2016

Avinash Chander conferred with Aryabhatta Award.

  • Astronomical Society of India has conferred the prestigious Aryabhatta Award on Dr Avinash Chander .

24th February, 2016

Vinod Rai : First Chairman of Banks Board Bureau.

  • Vinod Rai is all set to  take charge as the first Chairman of Banks Board Bureau.

25th February, 2016

Dinesh Sharma :Chairperson of IFAD

  • Dinesh Sharma has been appointed as the  Chairperson of the International Fund for Agriculture  Development (IFAD).

26th February, 2016

Oscar Awards 2016

89th Academy Awards also known as Oscar Awards ceremony  was held at the Dolby Theatre.  The award is presented in 24 categories.

  • The Best Picture: Spotlight.
  • Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant).
  • Best Actress: Brie Larson (Room).

28th February, 2016

28 February: National Science Day.

  • National Science Day is observed on 28th February every year across the nation.
  • 2016 theme : “Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation

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