DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 FEB 2016
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1. 30TH SURAJKUND INTERNATIONAL CRAFTS MELA BEGIN AT FARIDABAD.
i. The 30th Surajkund International Crafts Mela began at Surajkund in Faridabad, Haryana.
ii. The event that will continue till 15 February 2016 was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
iii. Telangana was selected as the Theme State and will showcase its unique culture and rich heritage.
iv. Chhattisgarh was chosen as the Theme State for the 29th Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2015.
v. 23 countries will be participating in event with China and Japan being the two focus countries.
2. ADITYA MEHTA WON 83RD SENIOR NATIONAL SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP.
i. Aditya Mehta won 83rd Senior National Snooker Championship in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
ii. Aditya Mehta defeated Manan Chandra in the final to won the Championship .
iii. In women’s category Vidya Pillai won the National Snooker Championship by defeating Amee Kamani.
3. KIDAMBI SRIKANTH GRABBED MEN'S SINGLES TITLE OF SYED MODI INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016.
i. Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth grabbed the Men's Singles title of the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow.
ii. Kidambi Srikanth has defeated China's Huang Yuxiang to won the championship.
iii. Syed Modi International Badminton Championships is named after a famous Indian badminton player Syed Modi, an eight-time National Badminton champion.
4. KAMLESH KUMAR APPOINTED AS CHIEF COMMISSIONER FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
i. Kamlesh Kumar Pandey was appointed as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities for a period of three years.
ii. The Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities is appointed by the Union Government from persons having special knowledge or practical experience in matters relating to rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities.
5. FUKUOKA TO HOST 2021 WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS.
i. The International Swimming Federation announced that the Japanese city of Fukuoka will host the 2021 World Aquatics Championships.
ii. In 2023 Doha will host the World aquatics championship.
iii. World Aquatics Championships include World Championships for aquatics sports such as Swimming, High Diving, Open Water Swimming, Synchronized Swimming and Water Polo.
6. BIHAR CM NITISH KUMAR TO GET K VEERAMANI AWARD FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE.
i. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was selected to honour with K Veeramani Award for Social Justice 2015.
ii. He chosen for the award for his contribution towards social justice as Chief Minister.
iii. The award is started in the honour of Dr. K. Veeramani to recognize and remember his contributions in creat awareness in India on social equality and respect for human dignity.