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Monday, February 1, 2016

Daily Current Affairs 1st Feb. 2016 (Free GK Updates)

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.

Daily Current Affairs 31st Jan. 2016 (Free GK Updates)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 31 JAN 2016
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1.  KK JALAN IS APPOINTED AS SECRETARY IN MSME
i. The government has appointed KK Jalan as Secretary to Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
ii. Kk Jalan will replace Anup K Pujari due to his retirement.
iii. The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises is a branch of the Government of India for the formulation and administration of rules, regulations and laws relating to micro, small and medium enterprises in India.
Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Kalraj Mishra

2. ANGELIQUE KERBER WON AUSTRALIAN OPEN WOMEN’S SINGLE TENNIS
i. Angelique Kerber became the first German to win  the Australian Open women’s singles tennis title  in Melbourne, Australia.
ii. She has defeated the world number 1 player Serena Williams of the USA.
iii. In 2015 the event was won by Serena William.

3. INDIA EXPORTED SIX METRO TRAIN COACHES TO AUSTRALIA
i. Union Ministry of Shipping exported six metro coaches to Australia from Mumbai.
ii. The shipment was done under the deal with Australian government to export 450 made-in-India coaches in two and a half year period.
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways: Nitin Gadkari

4. NOVAK DJOKOVIC WON THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN MEN'S SINGLES TITLE
i. World Number 1 player Novak Djokovic  won the Australian Open Men’s Singles title.
ii. Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray of Britain in the Australian open men’s single Title.

5. INDIA WON THREE-MATCH T-20 SERIES AGAINST AUSTRALIA BY 3-0
i. India won the three-match T-20 series against Australia after defeating by 3-0 in Sydney.
ii. Shane Watson  was declared the Man of the Match.
iii. Virat Kohli of India was declared as the player of the series.
iv. Indian men's team became the number one in the ICC T20 rankings.

6. BOOK TITLED NATHURAM GODSE - THE STORY OF AN ASSASSIN RELEASED
i. Nathuram Godse  The Story of an Assassin: Anup Ashok Sardesai authored by Anup Ashok Sardesai was released.
ii. The book narrates the story of Nathuram Vinayakrao Godse who died an untimely death and his brother suffered a life of immense mental torture.
iii. The book was released on the death anniversary of the Father of the Nation.



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