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Current Affairs for February 2016 (1 to 29th February)

Current Affairs Questions on 21, 22 February 2016:
41st edition of India Handicrafts and Gifts Fair was held in which city ?
A. Bangalore
B. Surat
C. Jaipur
D. Delhi
Answer: D
Explanation: The 41st   edition of India Handicrafts and Gifts Fair,  renamed now as “IHGF - Delhi Fair Spring”  2016 was declared open by Ms. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Textiles at the world class venue of India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida  at a colourful ceremony in Delhi on 20th February 2016. The fair is being held from 20 – 23 February, 2016.   The IHGF is being organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) since 1994.

ONGC board approves R s5,050 crore investment in which state ?
A. Rajasthan
B. Tripura
C. Odisha
D. Kerala
Answer: B
Explanation: The board of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC) has approved an investment of Rs.5,050 crore in Tripura for drilling of wells and creation of surface facilities to produce 5.1 mmscmd gas from the state’s fields. As a result of geological mapping and exploratory efforts, so far 11 gas fields are discovered by ONGC in Tripura and of these seven fields are on production.

Shyama Prasad Mukherji National Rurban Mission is launched on 21st February 2016 in Which state ?
A. Rajasthan
B. West Bengal
C. Chhattisgarh
D. Gujarat
Answer: C
Explanation: Prime Minister Modi launch the Shyama Prasad Mukherji National Rurban Mission at Kurubhat in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh on 21st February 2016. The Rurban Mission aims at development of rural growth clusters in all States and UTs, which would trigger overall development in the region. These clusters would be developed by provisioning of economic activities, developing skills & local entrepreneurship and providing infrastructure amenities. 


Which department launches ‘Swachh Paryatan Mobile App’ on 22nd February 2016 ?
A. Defence
B. Tourism
C. Panchayat Raj
D. All of above
Answer:B
Explanation: 'Swachh Parayatan Mobile App' was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture on 22nd February 2016. This mobile app shall be monitored by the Project Monitoring Unit of Swachh Bharat Mission in Ministry of Tourism. Addressing on the occasion, Dr. Sharma said that since the general public and the tourists are the largest stakeholders in keeping the monuments clean, the Ministry of Tourism has decided to facilitate the general public to communicate their complaints about any unclean area/garbage piles in and around tourist destinations.

Indian Film 'Ottal' named best children's film at Berlin International Film Festival 2016 is of which lanugage ?
A. Tamil
B. Hindi
C. Malayalam
D. Marathi
Answer: C
Explanation: Malayalam film 'Ottal' was named the Best Children's Film at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. It was honoured with the Crystal Bear Award in the 'Generation K-Plus' section. The film, directed by Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair, is about the story of an old fisherman and his grandson. The movie is an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's short story 'Vanaka'.

 
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