February 20, 2017

Current Affairs Update : 11-15th February, 2017

Current Affairs Update : 11-15th February, 2017

Current Affairs from 11-Feb-2017 to 15-Feb-2017. Important Facts covered for Banking (IBPS, SBI, RBI, RRBs) , SSC, Railways, LIC, PSC etc.
  • The Official Mascot of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was unveiled at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The Official Mascot is a clouded leopard called Kheleo. The clouded leopard is a vulnerable wild cat whose habitat extends from the Himalayan foothills to mainland Southeast Asia.
  • India beat Pakistan by 9 wickets to win T20 Blind World Cup 2017.
  • World Radio Day was celebrated across the world on 13 February 2017, with theme 'Radio is You'. 
  • Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected President of Germany.
  • India’s first floating elementary school inaugurated on Manipur’s Loktak Lake named 'Loktak Elementary Floating School'.
  • Indian tabla player Sandeep Das wins 2017 Grammy Award for Best Global Music.
  • ISRO successfully launched record 104 satellites including Cartosat-2 in single mission through PSLV C37 from Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The last count of the highest number of satellites launched in a single mission is 37 by Russia in 2014.
  • Olympic Champion Usain Bolt wins Laureus 'Sportsman of the Year' award and Simone Biles wins Sportswoman of the Year awards at the Laureus World Sports Awards 2017, held in Monaco.
  • Justice Vikramajit Sen(former Supreme Court Judge) took charge of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association(DDCA).
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