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February 13, 2017 Highlights – 13th February 2017 Current Affairs
- Ministry of External Affairs will host the 2nd Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue-2017.
- The theme of the AMAN-17 Naval Drill – Together for Peace.
- The five days multinational Aman-17 naval exercise held in Pakistan.
- The next Chairman of Security Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is Ajay Tyagi.
- Subir Dutta is the New Ambassador of India to the Republic of Madagascar.
- India has Won the T20 World Cup for Blind.
- 11th Aero India 2017 will begin at Yelahanka in Bengaluru from February 14, 2017.
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IIT Kharagpur to launch India’s first School on Quality and Reliability
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will launch the School on Quality and Reliability (Q&R). To improve the quality of life for the Indian Citizens, this decision was taken. The Q&R school will offer the academic courses, research, and mission-mode programs in India.
2nd edition of International Spice Conference Begins at Thiruvananthapuram
International Spice Conference 2nd edition has begun in Thiruvananthapuram. All India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF) in association with Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry has hosted this conference. Nestle India Limited Chairman and Managing director Suresh Narayanan inaugurated this meeting.
2017 National Women’s Parliament held in Andhra Pradesh state
For the first time in the history, the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly has organized the initiative National Women’s Parliament in Amaravathi. ‘Empowering Women — Strengthening Democracy’. is the theme of this National Women’s Parliament initiative. Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conference has inaugurated this conference.
Diego Maradona Gets Ambassador Role at FIFA.
Federation Internationale de Football Association(FIFA) has named Argentina’s former soccer player Diego Maradona as the new Ambassador. FIFA mainly aims to promote the game across the globe.
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First Woman Indian Institute of Management Director – Dr.Neelu Rohmetra
Dr. Neelu Rohmetra from Jammu University has been appointed as one of the heads of IIMs. She became the first woman director of Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. Dr. Neelu Rohmetra is the founder of the director of International Centre for Cross-Cultural Research and Human Resource Management (ICccR and HRM).
Ambassador of India to the Republic of Philippines – Narinder Chauhan
Former IFS officer Narinder Chauhan has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of the Philippines. Currently, he is serving as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Serbia.
US and Japan Successfully Conducts Test Flight of New Ballistic Missile Defence System
The United States and Japan have successfully conducted a test of a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, off coast Hawaii. U.S. defense firm Raytheon and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have successfully developed the SM-3 Block IIA Interceptor.
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Ravichandran Ashwin becomes the fastest bowler to take 250 Test wickets
Indian Cricket team off-spin specialist Ravichandran Ashwin has become the fastest cricketer to take 250 wickets in the Test matches. Ashwin surpassed Australian fast bowler Dennis Keith Lillee to reach the milestone of 250 Test wicket. Thus Ravichandran Ashwin has become the sixth Indian bowler to reach 250 test wickets.
India Beat Pakistan to Win T20 World Cup for Blind
India has defeated the Pakistan to clinch the title of T20 World Cup for the Blind tournament. India’s opening batsman Prakash Jayaramaiah was the Man of the Match. Badar Munir was the Man of the series.
Former Dutch Football Player Piet Keizer has passed away recently
Professional Dutch football player Piet Keizer has passed away recently at the age of 73 years. Between 1961-1974, he played for the football club AFC Ajax. He has won several awards for his contribution towards that field.
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