Current Affairs Update for 16 February 2015

Published on Monday, February 16, 2015
Current Affairs Update for 16 February 2015

ICC World Cup 2015

ICC World Cup
  • The inaugural ceremony of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 held in Melbourne, Australia and Christchurch, New Zealand. This is the 11th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup. 14 countries are participating in the tournament.
  • On 15th February 2015, Virat Kohli became first India Cricketer to score century against Pakistan in World Cup History. He scored 107 runs off 126 balls. The match played at Adelaide Oval, Australia.

BrahMos successfully test fired

  • BrahMos successfully test fired from INS Kolkata on 14th February 2015. INS Kolkata is country’s largest ingenuously built warship which was commissioned in Indian Navy.

35th National Games

  • Tintu Lukka, middle distance runner won Gold Medal in 800 m on 13th February 2015. She was Silver Medal in Asian Games 2014.

Delhi Elections 2015

  • Arvind Kejriwal became 7th Chief Minister of Delhi and he sworn-in as Chief Minister on 14th February 2015. Manish Sisodia became Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi.

UAE closed its embassy

  • On 14th February 2015, United Arab Emirates closed its embassy in Yemen over security reasons.

AIFF Player of the Year

  • Sunil Chhetri and Bala Devi awarded with AIFF 2014 Player of the Year Award in men and women category on 13th February 2015. While Sandesh Jhingan awarded with Emerging Player of the Year Award.

World Press Freedom Index 2015

Press freedom index

  • According to the Press Freedom Index 2015 released recently by Reporters Without Borders (RWB), India ranked at 136th position while Finland ranked at No.1 position.

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