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Current Affairs for 29 February 2016

Published on Monday, February 29, 2016

Dinesh Sharma elected as Chairperson of IFAD 

  • Dinesh Sharma has been unanimously elected as the Chairperson of the Governing Council of International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD).

Twitter launches Position of Strength Campaign to Empower Women 

  • Micro blogging site Twitter for first time has launched #Position of strength campaign in India to empower women to raise voices against any form of discrimination. 

Vinod Rai appointed Chairman of Banks Board Bureau

  • Vinod Rai has been appointed first Chairman of the Banks Board Bureau. The BBB (Banks Board Bureau) will advise the government on top-level appointments at public sector lenders and ways to address the bad loans problem among other issues.

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 Gianni Infantino elected as New FIFA President 

  • Gianni Infantino (45) of Switzerland has been elected as new President of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), a global governing body of football.

Jenkins named Sports Photographer of the Year 

  • British national newspaper, The Guardian’s Tom Jenkins was named as the Sports Photographer of the Year at the 2015 Editor’s Guild awards, for a portfolio including picture of Michael Kacer in the men’s shot put 1F1 final at the Invictus Games, London.

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates India’s first Gender Park at Kozhikode 

  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated India’s first Gender Park at Kozhikode district of Kerala.

Ranveer Singh to get Dinanath Mangeshkar prize 

  • Bajirao Mastani” actor Ranveer Singh will be honoured with Dinanath Mangeshkar Award in April, says melody queen Lata Mangeshkar.

Vedanta Ltd wins India’s first-ever auction of a gold mine 

  • Vedanta Ltd has won India’s first-ever auction of a gold mine, a provincial government official said, as the nation opens up the sector to private companies to curb overseas purchases of the metal that cost it $36 billion last year.

K Garudachar, India’s oldest first-class cricketer, passed away 

  • India’s oldest living first-class cricketer K Garudachar, who represented Mysore (as Karnataka was called till 1974), United Province and Bombay, died in Bangalore on Friday aged 99.

Malayalam director Rajesh Pillai passes away 

  • The Malayalam film director Rajesh Pillai, on Saturday, passed away at a private hospital located in Kochi.

Wawrinka clinch Dubai ATP Tennis title 

  • Stan Wawrinka won his ninth straight final with a 6-4, 7-6 (15/13) defeat of Marcos Baghdatis to clinch the Dubai ATP Tennis title.

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