Latest Current Affairs 2016 Current Affairs January and February 451 to 475 useful for all UPSC,IAS,BANKING Exam,NEET and all competitive Exam

Posted  on 2016-05-15

Latest Current Affairs 2016 Current Affairs January and February 451 to 475 useful for all UPSC,IAS,BANKING Exam,NEET and all competitive Exam :
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451)Indian Railways joined hands with which for technical cooperation in rail sector between both nations?
Sweden
452)The 12th South Asian Games 2016 title has been clinched by India, which were held at Guwahati and Shillong. The mascot was?
Tikhor (Baby Rhino)
453)Government has set a target to distribute 14 crore Soil Health Cards in the country by?
March 2017
454)Who passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2015, becoming the first provincial legislature in Pakistan to formalise the recognition of marriages of the Hindu, Sikh and Jain minorities?
Sindh Assembly
455)According to the Japanese financial services firm “”Nomura”, India is expected to clock a GDP growth of - - - percent in 2016-17.
7.8
456)The 14-day joint military training exercise “LAMITYE 2016” has started between the Indian Army and which country?
Seychelles
457)Which subsidiary of Tata Teleservices has tied up with IRCTC for easy payment?
mRUPEE
458)The Mahamaham festival is celebrated once in twelve years is going to happen again on February 22, 2016 at ?
Kumbakonam in Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu
459)The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has elected whom as its new President?
M. Devaraja Reddy
460)Who has launched a mobile application “DIAL Cargo” for cargo operations that will help reduce paper work and track movement of shipments on real time basis?
Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL)
461)Who has clinched the title of Argentina Open by defeating Nicolas Almagro?
Austria’s Dominic Thiem
462)India has participated as the observer plus country in the 35th edition of “Cobra Gold” multilateral exercise. It was hosted by which nation ?
Thailand
463)Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has inaugurated the Non-Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP), which has been developed by?
The Controller General of Accounts (CGA) office.
464)After receiving the stamp of approval from Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has marginally mounted the PF interest rate for 2015-16 financial year from 7.75% to ?
8.8%
465)Who has won the 36th National Chess team Championship that was held at Bhubaneswar ?
Indian Railways
466)S. Sridhar has been selected to represent India as Umpire (Table Tennis) in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He is serving as secretary to CMD in which bank ?
Dena Bank
467)A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has discovered the fast conductor to replace silicon. which element is included in the newly discovered conductor ?
Tin and oxygen or tin monoxide (SnO)
468) Who has acquired the external IT (information technology) business of Sweden’s Volvo Group in a deal worth of $1 billion?
HCL Technologies Ltd
469)Who has been honoured in the US for his efforts to improve access to education for underprivileged students in America and around the world through his charity organisation?
A 13 year old Indian-origin Ishaan Patel
470)Indian Oil Corporation has made which state’s village as smokeless ?
Samej village in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh
471)Who has been awarded the prestigious Israel Prize for his breakthrough studies in fields like religion and philosophy?
Renowned Indologist Professor David Shulman
472)Which Bank has declared Vijay Mallya-led United Breweries (Holdings) as willful defaulter recently?
Punjab National Bank
473)Who won the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Argentina Open 2016 by defeating Nicolas Almagro in the final?
Dominic Thiem of Australia
474)Who won Grammy Award for Best Music Film for his documentary ‘Amy’?
Indo-British filmmaker Asif Kapadia
475)Who has been conferred with the Knight of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest civilian honour?
Fashion designer Manish Arora