February 2014 Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month of February 2014 from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations. Here you can find various fields of India and the world like: Appointments, Resignations, Sports and Sportsmen, Politics, Awards and Honors, Important Days, Deaths, Reports, Business, Planning, Politics, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Accidents, Science, Technology You can get general knowledge about important current affairs related to geography, records, settlement, convention and entertainment etc.
|28 February 2014 | Inauguration Current Affairs
The country’s first Post Office Savings Bank ATM was inaugurated at the head post office in Chennai by finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday.
|27 February 2014 | Science Current Affairs
Scientists of Georgia Tech have developed new software to prevent malware from sending spam emails and instant messages while blocking unauthorized money transfers.
|26 February 2014 | Education Current Affairs
IIT-Delhi achieved the country’s highest position, ranking 42nd in electrical engineering, are among the global top 50 in at least one of the 30 disciplines covered under the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
|25 February 2014 | Awards Current Affairs
Central Bank of India has been awarded the first prize for implementation of Official Language Policy of Government of India in Mumbai Metro area for the year 2013.
|24 February 2014 | Sports Current Affairs
Host nation Russia (33) finished on top of the medal table as the 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi on Sunday after 17 days of competition.
|23 February 2014 | Awards Current Affairs
Indian designer Rahul Mishra was named winner of the 2014 International Woolmark Prize. Mishra, gets a prize of 100,000 Australian dollars, or $92,210 at current exchange.
|22 February 2014 | Sports Current Affairs
Adelina Sotnikova of Russia edged out 2010 Olympic champion Yuna Kim to win gold in Sochi on Thursday. Sotnikova is the first Russian woman to win a gold medal in figure skating history.
|21 February 2014 | Resignations Current Affairs
Veteran Congress leader Gegong Apang, the second longest serving Chief Minister in the country with a record 22-year tenure, has resigned from the party and joined BJP on Thursday.
|20 February 2014 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
Alexis Martin from Arizona, a 3 years US girl has entered the geniuses club Mensa after scoring an incredible 160 in the IQ test.
|19 February 2014 | World Current Affairs
China has overtaken India as the world’s largest gold consumer, according to a World Gold Council report released on Tuesday.
|18 February 2014 | Sports Current Affairs
Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the Under-19 World Cup against Scotland on Monday.
|17 February 2014 | Sports Current Affairs
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum became the first cricketer to hit 4 test century against India.
|16 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
Rakesh Maria, the chief of Mumbai Police’s Anti-Terror Squad, has been named the city’s new top cop. The decision was taken after a high level meeting at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s house.
|15 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
Malay Mukherjee, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, IFCI limited has been elected as new chairman on the board of Governors of Management development institute, gurgaon.
|14 February 2014 | Sports Current Affairs
India’s top archer Deepika Kumari was Thursday named the Sportsperson of the Year at the India Sports Awards, presented by FICCI.
|13 February 2014 | Indian Current Affairs
India has been ranked 140th in the list of 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index 2014, whereas China and Pakistan were placed at 175th and 158th position.
|12 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
C. A. Subodh Kumar Agrawal is an Indian chartered accountant. He is the incumbent president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
|11 February 2014 | Awards Current Affairs
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013, ending Lionel Messi’s four-year run as the world’s best player. Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal last year.
|10 February 2014 | Indian Current Affairs
Sikkim has become the first state to achieve more than 100% sanitation in rural and urban households, schools, sanitary complexes and Anganwadi centres, an official releases stated.
|9 February 2014 | Awards Current Affairs
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has been nominated for the World Children’s Prize in Sweden for her crusade for education rights for girls.
|8 February 2014 | Science Current Affairs
Receding ocean waves have exposed the oldest human footprints in Europe from as far back as 800,000 years ago. Only three other sets of footprints, discovered in Africa, are more ancient.
|7 February 2014 | Person Current Affairs
Michelle Chapman, from Cornwall became the first person in the United Kingdom to have been prosecuted for “trolling” herself.
|6 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
Another Indian-American has been named to a top academic job with the appointment of Sanjeev Kulkarni as the next dean of the prestigious Princeton University Graduate School.
|5 February 2014 | Politics Current Affairs
UPA Government on Tuesday approved the composition of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, paving the way for revision of salaries of over 50 lakh Central government employees. The Commission headed by former Supreme Court Judge Ashok Kumar Mathur.
|4 February 2014 | Awards Current Affairs
Prolific Odia poet, essayist, fiction writer and columnist Hara Prasad Das has been selected for the prestigious Moortidevi Award 2013 for his book, Vamsha, a recreation of Mahabharata in the new idiom of contemporary poetry.
|3 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
Hiroyuki Yoshida from Japan and his wife Sandra Smith from US set a new Guinness world record for deepest underwater wedding, tying the knot at 130 metres below the surface in a cave at Song Hong Lake, Trang, Thailand.
|2 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand after he was named for the post by the Congress Party.
|1 February 2014 | Appointments Current Affairs
Senior Microsoft executive Satya Nadella would replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO, two media reports said today, citing sources familiar with the processes of selecting the new leader at the Redmond-based company.