National & International Events - Current Affairs for February, 2015

National & International Events Current Affairs for February, 2015

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▼ National Science Day 2015 theme- Science for Nation Building   [02-27-15]

This year’s theme was chosen for the purpose of raising public appreciation on scientific issues for the development of nation. National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on 28th February to mark the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’, for which a Nobel Prize winning research paper submitted by Sir C.V. Raman was accepted on that day.

▼ Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise- Indian Navy's annual exercise   [02-27-15]

During Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX-2015), the Navy had deployed two Carrier Task Forces simultaneously at sea, with both Viraat and Vikramaditya operating with their integral flights in an operational scenario. This assumes significance as it makes the Indian Navy, besides the US Navy, capable of deploying more than one Carrier Task Force at sea, at present.

▼ Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran held by Indian and Nepalese troops   [02-27-15]

The 8th Edition of joint military exercise between India and Nepal is being held at Saljhandi in Nepal. The main objective of the exercise is to promote cooperation in counter insurgency and counter terrorist operations and cooperation in humanitarian operations.

▼ First International Ramayana Mela held in India   [02-27-15]

It was inaugurated by the first International Ramayana Mela at FICCI Auditorium, in New Delhi on 23rd Feb’15.

▼ 3rdState Tortoise Festival held in Assam   [02-27-15]

In Assam, Dima Hasao Environment and Forest Department organised the 3rd Tortoise Festival on the banks of Hajong lake.

▼ IGCF 2015 Expo held at Sharjah   [02-27-15]

The theme of this edition is "Specific Actions...Better Results".

▼ Bilingual portal launched by GoI for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra   [02-24-15]

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the new route via Nathula Pass in Sikkim will begin from June 18.

▼ Bengaluru- Venue for 10thAero India Show 2015   [02-24-15]

This time Aero Show is placing special emphasis on Make in India and encouraging small and medium industries to invest in defence manufacturing base.

▼ Dubai- venue for one of largest food and hospitalityf estival, Gulfood 2015   [02-24-15]

More than 4, 800 international companies from 120 countries including India are showcasing their products to explore and expand new markets in this region at the event.

▼ AROGYA Health fair inaugurated in Raipur   [02-23-15]

The Union Ministry of AYUSH in collaboration with Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Chhattisgarh and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has organized the AROGYA RAIPUR, a four days comprehensive health fair on Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy from the 6th – 9th February, 2015 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

▼ Heads of Mission Conference on 7thFebruary 2015 launched by PM Modi   [02-23-15]

This year, the theme of the conference was Diplomacy for Development. The three-day conference focussed on what diplomacy can do for India. Usually the focus had been how international issues are shaping up and their impact on India and what India can do globally.

▼ Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organises Raahgiri day for people with disabilities   [02-23-15]

The Raahgiri Day celebrated on 1st Feb’15 was special because it involved participation in cultural and sports activities predominantly by Persons with Disabilities. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment- Shri. Thawar Chandra Gehlot and Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Sh. Krishan Pal Gurjar also witnessed the activities of the differently abled persons and their presence served as a great source of encouragement and inspiration for them.