Current Affairs 21th February 2016: Narendra Modi Launched Syama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission

Current Affairs 21th February 2016: Narendra Modi Launched Syama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission

Vinay Kumar Singh is the new MD of NCRTC

21.2.2016: The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) accredited Vinay Kumar Singh as the managing director.  Search and selection committee made this selection.  The selection committee ahs Railway Board Member, urban development secretary and an expert from World Bank.

Sujan R Chinoy is the next Ambassador of Indi to Marshall Islands

21.2.2016: Sujan R Chinoy is appointed as the next ambassador to republic of the Marshall Islands.  Sujan R. Chinoy belongs to Indian Foreign Service of Gujarat cadre of 1981 bath. He also served in Beijing and Hong Kong missions and also to United Nations in New York.

Jayant Misra is the Director General of DRI

21.2.2016: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence appointed Jayant Misra as the director general.  The post was vacant since eight months.

Narendra Modi Launched Syama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission

21.2.2016: Prime minister of India Narendra Modi launched the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission.  The mission aims to attract 5100 crore rupees investment to transform rural areas to get urban look.  The mission was started in Dongargarh.

Hockey India League 2016 Title for Punjab Warriors

21.2.2016: Punjab Warriors won the Hockey India league 2016 title by defeating Kaligna team.  Punjab Warriors who missed the title twice in earlier two seasons won over Kalinga Lancers by 6-1 to win the title.  Delhiwaver Riders was in the third place.  Punjab team won Rs. 25 crore cash prize. Rupinder Paul Singh is chosen as the ‘Player of the Tournament’ and he received Rs. 50 lakh cash prize.

A Village in Gujarat Restrict Single Women from Using Mobile Phones

21.2.2016:  A village in Gujarat called Mehsana restricted unmarried women from using mobile phones. Leaders in that village say mobiles are spoiling the youth.  If any unmarried woman violates this she will be fined for Rs. 2100.  However a girl can use the phone of any of her relatives, the resolution says.  Earlier, another village Ludar in Banaskantha district also implemented ban of unmarried girls using mobile phones.