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Current Affairs of February 2014:


Latest National and International Current Affairs and Events of February 2014:

NATIONAL

India suffered 4-0 loss in 5 match ODI series against - New Zealand
Allahabad High Court ordered CBI probe into alleged misappropriation of funds from this scheme - MGNREGA
India’s first monorail service (8.9 km long Wadala-Chembur section) was launched in - Mumbai
Who defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to win Ranji Trophy 2014? - Karnataka
Who was appointed as the 8th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand? - Harish Rawat
First Padma Shri awardee of Meghalaya died - Silverine Swer
Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission - Justice Askhok Kumar Mathur
Bharat Ratna was conferred by President on - Sachin Tendulkar and Prof CNR Rao
Who has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013 for his memoir 'Vyomkesh Darvesh' - Vishwanath Tripathi
Maruti Suzuki India has stopped production of - Maruti 800
Who became the second person in Cricket history to score a triple century and a century in the same test match after Graham Gooch - Kumar Sangakkara
Who was elected as the new Chairman of ICC - N Srinivasan
Who became the first person to win three gold medals in an event at Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting? - Abhinav Bindra
The 101st Annual Session of Indian Science Congress (ISC) was held at - University of Jammu
Who launched Hyderabad Live Train Enquiry System (HYLITES)? - South Central Railway (SCR)
Who was elected President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA)? - N Ramachandran
Which State became first in India to achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme? - Sikkim
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways made it mandatory for public transport vehicles running in major cities to install - GPS
Who was appointed new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) - R.K.Tiwari
Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal resigned as his government failed to introduce - Jan Lokpal Bill
This train will become the first train in India to be attached with a Braille-embedded AC coach for visually-challenged passengers. - Purushottam Express
India lost two-cricket Test Match series 1-0 against - New Zealand
Which State won the National Tourism Award 2012-13 - Sikkim
Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of three convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to - life imprisonment
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister resigned from the CM Post - Kiran Kumar Reddy
Union Cabinet approved this language as Classical Language - Odia
India successfully test-fired this indigenously developed surface-to-air missile at Chandipur in Odisha coast - Akash
A committee was constituted for the protection of rights of North Eastern people - Bezbaruah Committee
Whistleblower Protection Bill was passed by - Union Legislature
Which cricketer has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission - Chiteshwar Pujara
This oldest Parliamentarian of India decided to retire on 21 February 2014. He is 94. - Rishang Keishing
Who won the 2nd edition of Hockey India League cup 2014 after defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors? - Delhi Waveriders
Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the Sahara chief - Subrata Roy
The largest Solar Power Plant (130-MW) of India was launched at - Bhagwanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Navy Chief resigned taking moral responsibility of the accident on INS Sindhuratna - Admiral DK Joshi

INTERNATIONAL

Olympic torch was lit on the highest point of Europe - Mount Elbrus (5642 meters) in Russia
Who was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Software Major Microsoft - Satya Nadella
First Paperless public Library of the World BiblioTech was opened in - USA
Which country announced that it has destroyed its entire chemical arsenal - Libya
Who set a new Guinness World Record by delivering the largest online civics class in the world? - President of Israel Shimon Peres
Who was elected as the new Prime Minister of Nepal - Sushil Koirala
Who is the youngest Russian to win gold medal in Winter Olympics? - Yulia Lipnitskaya
US snowstorm that has left 7 lakh homes powerless has been termed as - Snowmaggedon
French Olympic champion, Renaud Lavillenie broke 21-year-old world record of pole vault of - Sergey Bubka
Social media giant Facebook Inc acquired this messaging App for 19 billion dollars - WhatsApp
Who was sworn in as new Prime Minister of Italy? - Matteo Renzi
Who sworn in as new Prime Minister of Egypt - Ibrahim Mahlab