Current Affairs Today: Published on 4 February, 2016
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The Bollywood Actor, Amitabh Bachchan was awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at the NDTV Indian of the Year Awards event organized in New Delhi on the night of Feb 2, 2016.
Major General Jai Shanker Menon of India has been appointed as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will contribute to the disengagement between the Syrian and the Israeli forces in peacekeeping affairs at international and national levels.
Menon was appointed as the Additional Director General (ADG) of Equipment Management in the Indian Army. He will take the place of Lt Gen Purna Chandra Thapa of Nepal, who will complete his assignment on February 7, 2016.
The company Alphabet Inc. became the world’s most valuable company making a market cap of $547.1 Billion.
EU Commission agreed on the Privacy Shield framework for Inter-Governmental data transfer with the U.S. Government.
The new EU-US Privacy Shield is going to replace the old Safe Harbor agreement, which was declared invalid by the European Court of Justice on October 6, 2015, on the grounds that fundamental European privacy rights were violated by US mass surveillance programs.
Supreme Court of India appointed RM Lodha and its committee to sell assets of Pearls Agrotech Corporation Ltd (PACL).
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