Current Affairs Today: Published on 13 February, 2016
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Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad the survivor of Siachen Glacier avalanche died at Army’s research and referral hospital in New Delhi.
Harinder Sidhu (An Indian) got appointed as Australia’s new High Commissioner to India. Ms. Sidhu who has an Indian background had migrated to Australia as a child with her family from Singapore and will replace the outgoing High Commissioner Patrick Suckling.
CRISIL made a statement on February 09, 2016, that India’s Economy is heading towards growth to about 7.9% in April 2016-2017. CRISIL is a global analytical company providing Ratings, Research and Risk & Policy Advisory services.
Indian Railways has launched a mobile application “Utsonmobile” (Un-reserved Ticket Booking Application) for booking unreserved tickets on many suburban lines and some long distance routes.
It can be utilised for buying unreserved tickets at any station in Secunderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. After downloading utsonmobile, a passenger has to register his/her mobile number through the smartphone or by visiting the website utsonmobile.indianrail.gov.in. After successful registration, a passenger’s Railway Wallet (R-Wallet) is automatically created with zero balance. Passengers can recharge their wallets from any railway booking counter as well and it can be done in multiples of Rs. 100. The maximum recharge limit is Rs. 5,000.
YouTube has launched its first original movies and series’ exclusively for YouTube Red subscribers on February 10, 2016. In an aim to compete with the likes of Amazon and Netflix, YouTube has decided to play the subscription game, and give its paying subscribers a selection of content just for them.
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