Current Affairs Today: Published on 16 February, 2016
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Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has been awarded the ‘Pride of Kerala’ award by the World Malayalee Council and Kairali TV.
Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu released the results of “Swachh Survekshan-2016” of 73 major cities that were surveyed for sanitation last month. “Mysuru is the cleanist city of India”.
Air vice Marshal Rajiv Dayal Mathur, promoted to the rank of Air Marshal on February 15, 2016.
India Government will distribute 14 crore Soil Health Card in the country by March 2017.
The aim of the initiative is to distributed soil health cards to 66 lakh farmers this year and to 14 crore peasants by 2017 by achieving the target. The Government is focusing on Soil Health Card and Soil Health Management scheme. Under this scheme, a sum of 362 crore rupees has been allocated as compared to 142 crore rupees in the year 2015-2016 which is sole increasement of 155 per cent. Alongwith 2000 model retail centres of fertilizers companies will be opened in the forthcoming three years.
Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) has launched a mobile application ‘DIAL Cargo’ for cargo operations to reduce paperwork and track movement of shipments on real time basis.
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