Daily Current Affairs 21st February 2017

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Current Affairs 21st February 2017

Important Questions from Current Affairs 21st February 2017

Q-1 Which city has been chosen as the most clogged city of the World.?

a) New York

b) Shanghai

c) Los Angeles

d) Moscow

e) None of these

Q-2 Which cricket player has been auctioned with the highest amount in the 10th edition of IPL 2017 ?

a) Yuvraj singh

b) Ben Stokes

c) Steve Smith

d) None of  these

World’s most clogged city

a) Los Angeles has been chosen as the the Most Clogged City of the world.

b) As per the transportation analytics firm Inrix – the Los angeles has topped the list among major cities of the world.

c) The Car Hub California metropolis has scored 104 points (hours), followed by the Moscow at second place with 91 points (hours) and third place is New york with 89 point( hours).

Highest Auctioned IPL player -Ben Stokes

a) Ben Stokes has clinched the richest IPL ( Indian Premier League) player title in the recently held IPL auction .

b) The Ben stokes was sold for 14.5 crore in auction held om 20th February. Ben Stokes was purchased by the Rising Pune Supergiants.

c) At the Second Place Tymal Mills has been sold for 12 crores by the team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

d) This time two Afghan Players Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan Arman  have been sold for  4 crores each.

e) Karn Sharma has emerged as the most expensive Indian Player in the IPL Auction for 3.2 crores by the Mumbai Indians.

f) The player ben Stokes was paddled by the auctioneer Richard Madley.

g) The 10th Edition of IPL will begin on the 5th of April and the event will end on the 21st of May.The Venue of Event on 5th April is at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.

 ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit and ‘SAATHIYA SALAH’ Mobile App for Adolescents (Teenager) launched by Shri C.K Mishra 

 

a) In order to create awareness among adolescents the Health Secretary  has Launched  ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit and ‘SAATHIYA SALAH’ Mobile App.
b) This was launched by the Health Secretary  Shri C.K Mishra.
c) This will connect the Youth and teenagers of the country with Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK).
d) One of the key feature of the program is introduction of the Peer Educators (Saathiyas). They act as a catalyst in communication regarding the youth matters.
e) The programme will target 253 million youth population. This will include discussions on strategic priorities for adolescent like  nutrition, sexual and reproductive health (SRH), non-communicable diseases (NCDs), substance misuse, injuries and violence (including gender-based violence) and mental health.

 

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