Explanation:Ireland will become the world’s first country to completely divest from fossil fuels. For this, Irish Parliament passed legislation that will drop coal, oil, and gas (fossil fuel) investments from its $8.56 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund. If the billl pass, the law will require the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to sell its investment in fossil fuel industries over the course of the next 5 years.
|C.||Uttar Pradesh||D.||Andhra Pradesh|
Explanation:The 31st edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela has started at Faridabad, Haryana on February 1, 2017. The mela is hosted jointly by the Haryana Tourism Corporation and Surajkund Mela Authority, in collaboration with the Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs. The 15-day festival will be showcase the richness and diversity of handicrafts, handlooms and cultural heritage of India. Over 20 countries and all the states of India are participating in the event with Egypt as a partner country and Jharkhand as the theme state of this year.
||B.||J S Cheema|
Explanation:Lieutenant General Jagbir Singh Cheema has been appointed the new Deputy Chief of the Army Staff (Information Systems and Training) on February 01, 2017. Prior to this appointment, he was the Director General of Infantry in Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army).
|B.||K S Bhargava
|C.||Stuti Narain Kacker|
|D.||Chandra Prabha Mittal
Explanation:The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is an Indian governmental commission, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Women & Child Development. Its present chairman is Stuti Narain Kacker. Recently, NCPCR is in news because for the first time it is organizing an All India Short Film, Still Photograph and Poster Competition for promotion of child rights in the country. The first prize for short films is Rs.100, 000 and second & third prize carry cash award of Rs. 75,000 & Rs.50,000 respectively. The cash award for the First, Second and Third prize in Still Photograph and Poster competition category are: Rs.50,000, Rs.30,000 and Rs.20,000. There is no entry fee for this competition.
Explanation:The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee will open the 2017 Udyanotsav festival in the Mughal Garden on February 4, 2017 in New Delhi. The Mughal Garden is located in the Rashtrapati Bhavan premises. It is a group of beautiful gardens built by the Mughals in Islamic style of architectures and is the official residence of the Indian President. During the one month long fest, Mughal Gardens will remain open for general public from February 05 to March 12, 2017 (except on Mondays which are maintenance days) between 0930 hrs to 1600 hrs. The members of the public will also be able to visit the Spiritual Garden, Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden and Musical Garden.