Today 19 ,20th December important current affairs updates 2016.Current affairs along with static GK and banking awareness is very important for all upcoming examination and all those candidates who are going to appear in the next banking examination should understand the updates and details of current affairs and they should learn the same. Here the current affairs updates of 19 20th December 2016 has been given and after this candidates can learn the details. All those who are going to appear in the exam will find it useful. It can affect the performance of candidates in overall examination.
December 19 ,20th 2016 current affairs details
Today (19th December) is Goa’s Liberation Day.It was on December 19, 20th 1961, that Goa was liberated from the Portuguese rule after a prolonged freedom struggle and military operation.
Nation paid tributes to Ram Prasad Bismil&Ashfaqulla Khan, remembering the sacrifices of these revolutionaries.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today announced that non-smartphoneusers of the Indian Railways will soon be able to book tickets through their mobile phones.
The Union Power Ministry is going to launch new mobile application GARV-II toprovide real time data of all six lakh villages of the country. Aim of this mobile application : to ensure transparency in implementation of rural electrification programme.
To promote health and health education in villages, the Union AYUSH Ministry has launched ‘SwasthyaRakshaProgramm
This programme was initiated through Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) and Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS).
Actress Priyanka Chopra will be the Brand Ambassador for Assam Tourism. State Tourism Minister HimantaBiswaSarma said that she would work to promote Assam tourism globally.
Retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) today fixed 8.65% as the interest on provident fund deposits for 2016-17.
Nepal’s central bank has developed a software to facilitate exchanging banned Indian notes in the country.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed stiff restrictions on depositing more than 5,000 rupees in the scrapped 500 and 1,000 rupees notes.
Puerto Rico’s 19-year-old Stephanie Del Valle has been crowned as the Miss World 2016 at an event held in Maryland, US.
Henry Heimlich (96), the doctor who came up with the Heimlich manoeuvre which saved thousands of choking victims, died of a heart attack today.
After claiming his second Wimbledon title and maiden ATP World Tour Finals
crown, Britain’s world number one Andy Murray won a record third BBC Sports Personality of the Year award today.