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December 25th 26 Current affairs 2016

Current affairs updates for December 25, 26th 2016.As we have said many times earlier that current affairs serves as an important subject for the examination and all those candidates who are going to appear in the examination should focus on this and they should learn the general awareness where the current affairs will be one of the most important part. There will be almost 40 questions from the current affairs section in banking examination and in other examinations too, its importance cannot be ignored. Candidates who are going to appear in the exam can check out the details here.

General awareness updates for December 25, 26th 2016

Hindus and other minority communities living in Pakistan can now register for Indian citizenship for only Rs 100. Earlier the fee was Rs 1500.

“3rd Good Governance Day” is being observed today.  India observes this day to celebrate the 92nd birthday of former Prime  Minister Bharat RatnaAtalBihari Vajpayee.

A 100-day campaign will be launched across the country with the theme  “good governance” on the occasion.
Today is 155th birth anniversary of social reformer (Bharat Ratna)PanditMadan  MohanMalaviya. Great Independence Activist, politician and Statesman Bharat Ratna C Rajagopalachary’s Death Anniversary today.

The government has sanctioned over 9,000 assault rifles, 34 armoured vehicles and more than 760 patrolling bikes to SashastraSeemaBal (SSB) which is tasked to secure the country’s frontiers with Nepal and Bhutan.

Transport Minister NitinGadkari has today announced that the government is  coming out with a new policy under which the existing penalty for illegal parking on  roads would be increased from ₹200 to ₹1,000.

Google India has partnered with the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for a campaign called ‘Digitally Safe Consumer’ to help protect consumer interest online.

Google is also working with schools to spread awareness about internet safety among the youth.

NarendraModi today announced the start of Lucky GrahakYojana and DigiDhanVyaparYojana to promote cashless transactions.

Actor Shah Rukh Khan will be conferred an honorary doctorate by Hyderabad- based Maulana Azad National Urdu University.

Dinanath Bhargava (89), a co-artist in the team that sketched the National Emblem
‘Lion Capital of Ashoka’, passed away. Bhargava was in his early twenties when he was chosen in the team,  which also designed the pages of the Constitution’s manuscript.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today opened a Banking Ombudsman Office in
Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
The Dharamshala vegetable market has become the first cashless market in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

The swipe machine facility for this purpose was installed by ICICI Bank and was launched by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight tested the Smart Anti-field Weapon (SAAW) at the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off Odisha coast.

Capable of engaging ground targets with high precision covering a range of around 100 km, SAAW precision-guided bomb is an indigenously designed and developed class smart weapon weighing 120 kg.

Indian Test skipper ViratKohli has featured on top of the Lord’s Cricket Ground’s Top 20 Players of 2016.

Kohli is this year’s top scorer across the three formats of the game with  2595 runs in 41 innings. RavichandranAshwin (3), AjinkyaRahane (13) and CheteshwarPujara
(18) were the other Indians who made it to the list.

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