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NDA Exam I 2016: Current affairs set- 3

Apr 7, 2016 11:40 IST

    NDA Exam I 2016 – 17th April 2016
    (Current Affairs)

    Person in News:
    •The next Chief Justice of India (CJI) and who will be take over the office from 2 December 2015- T.S. Thakur
    •The Indian-born Sikh was sworn-in as Defence Minister of Canada in November 2015- Harjit Sajjan
    •Recently, He was appointed as Indian High Commissioner to United Kingdom (UK) - Navtej Singh Sarna
    •He was headed the Committee on Bankruptcy Law Reforms that submitted its report to the Union Government in November 2015- Dr T K Viswanathan
    •The author of the book Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations - Nandan Nilekani and Viral Shah

    International News:
    •The parliament of that country voted to impeach its Vice President Ahmed Adeeb in November 2016 - Maldives
    •Bosnian and Serbian governments in November 2015 held their first joint session in Sarajevo after the war - 1992-95 Bosnian War
    •She was sworn as the first female Vice President of Tanzania- Samia Suluhu
    •The 21st International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications (INCOFYRA) will be organised from 3 to 7 January 2016 at - Bengaluru
    •The country was designated as the guest country for China Shanghai International Arts - India

    National News:
    •The state government signed a MoU (4 November 2015) with Indian Railways to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for implementing the railway projects - Odisha
    •The High Court on 3 November 2015 ruled that a child born out of rape will have inheritance rights over the property of the assaulter, the biological father- Allahabad
    •The state which signed a MOU with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to assist the state in assessing its economic competitiveness- Andhra Pradesh
    •The state government in November 2015 proposed 1656 crore rupees AMRUT Action Plan to improve urban infrastructure in the state - Madhya Pradesh
    •The Union Cabinet in November 2015 gave its nod to which scheme of Ministry of Power- Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna

    Awards:-
    •The Indian Metro project won the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) rating for the efficient energy management - Delhi Metro
    •The film, television and stage actor in November 2015 was honoured with the Vishnudas Bhave Award- Vikram Gokhale
    •He was awarded with the Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime achievement- Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma
    •Indian Railways in November 2015 issued a Letter of Award (LoA) to which company for setting up of Diesel Locomotive Factory (DLF) at Marhowra, Bihar- GE Global Sourcing India Pvt Limited

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