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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 29 December 2015

Dec 29, 2015 19:04 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

• The IAS officer of 1980 Batch of Kerala Cadre who was given the additional charge of being the CEO of NITI Aayog is – Amitabh Kant

• Gautam Adani’s son Karan Adani was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of - Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone

• Bharat Petroleum commissioned a new crude distillation unit at – Mumbai Refinery

• Gujarat defeated Delhi by 139 runs to win their maiden - Vijay Hazare Trophy

• Renowned American scholar who passed away on 23 December 2015 and was awarded the 2014 Padma Bhushan Award for her influential works- Susanne Hoeber Rudolph

• Oscar-winning American cinematographer who died on 27 December 2015 and was known for his work in films like One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and American Graffiti- Haskell Wexler

• Person appointed as the Group Medical Director of the Manipal Hospitals Ltd on 29 December 2015- Nagendra Swamy

• Country that signed agreement with Japan to solve the decades-long dispute over women being forced to serve as sex slaves for Japan’s Imperial Army on 28 December 2015- South Korea

• Prime Minister of Georgia who resigned on 23 December 2015 after serving the country for two years in power- Irakli Garibashvili

• He headed the RBI’s Committee on Medium-term Path on Financial Inclusion the report of which released on 28 December 2015 - Deepak Mohanty

• He headed Committee on Revisiting & Revitalizing PPP Model the report of which released by the Union Government on 28 December 2015 – Vijay Kelkar

• The city in which the 18th Session of the India-Iran Joint Commission Meeting was held on 28 December 2015 - New Delhi

• The hill station which will host the 5-day long 12th National Skating Championship that is set to begin on 30 December 2015 – Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

• The airport which became country's first to offer e-boarding facility – Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderbad

• The spiritual organisation that established official ties with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – Ramakrishna Mission

• The river in which an underwater tunnel was proposed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to connect Amaravati and Vijayawada – Krishna River

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