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Explanation: The Himachal Pradesh has achieved 100 percent Aadhar saturation on the basis of population of year 2015. With this, Himachal Pradesh has become the sixth State/UT in the Country. Earlier, Delhi, Telangana, Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh have achieved this milestone.
Explanation: Department of Telecom will launch a portal ‘Tarang Sanchar’ that will help users get checked the radiation level of mobile towers and transmitters across the country in a month.
Explanation: India and Tajikistan have signed four agreements. Signed Agreements are: i) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Broadcasting in Exchange of Audio Visual Programs ii) MoU for cooperation in the exchange of financial intelligence related to money laundering, related crimes and financing of terrorism. iii) Protocol amending the Agreement for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. iv) Announcement of initiation of Bilateral investment treaty between both countries.
Explanation: Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, ArunJaitley and Minister of State for Communications (Independent charge) and Minster of State for Railways ManojSinha today jointly launched State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet, a product by SBI and BSNL.
Explanation: The government has announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat as the new Indian Army Chief and Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa as the new Indian Air Force Chief.
Explanation: Jharkhand cadre IPS officer Rajiv Jain has been appointed as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB). Anil Dhasmana, a 1980-batch Madhya Pradesh-cadre officer, will head external intelligence agency RAW.
Explanation: India were crowned junior Hockey World champions after defeating Belgium 2-1 in the final in Lucknow on Sunday. Gurjant Singh opened the scoring in the 8th minute while Simranjeet Singh added another in the 22nd-minute.
Explanation: The United Nations’ (UN) International Migrants Day is annually held on December 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide.
Explanation: BJP led Assam government has roped in Bollywood actress, Priyanka Chopra as the brand ambassador of state tourism. She will promote brand entity of “Awesome Assam”.
Explanation: Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle (19-year) was crowned Miss World 2016 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland(USA). First runner-up was Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of the Dominican Republic followed by Miss World Indonesia Natasha Mannuela.
Explanation: The Union Power Ministry is going to launch new mobile application GARV-II to provide real time data of all six lakh villages of the country. The purpose of the mobile application is to ensure transparency in implementation of rural electrification programme.
Explanation: YES Bank, India’s fifth largest private sector bank has partnered with Ola, one of the popular mobile apps for transportation, to provide cash-on-demand at customer’s doorstep.
Explanation: Ukraine has nationalised the country’s largest bank in an attempt to avert a financial meltdown in the war-scarred former Soviet state. The government moved to take over PrivatBank after months of rumors that the lender was heavily burdened by bad debts.
Explanation: The India-Nepal Folk Crafts Festival, an initiative of South Asia Foundation to promote cultural exchanges between the two neighbours, began in Kathmandu. The festival, from December 19 to 23, is with the objective to promote crafts based bilateral relations and enhance cultural exchanges between the artisans of India and Nepal.
Explanation: SwasthyaRakshan Program has been initiated through Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) and Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) in selected districts/ villages.
Explanation: Atletico De Kolkata has won Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament for the second time in three years in Kochi. The Kolkata team scored four goals against the three by Kerala Blasters in the penalty shootout.
Explanation: The Haryana government has launched “Haryana Immunization Incentives and Information Programme” to increase immunization rates of children between the age group of 0-12 months. The programme would be implemented in 7 districts viz. Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Mewat, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari and Sonipat covering 140 Primary Health Centres (PHCs).
Explanation: Indian politician Sharad Pawar has stepped down as president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). Move came after Pawar decided to ‘fall in line’ with the recommendations of the Lodha panel.
Explanation: The world famous river island and seat of Vaishnavite culture “Majuli district” will soon become the India’s first-ever carbon neutral district by 2020. To achieve this goal, the Assam government has launched a project “Sustainable Action for Climate Resilient Development in Majuli” (SACReD Majuli) to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Explanation: Former Planning Commission member Saumitra Chaudhuri passed away in Sir Ganga Ram hospital of the National Capital early on Sunday morning. He was admitted to Sir Gangaram Hospital due to ill health earlier.
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