Saturday, 9 January 2016

Current Affairs for Bank Exam : Extra Class 09.01.2016

Bank Exam Current Affairs Extra Class: 9 January 2016



• An all-out offensive by India’s paramilitary forces and the state's forces against the Naxalites that came in news on 8 January 2016 is - Operation Green Hunt

• This traditional bull-taming sports in Tamil Nadu was allowed to be conducted by the Union Government on 8 January 2016 - Jallikattu

• In order to carry out a survey on cultural topography of the country, Ministry of Culture on 8 January 2016 started the project called - Cultural Mapping of India

• India badminton player who climbed up 11 places to occupy the number one spot in junior men's singles category in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings - Siril Verma

• Union Government decided to implement the Bharat Stage (BS) VI norms from - 1 April 2020

• This place in Rajasthan saw the beginning of India-France eight-day counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency joint exercise Shakti-2016 - Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Bikaner

• The book authored by Nobel peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi that was released on 7 January 2016 in New Delhi - Azad Bachpan Ki Or

• This project of Kerala Government will bring together different schemes in health sector under one umbrella - Sampoorna Arogya Keralam

• Number of farm ponds that will be dig in Andhra Pradesh to store rain water and utilise it for irrigation at the cost of 550 crore rupees - 10 lakh

• This boy of Tamil Nadu won the top place in the 23rd Children Science Congress for exhibiting his project work on nano satellite - Mohamed Rifath Shaarook Raaj

• Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on 7 January 2016 announced that with an effective implementation of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme, the child sex ratio in the state has reached - 889 girls per 1000 boy

• Ex-IAS Officer who was on 7 January 2016 appointed as Chairman of fair-trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) - Devender Kumar Sikri

• DIPP Secretary appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NITI Aayog on 7 January 2016 - Amitabh Kant

• The Union Government on 7 January 2016 approved the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) for the year 2015-16 for - Punjab and Uttarakhand

• Quikr on 7 January 2016 announced the acquisition of property search website called- Commonfloor.com

• The Filipino golfer who was voted as the Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of Month for December 2015 is - Miguel Tabuena

• Rajasthan signed an agreement with Cairn Enterprise Centre Society to provide clean drinking water in - Barmer district

• The RBI Governor who was felicitated with the Central Banker of the Year Award (Global and Asia Pacific) for 2016 is - Raghuram Rajan

• The Indian shooter who won gold medal in the women's 10 metre air rifle event at the Swedish Cup Grand Prix is - Apurvi Chandela

• The Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Understanding between India and Singapore in - Civil Aviation

• Sam Pitroda on 6 January 2016 was appointed Technology Advisor to - Odisha Government

• The Union Cabinet gave its ex-post-facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bangladesh to set up – Border Haats

• Vedanta Limited appointed Samir Cairae as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of - Diversified Metals (India)

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