6.12.16

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa passes away

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa passes away


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman  passed away at a Chennai hospital last night (05th December 2016), the 68-year old AIADMK supremo breathed her last at 11:30 PM at the Apollo Hospital. She had suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital on September 22, 2016 following complaints of fever and dehydration, but she never fully recovered. Jayalalithaa's body was taken to her Poes Garden residence before being taken to Rajaji Hall, where people can pay their last respects to the departed soul. 

Tamil Nadu government has announced a seven-day State Mourning from 06th December 2016. During the period, the national flag on all government buildings will be flown at half-mast. No official entertainment will also be held during this period, The government has also declared a three-day holiday for all educational institutions in the state. The neighbouring union territory of Puducherry has also announced a holiday for all government offices and educational institutions as a mark of respect to Jayalalithaa.

O Panneerselvam sworn in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

O Panneerselvam sworn in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu


After the demise of AIADMK supremo & Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the Apollo Hospital, her loyalist O Panneerselvam has been sworn in as Chief Minister at a sombre ceremony at the Raj Bhawan along with all the ministers in the erstwhile Jayalalithaa Cabinet. The AIADMK MLAs met at the party headquarters to elect Mr Panneerselvam as the successor to Jayalalithaa. 

At a solemn ceremony in the Raj Bhavan, Mr. Panneerselvam was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao. This was his third swearing-in as Chief Minister. All 31 members of the outgoing Ministry were sworn in along with him. As Jayalalithaa’s trusted man, Mr. Panneerselvam had stepped into her shoes for two brief periods — during 2001-02 and 2014-15 — after she was unseated by the courts.

Google launches personal safety app 'Trusted Contacts'

Google launches personal safety app 'Trusted Contacts'


Google has launched a new personal safety app called 'Trusted Contacts' that lets users share their location with trusted people in everyday situations and emergencies.  This app works even without the internet or when a user is unable to reach the phone. This app can also automatically share the user's location when they do not respond within a reasonable timeframe.

So, let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Name of the app, which has launched by google as a personal safety app, recently?
Ans1.Trusted Contacts

Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected Uzbekistan President

Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected Uzbekistan President


Uzbekistan's Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev became the country's second president after winning 88.61% vote in the first presidential election since the death of the authoritarian leader and President Islam Karimov. Mirziyoyev has been PM since 2003 and was serving as interim president since Karimov's demise. 

So, let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Who has been elected as a new president of Uzbekistan?
Q2. What is the capital and currency of Uzbekistan?
Ans1.  Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Ans2. Tashkent and Uzbekistani som  

B R Ambedkar's death anniversary: 6 December

B R Ambedkar's death anniversary: 6 December


The Nation is remembering the architect of the Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar on his 60th death anniversary. Dr Ambedkar died on this day in 1956. Since then, Mahaparinirvan Diwas is observed every year to pay him tributes.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14th April 1891 – 6th December 1956), popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination against Untouchables, while also supporting the rights of women and labour. He was Independent India's first law minister and the principal architect of the Constitution of India.

France PM Manuel Valls resigns and declares presidential candidacy

France PM Manuel Valls resigns and declares presidential candidacy


France PM, Manuel Valls, has resigned from Prime minister shaft and to declare himself a candidate for thepresidency.  Manuel Carlos Valls Galfetti is a French politician elected as the Prime Minister of France from 31 March 2014 till 6 December 2016. He was the Minister of the Interior from 2012 to 2014. He is also a member of the Socialist Party.

NITI Aayog to provide Rs 5 lakh per district

NITI Aayog to provide Rs 5 lakh per district


To encourage each district in the country to take the digitization route without fear, the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog will be immediately transferring Rs.5 lakh to each district as seed money to kick start this drive. A letter has been written to the district collector, commissioners and magistrates in this regard byNITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, who is also a member of the committee to promote cashless payments.

So, let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Who is the CEO of NITI Aayog?
Answer: Amitabh Kant

Prez Mukherjee to inaugurate 1st ever International Gita Mahotsav

Prez Mukherjee to inaugurate 1st ever International Gita Mahotsav


President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first ever International Gita Mahotsav in Kurukshetra, Haryanatoday. The President will also lay the foundation stone of Krishna circuit on the occasion. In a five day mega event, many spiritual leaders from different religions, scholars and artists from various countries will participate. The Mahotsav will set a world record with the recitation of Ashtadash Shaloki Gita by as many as 18 thousand students at one go.

MMTC to tie-up with SBI to sell govt minted 'Indian Gold Coin'

MMTC to tie-up with SBI to sell govt minted 'Indian Gold Coin'


India’s largest public sector trading body MMTC(Metals and Minerals Trading goldCorporation) has tied-up with the State Bank of India (SBI) to sell government-minted Indian Gold Coin(24 Karat) which will be available in denominations of 5gm, 10gm and 20 gm bar.

So, let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. With which Bank, MMTC has tied-up to sell government-minted Indian Gold Coin?
Ans1. SBI

Praful Patel appointed as AFC senior VP

Praful Patel appointed as AFC senior VP


All India Football Federation President Praful Patel has been appointed as a Senior Vice-President of Asian Football Confederation. Under Patel's tutelage, India won the rights to host the Fifa U-17 World Cup India 2017 and hosted the AFC U-16 Championship in September 2016.


So, let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Who has been appointed as a Senior Vice-President of Asian Football Confederation?
Answer: Praful Patel
News (1270) Jobs (1232) PrivateJobs (317) Events (302) Result (127) Admit (103) Success_Story (65) BankJobs (56) Articles (32) Startups (17) Walk-INS (3)