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PLATINUM KEY POINTS OF DECEMBER-2015
1.

Barcelona Football player Lionel Messi has won the FIFA prestigious Ballon dOr tittle.

2.

Indian Railways has signed a contract with GE and Alstom to set up two new manufacturing facilities in
Madhepuraand Marhawrah, Bihar.

3.

Anitha Kapur appointed as an advisor of Tax reforms for a period of six months by the Indian Government.

4.

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurate the Diu Tourism Festival which is a two month long festival
organized by Diu Administration.

5.

APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award will be presented by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee for the school students with
innovative ideas at IIM Ahmedabad.

6.

IMF added the Chinese currency Yuan into the elite currency list. Yuan is also called as Renminbi.

7.

Netherland won the Hockey World league by defeating India at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium Raipur,
Chhattisgarh.

8.

World AIDS day was observed on Dec 1st. The Theme for this year is Getting o Zero, Ends AIDS by 2030.

9.

Indian HRD Minister launched the Global Innovative of Academic Networks programme at IIT Gandhi Nagar.

10. India has ranked 81stamoung the 141 countries in the Global Innovative Index 2015, published by Cornell
University, INSEAD and WIPO as co-publishers and knowledge parterners.
11. Senior Janata Dal party leader Vijay Kumar Choudary has been elected as the new speaker of Bihar assembly.
12. The renowned Sarangi Player UstadSabri Khan passed away due to breathing problem at the age of 88.
13. Britains Royal Society confirmed the Nobel laureate Sri Venkataraman Ramakrishanan as its President.
14. The United Nations International day for Abolition of Slavery is annually held on Dec 2 nd to raise awareness of the
atrocities of modern slavery.
15. Book ON MY Terms an autobiography of SharadPawar is released by PM N.Modi.
16. Vijay Chaudhary unanimously elected as the Speaker of Bihar Assembly.
17. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan becomes the co-owner of Singapore Slammers in International Premier Tennis League.
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18. 44 Navy Day was observed on 4 December 2015.
19. Anoop Singh won the gold medal in 7th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Championship in Bangkok.
20. Israel for the first time allowed HIV positives to join in their Army.
21. Residents of a village in Maharastras Nagpur district have voluntarily given their agricultural land to develop it as a
forest cover under unique concept called community-owned nature conservancies.
22. India and USA decided to sign an agreement to expand intelligence sharing and information on terrorist watch list,
aimed raising concern by the both countries over spread of terror networks.

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23. The Horn Bill Festival held in the first week of December shows that with its stunning natural beauty and great
cultural traditions.
24. Arunachal Pradesh will soon get another Shishak Bhavan in Itanagar with chief minister NabamTuki laying the
foundation stone of the building at Government Upper Primary School, Papunallah.
25. Countrys third largest private sector bank Axis Bank launched a display variant debit card which does away with
the hassles of generating one time password(OTP) over SMS while transacting.
26. WHO has been launched new fruit-flavored drugs for kids to counter Tuberculosis.
27. Justice T.S.Thakur has been appointed as the 43rd Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India. He succeeds Chief
Justice H.L.Duttu.
28. Pulin Kumar of Adidas India wins prestigious Indian National Bar Assosiations INBA General Counsel of the year
2015 award.
29. Union Cabinet approves the setting up of 6 new IITs in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu, Kerala and
Karnataka.
30. Indian Government gives its approval for signing MoU between India and Israel in the field of Water Resource
Management.
31. Goa government has launched the National Food Security Act, 2013 with an aim to benefit more than one third of
the states population.
32. Air India has launched a non-stop flight between India and San Francisco which will be the only non-stop link
between India and West Cost of America.
33. According to the credit rating agency Bricwork Ratings Maharashtra is the biggest economy state in the country in
terms of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP).
34. Himachal Pradesh become the first state in the country to launch Rota Virus Vaccination Project and it was
launched by the Himachal Pradesh CM Virabhadra Singh at Dharmashala in Kanga district.
35. Jyotindra Mehta has been appointed as the new National President of Sahakari Bharati a voluntary organization in
the cooperative field.
36. Blinks author Saurabh Yadav has won the Joint third Prize in the PII-ICRC 2015 Annual Awards for his report on
violence in Bodoland. Neha Dixit from Delhi eon the first prize for her report on the Muzzafar nagar camps.
37. GAIL India has launched a satellite based web portal BHUVAN GAIL portal in collaboration with ISRO for the
pipeline security application.
38. The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation CESC has signed a MoU with Silver Spring, a US based company for
exploring business opportunities in India.

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39. Singapore Government has contributed $ 75,000 as an aid to the flood affected people in Chennai and other places
in Tamil Nadu.
40. Malaysias Parliament has passed a new Security Bill that gives greater power to security authorities.
41. Maharashtra government for the first time approved a grant of Rs. 25.93 crore for Maharashtra state Seed
Corporation.
42. Chinas first manned electric aircraft RX1E has got the license for its production.
43. The Chief Economic Advisor Dr.Arvind Subramaniam led panel has recommended the GST Rate of 17-18% and
the report was submitted to Finance Minister Arun Jaitely.
44. Indias largest drug maker, Sun Pharmaceutical Industry has received the final approval from US Food and Drug
Administration to make generic copies of Novartis AGs cancer drug Gleevec.
45. Australian Parliament has passed its anti-terrorism law strip citizen-ship.
46. Ajinkya Rahane becomes the Fifth Indian batsman to hit two centuries in test cricket.
47. UP government has proposed to invest Rs. 3,287cr under AMRUT Plan 2015-2016.
48. Delhi assembly has passed a bill to increase the salary of an MLA by 400%.
49. Union Minister of Road and Transport has laid the foundation of 3 key new projects in the proposed Capital of AP,
Amaravati.
50. On the Occasion of 60th death anniversary of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar India has issued the coins in the denominations of
Rs.10 and Rs.125.
51. Jharkhand joined the UDAY Scheme after its Chief Minister Raghubar Das has given its in-principal approval to
central Government.
52. Singapore has replaced the Mauritius as the top source of FDI into India by the investment of $6.69 Billion into
India.
53. General Motors has appointed KaherKazem as President and managing Director of its India operations and he will
be effective from January 1, 2016.
54. Music streaming app SAAVN has appointed Gaurav Wadhwa as Vice-President of Entertainment and Original
Content.
55. Supreme Court declined a Public Interest Petition and this was headed by Chief Justice T.S.Thakur.
56. Anand Mahindra has joined the sustainability committee of Formula E Championship an initiative of Federation
International de IAotomobile (FIA).
57. Lokayukta of Karnataka Justice Y.BhaskarRao has given resignation to the Governor Vajubhai RudabhaiVala.
58. Pradip Bhargav, Shyamal K Sarkar and S M Nigam has appointed as the non-official independent directors on the
board of NMDC Ltd.

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59. The Public Ship Yard Ltd has launched the 19th of the 20 fast petrol vessels being built for Indian Coast Guard and
named as ICGS Atulya.
60. The government has imposed ban on 39 terrorist organizations under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
61. Indian government has planned to set up eight new ecological observatories including in the Himalayas and
Western Ghats.
62. The Rajasthan Government has proposed worth over Rs.6400cr to the center for development of its four potential
Smart Cities.
63. Ministry of Skill development and Entrepreneurship has signed anMoU with Department of Heavy Industries in the
manufacturing sector with the focus on capital goods and the automotive sector.
64. The Center has appointed Bhaskar Ramamurti and RK Shevgonkar as part-time and non-official directors of Bharat
Electronics Limited (BEL).
65. Government has established a mechanism to be known as SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) under
NITI Aayog.
66. Karnataka State Gov has signed an Expression of Interest with ReitZel Group in Invest Karnataka 2016 a Global
Investment Meet.
67. The software market in India is estimated to be $5.3bill in 2016 at the rate of 12.8 percent growth in this year.
68. The Bhopal based Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Viswavidyalaya (RGPV) has announced that it has applied for a US
patent of the discovery of the new anti-cancer molecules code named CTR-17 and CTR-20.
69. Tata Consultancy Services has won four prestigious awards for key clients projects and innovations at the
European Software Testing Awards 2015.
70. According to the annual report released by Global Financial Integrity, China has topped the list with USD 139 Billion
in terms of Black Money.
71. World champion Carolina Marin has won the Female Player of the year award in Badminton.
72. SK Bhattacharya a former

FIFA referee has passed away at the age of 87 years in Chandanpur, West

Bengal.
73. Indian Union Cabinet had cleared the proposal of providing Bullet trains for the Mumbai Ahmedabad corridor to
Japan.
74. Myanmar has planned to launch new stock exchange by the name Yangon Stock Exchange.
75. Indian Union Cabinet has approved the 20 major Amendments in the Real Estate Regulatory Bill.
76. Asian Development Bank will provide a $500 Million government backed loan and a further $500 Million in nonsovereign lending to Power-Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

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77. The global technology giant Honeywell and Safe water Network have joined hands to provide the technology, fund
and implements the iJal Stations.
78. Ministry of Skill Development has launched the NETAP program in collaboration with the Team Lease.
79. IISC Bangalore bagged the US military contract for research and development on the solar powered microgrid.
80. Dooradarshan has signed a MoU with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to broadcast public health issues
related programme.
81. Prakash Kumar Singh has taken charge as the Chairman of PSU Steel Authority of India Ltd.
82. The Metropolitan Stock Exchange is set to appoint its interim MD and CEO Udai Kumar as MD and CEO.
83. National Building Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) has signed a MoU with Indian Culinary Institute Society to
set the ICIs at Tirupati and Noida.
84. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has proposed to initiate a Logistics Efficiency Enhancement Program
and Vehicle Fleet Modernization Program to improve Indian Logistics efficiency.
85. Kapil Chopra has been appointed as the Chairman of World Travel and Tourisim Council India Initiative (WTTCII)
for 2016.
86. The International Cricket Council has announced exciting new global partnership with OPPO on a four year deal
which runs from 2016 to 2020.
87. International Day of Persons with Disabilities was recently observed across the world on 3 December 2015
88. Veteran Bollywood Actor Naseeruddin Shah has been honored with the life time achievement award at the 12th
edition of Dubai International Film Festival.
89. Government of India and Government of China have signed a Protocol for amending the existing Convention for the
avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
90. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated Umang 2015 a Festival of Energy at the Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Sarvodaya Vidyalaya School.
91. Shriram Foundation launched a Mobile Clinic to monitor and provide medical assistance to truck drivers.
92. ABB India Ltd has appointed Sanjeev Sharma as MD and this come to effect from January 1, 2016.
93. Government of India has imposed an anti-dumping duty rainging from 5% to 57% on imports of cold-rolled flat
products of stainless steel for five years.
94. The renowed agro-economist, veteram leader of farmers, founder of hetakari Sangathan Sharad Joshi passed away
at his residence in Pune at the age of 81 years.
95. Rafael Nadal has defeated Roger Federer in the International Premier Tennis Leagues India leg at the Indira
Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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96. Dilip Kumar Indian cinemas one of the greatest actors has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan at a function
held at the veteran actor residence in Mumbai.
97. USA has lifted the Admirals Cup in the sixth edition of the sailing regatta organized by the Indian Naval Academy at
the Ettikulum Bay near Ezhimala in Kannur district of Kerala.
98. The abbitious USD 10 billion Turkmenistan-Afganistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project takes place in Mary,
Turkmenistan.
99. The Maharastra government has constituted a task force under Union Minister of State for Finance JayantSinha for
setting up an International Financial Service Centre (IFSC) in Mumbai.
100. The RBI has set-up a committee to check the menace of chit-fund and various financial irregularities in the country
headed by Governor Mr.RaghuramRajan.
101. McLeod RusselIndia Ltd has won the three-year (2015-2017) title rights for a financial commitment of Rs.4.5cr to
the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGIT) Royal Calcutta Golf Club Championship.
102. The mascot and logo of the 12th SAF games Tikhor has been inauguarated in Guwahati by Assam CM
TarunGogoi and Union Sports minister Sarbanand Sonowal.
103. Indian IT major Infosys has invested USD 3 Million in the US-based wearable device startup WHOOP to pick-up a
minority share holding not exceeding 20 percent.
104. Indain shooter Vijay Kumar has won the gold medal in the mens 25-meter center fire pistol gold medal at the 59th
National Shooting Championship in New Delhi.
105. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has entered into an agreement with Delhi Metro
Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the implementation of Rs.5,566cr Dahisar to DN Nagar Metro-2 corridor.
106. IISc Bengalore has developed its Hybrid Solar Destination System.
107. India launched six Singaporean satellites weighing a total around 625kg through its Polar Satellite Launch Vehical
(PSLV) rocket C-29.
108. As per the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), report India ranking on Human Development Index
(HDI) has ranked on 130th.
109. The total of 188 countries have submitted their INDC to UNFCCC on climate change during Paris Summit.
110. Sandeep Kishore has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Zensar Technologies and he succeds
Ganesh Natarajan.
111. Hyundai Motar India has appointed S Ganesh Mani as Vice President Production.
112. The Asset Management Company DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt Ltd has launched IFAXpress an
online platform for independent financial advisers (IFAs).

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113. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development had accepted China as a member, handling the
worldssecont Biggest economy investment routes into Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
114. Marking its debut in the Indian Solar Industry post its investment announcement of $20 Billion, Japans SoftBank
won its first 350MW solar power project in Andhra Pradesh through its joint venture company SBG Cleantech.
115. The GOA government has approved 11 projects including five-star hotels, with an investment of about Rs. 1,000cr
which are set to create over 5,500 jobs.
116. Indian government has approved Justice L Narasimha Reddy to head the judicial committee which will look into the
implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme.
117. Rajasthans Apurvi Chandela has bagged a gold medal in the 10 meter Air Rifle event on the final day of 59 th
National Shooting Championship in Delhi.
118. Heritage Foods has won National Energy Conservation Awards 2015, both first and second prizes, in the diary
sector from the Union Power Ministery.
119. Supreme Court has appointed Retd Justice Virendra Singh as new Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh.
120. Adena Friedman will be named as chief operating officer of NASDAQ Inc.
121. Volkswagan India Pvt Ltd has received the latest ISO 9001:2015 certificate, which was released in October 2015.
122. The Supreme Court banned the registration of all diesel SUVs and luxury cars with engine capacity of 2000cc or
more in the entire National Capital Region till March 31 st 2016.
123. The central govt is planning to come up with new medical colleges in 58 districts of India. The new colleges will add
5,800 more MBBS seats in the country.
124. Mr.Mohd.Jamshed has taken over as the new Member Taffic, Railway Board. Earlier he was GM of Northeast
Frontier Railway.
125. Jet Airways has announced the resignation of its CEO Cramer Ball which is effective from Feb 29, 2016.
126. Hindustan Uniliver Ltd has signed an agreement with Mosons Group to acquire its flagship brand Indulekha for
Rs.330cr.
127. Denmark tooped the list of 144 nations on the Best Countries of Bussiness in 2015 list by Forbes. India has been
ranked a low 97th .
128. China has launched its first Dark matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) satellite in a fresh search for smoking gun
signals of the invisible material that scientists believe make up most of the Universes Mass and it was nicknamed
WuKong after the Monkey King with penetrating eyes.
129. The union Cabinet has approved the model text for the countrys new Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) hoping to
provide more stability to foreign investors as well as keep the country out of disputes with multinational companies.
130. Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a MoU between India and Spain on cooperation in Port Matters.

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131. Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to a MoU signed between India and its BRICS counterparts for
strengthening and further development of energy saving and energy efficiency cooperation.
132. Nissan has appointed Sanjay Gupta as Vice-President Marketing.
133. Former Delhi High Court judge Reva Khetrapal has taken over as Lokayukta of Delhi for the tenure of five years.
134. The All India conference of Directors General of Police begans at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch near Bhuj.
135. Indian Space research Organistion ISROs commercial arm Antrix Corporation has bagged almost 30 orders for the
launch of foreign Sattellites.
136. Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the purchase of an estimated 40,000cr rupees Russian S-400 air defence
missile system.
137. Gamesa a Wind Turbine manufacturing company has won an order from Tata Power Renewable Energy for the
supply of fifty machines of 2 MW capacities each.
138. The 22nd National Cricket Tournament for the visually impaired was inaugurated in New Delhi. The tournament was
inaugurated at Central Civil Services Culture and Sports Ground in Chanakyapuri.
139. Central Government has approved three foreign direct investment proposals amounting to Rs.135.84cr in its
meeting based on the recomondations of Foreign Investment promotion Board.
140. Rattan LalHangloo Vice Chancellor of Kalyani University, West Benga has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor
of Allahabad University.
141. UN Security Council has adopted a resolution outling a peace process in Syria. The 15 member rare agreement on
the issue in a session in New York.
142. Meghalaya government has signed a peace pact with the militant outfit, the United Achik Liberation Army, UALA.
143. Kerala government will setup the states first Petcoke (petroleum coke) based power plant using the fuel produced
from BPCL-Kochi Refinerys Integrated Refinery Expansion Project (IREP).
144. As per the World bank, India has become the largest remittances receiving country at 72 Billion US dollars this year
followed by China at 64 Billion USD.
145. Chirs Gayle has become the first cricketer to hit 600 in T20 cricket as Melbourne Renegades beat Brisbane Heat in
a Big Blash League.
146. Dan Carter has been named 2015 sports Personality of the year. He beat Novak Djokovic, Katie Ledecky, Usain
Bolt, Jordan Spieth and Serena Williams.
147. Former defense Secretory R.K.Mathur has been appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner.
148. The central government has proposed to set up a Multi-purpose Capacity Building in Sikkim.
149. United States has lifted a 40-year ban on oil exports.

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150. Assam is set to enforce the National Food Security Act across the state. The subsidized rice will be provided to 2cr
40lk people.
151. Vijender Singh hecome the first Indian to score Pro-Boxing hat-trick.
152. Union Health Minister JP Nadda had laid foundation stone for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, at
Mangalagiri in Andhra Pradesh.
153. US Senate has adopted long awaited reforms to give emerging economics a greater say in how the International
Monetary Fund is managed.
154. Lakshmi Vilas Bank has appointed Parthasarathi Mukherjee as the new managing director and CEO for three years.
155. Nepal government has decided to amend the New Constitution to address two demanda of Madhesis regarding
proportional and constituency delimation.
156. IndiasAbhay Singh won the boys Under-19 title, beating second seed Alwin Chai of Malaysia in the final of the Old
Chang Kee Singapore Squash Open.
157. Barcelona won their fifth trophy of 2015 after clinching the FIFA Club World Cup for a third time with a
comprehensive victory over River Plate.
158. GopalSubrmanium has been appointed to head the enquiry commission to assess the DDCA Scam to probe the
alleged irregularities in DDCA.
159. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code-2015 was introduced by Finance Minister.
160. The SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2014 was introduced in LokSabha by the Minister of
Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Thaawar Chand Gehlot.
161. Eyeway National Helpdesk is a cloud technology based intiative of Score Foundation with support from the
Government and has launched a Toll-free for visually impaired persons.
162. Gujarat has become the first state in the country to take up Public-Private Partnership Projects for the
redevelopment of slums.
163. The Union Minister of HRD Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has launched the Sixth All India Survey on Higher Education
(AISHE) in New Delhi.
164. New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum to retire from test cricket after the two-match cricket series against
Australia.
165. The Odisha Government has launched a scheme Anwesha to provide free education to SC-ST students from
remote areas in urban area public schools.
166. Cochin Shipyard has received certification to build LNG-transporting ships for any client worldwide, making it the
first shipyard in India to get the nod, joining the league of South Korea, Japan and China.

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167. Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank has been awarded the first runner-up for the best performance under SHG-bank
linkage by a regional rural bank by ACCESS-ASSIST.
168. Indias first indigenously designed and built warship Indian Naval Ship Godavari has decommissioned in the Naval
Dockyard of Mumbai.
169. The Indian Government crackdown on black money has led to the detection of undisclosed income of over 16
thousand crore rupees since March 2014 while assets worth 1,200cr have been seized.
170. In Badminton, Indias doubles pair of Manu Attri and N Sumeeth Reddy has ended the season on a high by claming
their maiden Grand Prix Tittle.
171. The ITF has announced American Serena Williams and Serbian Novak Djokovic as the 2015 ITF World Champions.
172. Union Cabinet has approved the Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase-1A. it will cover a length of around 23km with
22 stations.
173. Apollo Hospitals Group and Health Education England (HEE) have signed a MoU to promote cooperation and
interaction in healthcare education between India and England.
174. Australian captain Steve Smith was named ICC Cricketer of the year for 2015 after scoring the world leading 1,734
runs at an average of 82.57 with seven centuries over the voting period.
175. Defence Minister Manoha Parrikar has decided the cable-stayed bridge constructed at Basohali in Kathua District of
J&K to the nation.
176. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched two mobile apps for farmers namely Agri Market Mobile
and Crop Insurance.
177. Indian Railways has signed an MoU with Coal India limited for procurement of wagons for the exclusive use of CIL.
178. Ministry of Urban Development and National Remote Sensing Center of ISRO have prepared geospatial thematic
database (comprising of 12 layers) for 152 towns on 1:10,000 scale and carried out Aerial survey of 132 towns at
1:2,000 scale for Survey of India.
179. Indian Parliament has passed the Payment Of bonus (Amendment) Bill 2015 with the Rajya Sabha adopting it.
180. The Indian Railways has hiked the Tatkal Ticket charges by up-to 33 percent with an aim to improve passenger
revenue collections.
181. The State owned aluminium maker Nalco signed an agreement with Chaleico of China for research and
development (R&D) cooperation in the fields of mutual interest.
182. Russia has signed pacts with India for Kudankulam Nuclear Plant.
183. PM NarendraModi has inaugurated the new building of Afghanistan Parliament built by India in Kabul.
184. Amway India has announced Bollywood actor Faran Akhtar as its brand Ambassador to promote Nutrilite range of
the products.

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185. Indian Oil Corporation and Oil Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Russian national oil company
Rosneft for cooperation in the geologic survey, exploration and production of hydrocarbons in select onshore areas
in Russia.
186. Indian former wicket-keeper batsman Syed Kirmani has been nominated for Col. C.K.Naidu Lifetime Achievement
Award for 2015.
187. Veteran Bollywood actress Sadhana passed away in Mumbai after a brief illness at the age of 74 years.
188. Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated Veda Pathashala (Vedic School) built by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
(TTD).
189. Bangladesh signed a deal with Russia to set up two nuclear power plants.
190. Mukesh Ambani to unveil companys much awaited 4G mobile service at Reliance Corporate Park in Mumbai.
191. Public broadcaster Prasarabharathi and top Russian pay-tv programmer Digital Television Russia (DTR) have inked
a pact for joint production and exchange of TV programs and related services.
192. Sanjita Chanu has bagged Gold medal in the womens categories on the first day of the Senior National
Weightlifting Championships at the SAI center in Patiala.
193. Aircraft carrier INS Vikrant was declared as overall last regatta winner team and awarded the trophy.
194. Tata Power has signed a MoU with Ministry of Development of Russia Far East to explore and develop investment
opportunities in the energy sector.
195. MVK Moorthy has been elected as the new President of All India Federation of Tax Practitioners for 2016.
196. The international referee from India, Ashok Kumar has been selected for officiating in the Rio Olympics.
197. Mamady Youla has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Guinea.
198. Deepak Lather has set a national record in the mens 62kg competition of the Senior National Weightlifting
Championships.
199. Indian Shiva Keshavan has won a silver medal at Asian Championship which concluded in Nagano, Japan.
200. Tech Mahindra announced the launch of MoboMoney, a first of its kind Tap N Pay contactless digital payment
solution for the Indian masses.

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