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General knowledge Updates January 2016

General knowledge Updates January 2016,Current Affairs January 2016,GK updates
January 2016
  1. Union government and the World Bank signed a $50-million credit agreement
  2. Ambitious odd-even scheme of Delhi government started off in New Delhi
  3. LRSAM test-fired from INS Kolkata
  4.  Iran’s leading banks will soon open branches in India
  5. Pakistan’s Singer Adnan Sami gets Indian Citizenship
  6.  RBI asked the banks to open banks in villages with a population of more than 5000
  7. D.K.Hota to be the new CMD of defence PSU BEML Ltd
  8. Harpal Singh Kumar received Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II
  9. Ashwin becomes the no.1 Test Bowler
  10.  Indian Test captain Virat Kohli named ‘BCCI Cricketer of the Year’
  11. Magnus Carlsen won the Qatar Masters Open chess tournament
  12. Laxmi Ratan Shukla announced his retirement

1. DAVA project bags 2015 eASIA award for trade facilitation
2. Vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam conferred 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award
3. Government constitute Kamlesh Chandra Committee to study wage structure of Gramin Dak Sevaks
4. Indian-origin cancer expert Harpal Singh Kumar knighted
5. CMPDI Chairman assumes charge
6. Eight states to implement DBT in kerosene from April 1
7. Telangana become first state to accept e-motor insurance policies
8. Film-maker Shyam Benegal to head panel on Censor Board revamp

1. India successfully test-fired indigenously developed MBRL Pinaka II at Pokhran
2. 15 states have joined UDAY scheme: Piyush Goyal
3. Lodha panel proposes drastic reforms for BCCI, IPL CEO given clean chit
4. Wipro management changes, T K Kurien elevated as Vice Chairman, COO becomes CEO
5. Paytm acquires Shifu for $8mn to enrich customer experience
6. NABARD, NRSC signed MoU for monitoring Watershed Projects
7. Atul Sobti took charge as CMD of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
8. LIC offers longer cover under ‘Jeevan Labh’
9. Arunima Sinha scaled Mount Aconcagua in Argentina
10. India won the 2015 SAFF championships

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