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Daily Current Affairs 26-11-2016
Writer, Journalist Mahip Singh Passed Away
Popular Writer, columnist, and journalist Mahip Singh passed away at an 85 Years of age. He was born on 15th August 1930 in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh. His first short story ‘Subah ke Phool’ was published in 1959.
Japan successfully launched its first commercial satellite
Japan has successfully launched its first commercial satellite under the guidance of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Meanwhile, India had launched its first commercial satellite successfully in 2007 using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.
Karnataka launches ‘Tourist Mitras’
The Department of Tourism, Govt of Karnataka, along with the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) and the State Home Department has recently launched in Bangalore ‘Tourist Mitra’.
Union Government announced 10 New Schemes for Disabled Persons under the National Trust
Union Minister has recently announced the list of 10 new schemes for the disabled persons in New Delhi. These schemes are mainly introduced for the Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot under the National Trust for the welfare of persons.
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Bobby George appointed as the Chairperson of Target Olympic Podium Scheme
Anju Bobby George the former long jump world champion appointed as the chairperson of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). Anju was the first Indian athlete. He won the bronze medal in the World Athletics Championships in 2003.
2019 New deadline for completion of PMGSY
Union Government has reduced the deadline for completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for rural connectivity from 2022 to 2019.
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves new 62 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the opening of one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in each of the 62 uncovered districts.
5th International Tourism Mart begins in Imphal, Manipur
Ministry of Tourism in association with the North Eastern States and West Bengal has organized the 5th International Tourism Mart in Imphal, Manipur. It will be held between 23– 25 November 2016.
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India’s first underwater festival to be held in Pune
The India’s First Underwater Festival will held in Pune on 27/11/2016. The festival will feature an underwater playground, an underwater photo booth, and an underwater obstacle course. Visitors will also get a chance to play underwater hockey and water polo.
Andhra govt may give free mobiles for digital transactions
The Andhra Pradesh Govt is planning to distribute free mobile phones to allow economically-backward people to make the digital transactions. Andhra Pradesh CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu introduced this proposal during a review meeting with RBI officials and bankers.
Rajiv Kenue to take charge as Kenstar’s new CEO
Home appliance maker Kenstar has recently announced the appointment of Rajiv Kenue as its Chief Operating Officer. From now onwards, Kenue will be responsible for contributing to Kenstar s strategy for establishing it as one of the most preferred Brand.
Best Actor at 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee has won the Best Actor award at the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). Nawazuddin was awarded a Special Mention Award in the same category.