Best of Current Affairs Weekly 49th Week 20-26 Nov 2016

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Following are the important current terms important for exams, discussions and interview.

Why following ‘Terms’ and ‘Events’ are important

  • What is AirSewa?
  • Know about missile destroyer belonging to Kolkata Class
  • How Mongolia risked it ties with China? Know the Gandantegchenlin monastery.
  • How is 7 Big FM became associated with Big Magic and Big Ganga?
  • Indian currency rupee collapsed to a new life-time low of Rs. 68.86.
  • How India is associated with European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN)?

 

What do you mean by?

  • China Open Super Series
  • Credit Suisse Group
  • $3,00,000 Indonesia Open Golf tournament
  • National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)
  • Fidel Castro
  • Carnatic music
  • Airtel Payments Bank Ltd.
  • Nikki Hale

 

Important Terms for Discussion and interviews

  • What is the relationship between George Yeo and Nalanda University?
  • What is the relationship between George Yeo and Nalanda University?
  • What is the relationship of INS Chennai, INS Kochi & INS Kolkata?
  • Why China to import RICE from India, is a breakthrough.
  • 306-km-6-lane Agra-Lucknow Expressway – with 3.3 km stretch marked for landings
  • Understand how India is one of the most unequal societies in the world.
  • Why Antonio Costa (Portuguese Prime Minister) to visit Bengaluru, on 9th January 2017

The Swedish newspaper was recently asked it to delete the reference made by President Pranab Mukherjee to the Bofors scam in an interview to it, as a claim protested by the Indian Government on 27 May 2015. India has expressed disappointment over the disrespect shown to the President, the newspaper has defended its right to publish what was said during the interview.

Know, who is Vijay Kelkar and what is PPP !

Vijay Kelkar is a renowned economist and a former Finance Secretary. He was appointed head of newly constituted committee to give recommendations to recast the model of Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model in India. India is one of the largest PPP market with over 900 projects. The Kelkar committee will review the PPP policy, suggest a better risk-sharing mechanism between private developers and the government after analysing such projects.

Know, who is Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar !

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar was crowned as the new Maharaja of of Mysuru (Mysore) royal family. He is the 23-year old grandson of Princess Gayathri Devi, who was the eldest daughter of the last Maharaja of Mysore, Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar. The coronation was held at Mysuru’s famous Amba Vilas Palace, which was decked up for the occasion.

Know about Sepp Blatter!

Swpp Blatter, was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term at the 65th Annual Congress of FIFA held at Zurich for four year term.

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan stood against Blatter in this election. It is worth mentioning that FIFA is going through a major controversy regarding corruption in the organisation with two FIFA vice presidents and a recently elected FIFA executive committee member still in custody.

 


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