Current Affairs Weekly - December 4th Week

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here I am sharing Current Affairs weekly updates in one-liner format. You can download the snippets of the week thorough the link I have provided below. Kindly make use of this!!!
·       India successfully test-fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5
·       Yuki Bhambri clinches ITF Hong Kong F4 Futures title
·       Pankaj Advani won National title in 6-red Snooker
·       India’s longest Expressway connecting Lucknow and Agra open for public
·       Maharashtra to launch India’s first 24×7 helpline
·       Good Governance Day observed to mark Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Birthday on 25th December
·       Dharamshala vegetable market becomes first cashless market in Himachal Pradesh
·       Shiva Keshavan wins gold medal at Asian Luge Championships held at Nagano in Japan
·       India won bronze medal at women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey
·       India wins Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup title 
·       Union Government launches Lucky Grahak Yojana & Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana
·       Government launches Smart Consumer mobile App & OCMC
·       6,117 Kuchipudi dancers set new Guinness World Record
·       India’s first 2G Ethanol Bio-refinery to be set up in Punjab
·       Odisha Government to launch DAMAN programme for malaria control
·       Dr Barbara Jatta becomes first ever female director of Vatican Museums 
·       Scientist built bacteria-powered battery on single sheet of paper
·       Dinanath Bhargava, man who designed National Emblem, passes away
·       ICICI Bank launches EazyPay app for merchants
·       Anupam Kher’s film to Premiere at Sundance 
·       24th National Children’s Science Congress inaugurated in Pune 
·       Astronomer Vera Rubin, who confirmed dark matter, passes away
·       MP Government launches Nagar Uday Abhiyan
·       India’s first Digi Dhan Mela held in Gurugram to promote cashless transactions
·       Kurukshetra University to sign MoU with three foreign Universities in field of higher education
·       Super Typhoon Nock-ten (Nina) makes Landfall in Philippines
·       Gurgaon may become first in country to get Caterpillar Train
·       Shahrukh Khan receives doctorate from Maulana Azad National Urdu University
·       Yuki Bhambri wins 2016 ITF Hong Kong F4 Futures title
·       Health Ministry, AIIMS to set up National Death Registry
·       India signed MoU with Bhutan for providing technical cooperation
·       Anil Baijal to be appointed 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi 
·       Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher passes away
·       5, Bihar Government declared 50% reservation in judicial services
·       ISRO will deploying five communication satellites in 2017
·       ICICI Bank launches EazyPay app for merchants
·       Registration fee for Pakistani Hindus as Indian citizens reduced from Rs 15000 to Rs 100
·       Indian Army partnered with IIT Gandhinagar
·       Thomas Bossert appointed as top Counterterrorism adviser by Donald Trump
·       President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates 77th session of Indian History Congress
·       China launches remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 01 and 02
·       China blocks proposal to list JeM Chief Masood Azhar as terrorist
·       China opens world’s highest bridge to traffic
·       Haryana Government inaugurates the first digital investigation centre
·       China operationalises world’s longest bullet train line
·       Union Government launches Swachh Swasth Sarvatra initiative
·       Solapur to host international fair for uniforms
·       Facebook acquires eye-tracking startup The Eye Tribe
·       RBI extends loan repayment window to 90 days
·       Akhilesh Yadav expelled from party for 6 years
·       India and Singapore have signed the 3rd protocol for amending Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)
·       France raises ‘terror tax’ 
·       PM Modi launches Mobile App-BHIM for Aadhaar-based digital payment
·       BHEL commissions 600 MW unit in Telangana
·       Sorin Grindeanu appointed as Prime Minister of Romania
·       27th Southern Zonal Council meeting held in Thiruvananthapuram
·       RBI extends loan repayment window to 90 days
·       Government launches IVRS system
·       Pakistan opens China-backed Chashma-III Nuclear power plant
·       CBDT inks 2 unilateral APAs with taxpayers
·       The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has approved six Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs 1,200 crore.
·       Colombia’s Congress passed a law granting amnesty to Marxist FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia)
·       Government proposes setting up Financial Data Management Centre (FDMC)
·       President gives assent to Payment of Wages (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016.
·       Government constitutes committee to review institutionalisation of arbitration mechanism in India.
·       The Union Ministry for Petroleum & Natural Gas has met the 1.5-crore target for LPG connections
·       Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched UPI based mobile payment application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money)
·       RBI extends period of enhanced Prepaid Payment Instruments limit
·       CBDT extends deadline of Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme
·       India and Singapore ink 3rd Protocol for amending DTAA.

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