2016 December Current Affairs – GK – General Awareness
1st December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ AIDS day.
⇒ Central Government diclared that married women can have up to 500gm gold, 250gms for unmarried women and 100gm for male member.
⇒ First longest cycle highway started in Uttar Pradesh. The cycle highway connects Taj City Agra and the Lion Safari at Etawah.
2nd December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Rakesh Asthana, Gujarat cadre officer took additional charge of Central Beauro of Investigation after Anil Sinha retired today.
⇒ In a major international recognition for India, UNESCO inscribes Yoga in its list of Intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Yoga now joins a list of 12 other heritages from India.
3rd December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ 6th IAAF male Athlete of the Year award won by Usain Bolt and female category award won by Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia
4th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ 45th Navy Day celebrated in India.
⇒ The Heart of Asia Summit launched in Punjab at Amritsar.
5th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Jayalalitha, CM of TamilNadu died in Apollo Hospital in Chennai at her age of 68.
⇒ Matteo Renzi, Itay’s PM diclared resignation after constitutional referendum defeat.
⇒ Jhon Key, New Zealand’s PM diclared his resignation from the post.
6th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Panneer Selvam takes as the new CM of Tamil Nadu.
⇒ Jagdish Singh Kheharv recommended as the 44th Chief Justice of India.
⇒ ITTF World Tour event will be conducted in New Delhi for the first time from February 16-19, 2017.
7th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Time magazine diclared Donald Trump as its Person of the Year.
⇒ From Sriharikota, India launched earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2A in to the orbit its own. It works for the next 5 years.
9th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ SP Tyagi (Former Air Force Chief) arrested over alleged irregularities in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
10th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ December 10 world’s Human Rights day.
12th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Kohli is the first Indian cricket captain who scored 3 double centuries in Tests.
13th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal and Real Madrid player wins 2016 Ballon D’Or Cup.
⇒ India’s Pankaj Advani wins the World Billiards title in Bengaluru.
14th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister has been included in Foreign Policy magazine’s 2016 list of 15 global Thinkers.
⇒ Union Government disclosed lucky draw schemes for 2 programs for digital transactions. One is Lucky Grahak Yojna for consumers and the other Digi Dhan Vyapari Yojna is meant for businessmen who opt for cashless transactions.
17th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Vice chief of army staff Lt Gen Bipin Rawat appointed as the new Army chief, while vice chief of air staff Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new chief of the Indian Air Force.
⇒ Rajiv Jain appointed as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB). He is Jharkhand cadre IPS officer.
Anil Dhasmana appointed as the head of external intelligence agency RAW.
⇒ Vijender Singh defeated Francis Cheka via knocked out in the third round to successfully defend his WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title in Delhi.
18th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ India Hockey team defeated Belgium with 2-1 in Junior Hockey World 2016 final in Lucknow. India got this title for the 2nd time after 15 years.
⇒ Real Madrid defeated Japan’s Kashima Antlers and won Club World Cup by 4-2 in the final.
19th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ PM Modi started first Indian Institute of Skills at Kanpur in UP.
⇒ Karun Nair becomes the 2nd batsman of India to achiece a triple century in Tests. Virender Sehwag is the first person to achieve this record. Karun Nair scored 303 against Englandin the 5th test.
⇒ Cricket team of Indian scores it’s highest ever innings total of 759 for 7 wickets in test match history.
⇒ Miss World 2016 is Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico.
20th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov was shot dead in attack by a gunman at an art gallery in Ankara (Turkey’s Capital).
⇒ Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar appointed as the next Chief Justice of India.
21st December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ India overtakes Britain as the World’s sixth largest economy by GDP after the United States, China, Japan, Germany, and France.
⇒ Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja top the bowling in International Cricket Council Test rankings in the first and second position respectively, Indian cricketors achieved this record for first time since 1974
22nd December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ 2016 Sahithya Academy awards has been declared to 24 languages.
⇒ Mahesh Bhupathi selected as Davis Cup of India. He replaced Anand Amritraj.
⇒ Ravichandran Ashwin confered Test Cricketer of the year 2016 by International Cricket Council – ICC for his performance this year. Ashwin also selected as Cricket of the year.
24th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ PM Modi started 192 metre tall statue of Chartapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea.
26th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Agni 5 successfully test fired from Kalam Island (Odisha coast). Agni 5 is India’s longest range nuclear capable missile. Its range is 5000 Km. It is surface to surface usable ballistic missile.
29th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ Anil Baijal Ex-IAS officer appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.
⇒ 2022 National Games will be conducted in Meghalaya.
30th December 2016 Current Affairs:
⇒ PM Modi inaugurated BHIM Mobile App make digital transactions easy.
⇒ Takam Pario elected as Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. He belongs to People’s party.
⇒ China started highest bridge in the world “Beipangjiang Bridge”. Its height is 1850 feet above the gorge.