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1st January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Delhi implemented Odd-even plan for cars from today.
2nd January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Union Government set up committee to to recommend measures holistic interpretation of the provisions of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 headed by filmmaker Shyam Benegal.
»» A B Bardhan former general secretary of CPI died in New Delhi at the age of 92.
3rd January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» SAFF Cup won by India after defeating Afghanistan wit 2-1 score at Thiruvananthapuram in the finals.
»» Ben Stokes England all-rounder achieved fastest 250 in 196 balls in test history. It is also the 2nd fastest double century (in 163 balls) In Cape Town in the 2nd test match against Suouth Africa.
4th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» To the periodic table 4 new elements have been added with the atomic numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118. These new elements are discovered by the scientists in US, Russia and Japan.
»» In the year 2011, 114 (flerovium, or Fl) and element 116 (livermorium or Lv) were added.
»» With these four new elements the periodic tables seventh row is completed.
»» IUPAC – International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry verified these new elements addition.
»» A report of The Justice RM Lodha panel submits to Supreme Court on reformation and for better governance and management of BCCI.
»» V.V.S. Laxman’s innings of 281 against Australia at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata has been rated as the greatest Test performance of the last 50 years in a poll of ESPN’s digital magazine.
»» Indian IT Company Wipro named Abidali Z Neemuchwala as the new chief executive officer and TK Kurien as executive vice chairman.
5th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Former France footballer Zinedine Zidane appointed as the coach of its Football team by Real Madrid.
6th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» North Korea made an announcement regarding its successful testing of a hydrogen bomb for the first time.
7th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Aamir Khan was replaced by Amitabh Bachchan as ambassador of Incredible India.
8th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» On Jallikattu festival, the Union Government lift ban with some conditions. This festival was banned by Supreme Court in 2014.
»» For the year 2016 Raghuram Rajan RBI Governor has been awarded with Central Banker of the Year Award (Global and Asia Pacific) by the Financial Times Group.
9th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Martina Hingis of Switzweland and Sania Mirza of India wins the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament. The pair won by 7-5, 6-1 on German pair of Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic.
»» In New Delhi 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) celebrated.
10th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» At Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, 28th International Kite Festival started.
»» 11th World Hindi Day celebrated all over India.
11th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» David Bowie British singer and songwriter died at the age of 69.
»» 73rd Golden Globe Awards awarded at Los Angeles.
»» best actor in a drama – Leonardo DiCaprio
»» Best motion picture, drama – The Revenant
»» Best performance by an actress in a motion picture, drama – Brie Larson for the movie Room.
12th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, National Youth Day
»» Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for the 5th time.
13th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Former Governor of Goa and Punjab and Retired Lieutenant General J.F.R. Jacob the 1971 Bangladesh war hero died at his age of 92.
14th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Swiss Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza of India established a world record with 29 victories as they advanced to the final of the Sydney International.
15th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» The 68th Indian Army Day is organized in the commemoration of Lieutenant General K. M. (Cariappa Indias first Commander-in-Chief of India appointed on January 1949)
»» In India ‘makar sankranthi’ celebrated
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16th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» In Mumbai 2015 Filmfare Awards ceremony are organized. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are Best Actor and Actress.
»» Taiwan’s first women President is Tsai Ing-wen.
17th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Virat Kohli is scored fastest 24 hundreds and 7000 runs in ODI s in 161st innings after scoring a century against Australia in Melbourne.
18th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» WhatsApp removed yearly nominal fee for subscription. Now it is free for all.
»» Chris Gayle West Indies batsman equals the record of Yuvraj Singh by making his fastest 50 in 12 balls in Big Bash 20.
»» Board of Control for Cricket in India’s three-member committee has banned former Rajasthan Royals’ cricketer Ajit Chandila for life and Mumbai player Hiken Shah for 5years on spot-fixing charges.
19th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Sikkim is the first fully organic state of India. PM Modi made this announcement officially at the time of state visit.
20th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched India’s 5th navigation satellite (IRNSS-1E) to the space for home-grown Global Positioning System
21th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Priyanka Chopra and Amithabh Bacchan are the new ambassadors of Incredible India campaign.
»» Mrinalini Sarabhai (bharatanatyam dancer and Padma Bhushan awardee) died in Ahmedabad at the age of 97 .
22nd January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» In Mumbai Central Station, Google India and RailTel started public wi fi internet free services in India for the first time.
23rd January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» On the 119 brth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandrabose the Union Government declassify 100 secrets file.
»» India lost five match one day international series by 4-1 against Australia.
»» Shivnarine Chanderpaul the West Indies batsman declared his retirement from all International Cricket forms.
24th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» For the second time Amit Shah re-elected as BJP President.
»» Francois Hollande the French President arrived in India as chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebration.
»» The Union Cabinet recommended imposition of President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh.
25th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» 6th National Voters’ Day (NVD) celebrated in India.
»» Indian government diclared 112 Padma awards. These awards have been announced Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards for the famous people in different fields.
»» The Padma Vibhushan awardees for this year are:
Yamini Krishnamurthi (Art- Classical dance)
Dr. Viswanathan Shanta(Medicine- Oncology)
Ramoji Rao (Literature & Education-Journalism)
Ravi Shankar (Spiritualism)
Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre (Science & Engineering)
Jagmohan (Public Affairs)
Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Trade & Industry)
Avinash Dixit (Literature & Education)
»» France and India has make an agreement on deal of Rs 60,000 crore to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France
26th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» 67th Republic Day celebrated by India.
»» Francois Hollande the France President attended Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest.
»» French Army becomes the first foreign army to participate in the Republic Day parade.
»» In Arunachal Pradesh President’s rule has been imposed.
28th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» The Union Government today announced twenty cities that are selected for ‘Smart Cities’ project. The cities chosen are Bhubaneswar, Pune, Jaipur, Surat, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Visakhapatnam,
Solapur, Davangere, Indore, the New Delhi area, Coimbatore, Kakinada, Belgaum, Udaipur, Guwahati, Chennai, Ludhiana and Bhopal.
»» Assam Regiment has been adjudged the best marching contingent in the services category in the 67th Republic Day parade at the Rajpath.
»» David Warner Australian batsman wins Allan Border Medal and best Test Player of the Year Award for Australia
29th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated Czech duo of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka to win Australian Open women’s doubles final by 7-6 (7-1) 6-3.
»» Mumbai new Police Commissioner is Dutta Padasalgikar from Jan 30. He replaced Ahmad Javed.
30th January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» Mahatma Gandhi 68th death anniversary, India observed Martyrs’ Day.
»» Angelique Kerber of Germany wins the 2016 Australian Open Women’s final. She defeated Serena Williams by 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
31st January 2016 Current Affairs:
»» T20 series won by India against Australia by 3-0.
»» Novak Djokovic wins sixth the Australian Open title at Melbourne Park. Defeated Andy Murray by 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3)