Current Affairs

CURRENT AFFAIRS (30-11-2016)
  • 2016-12-01
CURRENT AFFAIRS (30-11-2016)
  

• The IAS officer who was recently appointed as the Chief Secretary of Delhi is – M. M. Kutty

• A group of scientists recently revealed that the Great Barrier Reef suffered from its worst coral die-off ever recorded. The Great Barrier Reef is located in - Australia

• The Parliament of Thailand recently invited Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to be the new king of the country. He will also be known as - King Rama X

• The Indian snooker player has won bronze at IBSF World Snooker Championship 2016 is -Pankaj Advani

• The Indian short film that won the award UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition is - Magical Piano

• Asia’s first and longest cycle highway was inaugurated in- Uttar Pradesh

• Percent of tax that will be levied if the declarant voluntarily declare the undisclosed income- 30 Percent

• RBI reduced the monthly cash withdrawal limit from the  Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts to- Rs 10000

• Head of the Committee of Chief Ministers on demonetisation that was constituted recently- N Chandrababu Naidu

• Country that hosted the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)- India

• The South Indian temple that has eased its dress norms and permitted women devotees to offer their prayers wearing salwar suits is- Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

• Wealthiest Hindu place of worship- Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

• Bangladesh Liberation war was fought in- 1971

• The second Indian-American to be nominated by Trump for a top post in his administration is-Seema Verma

• The Court that held the son, irrespective of his marital status has no legal right to live in his parent’s house. Parent’s house means, the house self-acquired by the father/mother is - Delhi High Court

 

Australia’s Great Barrief Reef sees largest coral die-off ever

         As per a recently conducted study, a mass bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef this year killed more corals than ever before sounding the alarm over the delicate ecosystem. The 2,300-kilometre Great barrier reef in Australia is the world’s biggest

 

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