General Awareness for various competitive examinations
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1-Gauri Lankesh (Posthumously) has become the first Indian journalist to win Anna Politkovskaya Award.
2-Tata AIA Life has launched ‘Eazy Connect’ that will extend online customer service to social media platforms.
3-The RBI has initiated a ‘prompt corrective action’ against the state-owned Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) which is headquartered at Gurugram.
4-Carlos Nuzman is the present chairman of the Olympic Committee of Brazil. He was arrested on corruption charges.
5-The first edition of the ASEAN India Music Festival was held at Purana Qila in New Delhi.
6-The Indian Air Force celebrated its 85th anniversary recently on 08 Oct.
7-Samsung has launched bill payment facility on its payments service, Samsung Pay, in partnership with Axis Bank.
8-The Asian Games bronze-medalist Satish Kumar is associated with the game of boxing.
9-The Good Governance Day is observed in India annually on the birth anniversary of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 25 Dec.
10-Chhattisgarh has signed a MoU with Patanjali Ayurved worth Rs 671 cr for an agriculture and herbal processing unit in Bijetala village of Rajnandgaon district.
11-Vijay Rupani has been sworn in as the 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat.
12-Narendra Modi will be the first PM to attend World Economic Forum (WEF) meet in Davos in 20 years. The WEF is based in Geneva.
13-Himachal Pradesh name was coined from the Sanskrit (Him means ‘snow’) and achal means (‘land’ or ‘abode’). It was stated by eminent Sanskrit scholar Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma.
14- The Karnataka government has launched a brand logo ‘Be U’ for Bengaluru. It is the only city in the country to boast of a logo of its own.
15- India is all set to get its first runway on a ‘sea bridge’ at Lakshadweep.
16-President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the Annual Conference of Indian Economic Association at Acharya Nagarjuna University near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.
17- Rajasthan state govt. has set up Automatic service ATMs ‘E-Mitra Plus’ at nearly 9900 Atal Seva Kendras and 2500 urban locations situated across the state.
18-The United Nations (UN) has announced a 286 million US dollar cut in its annual budget for 2018-2019.
19- India International Coffee Festival (IICF), the 7th edition, will be going to be held in Bengaluru from Jan 16-19.
20-Ministry of Railways will set up first ever National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) in Vadodara.
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