1-Virginia Raggi is the first female Mayor of Rome.
2-The Non Performing Assets for a period not exceeding 12 months are called Substandard Assets.
3-On December 12, 2016 Paolo Gentiloni became the new Prime Minister of Italy.
4-Imad Khamis has been appointed the Prime Minister of Syria.
5-India’s rank out of 130 countries on the global Human Capital Index 2016 is 105.
6-The 2016 ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the year award was given to Suzie Bates. She is from New Zealand.
7-The Monetary Policy Committee(MPC) of the Reserve Bank Of India(RBI) has 6 members.
8-Microfinance Institutions Network(MFIN) is the self regulatory organisation for India’s micro lending companies.Its President is R Baskar Babu.
9-Indira Gandhi centre for Atomic Reasearch(IGCAR), a premier Nuclear research centre is located at Kalpakkam.
10-UNESCO has added Indian sites to the World Heritage Sites List in July 2016.
They are- a) Chandigarh’s capital complex.
c)-Khangchendzonga National Park.
11-Duraiappah Stadium has been renovated by the Indian Government.It is in Sri Lanka.
12-India is the largest producer of Pulses in the World.
13-According to the Reserve Bank of India’s first edition of the Handbook of Statistics on Indian states,, which is the richest state in India ?
14-Euro is the currency of Belgium.
15-India has signed a long term agreement for purchase of Pulses with African country Mozambique.
16-Kudsi Erguner was appointed UNESCO Artist for Peace in July 2016.He is a renowned musician from Turkey.
17-Margaret Alva is the author of the Book ‘Courage and Commitment’.
18-Argentina won the 2016 Women’s champion trophy Hockey tournament in London.
19-Pema Khandu is the youngest chief minister in India.He is the present chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
20-A K Patnaik has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of National Intelligence Grid(NAT-Grid).
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