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·         The state where the 10-day festival `Sangai Festival 2016' was held recently — Manipur
·         The person awarded the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu IndiaAkshaya Mukul
·         The range of the recently test-fired nuclear-capable Agni-1 ballistic missile — 700 km
·         The person bestowed with the 2016 International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea recently at IMO headquarters in London — Radhika Menon
·         The golfer who won the BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open recently - Gaganjeet Bhullar
·         The person honoured with "Dr Nagendra Singh International Pcace Award" for his efforts in ensuring world peace — Sri Sri Ravishankar
·         The playback singer honoured with `Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the year' at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held in Goa — SP Balasubrahmanyam
·         The person appointed CEO for its India operations by the State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) — Siby Sebastian
·         The person awarded with the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award — Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
·         The person appointed as the new Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) — Jagdish Singh Khehar
·         The advanced geostationary weather satellite launched by NASA recently — GOES-R
·         The short name of Geneva-based European Organisation for Nuclear Research whose India has become an associate member— CERN
·         The range of the Prithvi-II missile which India test-fired recently — 350 km
·         The Thai Princess who was conferred the first "World Sanskrit Award" for her contribution towards promotion of the language — Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
·         The largest-ever 'Made-in-India' warship which was commissioned into the Indian Navy recently — INS Chennai
·         The state where India's longest expressway so far, six-lane 302-km-long Agra-Lucknow expressway, was opened recently — Uttar Pradesh
·         Winner of the ATP World Tour Finals title in London recently — Andy Murray
·         The Kenyan who won the men's Delhi Half Marathon 2016 — Eliud Kipchoge
·         The place where the world's first Bollywood-themed park opened recently — Dubai
·         Winner of this year's Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music—Hari Prasad Chourasia
·         Winner of the Super Series Premier title of the China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou, China — PV Sindhu
·         The person appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of the Catholic Syrian Bank — CVR Rajendran
·         The country with which India signed a new double tax avoidance pact recently — Cyprus
·         The Chinese supercomputer which won the fastest supercomputer title in the recently released 48th edition of Top 500 list of supercomputers — Sunway TaihuLight
·         The sprinter from Haryana who has been slapped an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency — Dharambir Singh
·         The telecom operator which merged its Bangladesh subsidiary with Robi Axiata recently — Bharti Airtel
·         The firm which has been awarded "Digital Innovator of the Year" in the Ecosystem Excellence category at GE's Minds + Machines event— TCS
·         The venues of the recently held 6th Indo-China joint training exercise "Hand-in-Hand 2016" — Pune
·         The HDFC Bank MD who has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune's top 50 businesspersons list for 2016 — Aditya Puri
·         The date on which the Union Budget 2017-18 will be presented — 01 Feb, 2017
·         The tenth edition of the joint military training exercise between India and Nepal held recently — Surya Kiran 2016
·         The state which has launched a programme named "Har Ghar Lagataar" to provide free electricity connection to about 50 lakh households above the poverty line —Bihar
·         The combat drone recently tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) — Rustom-2
·         The first woman to be elected as president of the national cricket board of New Zealand recently— Debbie Hockley
·         The deadline set by the RBI for banks to clean up their balance sheets— Mar 2017
·         The former governor of Jammu and Kashmir who passed away recently — Srinivas Kumar Sinha
·         The firm which has launched Internet of Things (IoT) services venture named "UNLIMIT" in association with Cisco Jasper — Reliance Group
·         The country which recently inaugurated Gwadar port recently —Pakistan
·         The international word of the year named by Oxford Dictionaries— Post-truth
·         The country which withdrew from International Criminal Court (ICC) recently — Russia
·         The first state in the country to pass a motion in the assembly supporting the demonetisation move of the Central Govt — Chhattisgarh
·         The new Group President and Head of Global Indian Banking of YES Bank — Amresh Acharya
·         The head of the RBI's task force set up to oversee recalibration of ATM machines — SS Mundra
·         The country which has announced two financial projects worth USD 95 mn for India — US
·         The city which has been termed as the country's breast cancer capital with 40 cases per lakh of population — Thiruvananthapuram
·         The first state to start India's first Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan —Meghalaya
·         The Prime Minister of Bulgaria who resigned recently — Boyko Borisov
·         The present Prime Minister of Mauritius — Anerood Jugnauth
·         The first Indian woman golfer who recently scripted history after winning a Ladies European Tour title - Aditi Ashok
·         The person chosen to be honoured with 2016 Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate AN, ard — Gulzar
·         The present President of Israel who visited New Delhi recently — Reuven Rivlin
·         The person awarded the Global Citizen Award - Imtiaz Sooliman
·         The person named by the Fortune magazine as Business Person of the Year, 2016 - Mark Zuckerberg
·         The commercial bank which has received RBI's permission to open its first international branch at the Dubai International Financial Centre -Federal Bank
·         The only greenfield bank license awarded by the RBI in the last two decades, associated with the finest pedigree investors - YES Bank
·         The country which will preside over the 8th edition of the Conference of Parties (COP) to WI-I0 Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held in Switzerland's Geneva in 2018 - India
·         The person elected as the President of the International Hockey Federation - Narinder Batra
·         The host of the 2018 Invictus Games for wounded military personnel -Australia
·         The India-China Joint Training Exercise held recently in Pune-Hand in Hand 2016
·         The country to which the IMF recently approved a three-year $12- bn loan, the largest such package to a Middle East nation - Egypt
·         The private hank which has lauttehed India's first banking robot named -Lakshmi" - City Union Bank
·         The venue of the recent high-level meeting of interior ministers of Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to Counter Drug Trafficking - Colombo, Sri Lanka
·         The state which has signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state – Maharashtra
·         The Executive Director in the RBI who took charge as full-time member of SEBI recently — Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
·         The women's team which won the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament -- Western Railways
·         The party which Donald Trump, who was elected as the 45th president in the recent US presidential elections, belongs to — Republican Party
·         The person chosen for 2016 Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award — Amitav Ghosh
·         The state to which the ADB issued the second tranche of USD 300 mn for the Power Sector Investment Programme — Assam
·         The first Indian-American to win the US Senate seat -- Kamala Harris (Califonia)
·         The Syrian journalist who won the Reporters without Borders (RSF)'s RSF-TV5 Monde prize — Hadi Abdullah
·         The year in which Masala bonds were launched— 2015
·         The NASA mission which now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude (70,006.4 km) fix of a GPS signal — Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS)
·         The state where the Army recently completed laying an irrigation pipeline for residents of villages in the Demchok region despite a face-off with Chinese troops — Jammu and Kashmir
·         The venue of the 12-day Global Climate conference — Marrakech, Morocco

·         The amount of penalty slapped by the govt on Reliance, BP and Niko for migrating natural gas from ONGC block — $1.55 bn

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