26 December 2019 CA Current Affairs
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In Lucknow, PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s statue
At Lok Bhawan, Lucknow, The Prime Minister Narendra Modi uncovered 25-feet tall bronze statue on his 95th birth anniversary.
- the statue is of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
- The day of 25 dec is as ‘Good Governance Day’ in honour of Vajpayee.
India’s first long distance CNG bus
In NewDelhi, The Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan introduced about first long distance CNG bus in india.
- the bus is fitted with CNG cylinders.
- with the help only one fill, the bus can travel about 1000 km distance.
- in addition, bus will have route from Delhi to Dehradun.
- moreover, Mr Pradhan is planning to start such type of buses between Delhi to Jaipur, Chandigarh and Agra.
- Indraprastha Gas Limited worked on the project.
- Indraprastha Gas Limited is one of the largest CNG distribution company in the india.
New Him Darshan Express trains starts its services between Kalka and Shimla
The Indian Railways flagged off the Him Darshan Express train.
- the train will travel on route of Kalka and Shimla stations.
- it is a Christmas gift to the people by indian railways.
- moreover, the train will have 6 modern and first-class AC vista-dome coaches.
- it includes glass rooftop to see panoramic view of the hilly region.
Tamil Nadu at first spot in terms of good governance index among big states
The Tamil Nadu has registered its name as topper in composite ranking for good governance index (GGI).
- in addition, Maharashtra and Karnataka has obtained 2nd and 3rd spot in index.
- As per index, states and union territories were divided into 3 categories they are north-
east and hill states, big states and and union territories.
- the diffirent indicators were used for indexing.
In the north-east and hill group (Rank wise) Top 10
- Himachal Pradesh is at 1st spot.
- Uttarakhand (2).
- Tripura (3), Mizoram(4), Sikkim(5), Assam(6), Jammu and Kashmir (7), Manipur(8), Meghalaya(9), Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh(9).
union territories group (Rank wise) Top UT’s
- Pondicherry is at 1st position, followed by Chandigarh(2), Delhi(3), Daman and Diu, Andaman and NicobarIslands, Dadraa and Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep.
only country in world, Russia with hypersonic weapons
President Vladimir Putin told that Russia is only one nation of world that having hypersonic weapons.
- along with it, he said that Russia has new class of weapons in history.
Typhoon hits Philippines
Typhoon Phanfone, called as Ursula, has hitted the central Philippines. due to this, Thousands of people left stranded, as ferries and flights were cancelled.
- they spent the night in temporary shelters.
- Nearly 100 families’s houses are affected with storm.
RBI comes with a new prepaid payment tool that will help in transactions upto Rs 10,000 a month
The Reserve Bank of India lead off a new type of prepaid payment instrument (PPI).
- this PPI will be only for purchase of goods and services up to a limit of Rs 10,000 per month.
- PPI will help in the purchase of good and services against the value stored on instruments.
- PPIs will used for Rs 10,000 per month amount.
- as a result, one will be able to transfer Rs 1,20,000 during the financial year.
MS Dhoni as CA’s ODI team of Decade‘s captain
The Former Indian captain and wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni has chosen as captain of Cricket Australia’s (CA) ODI team.
- in addition, indian skipper Virat Kohli and opener Rohit Sharma also placed in ODI team of Decade.
Kohli and Smith registered their name among five Wisden cricketers of the decade
The Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Australian batsman Steve Smith have been named for among the five players the Wisden cricketers of the decade.
- in addition, Five Wisden Cricketers of the Decade
- Virat Kohli (India)
- Steve Smith (Australia)
- Ellyse Perry (Australia)
- Dale Steyn (South Africa)
- AB de Villiers (South Africa).
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigns and chairman David Calhoun as new chief
Boeing has replaced its embattled chief executive.
- presently, chairman David Calhoun will be new chief.
- before it, Dennis Muilenburg was the chief executive.
- as a result, this attempt may help in restoring its reputation amid the protracted 737 MAX crisis.
Famous Hindi author Gangaa Prasad Vimal died
The Famous Hindi author Ganga Prasad Vimal has died at the age of 80 in a road accident in southern Sri Lanka.
- moreover, another two family members killed in accident.
- he was travelling in a Van with his family.
- van crashed into a container truck in Kurundugahahathapma area.