October 22, 2016

Daily Current Affairs 22/10/2016

Daily Current Affairs  Saturday, 22 October 2016

Aviation scheme UDAN(Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) takes off
The Centre unveiled a regional connectivity scheme, known as UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik), with flights priced at Rs.2,500 for one hour of flying time to and from regional airports.Under the scheme, airlines will be offered a slew of sops at smaller airports such as waiver of landing and parking charges.

PM Modi inaugurates terminal building of Vadodara airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the integrated terminal building of Vadodara's Harni Airport on Saturday. He is also scheduled to attend a programme to distribute artificial limbs and other implements to more than 8000 'Divyangs' (disabled persons) in the city. The event has been jointly organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Kanpur-based Artificial Limb Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), and Vadodara district administration, stated a government release.

Mahesh Sharma chairs first meeting of reconstituted CABC
Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has chaired the first meeting of the Reconstituted Central Advisory Board on Culture (CABC). The members of the CABC were requested to highlight priority areas in the fields of art, music, dance and literature. 

So let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Who has chaired the first meeting of reconstituted CABC?     Mahesh Sharma
Q2. Expand the term CABC? Central Advisory Board on Culture

Coming soon to your wallet: Rs2,000 notes
Banknotes of the denomination of Rs.2,000 will be in circulation.The Reserve Bank of India has very nearly completed preparations for introducing this new high-value currency. The notes have already been printed and their despatch from the currency printing press in Mysuru has commenced.

So let's discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. At which place RBI has printed its Rs.2,000 Currency notes?    Answ: Mysuru


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