Daily Dose – 8: GK updates for SBI PO

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  1. P V Sindhu has won Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title held in Macau.
  2. Russian film ‘Leviathan’ bagged the Golden Peacock at the closing ceremony of the 45th International Film Festival of India ( IFFI).
  3. United Arab Emirates — Dubai plan for the city’s second airport that aims to make it the world’s biggest airport.
  4. Gujarat has become first state in to surpass the 1 billion mark in e-Transactions and to achieve landmark of 100 crore e-Transactions.
  5. Anil Kumar Sinha was appointed as the new CBI Director.
  6. Russia has launched the new generation navigation satellite GLONASS-K.
  7. Tabare Ramon Vazquez Rosas won the 2014 presidential elections of Uruguay.
  8. Government observed national ‘Good Governance Day’ on the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 25th December, 2014.
  9. Duncan Campbell wins Britain’s prestigious art award ‘Turner prize’ for year 2014.
  10. The Uttar Pradesh government has started the Women Entrepreneurship Promotion Scheme 2014-15 to empower women and ensure their participation in the process of industrialisation.
  11. Indian-American scientist Arun Majumdar appointed as US Science Envoy.
  12. SBI Cards tied up with FBB of Future Group to launch a co-branded credit card named Styleup.
  13. Indian Oil won the 119th Beighton Cup Hockey tournament.
  14. The Assam government launched a new road construction scheme named Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Concrete Road Nirman.
  15. India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-16 was placed in orbit by Ariane 5 rocket from the space port of Kourou in French Guiana.
  16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the Asian of the Year 2014 by Singapore’s leading newspaper The Straits Times.
  17. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed the norms for Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPI) and doubled the limit of PPI from 50000 rupees to one lakh rupees.

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