President Pranab Mukherjee recently signed a bill, making it a law. Under this bill, taxes previously imposed by the Centre and States will be replaced with a common nation-wide taxation system. Name it ?
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched GSLV-F05 rocket carrying an advanced weather satellite 'from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Name it ? [This is the first time ISRO has used an indigenous cryogenic engine on an 'operational flight']
The launch of the GSLV-F05 rocket is the __________th flight of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle.
The Railways Ministry has recently announced that it is going to introduce a new system for premium trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi to decide ticket prices based on the availability of seats. Name it ?
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu recently launched a new party. Name it ?
2016 marks the __________th anniversary of UNESCO's literacy programmes.
The French woman who underwent the world's first face transplant in 2005 has recently passed away. Who is she ?
US President Barack Obama has nominated a Pakistan-born to serve as a federal judge, making him the first Muslim to be nominated. Who is he ?
Name the first life insurance sector IPO in India ?
A Middle-distance runner is India's first blind athlete in 30 years to participate at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Who is he ?
The first edition of ‘IoT (Internet of Things) India Congress, 2016’ was recently held in which Indian city ?
On the occasion of International Literacy Day, a Kerala-based NGO was awarded the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy for its literacy-linked skill development activities. Name it ?
The 15th edition of the Paralympic Games was officially declared open by Brazil's President in the Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro on 7th September 2016. Who is he ?
Name India's first female cricketer to be awarded life membership of the Lord’s-based Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greece to allow unlimited number of flights into each other’s countries and also has initiated the air service agreement for open skies. With this, Greece becomes ___________ country with which India has inked an open sky arrangement under its new civil aviation policy.