New Year 2016 current affairs updates

New Year 2016 current affairs updates

Odd-and-even experiment for checking air pollution at New Delhi

Ravichandran Ashwin finishes 2015 as No.1 ranked bowler

UK had provided financial aid for government programmes between 2013-2015 (Rs 855.01 cr in 2013-14, Rs 601.77 cr in 2014-15 and 190.06 cr in 2015-16), to stop financial aid fom 1st January 2016

Quoting the PAN will be mandatory from 1st Jan

- For Cash payment to settle hotel bills or buying foreign travel tickets of and above Rs 50,000

- For non-luxury transactions of payment of above Rs 2 lakh in cash or through card

- Purchase of jewellery above Rs 2 lakh or immovable property above Rs 10 lakh

ABS will be mandatory for all new model two-wheelers with more than 125 cc engine from April 2017 and the existing ones from April 2018. Also, the Ministry’s notification set an April 2017 deadline for CBS in all new models of two-wheelers with less than 125cc engine and April 2018 for existing models.

List of Public welfare schemes launched in 2015

List of Public welfare schemes launched in 2015

Smart City Mission
One Rank One Pension scheme
Skill India Mission
Gold Monetisation Scheme
Atal Pension Yojana
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
Digital India Programme
Paradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
Atal Mission for rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
Sukanya Samridhi Yojana

India holiday list 2016

India holiday list 2016

1st January - New Years Day

5th January - Guru Gobind Singh Jayanthi

12th January - Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

14th January - Bhogi, Pongal

23rd January - Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanthi

26th January - Republic Day

12th February - Vasant Panchami

14th February - Maharshi Dayanada Saraswati Jayanthi

19th February - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanthi

22nd February - Guru Ravidas Birthday

7th March - Shivratri

23rd March - Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev

24th - Holi

25th - Good Friday

8th April - Ugadi, Chati Chand

13th April - Vaisakhi

14th April - Tamil New Year, Bengali New Year, Bohag Bihu and Dr.Ambedkar Jayanti

15th April - Ram Navami, Vishu

20th April - Mahvir Jayanti

1st May - May Day

8th May - Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore, Parashurama Jayanti

21st May - Buddha Purnima

7th June - Maharana Pratap Jayanti

14th June - Raja Sankranti

20th June - Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

6th July - Idul Fitar

15th August - Independence Day

17th August - Parsi New Year

18th August - Raksha Bandhan

25th August - Janmashtami

5th September - Ganesh Chaturthi

14th September - Thiruvonam

30th September - Mahalaya Amvasya

2nd October - Gandhi Jayanti, Muharram

9th October - Ayudha Puja

11th October - Mahanavami

12th October - Vijaya Dashami

13th October - Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti

15th October - Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

16th October - Lakshmi Puja

18th October - Kati Bihu

30th October - Naraka Chatrudasi - Diwali

1st November - Bali Padyami

14th November - Guru Nanak Birthday, Rasa Purnima

13th December - Id-e-Milad

25th December - Christmas, Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday

Note: Please check your respective state holiday list i.e. bank calendar.