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→ 26 crore accounts open under Jan Dhan Yojana across country.
→ Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa takes charge as new Air Force chief.
→ Air Marshal Anil Khosla takes over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command.
→ Archana Nigam is new Controller General of Accounts.
→ Bharatiya Jananpith announces Navlekhan award 2016.
→ BHIM becomes most popular Android app in India.
→ Birth Anniversary of Savitribai Phule:3 January.
→ British govt to launch new one-pound coin at end of March.
→ British-Indian Shankar Balasubramanian knighted for his work on DNA sequencing.
→ Chhattisgarh hosts Digi-Dhan Mela in Raipur.
→ China to Ban Ivory Trade and Processing Activities by the end of 2017.
→ General Bipin Rawat takes over as next Chief of Army Staff.
→ Govt permits 12 PSU banks to raise Rs 3,000 cr from market.
→ Gujarat CM dedicates India’s first laser technology-based check-post.
→ IDBI Slashes Lending Rates.
→ India successfully test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-IV.
→ India‘s 1st transgender school opens in Kerala.
→ India’s Petronet Signs MoU to Set Up $950 Mn LNG Project in Bangladesh.
→ Indo-Bangladesh border to get laser walls, smart sensors.
→ Karjakin pips Magnus Carlsen to win World Blitz Chess C‘ship.
→ Madhya Pradesh plans to develop 1,100 ‘climate-smart’ villages.
→ Mori in Andhra Pradesh gets Smart Digital village tag.
→ Mother Dairy unveils Aadhar-enabled payment.
→ NHPC CMD K M Singh honoured at 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016.
→ NRIs can exchange Old Notes till June 30.
→ Pak‘s oldest living Test player Imtiaz Ahmed passes away.
→ Rafael Nadal wins Mubadala Tennis Championships 2016 in Abu Dhabi.
→ Rio Olympian Sathish Sivalingam from Railways won the gold, for the sixth consecutive year, in the men‘s 77 kg category in the 69th men‘s and 32nd women‘s Senior National Weightlifting Championship.
→ Shraddha, Ghyansham Kumar Devansh chosen for 2016 Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan award.
→ Sikkim became India’s first fully organic state in 2016.
→ State-run Bank of Baroda has launched an agricultural investment credit for the farmers of Rajasthan..
→ Supreme Court sacks Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke from BCCI.
→ World famous 11-day gala festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra begins.
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