Tnpsc Current Affairs December 6Th
TNPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS DECEMBER 6TH in this post, tnpscwinners provides the current informations, wich is useful for the exams like tnpsc group 2, 2a.
TAMILNADU CM J JAYALAITHA PASSES AWAY
- Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha passes away at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai following cardiac arrest
- She was at the age of 68.
- She was born on 24 February 1948 at Melkote in mMandya District of Karnataka.
- Her real name was Komalavalli
- She served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for six times from 1991 to 2016.
- She becomes second Female Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after Janaki Ramachandran
- She made her debut film at Kannada at the age of 16
- Jayalalitha’s First Tamil movie was Vennira Aadai
- Her last film was Nathiyai Thedi Vantha Kadhal
MARITIME EXERCISE KONKAN 16
- The annual maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Royal British Navy, named “KONKAN 16” was started at December 5 at Mumbai
- It was 16th edition of Bilateral maritime exercise between these countries
- 2016 edition starts at December 5 and ends at December 16
- KONKAN 16 was conducted at 2 phases
- Phase 1 =from December 5 to 9, the exercise held at Mumbai
- Phase = from December 12 to 16, the exercise held at Goa, and named the exercise as “LIVEX” (LIVE EXERCISE)
NEW CJI OF INDIA
- Justice Jagadish Singh Khehar will be the Chief Justice of India
- He becomes India’s 44th Chief Justice of India.
- The present CJI T S Thakur, who retires on January 3, 2017
- Justice Jagadish Singh was the First Sikh to become the Chief Justice of India
- Ministry of Earth Sciences launched WIFEX (Winter Fog Experiment)
- It has been inaugurated at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
- It has been installed for improving the capabilities for Fog prediction
DECEMBER 6, AMBEDKAR’S DEATH ANNIVERSARY
- Father of Indian Constitution, Dr. Ambedkar, was died on December 6, 1956
- His death day was observed as Mahaparinirvan Diwas
- In 1956, he converted to Buddhism
- He was Independent India’s First Law Minister
- 2016 was 60th Mahaparinirvan Diwas
5TH IEF – IGU FORUM
- 5th IEF – IGU Forum held at New Delhi
- IEF = International Energy Forum
- IGU = International Gas Union
- Theme of the meet = Improving Economic Prosperity and Living Standards
AMBEDKAR’S BIRTH DAY CELEBRATED AS WATER DAY
- Union Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharathi announced that the April 14, the Birthday of Dr. Ambedkar was celebrated as “Water Day” here after.
45TH ALL INDIA POLICE SCIENCE CONGRESS
- 45th All India Police Science Congress was held at Kovalam, Kerala
- 1st edition was held at Patna, Bihar on 1960
FIRST INTERNATIONAL GITA MAHATSOV
- First International Gita Mahotsav was held at Kurukshetra, Haryana
- President Pranab inaugurated the Mahotsav
2016 WORLD POWER LANGUAGE INDEX
- 2016 World Power Language Index was compiled by World Economic Forum
- Top 3 languages = English, Mandarin Chinese and French
- The top six languages are official languages of the United Nations. The remaining 4 in the top 10 include two other BRIC languages (Portuguese and Hindi) and 2 of the economic heavyweights (Germany and Japan).
- Hindi is most primarily language spoken in India with a share of 41%. It is also the official language of Indian government.
TIMES PERSON OF THE YEAR
- United States newly elected president, Donald Trump has been named as the TIMES Person of the Year
- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has won the Online Reader’s Poll for TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year
1ST SERENDIPITY ARTS FESTIVAL
WORLD’S LARGEST SEATING CAPACITY STADIUM
- Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad becomes the World’s Largest Seating Capacity Stadium
- After the renovation work, its seating capacity will increased to 1.1 lakh from 54000
- It overtakes the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which has seating capacity of 1 lakh people
FIRST PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY TO HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CITIZENS
- Vijayawada Constituency of Andhra Pradesh became the First Parliamentary Constituency in India to have health insurances for all citizens, which consist of 265 villages.
AADHAR MANDATORY FOR TRAIN CONCESSION
- Aadhaar becomes mandatory from April 1, 017 for Senior Citizens, for awaiting concession for train tickets
- It is mandatory at ticket counter and in e-ticket
GOOGLE LAUNCHED, “TRUSTED CONTACTS”
- Google launched, “Trusted Contacts”, a new personal safety mobile application
- It shares the users location with trusted people in everyday situations and in emergencies
- It also works without internet and when a user is unable to reach the phone too.
- Robert Kirkman wrote, “The Walking Dead : A Continuing Story of Survival Horror”
- New Directorate General of Civil Aviation = D.S. Bhullar