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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13TH DEC 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13TH DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. KAILASH SATYARTHI’S ‘100 MILLION FOR 100 MILLION’ CAMPAIGN
i. President Pranab Mukherjee has  launched the '100 Million for 100 Million Campaign' organised by The Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation.
ii. The Campaign aims at mobilizing 100 million youth and children for the upliftment of 100 million underprivileged children across the world.

2. PAOLO GENTILONI SWORN-IN AS ITALY'S NEW PM
i. Paolo Gentiloni has been elected as Italy's new Prime Minister.
ii. Gentiloni, who served as the Foreign Minister under Renzi, was asked by President Sergio Mattarella to form a new centre-left government that will guide Italy to elections due by February 2018.

3. IAMAI SETS UP COMMITTEE TO WORK ON FIGHTING ONLINE PIRACY
i. Internet and Mobile Association of India has constituted a committee to fight against the problem of online piracy and develop suitable business standards.
ii. Ajit Mohan of Hotstar will be the chairman of the committee.

4. WORLD'S LONGEST TUNNEL OPENS IN SWITZERLAND
i. The world’s longest tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland was opened for regular rail services.
ii. It will carry passengers under the Swiss Alps from Zurich to Lugano.

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