DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 19TH DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. LANURA: FIRST VILLAGE IN J&K TO GO ‘CASHLESS’
i. Lanura, a village in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir became the first village in the state to go cashless.
ii. Amitabh Kant Committee constituted to push cashless transactions
2. PUERTO RICO'S STEPHANIE DEL VALLE: MISS WORLD 2016
i. Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle has been crowned as the Miss World 2016 at an event held in Maryland, US.
ii. India's Priyadarshini Chatterjee also reached the top 20.
3. MANIPUR CM INAUGURATES TWO NEW DISTRICTS AMID NAGA PROTESTS
i. Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh has inaugurated two new districts Pherzawl and Noney.
ii. Now, the total number of the district is 11.
4. SWASTHYA RAKSHA PROGRAMME LAUNCHED BY AYUSH MINISTRY
i. The Union Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy Ministry has launched ‘Swasthya Raksha Programme’ to promote health and health education in villages.
ii.The programme was initiated through Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences , Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine and Central Council for Research in Siddha.
6. YES BANK, OLA TIE UP TO PROVIDE CASH AT YOUR DOORSTEP
i. YES Bank has partnered with Ola, one of the popular mobile apps for transportation, to provide cash-on-demand at customer’s doorstep.
ii.Customers will be able to use the Ola app to book a cab and opt for ‘cash at their doorsteps’ that will be enabled using Point-of-Sale machines provided by YES Bank.