24 December 2016 Current Affairs

Box-office Collection – ‘Dangal’, the biggest hit of Aamir so far

Say a perfect way to end the year with this terrific movie ‘Dangal’.It’s been only one day of Aamir Khan’s Dangal release and it seems to breaking all records of the Bollywood Industry. On its first day, Dangal gains 30 crores as of Indian Screens and around 7 crores from International Screens. Subsequent to demonetization and twitter trolls like ‘boycottDangal’, Dangal has yet again muzzled everyone As per film critic Taran Aadarsh, the film earned 7.8 crore as from countries like America, Middle East, Britain. On to 4300 screens nationwide and 1000 international screens, Dangal released on Dec 23. Over one day, the film earned 30 crores, which any of the Aamir’s movies didn’t do so far. Though PK pockets 26 crore, Talash 15 crore and 3idiots 12 crore wherein 3 idiots occupied 200 crore and PK occupied 300 crore clubs.


Modi Govt to bounce ‘Pass-Fail’ policy, Law ministry uphold

The Modi Government backtracked the policy of ‘Pass-Fail’ as from VI standard. The HRD Ministry has sanctioned this proposal along with the ‘No Detention Policy’. For amendments in the law of Right to Education, the law and order ministry uphold the note sent by HRD ministry. Furthermore has advised to frame a Draft Bill. Presently, there is an ordinance to not to fail any student upto VIII standard, under section 16 of RTI. 4 years back, HRD ministry formed ‘No Detention Policy’. HRD said that this decision has been taken for the sake of those students who lack scoring marks and consequently very often they either left school or dismay. Making a child tutor in the same class again can be more like demotivating him. Thereafter; good few states demand to eliminate this policy. In order to sought out this, the government decided to frame a Panel, which weighs its downside. The panel was also worried about the spate of students lack in scoring marks in 9 standard and dropping off the school.


Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Jasprit Bumrah’s four wickets keep Gujarat ahead against Odisha

Odisha were 184 for eight in their first innings at close of play on second day with Jasprit Bumrah picking up two wickets. Seamer Jasprit Bumrah’s four-wicket haul helped Gujarat take upper hand against Odisha in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match in Jaipur on Saturday. At stumps on the second day, Odisha were 184 for eight in their first innings, trailing Gujarat by a good 79 runs with just two wickets remaining. Had it not been for number nine bat Suryakant Pradhan’s counter-attacking 27-ball 47, chances are Odisha’s innings wouldn’t have lasted the day.Overnight 197 for seven, Gujarat were earlier bowled out before lunch for 263, with Basant Mohanty picking up his 16th five-wicket haul in first-class matches.


This is beginning of the end of corrupt: PM Modi defends demonetization move

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday strongly defended the government’s demonetization move as a war against corrupt people in India that would continue till its victory with the support of the 125 crore people of the country. Addressing a rally at Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, Modi said while his government has launched the war from day one of assuming power, on November 8 at 8 pm it stuck a kill blow to corruption and black money hoarders in the form of demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.

Updated: December 26, 2016 — 7:44 am

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