Current Affairs Set I : December 2016

Russian plane crashes  into Black sea.

One Russian plane has  gone  missing on Sunday .  The  plane was moving towards Syria.  Later on it was confirmed that the plane crashed into  Black sea.  All the passengers are feared dead.

Alastair cook scored 10,000 runs

Alastair Cook has become the first English Cricketer who  scored 10,000 runs.  He has started his test career in the year 2006 and till now he has played 140 Test Matches while he has scored Thirty Hundred.

Rabichandran Aswin  become Number  one Test blower  of  ICC.

Rabichandran Aswin  is selected as number  one by  ICC  in  the list of test bowlers in ICC players Rankings for test bowlers .  Rabichandran Aswin  has played  44 test matches and taken 248 wkts. In ODI he has taken  142 wickets in 102 ODI matches .

Victory in Hockey

Indian Women’s Hockey team won Asian Championship  Trophy  hockey tournament. India beat China 2-1 in the final .On the other hand Indian junior hockey  team won the world cup. India beat Belgium 2-1 in the final held on 18.12.2016. India has won the title after 15 years . The match was played at Major Dhyan Chand  Hockey Stadium.

Good Governance  Day

Nation has celebrated  good Governance day on 92nd birthday of Ex- Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Atal Bhirai Bajpayee . Various programme  will be organised  across the country for next 100 days on good Governance.

Yasin Vatkal Sentenced to death

Yasin Vatkal and four other terrorist of Indian Mujahedeen  were convicted in Hyderabad blast case and all were awarded death punishment. Total 18 peoples were killed in the Hyderabad  blasts in the year 2013.

Karun Nair made 303 run in 5th India vs England Test

Karun Nair has made a stunning  303 runs in 381 balls which included 32 boundary and 4 Sixes .He is the second Indian batsman after Virendra Sehwag to reach 300 runs milestone. K.L Rahul has also made 199  runs  in the same test match.

3600 crore  Sivaji statue to be   built in Maharastra.

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of the Shivaji statue which is to be built in the Arabian sea.  The estimated cost of the project is around 3600 crore.  Once completed, the statue with 192 meters height will be worlds tallest statue .

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