Current Affairs India - 25 November 2016

1. The Central government has constituted a committee to enable 100 per cent conversion of Government-Citizen Transactions to the digital platform in order to to weed out black money and corruption. The panel, under the leadership of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, will identify and operationalise user-friendly digital payment options in all sectors of the economy in the earliest possible time frame.
2. The upgraded Jaguar DARIN III twin-seat aircraft has received the Initial Operation Clearance (IOC), the significant milestone for India-s military aviation sector.
3. N V Srinivasan, NVS and Managing Partner has been elected as the National President of trade body Indo-American Chamber of commerce for the period 2016-17.
4. Beating Nawazuddin Siddiqui Indian Actor Manoj Bajpayee has won the best performance award by an actor at the 10th Asia Screen Awards.
5. The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has approved Mobikwik, the leading mobile wallet for live wallet service at 391 toll plazas in India.
6. Rajiv Kenue has become the Chief Operating Officer with Immediate effect of home appliance maker Kenster.
7. PV Sindhu has become the highest-ranked Indian Shuttler in the Badminton World Federation ranking beating Saina Nehwal for the first time. She broke into top 10 list after jumping 2 ranks to be ranked at 9th while Saina Nehwal slipped by 5 places to 11th rank due to her injury.
8. Indian boxer M C Mary Kom will be awarded with the 'Legends Award' from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on its 70th anniversary on 20th December this year.
9. Veteran Journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, the famous writer and former editor of The Times of India has passed away at the age of 72.