Current Affairs For 22 Jan 2016

Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan Palace Named The World’s Best Hotel Of 2016

The 14th edition of the travel site’s Travelers’ Choice Awards has awarded Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan as the best hotel of the 2016, with the ranking of five out of five bubble by its 840 guests. It was made by Maharaja Umaid Singh, King of Jodhpur who ruled over Jodhpur  between 1928 and 1943, this palace was built in 15 years. There are 347 rooms in the palace.

Mawlynnong In Meghalaya Is A Cleanest Village In Asia

India Discovery Magazine has announce Mawlynnong  as the ”Asia’s cleanest village”. In this village every house has a toilet. Children of that village learn in school to keep their surrounding clean. This village (of 503 houses) knows the value of cleanliness long before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his Swachh Bharat or clean India campaign.

Mrinalini Sarabhai Passes Away

Professional dancer in Bharatnatyam, Kathakali and Mohiniyattom and the female ballet dancer & Padma Bhushan award holder Mrinalini sarabhai has passes away on 21 Jan 2016 at the age of 97. she got education under the guidance of Rabindranath Tagore at Shantiniketan. She got married to Dr Vikram Sarabhai, architect of India’s space programme. Her childrens were the founder of Ahmedabad-based Centre for Environment Education (CEE).

Atulesh Jindal Appointed New CBDT Chief

Senior revenue service officer Atulesh Jindal has appointed as the new  Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chief on 21 Jan 2016. Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approve the appointment of Atul Jindal as the chairman of (CBDT). Atul Jindal was batch Indian Revenue Service officer in the year 1978.

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