3rd December 2016 – Current Affairs


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Second Edition of Windmill Festival to be held  in Mumbai

  • Windmill Festival, is a kind of playful festival that has something to offer for the entire family. It is aimed at children of all age groups, from toddlers to pre-teens and the parents too
  • The festival will also include a day care center, play areas, center for robotics, center for art, workshops, music and sports arena, and much more, to suit the needs of different age groups of children

NGO starts 16-day campaign ‘Every 8 Minutes’ against child trafficking

  • Association for Promoting Social Action(APSA), a Bengaluru based NGO, has launched a 16-day campaign ‘Every8Minutes’ to create awareness against child trafficking and missing children in the city.
  • The NGO is spreading awareness through street plays, mimes and messages on radio channels.

Son irrespective of his marital status has no legal right in parents’ house

  • The Delhi High court directed that a son, irrespective of his marital status does not have any legal right to live in his parents’ house.
  • The court directed where the house is self-acquired by the parents, son could reside in his parents’ house only at their “mercy” up to the time the parents allow, as they have cordial relations and not because they have to bear his “burden”.

Asia’s first cycle highway inaugurated in UP

  • India’s first and Asia’s longest bicycle highway betweenAgra and Etawah in UP inaugurated.

Losar Festival being celebrated in J&K

  • 10 day long festival namedLosar festival has begun in Ladakh region of J&K to mark the beginning of New Year in this Himalayan region.
  • In India, Losar is also celebrated by Yolmo, Sherpa, Tamang, Gurung, and Bhutia communities residing in different regions in the country.


Amitabh Bachchan Starrer Pink To Be Screened at UN Headquarters on Special Invitation

  • Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s first Bollywood movie Pinkhas been invited to screened at United Nations(UN) headquartes in New York
  • The movie ‘PINK’ deals with crime against women and it was released on September 16, 2016

Business & Economy

Mobile app ‘MobiKwik Lite ‘to make life easier for small business holders

  • MobiKwik has launched mobile wallet app ‘MobiKwik Lite’,which will work on basic Internet connection.
  • Users can sign-up with MobiKwik Lite using their mobile number. 

People in News

Russian co-Creator of MiG-29 Fighter Jet Ivan Mikoyan Dies at 89

  • Famous Russian aircraft designer and co-creator of the MiG-29 fighter jet Ivan Mikoyan passed away.
  • Mikoyan started his career as the chief engineer, later he became an adviser of the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG.
  • He took part in the development of the design of the MiG-21and theMiG-29 fighters.
  • He received the USSR State Prize state honor twice for his work on the MiG-29.
  • MiG-29 was developed in the Soviet Union by the Mikoyan design bureau in the 1970s to counter US fighters .