Current Affairs, News & Facts of 20 Dec 2014

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  • DRDO successfully test 1000 kg glide bomb - a guided precision bomb - off the coast of Odisha.  
    • The bomb, dropped by an IAF aircraft, hit the 100-km away target with great accuracy thanks to its 'on board navigation system'. 
    • India, with this, can claim self-reliance in the area of guided precision bombs at least for a range up to 100 km.
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  • Solar powered tractor developed by engineering students  - read more cat
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  • Noted Gandhian and land rights activist Chunibhai Vaidya breathed his last at 97.  
    • He was a close disciple of Vinoba Bhave - leader of Bhudan Movement - and Jayprakash Narayan.
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  • Centre to build 2 National Centres of Ageing, within AIIMS, New Delhi and Madras Medical College, Chennai.   
    • A proposal to set up 'Indian Institute of Advanced Nursing' (IIAN) at Tambaram, Tamil Nadu is also on the cards.
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  • US Parliament (Congress) passes Ukraine Freedom Support Bill - to help the beleagured nation with military aid worth $350 million.  
    • The law allows the US to impose economic sanctions on Russia and give Ukraine weapons including surveillance drones and counter-artillery radar.
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