Salman Khan tops Forbes’ richest Indian celebrity list 2018

  • Salman Khan is the richest Indian celebrity, according to the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.
  • Salman Khan has topped for the third consecutive year.
  • Shah Rukh Khan has fallen out of the top 10 list.
  • Virat Kohli was second on the list and Akshay Kumar third.

PM to inaugurate Bogibeel Bridge, India’s longest rail-road bridge

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Bogibeel Bridge on December 25th.
  • It is India’s longest rail-road bridge, connecting the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra.
  • The 4.94 km bridge falls in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

SBI gets Swapna Barman as YONO brand ambassador

  • State Bank of India has roped in Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman as brand ambassador for its digital app YONO.
  • Swapna won Gold medal in Heptathlon in Jakarta Asian Games.
  • YONO stands for You Only Need One.

Ministry of Railways signs MoU with Madame Tussauds wax museum

  • The Ministry of Railways’ National Rail Museum (NRM) and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum have joined forces for a collaboration.
  • A 35% discount will be offered on ticket prices to NRM visitors when they visit Madame Tussauds.
  • Similarly, Madame Tussauds visitors will get a 30% discount on NRM’s combo packages.

Gautam Gambhir retires from all forms of cricket

  • Gautam Gambhir has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
  • In his 12-year international career, Gambhir has scored over 10,000 runs – 4,154 in 58 Tests, 5,238 in 147 ODIs and 932 in 37 T20Is.
  • Gambhir last played for India in a Test against England in November 2016.
  • His final ever match came at his home ground, New Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla, in a Ranji Trophy tie for Delhi against Andhra Pradesh.

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