Point-Wise 2015 Current Affairs with Facts and Figures- Designed Specially for Questions in IAS, State PSC, CBSE NET, Bank PO & Bank Clerical, SSC and More

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    Mangesh Padgaonkar well-known Marathi poet passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on after a brief illness at the age of 86. He was best known for many poetry presentation programmes and for writing lyrics for many Marathi films.

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    Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM) Barak 8 jointly developed by India and Israel was successfully test fired from INS Kolkata. The Indian Navy, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) have jointly carried out the test firing of the… (183 more words) …

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    To sign Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia has been approved by the Union Cabinet. According to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) this MoU is also called… (228 more words) …

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    National Biotechnology Development Strategy (NBDS) 2015 - 2020 to establish India as a world-class bio-manufacturing hub has been announced by Union Government. The Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan have revealed it in New Delhi.

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    The construction of 69 Bridges including Approach Roads on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa (TKK) road section of the Trilateral Highway in Myanmar has been approved by the Union Cabinet. In New Delhi at Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi… (182 more words) …

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    Queen Elizabeth II Knighthood an Indian-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar on 31 December 2015 for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. In the annual New Year’s Honours list several other Indian-origin persons are included with… (251 more words) …

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    Dr. Gyanendra D Bandgaiyan appointment as the Director General of the National Centre for Good Governance are approved the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on 30 December 2015. He will serve us for period of three years and it… (107 more words) …

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    Pavel Srnicek former Newcastle United goalkeeper passed away on 29 December 2015 at Ostrava, Czech Republic at the age of 47. After suffering cardiac arrest for the nine days Srnicek passed away. About Pavel Srnicek

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    The missile jointly developed by India and Israel “Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) ” was successfully test-fired on 30 December 2015 on the Western Sea Board. The missile successfully intercepted an aerial target at extended ranges and was successfully test… (107 more words) …

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    The founder one of the world’s best known Linux distributions Ian Murdock has passed away on 28 December 2015 in San Francisco at the age of 42 years. The reason behind his death is still misty. But his last message… (122 more words) …

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    By passing law China has officially unrestricted its One Child Policy which is deepening on demographic crisis of shrinking workforce and aging population in the world’s second largest economy. Law has been passed on Population and Family Planning by 159-member… (211 more words) …

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    Anti-jamming capability of the Astra missile has been recently successfully tested by Scientist from Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). Within the first trials missiles ECCM (electronic counter-counter measure) features to overcome any blocking was successfully evaluated.

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    For early completion India has highlighted Iran for all necessary procedures of its participation in the Farzad-B gas field at cost of 5 billion US dollars. In the Joint Commission Meeting, India’s request was forwarded by External Affairs Minister Sushma… (205 more words) …

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    E-office has been introduced by Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), it is an initiative which will help provide efficient services to the people by digitizing more than 12, 000 files. WCD Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has officially… (130 more words) …

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    At the 2015 Asian Luge Championship held in Nagano, Japan veteran Indian luger Shiva Keshavan has won a silver medal. The first place was claimed by Japan’s Hidenari Kanayama and the third by South Korea’s Dong Hyeon Kim in this… (155 more words) …

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    4G (4th Generation) telecom service using LTE (Long Term Evolution) Technology has launched by Reliance Jio. Mukesh Ambani Chairman of the company has launched this service on the 83rd birth anniversary of Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of the Reliance Industries… (295 more words) …

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    Connection LPG subsidy has been announced by Union Government for income of consumers in order to ensure that the subsidy benefits go to the targeted group. So that now the consumer who has taxable income likes more than ten lakh… (132 more words) …

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    On 27th December 2015 in California, US the renowned American cinematographer Haskell Wexler passed away at the age of 93. He was become best known for his work in films like “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “American… (154 more words) …

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    In two states four Greenfield airports has got clearance by the Union Civil Aviation Ministry. Three Greenfield airports will be in Andhra Pradesh and one at international airport at Dholera in Gujarat from the total four.

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    For the 51st Jnanpith award Eminent Gujarati litterateur Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected. After Uma Shankar Joshi (1967), Pannalal Patel (1985) and Rajendra Shah (2001) Mr. Chaudhary is the fourth Gujarati litterateur to carrier this prestigious award.

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    Guinea Ebola-free has been declared by World Health Organization (WHO), a UN health agency after no new cases were reported. And with this country has enters into 90-day period of heightened surveillance of WHO.

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    The Parliament of the country has elected Giorgi Kvirikashvili as the 12th Prime Minister of Georgia. After Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili had resigned from the post on December 29, 2015 without any explanation Giorgi Kvirikashvili has been elected as… (136 more words) …

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    As part of the country’s high-definition (HD) earth observation Gaofen project China has successfully launched its most sophisticated observation satellite Gaofen-4. From the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the southwestern province of Sichuan it was launched onboard a Long March-3B… (147 more words) …

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    The minimum educational qualification for aspirant of contesting urban local bodies (ULB) elections in the state on the lines of panchayat polls has been set by the Haryana Government. In the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal… (144 more words) …

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    The 14th season of prestigious Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy for season 2015–16 has been won by Gujrat for first time in its history of championship. At the finals Gujrat has beat Delhi by 139 runs played at M Chinnaswamy… (106 more words) …

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    5th November has been designated as World Tsunami Awareness Day every year by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). With the aim to spread awareness in people across the world for matters related to the dangers of tsunami and shall… (223 more words) …

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    For prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C. K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Syed Kirmani India’s former wicket-keeper has been nominated. He was honored for his contribution to Indian cricket. When in 1983 for the first time Indian team has won the… (222 more words) …

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    Atal Setu North India’s first cable-stayed bridge was inaugurated on Dunera-Basohli-Bhadharwah road in Basohali town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag… (153 more words) …

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    To build its first Naval Base on the Assumption Island in the Indian Ocean region (IOR) Seychelles government allowed India as a joint project between both countries. And regarding to this Seychelles government has allocated a plot of land on… (178 more words) …

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    To expand cooperation in various sectors Russia has inked 16 cooperation agreements to give a major push to their strategic ties. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two days official visit to Russia these agreements were signed.

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