2015: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 West Bengal government releases 64 files correlated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose [ None ]

    About Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897 and died on 18th August 1945. He is known as Netaji allover in India. He was an Indian pro - independence and proud person of the Indian independence movement.

    Image of Subhas Chand Bose

    Image of Subhas Chand Bose

    West Bengal government releases 64 files related to him

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  • 2 Narendra Modi launches IPD Scheme for 24×7 power supply in every house of Varanasi [ None ]

    About IPD Scheme: IPD Scheme stands for Integrated Power Development Scheme. Its aim is to support the broadcast and supply networks. It will provide 100 percent metering urban areas and will make it smart with information technology.

    • It was declared in Union Budget 2014 - 15.

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  • 3 Bal Pandit, expert Marathi cricket commentator passes away [ None ]

    Bal Pandit, the expert cricket Marathi commentator passed away in Pune, Maharashtra at age of 89. About Bal Pandit: Bal Jagannath Pandit was born on 24th July 1929 in Pune Maharashtra.

    Image of Bal Pandit - Recently Passed Away

    Image of Bal Pandit - Recently Passed Away

    Expert Marathi cricket commentator

    • He was an Ind

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  • 4 India signed two agreements with Laos to strengthen mutual bonds [ None ]

    About Laos: Laos is officially known as the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). It is an interior country in South - east Asia which is bounded by Myanmar of Burma and the People’s Republic of China to the north - west, Vietnam to the east which is Laos’s capital, Cambodia t

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  • 5 WWF and ZSL reports that Marine population dropped since 1970 [ None ]

    About WWF and ZSL: WWF stands for World Wide Fund for Nature. It is an international non - governmental organization which was founded on 29th April 1961. It is working for the bio diversity protection and reduces the peoples by hurting environment.

    • Its headquarter is in Avenue

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  • 6 India signs agreement with France for 36 Rafale fighter jets [ None ]

    About Rafale Fighter jets: The Rafale jet was introduced in 2001on 18th May. This is a twin engine, delta winged multirole fighter aircraft. This was designed by Dassault Aviation. Dassault Aviation is an international French manufacturer of aircrafts for military, business and

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  • 7 Islamic State rebellious group is banned by Pakistan [ None ]

    About Islamic State Rebellious Group: These are the powerful groups whose aim is to take over religious, political and military power over all Muslims worldwide. These groups are mainly led by Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria.

    • They mainly operate in Iraq and Syria and have a sm

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  • 8 2016 Rio Olympics qualified Indian women’s hockey team [ None ]

    About Indian women hockey team: This team is also named as golden girls of hockey after their 2004 victory. This team represents India in international level hockey championship. Currently Canada’s Mathias Ahrens is the coach.

    • This team’s main lead is Ritu Rani who is from Hary

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Aqeela Asifi, Afghan refugee teacher wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Aqeela Asifi: Aqeela Asifi is a teacher in Afghanistan. She has been teaching the refugee girls for more than 20 years. She and her family shifted in Afghanistan from Kabul in 1992 due to civil war in Kabul.

    Image of Aqeela Asifi

    Image of Aqeela Asifi

    Winner of UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015

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  • 2 Dutee Chand wins in 100m at 55th National Open Athletic Championship [ None ]

    Dutee Chand was born on 3rd February 1996 in Jajpur district of Odisha. She is an Indian runner by profession. She has been supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company which is a foundation that supports Indian athletes. Currently, she is the national champion in women’s 100 meters

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  • 3 Rajasthan Assembly clears bill to improve Right to Education Act [ None ]

    About Right to Education Act: Right to Education Act (RTE) is also known as Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. It is an Act of the Parliament of India passed on 4th August 2009. It gives the importance to free and compulsory education for children between ag

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  • 4 Global Innovation Index ranked India at 81 amongst 141 countries [ Bills ]

    About Global Innovation Index: The Global Innovation Index shortly called as GII. It is a yearly publication which shows a merged indicator that ranks countries or economies for their environmental innovation and their innovation productions.

    The GII analyses 143 countries arou

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  • 5 Union Government launches PMKKKY for people affected by mining [ None ]

    About PMKKKY: PMKKKY stands for Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana. It is launched by the Union Government. Aim of this launch is for safety of people who are affected by mining related operations.

    • It will provide the fund collected by District Mineral Foundations to af

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  • 6 Indian Wrestler Anil wins gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championships [ None ]

    About Anil Kumar: Anil Kumar is an Indian wrestler from Haryana. He won gold in the Men’s Greco - Roman 96 kg’s wrestling at 2010 Commonwealth Games. He had also won gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the 2014 Asian Championship by defeating Efan Aeini.

    About his vic

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  • 7 Dr. M. M. Kalburgi, a Kannada writer passes away [ None ]

    About Dr. M. M. Kalburgi: Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi was born on 28th November 1938 in Yaragal. He was researcher of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature), Kannada epigraphist and academician.

    Image of Dr. M. M. Kalburgi

    Image of Dr. M. M. Kalburgi

    Well Known Kannada Writer

    • He also had served as the

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  • 8 UNSC vagary India pitches for anti-terror treaty [ None ]

    About anti - terror treaty: Aim of this Organization is to support the international legal anti - terror organizations like universal anti - terrorism contracts and the United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

    • This organization work for awareness raising activities and train

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  • 9 Olympic Council of Asia choose Hangzhou City of China to host 2022 Asian Games [ None ]

    About Asian Games: The Asian Games also known as Asiad. It is nationwide multi - sport event which is held every four years between athletes from all over Asia. The Games were planned by the Asian Games Federation.

    • First game was start from New Delhi of India, until the 1978.

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 RBI gives permission to ten small banks [ None ]

    About permission from RBI: The Reserve Bank of India granted the licences to 10 small banks for set um small finances banks. These all companies are microfinance and small finance companies. There are total of 72 companies who apply for permission from RBI.

    About ten banks get

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  • 2 India and Cambodia signs two MoUs for mutual support in Tourism by Mekong Ganga Project [ None ]

    About Mekong Ganga Cooperation Project: The Mekong–Ganga Cooperation was established on 10th November, 2000 at Vientiane at the First MGC Ministerial Meeting. It includes six member countries: India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

    • They emphasized four areas of c

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  • 3 Chelsea wins Champions League and Dinamo Zagreb beat 10-man Arsenal [ None ]

    About Chelsea: Chelsea is a professional Football Club of Fulham, London. It is the highest level of English football founded in 1905. Chelsea’s first major success was in 1955 by winning in the league championship.

    • It has been won 17 major trophies since 1997.
    • Chelsea has won

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  • 4 Union Government rejects NSCN-K for five years [ None ]

    About NSCN - K: NSCN stands for Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland. It is a Naga independent Military group operative in North - East India. The main goal of the organization is to establish an independent state “Nagalim” by joining all the areas settled by the Naga peopl

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  • 5 ‘Housing for all’ Scheme in 305 cities by 2022 declares the government [ None ]

    About Housing for all Scheme: Government had launched this scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in June 2015 under the guidance of Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Under this scheme, government plans to build two crore houses for the poor in urban areas by year 2022, which

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  • 6 Mare Dibaba triumphs women’s marathon at 2015 World Athletics Championships [ None ]

    About Mare Dibaba: Also known as Mare Ibrahimova in Azerbaijan. She was born on 20th October 1989. She is from Oromia region in Ethiopia. She is the reigning champ in Athletics. Also an eccentric marathon runner.

    Image of Mare Dibaba

    Image of Mare Dibaba

    Women’s marathon at 2015 World Athletics Championships

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  • Sep 17, 2015
  • 1 Swetha Prabhakaran selected for Champions of Change award in US [ Awards ]

    About Swetha Prabhakaran: Swetha Prabhakaran is a 15 years old Indian - origin girl. Swetha was born to Indian parents who had transferred to US from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli in 1998. She is the founder and CEO of Everybody Code Now which is a non - profit organization working to

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  • 2 Author Sunjeev Sahota qualified Man Booker Prize for Fiction of 2015 [ None ]

    Indian - origin author Sunjeev Sahota has been qualified for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction of 2015. About Sunjeev Sahota: Sunjeev Sahota was born on year 1981. He is a British novelist. He was encouraged to start writing his first book by the 7th July 2005 London b

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  • 3 Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh PM wins UN Award on Climate Change [ Awards ]

    About Sheikh Hasina: Sheikh Hasina was born on 28th September 1947. She is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Earlier, she was served as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001. She has led the Bangladesh Awami League since 1981.

    • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Ban

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  • 4 Labour leader Jeremy Carbyn appointed Seema Malhotra as shadow chief secretary in UK [ None ]

    About Seema Malhotra: Seema Malhotra was born on 7th August 1972. She is a British Labour and Co - operative Party politician. She has been the Member of Parliament for Feltham and Heston since 2011 by an election which was held after the death of Alan Keen.

    Image of Seema Malhotra

    Image of Seema Malhotra

    Shadow chief secretary in UK

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  • 5 Shiv Sena demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ award for Veer Savarkar [ Awards ]

    About Shiv Sena: Shiv Sena is an Indian local political party. This party is based on Marathi nationalism and Hindu nationalism. It was founded by political cartoonist Bal Thackeray on 19th June 1966. The party was begun from a movement in Mumbai.

    Image of Veer Savarkar

    Image of Veer Savarkar

    Shiv Sena demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ award

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  • Sep 16, 2015
  • 1 Malcolm Turnbull Becomes Prime Minister of Australia by Defeating Tony Abbott [ None ]

    About Malcolm Turnbull: Malcolm Bligh Turnbull was born on 24th October 1954. He is an Australian politician and now he is the Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Liberal Party. He was first elected to parliament at the 2004 central election, as the member for Wentw

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  • 2 Indian Kalarippayattu Federation grants appreciation as RSF by Sports Ministry [ None ]

    About Kalaripayattu: Kalaripayattu is the most olden martial art in the world. Kalari means training field and payattu means practice with weapons and without weapons. The Kalaripayattu culture is 3000 years existing in the world.

    • Kalaripayattu is known as the mother of all mart

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