2015: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Sep 27, 2015
  • 1  RBI permits to ease e-commerce [ None ]

    About Reserve Bank of India (RBI): It was established on 1st April 1935. It is the India’s Dominant Banking Institution. It controls the financial policy of Indian rupee. It plays an important role in development strategy of the government of India.

    • It is handled by 21 member ce

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  • Sep 24, 2015
  • 1 WADA signs agreement with China’s Sports Ministry to blow down supply of PEDS [ None ]

    About World Anti - Doping Agency (WADA): It was initiated on November 10 in 1999 in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is a foundation led by International Olympic Committee (IOC) collectively. It is a non - profit organization.

    • Its main purpose is Anti - sports doping in all countries.

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  • 2 India’s richest person for 9th successive year: Mukesh Ambani [ None ]

    About Mukesh Ambani: He was born on 19th April 1957. He is a famous business tycoon in India. He is the chairperson, managing director and largest investor of Reliance industries limited (RIL). RIL is the 2nd most India’s valuable company in Indian market.

    Image of Mukesh Ambani

    Image of Mukesh Ambani

    India’s richest person for 9th successive year

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  • 3 Sourav Ganguly to be named as CAB President [ None ]

    About Sourav Ganguly: He was born on 8th July 1972. He is from Behala region in Calcutta, India. His full name is Sourav Chandidas Ganguly. He is also called by the names - Dada, the Prince of Calcutta, the Maharaja, the god of the offside, the Warrior Prince.

    Image of Sourav Ganguly

    Image of Sourav Ganguly

    Appointed CAB President

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  • 4 Government approves for IAF’s Air Command & Control System [ None ]

    About Indian Air Force (IAF): It was initiated on 8th October 1932. Also known as Bharatiya Vayu Sena. It is a part of Indian armed forces. It is the World’s 4th largest Airforce. Its duty is to protect Indian airspace. Its role is also to conduct aerial warfare. Its headquarters

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  • 5 24th Vyaas Samman conferred to Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka [ None ]

    About Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka: He was born on 11th October 1938. He is from Buland Shahar district in Uttar Pradesh. He is a one of the famous Hindi literature writer. He has credited 50 books out of which half were related to Premchand. In 2001, he was honored Mahapandit Rahul

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  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 2015 Global Leadership Award given to Indra Nooyi and Shobana Bhartia [ Awards ]

    About Indra Nooyi: She was born on 28th October 1955. She was born in Tamil speaking family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is India born adapted American. She is currently the business executive and the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico.

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    Image of Indira Nooyi

    2015 Global Leadership Award Winner

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  • 2 Lakshmipathy Balaji selected as Player cum Coach [ None ]

    About Lakshmipathy Balaji: He was born on September 27, 1981. He hails from Chennai in Tamil Nadu. He is an Indian Cricketer. He became the member of Indian Cricket Team in 2003 as fast medium bowler. He made his first Debut in Ahmedabad on 8th October 2003 against New Zealand.

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  • 3 Union Cabinet agrees to set up India Sign Language Research and Training Centre [ None ]

    About ISLRTC: The Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre was started on October 4, 2011. It has been established with the help of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It is an initial centre in India which offers full - time teaching with distance learning for s

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  • 4 Two bills on Reservation passed by Rajasthan Government [ None ]

    About the two bills: The first bill is Rajasthan Special Backward Classes Reservation Bill, 2015 which provides 5 % reservation to 5 communities in government services and educational institutions. The 5 communities under this bill are Banjara / Labana / Baldiya, Gujar / Gurjar,

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  • 5 Zayn Khan chosen as FMSCI President [ None ]

    About FMSCI: It is known as Federation of Motor Sports Club India. It was formed in the year 1971. It is the only motor sport federation recognized by government of India. Its main function is to promote and control motor sport in India. Its main headquarters are in Chennai, Ind

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  • 6 S. N. Subrahmanyan selected as deputy MD and President of L&T [ None ]

    About S. N. Subrahmanyan: Mr. S. N. Subrahmanyan is Member of the Board, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of L & T Construction. Mr. Subrahmanyan has completed civil engineer and also post - graduation in business management. He joined Larsen & Toubro after graduation in

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  • 7 Indian Coast Guard hired two ships named Apoorva & C-421 [ None ]

    About Indian Coast Guard: The Indian Coast Guard shortly called as ICG protects India’s naval securities and administers naval law. It was legally established on 18th August 1978 by the Coast Guard Act, 1978 of the Parliament of India as an independent armed force of India.

    It

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  • 8 Left-wing Syriza party headed by Alexis Tsipras wins Greece General Election [ None ]

    About Alexis Tsipras: Alexis Tsipras was born on 28th July 1974 in Athens. Athens became host city of the first modern - day Olympic Games in 1896 and there are played the 2004 Summer Olympics after 108 years. Athens is home to the National Archeological Museum, which is the worl

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  • 9 Sherif Ismail take oath as Prime Minister of Egypt [ None ]

    About Sherif Ismail and his different posts: Sherif Ismail Mohamed born on 6th July 1955 in Egypt. He is an engineer by profession. He had served as the minister of petroleum and mineral resources from 16th July 2013 to 12th September 2015.

    Image of Sherif Ismail

    Image of Sherif Ismail

    New Prime Minister of Egypt

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  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 Dr. P Sivakumar promoted as Distinguished Scientist by Union Defence Ministry [ Defense ]

    About Dr. P. Sivakumar: Dr. P. Sivakumar had completed his Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy in 1980. He started his career at Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) as Scientist in 1984.

    Image of Dr. P. Sivakumar

    Image of Dr. P. Sivakumar

    Distinguished Scientist by Union Defence Ministry

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 World Championship 200 meter title winner Usain Bolt [ None ]

    About Usain Bolt: He was born on 29th August 1986. He is a Jamaican athlete. He is named as the fastest person in the world. He is nicknamed as the Lightning Bolt by the media. He is highest paid athlete ever. He is also known as the world’s most wanted athlete.

    About his achi

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  • 2 ‘Thiru Onam’ famous crop festival in Kerala [ None ]

    About Thiru Onam: It is the Hindu festival celebrated in Kerala. It is also the biggest crop festival celebrated by the Keralites across the world. This festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam which comes in August – September.

    • This marks memorial of Vamana avatar

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  • 3 29 August celebrated as Natinal Sports Day worldwide [ Important Days ]

    About the national sports day: Every year it is mandatory that 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day worldwide. This day marks the birth anniversary of Hockey Expert Major Dhyan Chand.

    • This day is celebrated by conducting open matches between different Indian hockey t

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  • 4 Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awarded to ITBP Jot Singh [ Awards ]

    About Inspector Jot Singh: He was born on 1st January 1965. He is from Malna village of Uttarkashi region from Uttarakhand. He is known as one of the best mountaineer of ITBP (Indo - Tibetan Border Police). He has also undertaken many missions from ITBP and known as special force

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  • 5 Shamim Hanfi, the Urdu scholar has got Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award [ Awards ]

    About Shamim Hanfi: Shamim Hanfi was born on 17th May 1939 in Sultanpur. He had served as a faculty in Aligarh Muslim University. He is also an artist and he is patent in his passion of performance in arts, painting, pottery etc.

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    Image of Shamim Hanfi

    Winner of Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award

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  • 6 Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI President is passes away [ None ]

    Jagmohan Dalmiya who was the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India is passes away in Kolkata, of West Bengal at age of 75 due to a heart attack. About Jagmohan Dalmiya: Jagmohan Dalmiya was born on 30th May 1940 in Kolkata.

    Image of Jagmohan Dalmiya

    Image of Jagmohan Dalmiya

    BCCI Chairperson recently passed away

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  • 7 Sebastian Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One of 2015 [ None ]

    About Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel was born on 3rd July 1987 in Heppenheim, West Germany. He is a German racing driver. Currently, he is driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.

    Image of Sebastian Vettel

    Image of Sebastian Vettel

    Winner of Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One of 2015

    • He wins f

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  • 8 Badminton Player, Ajay Jayaram wins silver medal at Korea Open Badminton tournament of 2015 [ Sports ]

    About Ajay Jayaram: Ajay Jayaram was born on 28th September 1987. He is a badminton player of India. He gets the support of Olympic Gold Quest which is a not - for - profit Organisation to identify and support Indian athletes.

    Image of Ajay Jayaram

    Image of Ajay Jayaram

    Winner of silver medal at Korea Open Badminton tournament of 2015

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  • 9 China has launched smaller version of Long March-6 carrier rocket [ None ]

    About Long March - 6: The Long March was a military departure which was started by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People’s Liberation Army to avoid the search of the Kuomintang Army.

    • Long March - 6 is also known as Chang Zheng 6 in pinyin, it

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 E Sreedharan, Metro Man invites to serve UN High Level Advisory Group on Supportable Transport [ None ]

    About E Sreedharan: Elattuvalapil Sreedharan was born on 12th June 1932 in Palakkad district of Kerala. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is a retired Indian Engineering Service (IES) officer.

    Image of E Sreedharan

    Image of E Sreedharan

    Invited to UN High Level Advisory Group on Supportable Transport

    • He is

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  • 2 Hybrid Vacuum Toilets develops by Indian Railways [ None ]

    About Hybrid Vacuum system: Hybrid vacuum system is designed by combining ejectors, surface condensers and liquid ring vacuum pumps. It consists of a grouping of steam ejectors operating in series, followed by a condenser where the gases are reduced.

    • Thus reduces the load of ga

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  • 3 Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stops sale of Diclofenac in multidose bottle [ None ]

    About Diclofenac: Diclofenac is a non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drug. It is taken or applied to reduce irritation and as pain - relieving in certain conditions. The name “diclofenac” derives from its chemical name: 2- (2, 6-dichloranilino) phe n ylacetic ac id.

    • Diclofenac

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  • 4 Two Security laws pass by Japan’s Parliament to improve its pacific constitution [ None ]

    About passing of Security laws: Japan’s parliament has passed two security laws to improve its pacific constitution enclosed after World War II to allow its troops to fight out of the country.

    • These bills already have been permitted by Parliament’s lower house and it was voted

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  • 5 Jackie Collins, a Novelist passes away [ None ]

    American novelist Jackie Collins passed away in California, United States at age of 77 due to cancer of stage four. About Jackie Collins: Jackie Collins was born on 4th October 1937 in London, England.

    Image of Jackie Collins

    Image of Jackie Collins

    Famous Novelist Who recently passed away

    • She was a

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