2015: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  The First Phase of Kalinganagar is Plant in Odisha by Tata Steel Commission [ None ]

    The First Phase of Kalinganagar is Plant in Odisha at Kalinganagar steel plant in Jajpur district of Odisha. Chief Minister of Odisha Mr. Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated it, with ambition of industrializing the state promptly.

    About Kalinganagar Plant

    • Kalinganagar steel plant i

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  • 2  Indian Government has selected Justice T.S.Thakur as 43rd Chief Justice [ None ]

    About the appointment: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Justice T. S. Thakur as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as per provision of Article 124 of constitution. T. S. Thakur will start their work a Chief Justice of India from 3 December 2015, after offi

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  दालों का हाल Essay on Inflating Prices of Pulses in India - In Hindi [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - दाल रोटी खाओ और प्रभु के गुण गाओ, कभी यह जुमला देश के आम आदमी की माली हालत को बयां करता था लेकिन, इसी आम आदमी की थाली से पहले प्याज और अब दालें गायब भी हो रही हैं। अरहर दाल के 200 रुपए किलो से अधिक बिकने का दबाव अब अन्य दालों पर पड़ने लगा है। दालों के भावों में आए

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  • 2  कॉलेजियम प्रणाली Essay in Hindi on College System in India [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - देश की अदालतों में लगे मुकदमों के अंबार और उच्च न्यायालयों में जजों के खाली पदों की समस्या जस की तस है। इस बीच संविधान संशोधन के जरिए बनाए गए न्यायिक नियुक्ति आयोग को लेकर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के फेसले ने कार्यपालिका व न्यायपालिका के बीच टकराव के हालात बना दिए हैं। सुप्र

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  • 3 दादरी कांड Essay in Hindi on the Dadri Case [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - कितने शर्म की बात है कि आजादी के 68 साल बाद भी हम भारतीय नहीं बन पाए? आज भी हम हिंदू-मुस्लिम और सिख-इसाई के दायरे में बंधे हुए हैं। जब हाल ही में अक्टूबर 2015 में दादरी जैसे वीभत्स कांड हुआ तब भी हमें अपमान महसूस नहीं होता। और हमारे राजनेता इन्हें तो जैसे लगता है

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  • 4  Ashok Singhal,VHP leader passes away [ None ]

    Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal passed away in Gurgaon, Haryana. He was 90. He was suffering from severe respiratory problems. Singhal was a bachelor and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak all his life.

    • He was the conspicuous leader of temple mov

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  • 5  China’s Tianhe-2 is the World’s powerful Supercomputer for the sixth consecutive time [ None ]

    China’s Tianhe - 2 supercomputer has arose as the world’s most powerful supercomputer system for the sixth consecutive time. It was revealed in 46th edition of Top500 list of supercomputers.

    Key features:

    • The Chinese Supercomputer is proficient of performing calculations with p

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  • 6  RAW Director Shankaran Nair passes away [ None ]

    Former Director of country’s external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), K. Shankaran Nair passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was 94. He was accredited with the success of secret operations that aided the liberation of then east Pakistan into new country B

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  • 7  5 New long-haired wasp species found in India [ None ]

    Scientists from India have discovered 5 new long - haired species of wasps from different parts of the country. They were discovered by researchers from National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources.

    Key features:

    • These species are named ‘adikeshavus’ which in Sanskrit mean

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  • 8  Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal , Indian Red Cross Secretary General passes away [ None ]

    Renowned neurosurgeon and Secretary General of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal passed away in New Delhi. He was 70. About Dr Satya Paul Agarwal: Dr. Agarwal was a famous public health administrator.

    Image of Satya Paul Agarwal

    Image of Satya Paul Agarwal

    Indian Red Cross Secretary General passes away

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  • 9  PM Modi, Fadnavis inaugurated Ambedkar’s memorial in London [ None ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated B R Ambedkar memorial in London. Maharashtra government has decided to alter the house where Ambedkar lived in London into an international memorial cum research centre.

    About the event:

    • It was a sim

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 35th IITF award [ Awards ]

    35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. This fair will run for 14 days. This yearly event is organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) which is under Union Ministry of Commerc

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  • 2  Amazon enters in Thomson Reuters 2015 top 100 innovators list [ None ]

    Online marketplace Amazon. com Inc (AMZN. O) made its debut in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Top 100 global innovators list. There are 27 companies that are dropped from the list this year.

    About Thomson Reuters:

    • The Thomson Reuters Top 100 global innovators program identifies inno

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  • 3  Book Writer Kamala Laxman passes away [ None ]

    A renowned writer of children’s books Kamala Laxman passed away in Pune. She was 90. She was widow of fabulous cartoonist R K Laxman who was best known for his creation The Common Man for his daily cartoon strip in the daily The Times of India.

    About Kamala Laxman:

    • Laxman was

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  • 4 Essay on Availability of Online Drugs in Hindi ऑनलाइन दवाएं [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - केंद्र सरकार आम आदमी को दवाओं की ऑनलाइन दवा खरीद सुविधा उपलब्ध कराने पर विचार विमर्श कर रही है। मामला हालांकि शुरुआती चरण में है लेकिन अभी से इसके विरोध में देश भर के थोक और खुदरा दवा विक्रताओं ने लाभबंद होना शुरू कर दिया है। इसी महीने की 14 तारीख को उन्होंने देशव

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  • 5 Essay on Evidence of Water on Mars Planet in Hindi - मंगल पर पानी [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - कहते है मानव की इच्छाएं कभी समाप्त नहीं होती है और उसके मन में कोई न कोई इच्छा जरूर रहती है चाहे वह इच्छा कुछ खोजने की है या फिर किसी भ संबंध से हो पर वह रहती हमेशा ही है। इसलिए इस इच्छा से ही साठ साल पहले अंतरिक्ष क्षेत्र में शोध शुरू होने के साथ ही मंगल ग्रह में

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  • 6  वन्य जीव व इंसान Essay on Importance of Wildlife and Human as Culprit - in Hindi [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - आबादी वाले क्षेत्र में जंगली जानवरों का घुसकर पालतु जानवरों का शिकार करना बड़ी घटना होती थी। लेकिन, अब ऐसी घटनाएं न केवल आम हो गई हैं बल्कि इन जानवरों का इंसानों को घायल करने या मारने के समाचार भी मिलने लगे हैं। राजस्थान में तो तेंदुए का इंसानों की बस्ती में घुसकर

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  • 7  Nepal football President Ganesh Thapa banned for 10 years by FIFA [ None ]

    World football governing body Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has banned Ganesh Thapa, President of the All - Nepal Football Association (ANFA) for 10 years. He was banned by FIFA’s ethics committee over dishonesty claims after the Himalayan country’s footb

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  • 8  Rs 5748 crore AMRUT action Plans for 81 cities approved by Union Government [ None ]

    Union Government has accepted Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Action Plans for 81 cities in 5 states with total project outlay of 5, 748 crore rupees. It was approved by an inter - ministerial Apex Committee headed by Madhusudan Prasad, Secretary, U

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  • 9  Silver medal at 2015 World Junior badminton Championships won by Siril Verma [ None ]

    Excellent Young Indian shuttler Siril Verma has won silver medal at the significant 2015 BWF World Junior badminton Championships. The BWF World Junior Championships (is a tournament organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to crown the best junior badminton players (und

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  NFSA implemented in 14 districts by Odisha government [ None ]

    Odisha Government has started implementation of National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 in 14 of the 30 districts of the state. It covers almost 26.33 lakh families. State Food supplies and Consumer Welfare department has issued directives to the district administration to monito

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  • 2  Mitchell Johnson, An Australian cricketer retires from International cricket [ None ]

    Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has declared his retirement from all forms of international cricket. This announcement was made by him after conclusion to the second Test match against New Zealand at WACA.

    Image of Mitchell Johnson

    Image of Mitchell Johnson

    Australian cricketer retires from International cricket

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  • 3  2015 Brazilian Grand Prix title of F1 won by Nico Roseberg [ None ]

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg from Germany has won the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix title of Formula One (F1). It was Rosberg’s overall thirteenth championship title of F1 in his career. It was the fifth win in the 2015 season after Spain, Monaco, Australian and Mexican Grand Prix.

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  • 4  Silver medal at 2015 China Open won by Saina Nehwal [ None ]

    Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has won silver medal at 2015 China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament after finishing at second position in the Women’s Singles category. The final match was played at the Haixia Olympic Sports Centre in Fuzhou,

    • In the finals the defensive

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  • 5  Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit 2015 to be hosted by Philippines. [ None ]

    Philippines is going to host 2015 Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit from 18–19 November 2015 in its capital city Manila. It is second time Philippines holding the Asia - Pacific region’s most high - level business event i. e. APEC summit and had previously hosted

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  • 6  Saeed Jaffrey, veteran actor passes away [ None ]

    Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey has passed away in London, England. He was 86. He is best - known for his acting roles in movies like Gandhi, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Henna and Ram Teri Ganga Maili.

    Image of Saeed Jaffrey

    Image of Saeed Jaffrey

    Indian Actor - Now no more

    About Saeed Jaffrey:

    • He was born o

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  • 7 Syed Akbaruddin has appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to UN [ None ]

    Senior Indian representative Syed Akbaruddin has been appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations at New York. He will succeed Asoke Kumar Mukerji who will be retiring soon.

    Image of Syed Akbaruddin

    Image of Syed Akbaruddin

    Appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to UN

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  • Nov 6, 2015
  • 1  Bimal Prasad, Prior Indian Ambassador to Nepal passes away [ None ]

    India’s former Ambassador to Nepal and modern Indian historian Bimal Prasad passed away in New Delhi at the age of 92. About Bimal Prasad: Bimal Prasad was born in 1925. He is an Indian historian who known for his grant on modern Indian history. He also served as Ambassador to Ne

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  • 2  Justin Trudeau takes oath as Prime Minister of Canada [ None ]

    Justin Pierre James Trudeau was born on December 25th, 1971 in Ottawa. He is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada and the Leader of the Liberal Party. He is the second - youngest prime minister in Canadian history after Joe Clark who was the first youngest prime minister

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  • 3  PM Narendra Modi ranks 9th as World’s Most Powerful Person in 2015 Forbes magazine [ None ]

    Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on 17th September 1950. He is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India since 26th May 2014. He is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) from V

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