2015: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • 1  In International Maritime Council India has again elected as Member [ None ]

    At 29th session of the IMO Assembly which held at London India has again elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in ‘B’ Category. India’s membership of the IMO Assembly symbolizes large interest of India in international seaborne interest trade.

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  • Nov 30, 2015
  • 1  West Indies spinner Sunil Narine suspended by ICC for illegal bowling action [ None ]

    West Indies off - spinner Sunil Narine has suspended by The International Cricket Council (ICC) for bowling in international cricket with an immediate effect. After the 3rd ODI match of West Indies against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in November 2015 ICC found his bowling action illeg

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  • 2  For Metro Rail Projects Japan has Extended Rs. 5,479 Crore Loan to India [ None ]

    According to the finance ministry report Japan has extended development assistance loan worth Rs. 5, 479 crore to India for Chennai and Ahmedabad Metro projects. India and Japan have engaged with agreements for an official development assistance loan of an amount of 1, 069 crore

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  • 3  Shivraj Chouhan Completes 10 Years as Chief Minister [ None ]

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh has completed 10 years and with this he brake record of senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh With his two back - to - back terms. Digvijaya Singh was Chief Minister for consecutive two years from 1993 - 2003.

    • The BJP has o

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  • 4  Davis Cup of Tennis 2015 was won by Britain [ None ]

    Since 1936 for the first time Andy Murray led Britain have won the 2015 Davis Cup and for the 10th time in the competition’s 115 - year history. 104th edition of the competition was won by Britain tennis team by 3 - 1 score in finals.

    Davis Cup 2015 results

    • Round 1: David Gof

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  • 5  Agni-I the Nuclear capable missile successfully test-fired [ None ]

    From Dr. Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast indigenously developed nuclear capable surface - to - surface ballistic missile Agni - I was successfully test - fired. The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army has tested the strategic missile.

    About Agni I Miss

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  • 6  Union Government has advance the date of BS V norms up to April 1, 2019 [ None ]

    For Bharat Stage (BS) V and BS VI implementation Union Government has decided to roll out the date of production norms for four - wheelers to reduce vehicular air pollution from road transport sector. According to union Governments new decision, BS V norms will be executing from

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  • 7  The new General Secretary of Commonwealth : first UK citizen Patricia Scotland [ None ]

    Patricia Scotland (60) Dominica - born British lawyer has been elected as the new Secretary General of the Commonwealth. She has becomes first woman as well as first British citizen to be elected secretarygeneral of the 53 - member bloc’s history. She will replace Kamalesh Sharma

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  • 8  BBIN Friendship Motor Car Rally flagged off from Silchar [ None ]

    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Friendship Motor Car Rally was flagged off by Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma from Silchar, Assam. The implementation of BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) aims to highlighting connectivity in the sub - region and unified movement

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  • 9  NHAI has given green flag to pilot project for developing greenbelts along National highways [ None ]

    National Highways Authorities of India (NHAI) has given green flag to a pilot project as responsibility scientific studies on designing greenbelts along national highways. This was submitted by Nagpur based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).

    Key fact

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  • Nov 30, 2015
  • 1  India-Israel co-developed LRSAM missile successfully tested [ None ]

    Long Range Surface - to - Air Missile (LRSAM) was successfully test - fired for the first time from an Israeli Naval Platform which was co - developed by India and Israel. Test: The trial test was carrying out in the presence of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) sc

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  • Nov 27, 2015
  • 1  Sale of liquor Banned by Bihar Government from 1st April 2016 [ None ]

    Sale of liquor has banned by Bihar Government in the state from 1st April 2016. As per this decision Bihar will become 6th dry state/UT in the India. On liquor prohibition day Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar announced banned on sale of liquor.

    Image of Bihar as Alcohol Free Area

    Image of Bihar as Alcohol Free Area

    No sale of Alcohol in Bihar from April 2016

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  • 2  GRSE handed over ASW Corvette Kadmatt to Indian Navy [ None ]

    Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) handed over the second Anti - Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette INS Kadmatt to Indian Navy at Kolkata, West Bengal. ASW will be inducted into the Eastern Fleet soon

    About ASW Corvette Kadmatt

    • ASW Corvette INS Kadmatt is sup

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  • 3  To replace Hubble by 2008 NASA assembles first mirror of James Webb telescope [ None ]

    NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) the American Space Agency has started the journey of replacing the iconic Hubble Space Telescope by the James Webb Space telescope by 2018. By placing the first brick, NASA has successfully set up the first mirror out of 18 fli

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  • 4  Employability ratio of Andhra Pradesh is more than any other states [ None ]

    Hyderabad: According to India Skills Report – 2016 (ISR - 2016) Andhra Pradesh is ranked first with the large ratio of employment. The report is creatively made by… online talent calculation firm, Wheebox, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Linkedin a

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  • 5  India successfully test fired Nuclear capable Prithvi II missile [ None ]

    On Thursday 26th November 2015 India has successfully test - fired it’s indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi - II surface - to - surface missile. The missile test was carried out by Strategic Force Command (SFC) with a strike range of 350 km at Chandipur in Odisha from

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  • Nov 26, 2015
  • 1  26 November 2008 : The day which will be never forgotten by Mumbai [ Important Days ]

    In November 2008, across Mumbai for the four lasting days 10 Pakistani members of Lashkar - e-Taiba, an Islamic militant organization, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks. This wide attack was activated on Wednesday, 26 November and continued until

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  • 2  Anju Bobby George (world long jump champion) selected as Chairperson of TOP [ None ]

    Anju Bobby George was appointed as the Chairperson of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) by Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs. She will be supposing to get charge in the first week of December 2015. She will replace Anurag Thakur, Member of Parliament and Secretary of B

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  • 3  25th November celebrated as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women [ Important Days ]

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) was celebrated every year on 25th November across the world. About IDEVAW: This day is celebrated with the aim to spared awareness about violence against women and girls.

    • To show that prevention is possible

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  • 4  National Milk Day 26 November [ Important Days ]

    26th November is celebrated as National Milk Day every year on the birth anniversary of Father of the White Revolution Dr. Verghese Kurien. Background: In 2014, The idea of observing National Milk Day was first suggested by Indian Dairy Association (IDA) By all Indian diary secto

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  • 5  26th November observed as “Constitution Day “ [ Important Days ]

    26th November is celebrated as the “Constitution Day”. The anniversary of adaptation of the Constitution of India by Constitution Assembly of India Importance of the Day : 0n 26th November 1949, constitution of India was adopted which came into effort on January 26, 1950 as the b

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  • Nov 25, 2015
  • 1  Japan successfully launches its first commercial satellite [ None ]

    On 24 November 2015 Japan has successfully launched its first commercial satellite in to orbit as part its national space programme. Japanese H - IIA rocket was originally Scheduled at 3: 23 pm but it was delayed by 30 minutes because of unexpectedly small ship was came near the

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  • 2  From warship Subhadra Nuclear-capable Dhanush missile successfully test fired [ None ]

    From the naval Ship off Odisha Cost in the Bay of Bengal the nuclear - capable Dhanush ballistic missile was successfully test fired from warship Subhadra with a strike range of 350 km.

    • Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) conducted this test and it was a perfect

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  • 3  India, Singapore enter into Strategic partnership [ None ]

    To raise mutual relations of both countries India and Singapore have signed a joint declaration envisaging a Strategic Partnership. During official visit to Singapore of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s It was signed along with 10 mutual agreements as part of his second leg of two

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  • 4  For completion of PMGSY 2019 - new deadline [ None ]

    For completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for rural connectivity through all - weather roads from 2022 to 2019 Union Government has reduced the deadline. During year 2015 - 16 the annual allocation of the Central release for PMGSY works been increased by

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  • 5  Russian Warplane was shot down by Turkey [ None ]

    Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday near Syria border, they said that they ignored warnings and this warplane had crossed into its air space. The two pilots are killed in a long - feared escalation in tensions between Russia and NATO.

    • Russian President Vladimir Putin

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  • Nov 24, 2015
  • 1  Solar energy has lighted at Indo-Pak border in Jaisalmer [ None ]

    This is the first ever kind of project attempted by country in India - Pakistan border located Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan has been successfully lighted with solar power generator. Under the guidelines of union home ministry, solar - based water heating system of five megawat

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  • 2  CrPC (Delhi Amendment) Bill, 2015 Passed by Delhi assembly [ None ]

    The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) (Delhi Amendment) Bill, 2015 has passed by Delhi Assembly. The scope of magisterial inquiry into cases of suspicious death, rapes in police custody and suspicious disappearances has extended by The bill amends section 176 (1) of the CrPC Act,

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  • 3  Sri Lanka announced that they would not any country to set up naval base on its territory [ None ]

    On Sri Lankan Government territory any country cannot set up naval base this announcement has made by Sri Lankan Government. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has announced this while he was speaking at the International Maritime Dialogue at Galle, Sri Lanka.

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  • 4  Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina Precedential Election [ None ]

    2015 Presidential election of Argentina has won by Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri of Republican Proposal Party. Mr. Macri had won with securing more than 53 % votes campers to defeating his rival Daniel Scioli of ruling Peronist Party who secured 47 % votes and

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