2015: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Dec 22, 2015
  • 1 2015 general election has been won by ruling conservative People’s Party of Spain [ None ]

    The 2015 general election of the country has been won by the ruling conservative People’s Party (PP) of Spain led Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. PP has been won by PP with acquiring 123 in the lower house of the 350-member Parliament and securing 28.7 percent vote share.

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  • 2 To build LNG ships India has joined selected club nations [ None ]

    To construct Liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships India has joined select club nations after state owned Cochin Shipyard has received certification in this regard. In India Cochin Shipyard became first shipyard to get the approval to construct LNG-transporting ships for any client w

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  • 3 SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament [ None ]

    The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament. In August 2015, this bill was first passed in Lok Sabha and well ahead in Rajya Sabha in December 2015. Now it will go for presidential approval.

    Key features

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Miss Universe 2015: Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach [ None ]

    After beating out contenders from the United States, France, Colombia and Australia Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach has become 64th Miss Universe. 2014 Miss Universe winner Paulina Vega of Columbia has crowned her. The Second runner-up is Miss USA Olivia Jordan.

    About Pia

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  • 2 FIFA Club World Cup has been won by Barcelona FC for 3rd time [ None ]

    Barcelona FC has created history by winning the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup for a record third time. Barcelona FC has become winner by beaten River Plate FC with score of 3 - 0 goals in the final match played at International Stadium Yokoham in Japan.

    • Lionel Messi in 36 minute, Lui

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  • 3 As part of a Budget Bill US Senate ratifies IMF reforms [ None ]

    In the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the United States (US) Senate has been ratified reforms to boost the representation of emerging economies as part of a budget bill. Now it will go to President Barack Obama for agreement, after the reforms ratified in the legislation are i

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  • 4 164th member of WTO: Afghanistan [ None ]

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has globally permitted Afghanistan to become 164th member after 11 years of negotiations. At its ongoing 10th ministerial conference in the Nairobi, Kenya WTO has formally approved Afghanistan’s membership proposal.

    • WTO Director General Roberto

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  • 5 Vatican to discuss sainthood on Mother Teresa [ None ]

    In September 2016, a Roman Catholic religious sister Mother Teresa and missionary will be given Sainthood i. e. will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Regarding to this Pope Francis has approved a decree recognizing Mother Teresa’s intercession with God a second mirac

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  • 6 Proposal for formation of 5 new districts has been approved by West Bengal Government [ None ]

    Proposal for formation of five new districts in the state has been approved by the Government of West Bengal. Total number of districts of Bengal will increase and reached to 25 with this decision. In state Cabinet meeting arranged at Kolkata and chaired by Chief Minister Mamata

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  • 7 Resolution on Syria peace plan has been universally adopted by UN Security Council [ None ]

    Resolution No. 2254 outlining a peace process in Syria has been universally adopted by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). An international roadmap for a Syria peace process has been resolute by sanctions to end Syria’s five-year-long civil war.

    Key facts

    • In January 201

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  • 8 2015 Indian Super League Football Champions has been won by Chennaiyin FC [ None ]

    Second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) Football tournament has been won by Chennaiyin FC. Chennaiyin FC has beaten hosts Goa FC by 3 - 2 goals score in the final played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa.

    Till the 87th minute of final match Goa was leading by 2 - 1 goal

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  • 9 40-year-old ban on oil export ban was lifted by US [ None ]

    The United States (US) has make significant shift by lifting a 40 year ban on oil which will be grater step for the growing US oil industry. President Barack Obama will be permitted 1.1 trillion dollars will be spending bill to fund US government until 2016 this decision is taken

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Biggest wildlife rescue center commissioned of India in Nagpur [ None ]

    Biggest Wildlife Rescue Centre named as Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre in India has been commissioned at Gorewada near Nagpur, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has inaugurated this center in existence of State Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

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  • 2 Polythene bags are banned by Uttar Pradesh government across the State [ None ]

    With the aim to protect the environment and public health Uttar Pradesh government has decided to implement the ban on the use of polythene across the state. Allahabad High Court has advised Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav to prohibit polythene usage and decision r

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  • 3 Famous British Novelist Peter Dickinson is no more with us [ None ]

    Well-known British Novelist Peter Dickinson passed away at the age of 88 in Winchester, Hampshire. He was a creative novelist he is popularly known children’s books and detective stories. For the first time in history any author has been awarded twice with the prestigious Carnegi

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  • 4 Famous theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu has no more [ None ]

    At Secunderabad, Telangana Famous theatre artiste and writer Chatla Sriramulu passed away at age of 84. He was active in the establishing of Rasaranjani and a popular legendary and cultural organization dedicated to the theatre arts.

    About Chatla Sriramulu

    • At Vijayawada (Andhra

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  • 5 New Chief Information Commissioner: R K Mathur [ None ]

    Former Defence Secretary Radha Krishna Mathur (62) has taken place as New Chief Information Commissioner (CIC). He will have been appointed for about three years (2017) till he riches to the age of 65. He has replace Vijai Sharma after his retirement.

    The senior-most Information

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  • 6 Top Police Officers’ Conference has been inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat [ None ]

    Official inauguration of the All-India conference of Directors General of Police (AICDGPs) has been done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch region near Bhuj, Gujarat. It will be three days conference and it will be attended by the presence of Union M

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  • Dec 18, 2015
  • 1 महागठबंधन (Bihar Elections - Was it a real political Game? - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - वैसे तो सत्ता से किसी मजबूत दल को रोकने या बेदखल करने के लिए तमाम विपक्षी दलों की एकजुटता का सिस्टम कोई नया नहीं है। एक जमाना था जब इंदिरा गांधी के खिलाफ तमाम विपक्षी दल एकजुट हुए थे। इन सबका मकसद यह था कि इंदिरा गांधी को सत्ता से बाहर करना और वे इस मकसद में सफल भी

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  • 2 महेश्वर परियोजना (Maheswar Project - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: -सरकार किसी भी योजना में कैसे काम करती हैं, इसका नया उदाहरण है मध्यप्रदेश की महेश्वर परियोजना। सरकार ने यह परियोजना खुद शुरू की थी उसके बाद निजी क्षेत्रों को सौंप दी। पच्चीस साल उस पर काम चला। लागत 12 गुणा हो गई और अब इस अधूरी परियोजना को सरकार फिर अपने हाथों में ले

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  • 3 Russian S-400 Air Defence Missile Systems has been permitted to purchase by DAC [ Defense ]

    Russian advance S-400 Trium Air Defence Missile Systems purchase is clear by Defence Missile System Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), at an estimated cost of 40, 000 crore rupees. In New Delhi, during the DAC meeting chaired by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar this decisi

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  • 4 Three new group indices has been introduced by NSE [ None ]

    The three individual indices on three corporate houses of India have been launched by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) which are Tata, Aditya Birla and Mahindra Group. Based on corporate houses it is first its type of three individual indices which have been designed to reproduc

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  • 5 At 67th Republic Day Parade French President Francois Hollande to be chief guest [ Important Days ]

    On 67th Republic Day parade of 26th January 2016, President of France Francois Hollande will be the Chief Guest. After the French President accepted the invitation to witness Republic Day celebration as chief guest Union Ministry External Affairs (MEA) has announced it.

    Image of French President

    Image of French President

    To be the Chief Guest for Republic Day Parade 2016

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  • 6 New Lokayukta of Delhi - Reva Khetrapal takes oath [ None ]

    As New Delhi Lokayukta Former Delhi High Court Judge Reva Khetrapal took oath. She has replace Governor Najeeb Jung administered the oath to office at a function held at Raj Niwas.

    Image of Reva Khetrapal

    Image of Reva Khetrapal

    New Lokayukta of Delhi

    • She will become the fourth Lokayukta of Delhi and

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  • 7 For Prestigious 2015 Sahitya Akademi award 23 poets and authors has been selected [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    For the prestigious 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award, Sahitya Academy has announced the names of 23 poets and authors. This award has been presented aimed at Indian 23 Languages for best work, for 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award 6 books of short stories, 6 of poetry, 4 novels, 2 books each

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  • Dec 17, 2015
  • 1 पेरिस हमला (Paris Attack - Causes and Comparison to Mumbai Attack - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: -जब भी कोई आतंकी घटना होती है तो मीडिया का रोल महत्तवपूर्ण हो जाता है। सभी कवरेज का एकमात्र फोकस था कि उस समय एक जुटता दिखाओ, आतंक को हराओ। सभी ने हमले को देश के खिलाफ युद्ध बताया है। कहा जा रहा है कि आईएस के खिलाफ फ्रांस जो कर रहा है, उसमें पूरा देश सरकार के साथ है।

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  • 2 तेल नीति (Oil Policy - Indo-Nepal Ties - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - भारत के लिए नेपाल की भौगोलिक स्थिति रणनीतिक रूप से अहम है। दोनों के बीच सामाजिक तार भी जुड़े हें। नेपाल और भारत के बीच आवाजाही के अहम मार्ग बीरगंज-रक्सौल सीमा अघोषित नाकेबंदी के बाद नेपाल में ईंधन संकट के समाधान की राह में नेपाल ने चीन का रुख कर लिया हैे। गत चालीस ब

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  • 3 बीसीसीआई (BCCI accepts proposal of playing cricket with Pakistan Team - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - पाकिस्तान की ओर से आतंकवादी घटनाओं को प्रोत्साहन और सीमा पर बढ़ती मुठभेड़ों से दोनों देशों के आपसी संबंधों में आई कटूता के बाद भारतीय क्रिकेट कन्ट्रोल बोर्ड ने तीन साल पहले तय किया था कि अब पाक से क्रिकेट नहीं खेलेंगे। हालात आज भी जस के तस हैं। सीमा पर घुसपैठ और गोला

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  • 4 Google’s Loon project has been approved by Union Government [ None ]

    Loon project of Google for providing Internet connectivity by using large balloons has get approval by Union Government. It was declared by Google CEO Sunder Pichai in New Delhi after meeting with Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

    • On a preliminary basis th

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  • 5 Virendra Singh is appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh by Supreme Court [ None ]

    Retired Justice Virendra Singh has been appointed as new Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh by the Supreme Court. This is the first it’s kind of order ever mad in history of India, Supreme Court has invoked its constitutional power and appointed retired High Court judge as UP Lokayukta a

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