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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 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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  • 2 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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  • Dec 17, 2015
  • 1 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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  • 2 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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  • 3 Registration of new diesel SUVs, luxury cars in Delhi has been banned by Supreme Court [ None ]

    Registration of all diesel SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) and luxury cars in the entire National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi has been banned by Supreme Court. Till March 31, 2016 SUVs and luxury cars whose engine capacity is up to 2000 cc are banned for a team.

    • Behind this dec

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  • 4 For Swachh Bharat Mission$1.5 billion loan has been offered by World Bank [ None ]

    In order to support the Union government’s flagship cleanliness drive Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) World Bank has approved a 1.5 billion dollars loan. For SBM Support Operation Project and support of SBM’s rural component known as SBM-Gramin (SBM-G) this fund will be used.

    The lo

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  • 5 6 Singapore Satellites onboard PSLV-C29 has been successfully Launched by ISRO [ None ]

    India’s first six commercial satellites have been successfully placed by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from Singapore in their dedicated orbits. At Satish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh the first satellites were launched using Polar Satellite Launch V

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  • Dec 16, 2015
  • 1 At INS Vikramaditya off Kochi coast Combined Commanders Conference will be held [ None ]

    An annual tri-services event chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Combined Commanders Conference was held on board INS Vikramaditya about 50 kms off Kochi coast, for the first time out of New Delhi.

    • Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, National Security Advisor (NSA)

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  • 2 Gold medal at National Shooting Championship has been won by Apurvi Chandela [ None ]

    At the 59th National Shooting Championship organized in Delhi Apurvi Candelas from Rajasthan has won a Gold medal. By shooting 207.8 score in the finals she has earn the gold medal in 10-metre Air Rifle event in women’s category.

    • Geetakshi Dixit from Rajasthan has secure second

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  • 3 Next Chairman of CBDT: Arun Kumar Jain [ None ]

    Next Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is senior revenue service officer Arun Kumar Jain. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved his appointment.

    • Mr. Jain is Indian Revenue Services (IRS) officer of a 1978 b

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  • 4 Investigation of 12 years on Iran Nuclear Weapon probe has been ended by IAEA [ None ]

    Investigation of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) which is concerns that Iran might be developing nuclear weapons has been ended now after 12 years. Regarding this IAEA Board of Governors have ended its long-running inquiry against Ian but still it allowing inspectors to

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  • 5 34 nations aim to fight terrorism as declared by Saudi Arabia [ None ]

    Islamic Military Union has been launched by Saudi Arabia in order to fight terrorism for this new military alliance of 34 nation’s mainly Muslim nations is selected. It has been established to achieve the objectives and principles of the charter of the Organization of Islamic Coo

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  • 6 Pravin Gordhan becomes South Africa’s Finance Minister [ None ]

    New Finance Minister of South Africa is Pravin Gordhan who is Indian-origin politician, Regarding to this he is becomes country’s third Finance Minister in a week. And with this he had succeed David van Rooyen who was appointed on 10 November 2015.

    Image of Pravin Gordhan

    Image of Pravin Gordhan

    New Finance Minister of South Africa

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  • 7 At 59th National Shooting Championship Vijay Kumar wins gold medal [ None ]

    At the 59th National Shooting Championship Olympic medalist Vijay Kumar of Indian Army has won gold medal held in New Delhi. By shooting a combined score of 588 over the rapid and precision rounds he has won the gold medal in the men’s 25-metre center fire pistol category.

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  • 8 2016 Genesis Prize has been won by Violinist Itzhak Perlman [ None ]

    2016 Genesis Prize has been won by Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman which is also known as Jewish Nobel prize. He has been granted with prestigious prize because of his accomplishments as a musician, teacher and advocate for the disabled and also for his commitment to hi

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