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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 EU executes anti-dumping duty on Indian steel pipes [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About execution of anti - dumping duty on Indian Steel Pipes: European Union has enforced a short - term anti - dumping duty of up to 31.2 percent on imports of fertilize and water steel pipes from India for six months to protect its domestic industry.

    • This decision was taken

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  • 2 Mangalyaan has completed its one year of mission life around Mars [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mangalyaan: Mangalyaan is also known as Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). It is a space analysis orbiting Mars since 24 September 2014. It was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 5th November 2013.

    • It is India’s first space mission and by this ISRO has

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  • 3 Matthias Mueller appointed as CEO of Volkswagen AG [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Matthias Mueller: Matthias Mueller was born on 9th June 1953 in Karl - Marx - Stadt in earlier East Germany. He is a businessman from Germany. He has studied computer engineering science at the Munich University of Applied Sciences.

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  • 4 G-4 countries have issued a Joint Statement on UNSC Reforms [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About G - 4 countries: The G4 nations including countries Brazil, Germany, India and Japan. These four countries support each other’s proposals for permanent spaces on the United Nations Security Council.

    • These G4 nations are regularly elected to two - year terms on the Securi

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  • 5 Pankaj Advani has won IBSF World Billiards Championship of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Pankaj Advani: Pankaj Arjan Advani was born on 24th July 1985 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He is a player of English billiards by profession and he is also former professional snooker player. He became a snooker professional in 2012.

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  • 6 Lewis Hamilton has win Japanese Grand Prix title of Formula One of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Lewis Hamilton: Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton was born on 7th January 1985 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He is a British Formula One racing driver from England. Currently, he is racing for the Mercedes AMG team.

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  • 7 Dr. Syed Ahmad, the Governor of Manipur is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr. Syed Ahmad: Dr. Syed Ahmad died on 27th September, 2015 because of suffering from cancer at Lilavati hospital, Mumbai, India. Syed Ahmed was born on 6th March, 1945. He was an Indian politician and author and also a member of the Congress Party.

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  • 8 INS Kochi –Indian Navy’s largest warship [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About INS Kochi: It is the 2nd ship of the Kolkata - class Missile destroyer (guided missile destroyer under navy). Its name is driven from the port city Kochi in Kerala which shows the marine character and culture in support to Indian Navy. It’s built at Mazagaon Docks in Mumba

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  • Sep 28, 2015
  • 1 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize conferred to Dr.Jacob Tsimerman [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr. Jacob Tsimerman: He is a known mathematician. Currently he is the assistant professor at the University of Tornoto in Canada. His mathematics works are the prominent in the field of Number theory and similar topics.

    About the SASTRA Ramanujan Prize:

    • It is the annual

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  • 2 Astrosat: India’s 1st satellite for only astronomy research launched successfully [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Astrosat Satellite: It’s the Inidia’s first satellite having multi - wavelength space station. Its function is to observe the cosmic bodies like X - ray sources and distant stars. It will observe the universe by UV, optical, low and high energy X - rays of electromagnetic

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  • 3 Abhinav Bindra bags Gold in Asian Air Gun Championships [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Abhinav Bindra: He was born on September 28,1982. He hails from Dehradun in Uttarakhand. He is an Indian Shooter. He is a World and Olympic champion for 10 m Air rifle. His current coach is Gabriele Buhlmann from Basel, Switzerland.

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  • 4 Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 2015 Guangzhou Open title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Sania Mirza: She was born on 15th November 1986. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is a successful and famous Indian tennis player. She started her professional career in 2003. She is the highest ranked female Indian player. Currently she is ranked no. 1 in the wome

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  • Sep 27, 2015
  • 1  RBI permits to ease e-commerce [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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

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  • 2 Anti-dumping duty on Indian steel pipes by EU [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About anti - dumping duty: Anti - dumping is a measure to correct the situation arising out of the dumping of goods and for carrying out fair trade practices. It is imposed on the foreign imports that are believed to be priced lower than the market value.

    • The main role of this

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  • 3 Suresh Raina to charge MS Dhoni’s role as finisher in India’s ODIs and T20Is [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Suresh Raina - Indian Cricket Player: He was born on 27th November 1986. He is from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. He is an Indian Cricket Player. He is a left - handed batsman and also an off - spin bowler. He is the 2nd youngest player to captain Indian team.

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  • Sep 24, 2015
  • 1 24th Vyaas Samman conferred to Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 Government approves for IAF’s Air Command & Control System [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 headquarter

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  • 3 Sourav Ganguly to be named as CAB President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • 4 India’s richest person for 9th successive year: Mukesh Ambani [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • 5 WADA signs agreement with China’s Sports Ministry to blow down supply of PEDS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 Sherif Ismail take oath as Prime Minister of Egypt [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • 2 Left-wing Syriza party headed by Alexis Tsipras wins Greece General Election [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 wor

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  • 3 Indian Coast Guard hired two ships named Apoorva & C-421 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.


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  • 4 S. N. Subrahmanyan selected as deputy MD and President of L&T [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 5 Zayn Khan chosen as FMSCI President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 Two bills on Reservation passed by Rajasthan Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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, Gadiy

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  • 7 Union Cabinet agrees to set up India Sign Language Research and Training Centre [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 8 Lakshmipathy Balaji selected as Player cum Coach [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 ‘Thiru Onam’ famous crop festival in Kerala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 World Championship 200 meter title winner Usain Bolt [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 achie

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