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  • Nov 24, 2015
  • 1  Sri Lankan President has inaugurated Mahatma Gandhi International Center in Matale [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 22 November 2015 the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi International Centre (MGIC) in Matale. At the inauguration ceremony The Indian High Commissioner YK Sinha was also present. As a tribute to the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi to hum

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  • 2  Swati Dandenkar (Indian-American) appointed as US Director of ADB [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As the next United States director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) India - born Swati Dandenkar has been appointed. US President Barack Obama was nominated her for this position and was designated with rank of an ambassador.

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  • 3  2015 Men’s Junior Asia Hockey Cup has Won by Indian Junior Hockey team [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Eight edition of Men’s Junior Asia hockey cup has won by India’s junior men’s hockey team. India beat up Pakistan with 6 - 2 goals and wins the match in the finals played at Kuantan (Malaysia).

    • Harmanpreet Singh has got lead with highest score of four goals followed by Arma

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  • 4  Supersonic interceptor AAD missile successfully test fired by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Test Detail: India has successfully tested interceptor missile by indigenously developed supersonic Advanced Air Defence (AAD) from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The missile was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) under Ballistic M

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  • 5  UP Government earned Place in Guinness Book for Clean UP, Green UP initiative [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Uttar Pradesh government has earned the place in Guinness Book of World Records for ambitious Clean UP, Green UP initiative. 10 lakh seedlings (tree) were planted in one day within a period of eight hours on November 7,2015 at 10 locations in the state under state government’s gr

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  • 6  T.S. Papola Noted labour economist passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dr. T. S. Papola Noted labour economist has passed away in New Delhi, He was 74. From 1987 to 1995, Dr. T. S. Papola was an advisor with the erstwhile Planning Commission of Union Government. About Dr. T. S. Papola In labour and employment, industrial economics, development plann

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  • 7  Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina Precedential Election [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  The Report of 7th Central Pay Commission is Submitted, Recommend 23.55% salary hike [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice AK Mathur headed 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) and he recommended 23.55 percent hike in pay and allowances of government employees. The commission has submitted their report to Union Finance Ministry regarding it in New Delhi and the recommended pay revision will come

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  • 2  Production Subsidy of 4.50/quintal to Sugarcane farmers are approves by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To pay Production - linked subsidy of Rs. 4.50 per quintal directly to sugarcane farmers has decided by The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in the current crushing season. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken this decision at CCEA meeting in New Delhi.

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  • 3  Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister of Bihar for 5th time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nitish Kumar leader of senior Janta Dal United (JDU) has reconfirms their sit as the Chief Minister (CM) of Bihar for the record 5th time. Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind administered him as the oath of office and confidentiality at oath taking ceremony held at the Gandhi Maidan in

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  • 4  The Second WCDM started in Visakhapatnam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The second World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) has started in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu was inaugurated the 4 - day conference and Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister of State (M

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  • 5  The landmark Silchar-Lumding broad gauge rail line has inaugurated by Railway Ministry in Assam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The landmark Silchar - Lumding broad gauge rail line in Assam has inaugurated by union Railways Ministry. Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurate the train by flagging off a passenger train from New Delhi via video - conference.

    About Silchar - Lumding :

    • Assam’s under

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  • 6  Harshavardhan Neotia Next President of FICCI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Harshavardhan Neotia has been elected as the next President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). As per the terms he will serve as President for the year 2016 and presently is serving as Vice President (VP) of FICCI.

    • During the chamber’s AGM in Dec

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  • 7  Under SASEC Program ADB assure $120 m loan to finance India and Bangladesh electricity link [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under SASEC Programme 120 million dollar loan provided by The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in order to finance cross - border electricity link between Bangladesh and India. Regarding this the loan agreement was signed by ADB Country Director Kazuhiko Higuchi and Senior Secretary

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  • 8  UNSC unanimously resolution adopts to prevent further IS other terrorist groups attacks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A Resolution 2249 (2015) has collectively adopted by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), call to all nation to be co - ordinate their action from get prevent further attacks by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other extremist groups.

    • To give a green signal to

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  The journalist who won 2015 Reporters without Borders Prize - Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A UK - based Syrian woman journalist, for her defense of press freedom Zaina Erhaim has won the prestigious 2015 Reporters without Borders Prize. She got the prestigious award for her determination and determination for covering news in civil war and clash ravaged Syria which is

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  • 2  Drills has conducted in South China Sea by Chinese Navy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Drills has conducted in South China Sea (SCS) by Chinese Navy, for employing its major destroyers and frigates, carrier - based helicopters and new submarines. Key facts The Chinese Navy who is base of the Sanya training and the naval activity which mainly focused on anti - s

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  • 3  Axis Bank opens rep office in Dhaka, Bangladesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To Extending its overseas footprint, Axis Bank opened a representative office in Dhaka, capital city for the Bangladesh. Axis Bank has Capet leveraging the opportunity for both bank and Dhaka by growing & opening office.

    • Axis Bank group executive P Mukherjee said that “The bank

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  • 4  Marzieh Af-kham is appointed as Iran’s first woman ambassador [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Marzieh Afkham is an Iranian representative. She was born on 13th January 1963 at Tehran of Iran. She is the former spokeswoman and head of the Center for Public and Media Diplomacy in Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    • She was served as spoke person for the Ministry of affair

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  • 5  Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi appointed as new UN refugee chief [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Filippo Grandi: Filippo Grandi was born in Milan in 1957. He is an Italian representative mainly active with the United Nations’ humanitarian operations. He served as Commissioner - General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near Ea

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  • 6  I. S. Jha appointed as CMD of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Shri I. S. Jha is an Electrical Engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur. He is a well - known Electrical Power System Professional. He has also served as Director of Projects, Executive Director of Engineering in the company. He has also worked as Executive Director of Corporate Monitoring

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  • 7  Raghuram Rajan, RBI Governor appointed as Vice Chairman of BIS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Raghuram Govind Rajan was born on 3rd February 1963. He is the current and the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He also served in India’s central banking institution on 5th September 2013. He was chief economic adviser to India’s Ministry of Finance during year 2014 an

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  • 8  President gives agreement to Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About agreement to the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill: President Pranab Mukherjee has given agreement to the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015 or Haryana Cow Protection Bill, 2015.

    • This agreement will completely bans cow killing, sale

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1 IMF has appointed Subir Gokaran as its Executive Director [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Subir Gokaran: Subir Vithal Gokarn was born on 3rd October 1959. He was one of the four Deputy Governors of the Reserve Bank of India along with Anand Sinha, K. C. Chakrabarty and H. R. Khan. He has been replaced by Urjit Patel as of January 2013.

    • He was appointed by the

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  • 2  Northeast India’s first elephant hospital established at Kaziranga National Park [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Kaziranga National Park: Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. It is a World Heritage Site. It was declared by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1985 for its unique natural environment.

    • It includes the two -

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  • 3  Satish Shah, Bhawana Somaaya, Brijendra Pal Singh are nominated as FTII members [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the appointment of Bhawana Somaaya, Satish Shah and Brijendra Pal Singh: Bhawana Somaaya, Satish Shah and Brijendra Pal Singh have been nominated as members of the Film and Television Institute of India.

    • Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has selected them un

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  • 4  Naval chief R.K. Dhowan commissioned INS Vishwakarma [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About commission of INS Vishwakarma: Shipwright School, a best technical institution and alma - mater for Naval Architect Officers, Shipwright Officers and Shipwright Sailors of the Indian Navy. It was commissioned as Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vishwakarma by Admiral R. K. Dhowan a

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  • 5  35th IITF initiated by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About 35th IITF initiation: President Pranab Mukherjee initiated 35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The 14 day fair has been organized by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), under guidance of Union Ministry of Commerce an

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  • 6  Ambedkar memorial is initiated by PM Narendra Modi in London [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About initiation of Ambedkar memorial: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated the recently developed Ambedkar memorial by Maharashtra Government at King Henry’s Road in London, United Kingdom. On this occasion, Prime Minister revealed a sign to mark the dedication of the Mem

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  • 7  IAAF Temporarily Suspends Russia’s Track and Field Federation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About IAAF: IAAF stands for International Association of Athletics Federations. It was founded to fulfil the need for a world governing authority for a competition programme and for identical technical equipment and for a list of official world records.

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