Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2019 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC etc

  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1 IMF has appointed Subir Gokaran as its Executive Director [ None ]

    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 He has been replaced by Urjit Patel as of January 2013.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 G

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  • 2  President gives agreement to Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015 [ None ]

    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 o

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  • 3  Raghuram Rajan, RBI Governor appointed as Vice Chairman of BIS [ None ]

    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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  • 4  I. S. Jha appointed as CMD of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd [ None ]

    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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  • 5  Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi appointed as new UN refugee chief [ None ]

    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  Marzieh Af-kham is appointed as Iran’s first woman ambassador [ None ]

    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 affairs

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  • 7  12th November is observed as the Public Service Broadcasting Day [ Important Days ]

    About Public Service Broadcasting Day: Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated in the memory of the first and only address by Mahatma Gandhi on All India Radio (AIR) on 12th November in 1947. The Father of the Nation had walked to the studios of Broadcasting House on 12th N

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  • 8  Axis Bank opens rep office in Dhaka, Bangladesh [ None ]

    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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  • 9  Drills has conducted in South China Sea by Chinese Navy [ None ]

    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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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  The journalist who won 2015 Reporters without Borders Prize - Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim [ None ]

    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  UNSC unanimously resolution adopts to prevent further IS other terrorist groups attacks [ None ]

    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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  • 3  Build the first nuclear plant of Egypt at Dabaa Russia approves deal [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    To finance and build first nuclear power plant at Dabaa on the Mediterranean coast in the northwest of the country Russia has signed two agreements with Egypt. According to one of the agreement, to cover the cost to complete the construction of nuclear plant which could be comple

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  • 4  Under SASEC Program ADB assure $120 m loan to finance India and Bangladesh electricity link [ None ]

    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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  • 5  Harshavardhan Neotia Next President of FICCI [ None ]

    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 Dece

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  • 6  The landmark Silchar-Lumding broad gauge rail line has inaugurated by Railway Ministry in Assam [ None ]

    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 unde

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  • 7  The Second WCDM started in Visakhapatnam [ None ]

    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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  • 8  Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister of Bihar for 5th time [ None ]

    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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  • 9  Production Subsidy of 4.50/quintal to Sugarcane farmers are approves by CCEA [ None ]

    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.

    Key facts

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  The Report of 7th Central Pay Commission is Submitted, Recommend 23.55% salary hike [ None ]

    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  2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development selected UNHCR [ None ]

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been selected by 2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development. The award will be rewarded to UNHCR at their office.

    • UNHCR is giving Immeasurable contributions in assisting millions of refugees in th

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  • 3  GE and Alstom global companies got the contracts for setting up of locomotive factories in Bihar [ None ]

    About GE: General Electric is an American multinational firm corporation of New York, U. S. It was founded in Schenectady of New York, U. S in 1892 by Thomas Edison, Charles Coffin, Elihu Thomson and Edwin Houston.

    • The company works through the following segments from 2015: App

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  • 4  SWAYAM launched by the human resource development ministry [ None ]

    About SWAYAM: SWAYAM stands for Study Webs of Active - Learning for Young Aspiring Minds. It is a MOOC (Massive Open On - line Courses) platform which will be used to learn from anywhere regardless of their situation as long as they have internet access.

    About courses provides

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  • 5  First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was held at IGNCA in New Delhi [ None ]

    About First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav: First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Janpath in New Delhi.

    • Shri N. K. Sinha who is the secretary of Culture has presented

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  • 6  Kosovo’s proposal for membership was rejected by the UNESCO members [ None ]

    About UNESCO: UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Its purpose is to donate peace and security by promoting international partnership through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law

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  • 7  Justice Ajit Prakash Shah appointed as the ethics officer by BCCI [ None ]

    About Ajit Prakash: Retired Justice Ajit Prakash Shah was born on 13th February 1948 at Solapur. Currently, he is the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India. He was served as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from May 2008 till his retirement in February 2010.

    • He is kn

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  • 8  Ministry of Railways has issued Letter of Award to GE Global Sourcing India Pvt Limited [ Awards ]

    About the Letter of Award: In this Letter of Award, approximately 1000 Locomotives will be manufactured at a basic cost of about 14, 656 crore rupees in a period of ten years. These modern powerful locomotives will support the mega freight operations and useful for Growing Heavy

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  • 9  Army Cloud, Software Defined Data Centre and Digi-Locker facilities launched [ None ]

    About the launching: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has launched Army Cloud, Software Defined Data Centre and Digi - Locker facilities for the Indian Army. These facilities are great use for faster documentation, information and speedy delivery of services.

    • The Indian A

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  OUPI appointed V. Sivaramakrishnan as MD [ None ]

    About V. Sivaramakrishnan: V. Sivaramakrishnan had worked in Manipal Global Education Services. He had also worked with Ford Motor Company and Proctor and Gamble. He has worked as Chief Marketing Officer and then Executive President for Education Services; he has managed seven ye

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  • 2  SATYAM is launched by Ministry of Science and Technology [ None ]

    About SATYAM Program: SATYAM is stands for Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation. It is developed to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation on physical and mental health and investigations on the effect of Yoga and meditation on the body, brain and mind i

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  • 3  Nigeria won the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup [ None ]

    About FIFA U - 17 World Cup: FIFA is stands for Fdration Internationale de Football Association. The FIFA U - 17 World Cup founded as the FIFA U - 16 World Championship. Later, it has changed to the FIFA U - 17 World Championship in 2007.

    • It is the world championship of footbal

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