Monday, 21 December 2015

Latest Current Affairs for SSC Exams 2015-2016

  •   Afghanistan becomes 163rd member of WTO 
  •  PM Narendra Modi inaugurates top Police Officers’ Conference in Gujarat
  • As per the report, Delhi was listed as the most polluted city in the world.
  •  The former Indian cricketer appointed as the bowling coach of Afghanistan’s national cricket team – Manoj Prabhakar
1.    The state that banned use of polythene across the state on 18 December 2015 – Uttar Pradesh
2.    Method announced by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 17 December 2015 to compute interest rates on advances – Marginal Cost of Funds Methodology
3.    The former Indian cricketer appointed as the bowling coach of Afghanistan’s national cricket team – Manoj Prabhakar
4.    The speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly against whom an impeachment resolution was passed – Nabam Rebia
5.    Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16 December 2015 gave its approval to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order of the year – 1950
6.    The head of the five-judge constitutional bench that on 16 December 2015 directed the Union Government to Prepare Draft Memorandum of Procedure on Appointment of Judges to Higher Judiciary – Justice J S Khehar
7.    The former judge of the Allahabad High Court appointed as the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh is – Virendra Singh
8.    The famous golfer named as the European Tour Golfer of the Year is – Rory McIlroy
9.    National Energy Conservation Day was observed on – 14 December 2015
10. Online shopping portal that on 15 December 2015 launched its mobile website in Hindi and Telugu language –
11. The state that exempted LED bulbs from the levying of Value Added Tax (VAT) – Uttar Pradesh
12. Spanish ambassador to India, who in December 2015 voluntarily resigned following news that he had allegedly received illegal corporate kickbacks from Spanish companies working in developing countries – Gustavo de Aristegui
13. Person appointed as Finance Minister of South Africa on 14 December 2015 – Pravin Gordhan
14. The renowned agro-economist and founder of Shetkari Sanghatana who died in 12 December 2015 in Pune is – Sharad Joshi
15. The city in which COP 21 under UNFCCC was held between 30 November and 11 December 2015 – Paris
16. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on 11 December 2015 appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner as the Ambassador to Saudi Arabia – Ahmad Javed
17. Indian cinema’s one of the greatest actors, who was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian honour, on 13 December 2015 is – Dilip Kumar
18. Construction work on the TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) Gas Pipeline project started on 13 December 2015 in – Mary, Turkmenistan
19. The city in which the two-day 14th Meeting of Heads of Governments of SCO Member States was concluded on 15 December 2015 – Zhengzhou (China)
20. To commemorate Indian armed forces victory in Indo-Pak War 1971, Vijay Diwas was celebrated on – 16 December 2015

·         Afghanistan becomes 163rd member of WTO
·         UN Security Council unanimously adopts resolution on Syria peace plan
·         PM Narendra Modi inaugurates top Police Officers’ Conference in Gujarat
·         British Novelist Peter Dickinson passed away
·         Radha Krishna Mathur appointed as Chief Information Commissioner of India
·         Lok Sabha passed Bill to create Commercial Benches in High Courts
·         Vijay Kumar won gold in the 59th National shooting championship
·         Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, Kento Momota won singles titles at World Dubai Superseries Finals
·         World’s first dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, approved for use in Mexico
·         Atlas V rocket lifted off with Cygnus Cargo Spaceship to ISS
·         As per the report, Delhi was listed as the most polluted city in the world.

     1.    Who has sworned in as Prime Minister of Egypt – Sherif Ismail
     2.    Name the BCCI President who has passed away – Jagmohan Dalmiya
     3.     Who on 17 December 2015 was named for Sanctuary magazine’s Lifetime Service Award for the year 2015 – Claude and Norma Alvares
     4.    As per the Best Countries for Business report released by Forbes on 16 December 2015, which country was adjudged as the best country to do business with -  Denmark
     5.    Which of the following was on 15 December 2015 adjudged as the Most Innovative Company of the Year as part of CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2015 - Zydus Cadila
     6.    Who was on 16 December 2015 appointed as the head of the single member committee to look into the KG-Basin gas dispute between Reliance Industries and ONGC - A P Shah
     7.    The Union Government on 16 December 2015 gave in-principle nod to which project of Google - Project Loon
     8.    P Siva Kumar, CVRDE Director, elevated as Distinguished Scientist
     9.    Who has won Greece elections – Alexis Tsipras-led Syriza party
     10. Two MoUs to strengthen bilateral ties are signed between – India & Laos
     11. Who has won 2015 Beijing International Marathon – Mariko Kipchumba of Kenya
     12. Who has been conferred with Cricket Club of India’s honorary life membership – Sania Mirza & Ajinkya Rahane
     13. Who has won 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One – Sebastian Vettel
     14. Veteran Leftist Sadhan Gupta died
     15. Who has presented the National Tourism Awards 2013-14 – President Pranab Mukherjee
     16. International Day of Peace observed globally on – 21st September
     17. Four new isotopes discovered by researchers at – Manipal University
     18. Who has been awarded with Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award – Urdu scholar Shamim Hanfi
     19. Indian-origin World Bank official who on 16 December 2015 was selected to lead Open Government Partnership -  Sanjay Pradhan
     20. Who was appointed as the Finance Minister of Brazil on 18 December 2015 by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff - Nelson Barbosa

1 comment:

  1. afghanistan is 164th member of wto...163rd member is liberia


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