Current Affair For Year “2014”

14th Finance Commission Report

Date: December 19, 2014

14th Finance Commission  report submitted 

The 14th Finance Commission has submitted its report to the President Pranab Mukherjee. The commission is headed by former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Y V Reddy.

Finance Commission in its report has given their views on the devolution of ta...

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INS Arihant

Date: December 19, 2014

Indigenous INS Arihant ballistic missile submarine Flagged Off for Trial

INS-Arihant

India’s first indigenously developed nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine- INS Arihant was flagged off by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar from Vizag for sea trials....

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CoP 20 (lima)

Date: December 18, 2014

CoP-20  (Lima Climate Change Conference - December 2014)

 

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP20 or CMP10 was held in Lima, Peru, from December 1 to 12, 2014. This was be the 20th yearly session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ...

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degradation in sambhar lake

Date: December 16, 2014

Degradation in ‘Sambhar salt Lake (Rajasthan)

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The management of the Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan having a rich natural habitat for birds, is neither under the jurisdiction of the Forests and Wildlife Department of the State nor the Sambhar Salts Limited and Bharat Salts both of w...

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15th Indio-Russian Bilateral Annual Summit

Date: December 14, 2014

15th Indio-Russian Bilateral Annual Summit 

15th Indio-Russian Bilateral Annual Summit was held in Delhi 11 December 2014. President Vladimir Putin of Russia visited India to hold the summit on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Majour points related with the summit are-
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'Freedom on the Net 2014' report

Date: December 13, 2014

‘Freedom on the Net 2014′ report

‘Freedom on the Net 2014′ report says that India is only “partly free” with a rank of 30 out of 65 countries in Internet freedom but as of May this year, it has improved its score.

The improvement in India’s score, fro...

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Rashtriya Swachhata Kosh

Date: December 13, 2014

Rashtriya Swachhata Kosh

The Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK) has been set up to facilitate and channelize individual philanthropic contributions and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to achieve the objective of Clean India (Swachh Bharat) by the year 2019.

The Kosh will be used to achieve the objec...

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Expenditure Reforms Commission

Date: December 13, 2014

Expenditure Reforms Commission 

Govt. of India had set up Expenditure Reforms commission under the chairmanship of Shri K.P. Geetha Krishnan. It has submitted its report recently.

Why was it set up?

To find a solution to the problem of high rate of growth of non-developmental expenditure ...

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Web Index (Brics and India)

Date: December 13, 2014

India last among BRICS in Web index

India ranks behind China and other BRICS nations in a comprehensive index aimed at measuring the Internet’s contribution to social, economic and political progress.

Web Index released by the World Wide Web Foundation says that though China is notorious for its...

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Climate Change Performance Index 2015

Date: December 13, 2014

 

Climate Change Performance Index 2015

Climate Change Performance Index 2015 report is released by German watch and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe.

Details:

India was ranked 31.
The report has said that India has climbed five places and continues to pro...

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