Current Affair For Year “2015”

ISRO successfully launches 6 Singapore Satellites

Date: December 17, 2015

 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully placed six commercial satellites from Singapore in their dedicated orbits by  using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C29) from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. interestingly this successful launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relat...

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Justice (Retd) Virendra Singh: New lokayukta of U.P.

Date: December 17, 2015

The Supreme Court invoked its extraordinary powers to assume authority to appoint the State’s Lokayukta.

In a rare display of flexing its extraordinary powers under Article 142 of the Constitution to enforce its own orders in order to do “complete justice”, the Supreme Court for the first time in its history appointed a Lokayukta after slamming th...

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Human Development Report 2015:India ranks 130

Date: December 16, 2015

India’s ranking on Human Development Index (HDI) rose by a notch in 2014 — to 130 th  from 131st a year earlier — according to the 2015 edition of the Global Human Development report, released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). From 2009 to 2014, the country moved six positions up in the HDI ranking.

Between 1980 and 2014, India’s HDI value ...

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Paris Climate Agreement 2015:Major points and India's take

Date: December 14, 2015

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21 or CMP 11 was held in Paris, France, from 30 November to 12 December 2015. It was the 21st yearly session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 11th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.

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Salman Rushdie wins Mailer Prize 2015 for Lifetime Achievement

Date: December 12, 2015

Mailer Prize named after renowned American writer Norman Mailer, considered among the most influential writers of the second half of the 20th century, is awarded  to those writers whose work over the years has challenged readers’ perspectives on the world around them. Salman Rushdie,auther of 12 novels including the Booker Prize winner novel Midnight’s Child...

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National Lok Adalat 2015

Date: December 12, 2015

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) is going to organize third mega national lok adalat on December 12,2015.

About Lok adalat-

Lok Adalat is a system of alternative dispute resolution developed in India. It roughly means "People's court". The idea of Lok Adalat was mainly advocated by Justice P.N. Bhagwati, a former Chief Justice of India. Lok...

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Cabinet approved National Waterways Bill, 2015

Date: December 11, 2015

Union Cabinet has approved amendments in “The National Waterways Bill, 2015”. Previously the Department related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture and comments of State Governments had suggested these ammendments. This amendment will facilitate enactment of a Central Legislation to declare 106 additional inland waterways as the national wate...

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Asian Economic Integration Report 2015: ADB

Date: December 11, 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) released a report -Asian Economic Integration Report 2015. its title is " How Can Special Economic Zones Catalyze Economic Development?”The report is prepared by the Regional Cooperation and Integration Division (ERCI) of ADB’s Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD). The report examined the current trends in trade, fin...

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Angela Merkel named 2015 TIME Person of the Year 2015

Date: December 10, 2015

Time magazine has named German chancellor Angela Merkel its Person of the Year, citing her resolve in leading Europe through this summer’s Greek debt crisis, and her encouragement of other countries to open their borders to migrants and refugees.

Merkel is only the fourth woman to ever be named Person of the Year, after Time opened up the contest to women in 1936. She is the first...

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Human Rights Day 10 December 2015

Date: December 10, 2015

Human Rights Day is marked annually on 10 December to commemorate the day in 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A milestone document in the history of human rights, it sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected.

The theme for Human Rights Day 2015 is "Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always" &...

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