Current Affair For Year “2015”
Date: October 13, 2015
Angus Deaton of Princeton University was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty and welfare.
The economist Angus Deaton has devoted his career to improving the data that shape public policy, including measures of wealth and poverty, savings and consumption, health and happiness.
Taking advantage of faster computers and an explosi...Read More
Date: October 10, 2015
Tunisian national dialogue quartet wins 2015 Nobel peace prize
A disparate coalition of Tunisian unionists, employers, lawyers and human rights activists has won the 2015 Nobel peace prize for helping to prevent the Jasmine revolution from descending into chaos like the uprisings in other Arab spring countrie...Read More
Date: October 08, 2015
This week, the Nobel Foundation and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the winners of this year’s Nobel Prizes for physics, chemistry, and medicine. These awards are given for some of the biggest and most significant scientific breakthroughs of the past year, so here is not only the winners and their discoveries, but also why they’re so important.
Date: October 05, 2015
DRDO sets up world’s Highest Terrestrial Research Centre in Ladakh
Creating yet another centre of excellence, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established the world’s highest terrestrial centre at Changla near Pengong lake in Ladakh, which will serve as a natural cold...Read More
Date: October 02, 2015
India up 16 spots to 55th in global competitiveness
India has jumped 16 places on the Global Competitiveness Index, according to the latest rankings released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Tuesday. It now ranks 55th among 140 countries, against 71st in 2014-15. But, despite this massive jump, which foll...Read More
Date: October 01, 2015
PM Modi visit to US – An Overview
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid a visit to the United States from September 24 to September 29. He attended following functions:-
1- Meeting With CEOs of FORTUNE 500 - Theme – “Media, Technology and Com...Read More
Date: September 29, 2015
In continuation with the series of Joint Exercise between India and Sri Lanka to build Military to Military co-operation and interoperability, Exercise MITRA SHAKTI-2015 will be conducted at Pune with the scheduled arrival of the Sri Lankan contingent at Aundh Camp on 29 September 2015. This will be the third joint training exercise between the two Armies.
Date: September 29, 2015
An expert committee has been formed by the government to examine various issues related to age relaxation, eligibility, syllabus and pattern of civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers.
The panel will be headed by former Chhattisgarh-cadre IAS Officer BS Baswan and consist of leading academicians, technocrats and senior bureaucrats.
Date: September 25, 2015
India slips in UN’s broadband penetration ranking
At a time when the Centre is pushing the Digital India campaign and talking about broadband for all, the country’s Internet growth is lagging that of most other countries.
According to the State of Broadband 2015 report by the United Nation...Read More
Date: September 24, 2015
Indian Diaspora “Mission 2022” launched
The Indian diaspora in United States has launched “Mission 2022” in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) with the objective to make US-India partnership a defining partnership for the 21st century.It is observed that...Read More