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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 18 DEC. 2014

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-18 DECEMBER 2014
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1)  TWINS AT PEAK OF MOUNTAINEERING GLORY
Ø  By scaling Mt. Vinson, Antarctica’s highest mountain, Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik have
become the world’s first twins and siblings to climb the highest peaks on the seven continents.
Ø  They belong to Dehradoon, Uttaranchal.
Ø  They dedicate their mission to the course of Indian Girl Child
Ø  They stated their mission by Conquering Mt. Killimanjara, Mt. Everest, Mt. Elbrus, Mt.
Aconcagua, Mt. Carotenes Pyramid, Mt. McKinley and finally to Mt. Vinson.
         EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.  Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik have become the world’s first twins or sibling to scale the highest peaks on the Seven continents, they belongs to which Indian State:
a.  Punjab                       
b. Uttrakhand             
c. Himachal Pradesh             
d. J & K
2.  By Scaling highest peaks on seven continents they dedicated their mission to:
a. Environment in India                      
b. Women Empowerment in India
c. Transportation in India                   
d. Indian Girl Child

2) INDIA TO GROW 5.5% , SAYS ADB
Ø  India will achieve 5.5% economic growth rate in 2014-15, as declining oil prices present a golden opportunity for many beneficial reforms.
Ø  Asian development Bank was established in 1966, with Head quarters at Manila
        EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.   What growth projection has been given by ADB for India:
a.  5.6%                          
b. 5.7%                       
c. 5.5%                        
d. 6%

3) AIBA BANS SARITA DEVI
Ø  The International Boxing Association suspended Sarita Devi for refusing to accept Asian Games bronze medal, held in South Korea.
Ø  She has been banned for one year.
        EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.  Who among the following Indian Boxing player has been banned for one year by AIBA:
a.   Sarita Devi           
b. Mary Kom              
c. SaniaMirza              
d. SainaNehwal

4) FORMER SC JUDGE AWARDED ‘PETA’ AWARD
Ø  Justice KS Radhakrishnan was given PETA India’s people of the year award (2014), for passing landmark judgment which imposed a ban on jallikattu bull race.
Ø  People for the ethical treatment of animals (PETA) is on animal rights organization.
         EXPECTED QUESTION
1. Who among the following has been awarded PETA India’s People of the year award:
a.  Justice K.G. Balakrishna                           
b. Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan

c. Justice MarkandeyKatju                           
d. Justice H.L.Dattu

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