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Thursday, December 18, 2014

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION WITH THEIR COMPLETE DETAIL

INSTITUTION
 YEAR
HEADQUARTERS
HEAD
MEMBER NATIONS
United Nations
(UNO)
1945
New York,USA
Ban-ki-moon
193
International Labour Organisation (ILO)
1919
Geneva
Guy Ryder
185
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
1957
Vienna,Austria
Yukiya Amano
162
Food and Agriculture Organisation  (FAO)
1945
Rome ,Italy
Jose Graziano da Silva
194
United Nations Educational , Scientific and cultural Organisation
(UNESCO)
1946
Paris
Irini Bokova
196
World Health Organisation
(WHO)
1948
Geneva
Margaret Chan
194
World Meteorogical Organisation
(WMO)
1950
Geneva
Michel Jarraud
183
International Maritime Organisation
1959
London
Koji Sekimizu
171
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
1946
New York
Anthony Lake
36
United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
1965
New York
Helen Clark
177
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
1988
Nairobi
Achim Steiner



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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