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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 24 FEBRUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 24 FEBRUARY 2015
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“Free NATIONAL Current Affairs”
1.      ANNA HAZARE TO PROTEST AGAINST LAND ACQUISITION BILL:-
Ø  Anna Hazare along with other leaders such as Medha Patkar, launched his protest at Jantar Mantar against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill.
Ø  The vital Land Acquisition Bill is claimed by many as ‘ Anti-Farmers” as the new government has changed it a lot.
Note :- About Land Acquisition in India:-
Land Acquisition in India is currently governed by, “The Rights of Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and resettlement Act, 2013 “, which came into effect from  Ist  January 2014. Prior to this, Land Acquisition in India was governed by Land Acquisition Act of 1894.

2.      IBA PERSUADED BANKS TO CALL OFF THEIR STRIKE:-
Ø  Indian Banks Association have managed to convince Banks to call off their strike.
Ø  IBA has agreed to 15 % wage hike effective from November, 2012.
Ø  IBA has also agreed for two Saturdays off from work every month.
Ø  Two Saturdays off will be 2nd and 4th Saturday of month.
Note:- T.M. Bhasin is the chairman of IBA.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIR NEWS
Q-1  Who is the chairman of IBA?
Ø  T.M.Bhasin
Ø  Arundhati Bhatacharya
Ø  Upendra Sinha
Ø  Raghuram Rajan



“INTERNATIONAL “

3.      INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY :-
Ø  International Mother Language Day was celebrated on 21st February.
Ø  International Mother Language Day is honoured on 21st February every year since the year 2000, as announced by UNESCO in 1999.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIR NEWS
Q-1 When is the International Mother Language Day observed ?
Ø  22 April
Ø  21 February
Ø  17 December
Ø  18 October

4.     87th ACADEMY AWARDS 2015:
Ø  87th Academy Awards were organised at Los Angeles.
Ø  The Official Title Academy Awards was rebranded as the OSCARS in the year 2013.
Ø  Various important awards are:-
a.       Best foreign Language Film ----- Ida (Polish Movie)
b.      Best Documentry Feature------ Citizen four
c.       Best Director----- Alefandro Ganzalez Inarrite for Birdman.
d.      Best Actor----- Eddie Redmayne for “ THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING”
e.       Best Actress---- Julianne Moore for “Still Alice”
f.        Best Picture---- Birdman
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIR NEWS
Q-1 Which movie won the Best Foreign Language Film ?
a.       Birdman
b.      The Theory of Everything
c.       Citizen four
d.      Ida
Q.2 OSCARDS 2015 HELD AT WHICH STATE:
a.  London
b. Phiadelphia
c. New York
d. Los angeles
SPORTS
5)   ANIL KUMBLE IN ICC HALL OF FAME:
Ø  Anil Kumble is inducted in ICC Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Council.
Ø  Anil Kumble is the fourth Indian player to be included in the elite group after, Sunil Gawaskar, Kapil Dev and Bishan Bedi.
Ø  Along with Anil Kumble, Australian Legend Bety Wilson is also inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame
Ø  ICC- International Cricket Council.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIR NEWS
Q. 1   Which of the following players is not inducted in Hall of Fame
a. Sachin Tendulkar
b. Anil Kumble
c.  Kapil Dev
d. Bishan Bedi

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