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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 2 SEP 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 SEP 2015
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1.  INDIA WON UNESCO PRIZE ‘AWARD OF EXCELLENCE’ 2015
i.  India has won UNESCO Prize ‘Award of Excellence’ 2015 for the conservation efforts of the Sree Vadakkunnatham Temple in Kerala.
ii.  Award of Excellence is given for conservation effort for take care of Heritage, Cultural and Sacred Sites.
iii.  Sree Vadakkunnatham Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple relating to Lord Shiva in Kerala.

2.  MUMBAI GRABBED BUCHI BABU MEMORIAL TROPHY
i.  Mumbai grabbed Buchi Babu Memorial trophy in All India Invitation Cricket Tournament
ii.  Mumbai defeated Tamil Nadu cricket association
Buchi Babu was  a cricket pioneer, he is also known as Father of South Indian Cricket.

3.  MT MCKINLEY HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF NORTH AMERICA RENAMED AS DENALI
i. US President Barack Obama has renamed Highest Mountain of North America Mt. Mckinley as Denali
Highest Mountain of world: Mount Everest

4. SBI AND ICICI BANK DECLARED AS ‘DOMESTIC SYSTEMATIC IMPORTANT BANKS’ BY RBI
i.  RBI has declared State Bank of India and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs)
     Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs):Some banks assume systemic importance due to their size, cross-jurisdictional activities, complexity, lack of substitutability and interconnectedness. The failure of these banks can cause significant disruption to the essential services provided by the banking system. These banks are considered Systemically Important Banks (SIBs) as their continued functioning is critical for the uninterrupted availability of essential Sbanking services to the real economy.

5.  TEJINDER PAL SINGH NAMED AS ‘AUSTRALIAN OF THE DAY’
i.   Tejinder Pal Singh an Indian Origin driver named as Australian of the day by common wealth bank of Australia
ii.  He has been deeding Homeless in Darwin for the past 3 years on every last Sunday of month.

The Commonwealth Bank has been sponsoring the Australian of the Day campaign for over 35 years

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 01 SEP 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 SEP 2015
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1.  305 CITIES TO BE COVERED IN ‘HOUSING FOR ALL’SCHEME                 
i.  Union Government has announced list of 305 cities to be covered in Housing for All scheme
ii.  ‘Housing for All’ scheme is launched for construction of houses for the urban poor.
iii.  Recently the Union Government has announced to provide housing to all poor people before year 2022.

2.  US EXTENDS ANTI DUMPING DUTY ON INDIAN MUSHROOMS FOR NEXT 5 YEARS
i.   United States extended Anti Dumping Duty on Preserved Mushrooms for 5 years, as India is exporting maximum Mushroom to USA, UAE etc.
ii.   It will have negative impact on Indian Mushroom Exporters
Solan District of Himachal Pradesh is known as Mushroom City of India.

3.  ONE STOP CENTER FOR WOMEN IN DISTRESS ‘SAKHI’ INAUGURATED IN HARYANA
i.   One stop center for women in distress ‘SAKHI’ is inaugurated in Haryana to provide help to women in distress.
ii.  The Center will provide help to Sexually, mentally and emotionally harassed women.
CM of Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar

4. RAGHAV CHANDRA APPOINTED AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF NHAI
i.  Raghav Chandra is appointed as new Chairman of National Highways Authority of India.
ii.  Raghav Chandra replaced Vijay Chibber
NHAI is responsible for management of a network of over 70000 km of National Highways in India.

5.  RAJIV MEHRISI IS TO BE NEW UNION HOME SECRETARY
i.   Rajiv Mehrisi is appointed as New Union Home Secretary for the next 2 years.
ii.  He had replaced L.C. Goyal

6.  INDIAN WRESTLER ANIL WON GOLD IN CADET WRESTLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP:
i.   Indian Wrestler Anil won gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championship
ii.  He defeated Erfan Aeini in the 50 kg Freestyle Category
iii.  Earlier, Ankush won silver medal in 38 kg women free style in last week in Cadet Wrestling World Championship.

Venue:Sarajevo, Capital of Bosnia and Herzegov

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 31 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 31 AUG 2015
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1.  ‘SAHAJ’ LAUNCHED FOR ONLINE LPG CONNECTION:
i.  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a Scheme ‘SAHAJ’ for online LPG Connections.
ii.  The Scheme is launched under the ambit of digital India Vision.
iii.  Earlier the Union Government has launched ‘PAHAL’ scheme for transferring LPG Gas Subsidy into direct bank account of customer.

2.  INDIAN WOMEN HOCKEY QUALIFIED FOR 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS:
i.   Indian Women Hockey Team qualifies for 2016 Summer Olympics after 36 years earlier it was qualified in 1980.
Captain of Indian Women Hockey team: Ritu Rani

3.  MARE DIBABA WON WOMEN’S MARATHON AT WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP:
i.   Ethopia’s Mare Dibaba won the women’s Marathon title at Beijing, China
ii.  Mare Dibaba is the first female to won an event at the world Championship
iii. She defeated Helab Kiprop of Kenya.

4. PRO KABADDI LEAGUE WON BY ‘U MUMBA’
i.   U Mumba won the Pro Kabaddi league 2015 after defeating Bengaluru Bulls.
ii.  8 teams participated in Pro Kabaddi league, last year the league was won by Jaipur Pink Panthars.

Pro Kabaddi league was started last year in 2014 to promote Kabaddi .This was the second edition of Pro Kabaddi league.

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30 AUG 2015
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1. MOUNTAINEER JOT SINGH HONOURED WITH TENZING NORGAY NATIONAL ADVENTURE AWARD
i. President Pranab Mukherjee honoured Indo-Tibetan Border Police Officer and mountaineer Jot Singh with The Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.
i) Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award is named after Indian Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay
ii) It is given by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

2.  KANNADA WRITER DR.M.M KALBURGI DIED
i.   Senior Kannada writer and former Vice Chancellor of Kannada University Dr. M.M. Kalburgi was shot dead by unidentified persons.
ii.   He was conferred with the Sahitya Academy Award.

3.  INDIAN BANK LAUNCHED INDPAY APPLICATION
i.  Indian Bank has launched IndPay mobile application service for customers to operate Bank accounts anytime from anywhere.

i) Indian Bank was formed in 1907 as private bank but nationalized in 1969 by the government
ii) Headquarter’s at Tamilnadu

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 29 AUG 2015
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1.  ‘NATIONAL SPORTS DAY’: 29 AUGUST
i. The Birth Anniversary of Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand is observed as National Sports Day on 29th August.
ii. President honors sports persons with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, arjuna and Dronacharya Awards on National sports day

2.  INDIA DECLARED AS MATERNAL AND TETANUS FREE
i.    World Health Organization has declared India as Maternal and Tetanus Free Country.
  ii.   Tetanus is an infection caused by  Bacteria.
iii.  It usually attacks on newly born babies and child delivering mother due to unhygienic birthing practices.

3.  TRIPURA TO IMPLEMENT NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY ACT
i.   Tripura has decided to implement National food security act from 1 September 2015
ii. Tripura has become first state from North-East region to implement National Food Security Act.
i) National Food Security Act was implemented in 2013.
ii) It provides 5 kg subsidized food grains to per person per month at Rs 1 to Rs 3 per kg to 2/3rd of population

4. UNION GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED LIST OF 98 ‘SMART CITIES’
i.  Union Government has announced list of 98 Smart Cities for modern infrastructure and to give a quality life to the citizens with clean and green environment.
ii. The Smart cities Mission was announced by PM Narendra Modi to achieve inclusive Growth.

iii.  UP has maximum no. of  cities 13 Smart Cities.

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