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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 15 SEPT. 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 15 SEPT 2015
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1. WORLD BANK REPORT ‘GUJARAT’ TOPS IN ‘EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA’:
i) Gujarat ranked first in World Bank’s first ever ranking of Indian States on the ease of doing business in India.
ii) Top 5 States in the list are: Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
Eight key parameters: The setting up of a business, complying with environment procedures, complying with labour regulations , allotment of land and obtaining construction permit, , registering and complying with tax procedures, obtaining infrastructure-related utilities, carrying out inspections and enforcing contracts.

2. ‘RBI AND NEPAL RASTRA BANK’ INKED MOU FOR SUPERVISORY INFORMATION EXCHANGE:
i) Reserve Bank of India has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nepal Rastra Bank on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information.
ii) The memorandum of understanding will promote co-operation and share supervisory information between the countries.
GOVERNOR OF RBI: Dr. Raghuram Rajan

3. TONY ABBOTT EXPELLED AS AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER:
i)  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was ousted from power as leader of the ruling centre-right Liberal Party by challenger Malcolm Turnbull on 14 September 2015   .
ii) Tony Abbott lost in  internal party leadership ballot against Malcolm Turnbull . In the ballot, Abbott received 44 votes while Turnbull received 54 votes.

4. UN ADOPTED  9 DECEMBER AS ‘INTERNATIONAL GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION DAY’
i) United Nations General Assembly announced to observe 9th December as International genocide commemoration day.
ii) 9th of December will be observed as International Genocide Commemoration Day to commemorate and honour the victims of the crime of genocide around the world.
Members in United Nations: 193 countries

5.  GOVERNMENT APPROVES ADDITIONAL 50 WORK DAYS TO FARMERS UNDER MGNREGA:
i) Central Government  to provide additional 50 days of unskilled manual work in the financial year 2015-16 to farmers in drought-hit areas under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act  scheme.
ii) It will bring relief to farmers  which are effected by deficit monsoon in various parts of the country.

MGNREGA was started in 2006, it is regulated under MGNREGA act, 2005

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 14 SEPT. 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 Sept. 2015
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1.  SANIA AND MARTINA WON 2015 ‘US OPEN WOMEN’S DOUBLE TITLE’
i.  Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won 2015 US Open women’s Double Title.
ii. In mixed doubles category Sania has already won Australia Open 2009, French Open 2012 and 2014 US Open .
iii. Sania Mirza is world no.1 player in lawn tennis mixed doubles.
2.  NOVAK DJOKOVIC WON 2015 ‘US OPEN MEN’S SINGLES’
i.   Serbian Lawn Tennis player Novak Djokovic has defeated Roger Federer in 2015 US open men’s singles title in New York.
ii. Novak Djokovic is world No.1 Player in Lawn Tennis.
3.  ‘NARSINGH PANCHAM YADAV’ QUALIFIES FOR 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS
i.   Indian wrestler Narsingh Pancham Yadav has qualified for 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
ii. He qualified for Olympic Games after winning a bronze medal in men’s 74 kg freestyle category at the world wrestling championship in United States.
iii. 2016 summer Olympics are going to be held in
4. IRDAI MAKES ‘LISTING’ A MUST FOR LARGE INSURERS
i.  Insurance Regulatory Development Authority is going to make listing mandatory for large life insurance companies.
ii. Companies which are in the Business of Insurance from last 10 years are eligible to list on the equity market.
iii. Private sector insurance companies with assets under management of more than Rs 60000 crore will be the first ones that will have to list.
      Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is an autonomous apex statutory body which regulates and develops the insurance industry in India
      HEADQUARTER OF IRDAI: HYDERABAD

      CHAIRMAN OF IRDAI: T.S. VIJAYAN

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 13 SEPT. 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 Sept. 2015
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1.‘AUSINDEX15’ 1st AUSTRALIAN AND INDIAN MARINE EXERCISE BEGIN IN   VISKHAPATNAM
i. Marin time exercise between India and Australia named ‘Ausindex15’ started in Viskhapatnam.
ii. The Ausindex15 naval exercise is conducted under ‘frame work for security co-operation
iii.It was announced by Prime Minister of Australia and India In 2014.
      PM OF AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull
2.  ‘HORMUSHI N CAMA’ ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF PRESS TRUST OF INDIA.
i.   Harmusji N Cama elected as the New Chairman of the Press Trust of India
ii. He has replaced Mohan Gupta as Chairman of Press Trust of India.
3.  ‘BSF AND PAKISTAN’ RANGERS HELD BI-ANNUAL TALKS IN NEW DELHI
i.   Director General of BSF and Pakistan Rangers held Bi annual talks in new Delhi.
ii.  Border security Force was led by BSF DK Pathak and Pakistan Delegation was led by Director General of Pakistan Rangers Major General Umar Farooq Burki.
4. DRDO SCIENTIST DR G SATHEESH REDDY HONOURED WITH ‘SILVER MEDAL’
i.  Dr. G Satheesh Reddy, a missile scientist of Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) has been honoured with silver medal by Royal Aeronautical society locate at London.
ii. Royal Aeronautical Society is oldest Aero Nautical Society in World.
     DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION: is an agency of India, charged with the military's research and development.

     HEADQUARTER OF DRDO: NEW DELHI

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