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Daily Current Affairs 09 Nov 2015 ( Daily News India )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-9 NOVEMBER 2015
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1. WHO OFFICIALLY DECLARED SIERRA LEONE EBOLA-FREE
i. World Health Organization announced that Sierra Leone is free of the Ebola virus.
ii). Sierra Leone recorded the first Ebola case in May 2014 and total 8704 people were infected due to this virus.
iii). Ebola is a virus, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever and is a rare deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus species.
2.   PT. SHIV KUMAR SHARMA HONOURED WITH KALA SHIKHAR AWARD
i). Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with the Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime achievement.
ii). Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Puraskaar was instituted by the Sangit Kala Kendra in the memory of Aditya Vikram Birla.
iii). The award is conferred to distinguished artist for their lifetime achievement in the chosen field of the performing and visual arts.
3.   WHAT HAPPENED TO NETAJI? BOOK WRITTEN BY FORMER JOURNALIST ANUJ DHAR RELEASED
i). Book titled What Happened to Netaji? Released by former journalist Anuj Dhar was released.
ii). The book explains about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose  who lived in several parts of Uttar Pradesh .
iii).The book explains about the controversy surrounding the fate of Subhas Chandra Bose and controversy about his death.
4.   GRAND ALLIANCE WON THE 2015 ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS OF BIHAR WITH MAJORITY
i). Election Commission of India announced the results of the 2015 Assembly elections of Bihar.
ii). Mahagathbandhan of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Janata dal (UNITED) and Indian National Congress  emerged as the winner of the election with two-third majority.
iii). BJP won 53 seats ,Indian National Congress won 27,Janata Dal (United)71,Lok Jan Shakti Party2,Rashtriya Janata Dal won 80

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Daily Current Affairs 8 Nov. 2015 ( Daily News India)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-8 NOVEMBER 2015
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1.     INDIA-RUSSIA JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE INDRA-2015 STARTED
                 i.      The India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘Indra-2015’ has started in Bikaner district of Rajasthan.
               ii.      The aim of the exercise is to ‘Counter Terrorism Operations in Desert Terrain under a United Nations Mandate’
             iii.      The bilateral exercise will boost people to people as well as military to military ties between India and Russia.
2.     INDIAN RAILWAYS WON INDIAN OIL SURJIT HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
                 i.      Indian Railways has won Indian Oil Surjit Hockey tournament for the first time at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium in Jalandhar, Punjab.
               ii.      Indian Railways team defeated Indian Oil Mumbai.
             iii.      Surjit Memorial Hockey Tournament is an annual hockey tournament organized by Surjit Hockey Society in the memory of Surjit Singh Randhawa in jalandhar Punjab.
             iv.      Surjit Singh was an Indian field hockey player and was captain of hockey team.
3.     HEENA SIDHU WON GOLD MEDAL AT 13TH ASIAN SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
                 i.      Indian shooter Heena Sidhu has won Gold medal in 10 metre Air Pistol event in women’s category at 13th Asian Shooting Championships held in Kuwait.
               ii.      10m air pistol junior title for women are won by Shri Nivetha with gold medal.
             iii.      Junior skeet men’s competition: Angad Bajwa of India won the individual gold medal.
4.     OFF-SPINNER RAVICHANDRAN ASHWIN FASTEST INDIAN TO REACH 150 TEST WICKETS
              i.         Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin now became the fastest Indian bowler to reach 150 wickets in the Indian test cricket history.

            ii.         The previous record was held by Colin Blythe of England. 

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