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Monday, December 7, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 7 Dec. 2015 ( Daily Gk)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 DEC 2015
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN
1. INDIA-RUSSIA JOINT NAVAL EXERCISE INDRA NAVY-15 STARTED IN VISAKHAPATNAM
i. India-Russia joint naval exercise-INDRA NAVY-15 has started in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
ii.INDRA NAVY-15 is a bilateral maritime joint naval exercise between the Indian and Russian navies.
iii.INDRA NAVY-15  is started for promoting the strategic relationship between the two countries.
iii.The aim of the exercise is to increase relations between the navies of two countries and develop common understanding of procedures for maritime security operations.

2. UNION GOVERNMENT RELEASES COMMEMORATIVE COINS ON DR B R AMBEDKAR
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released  two types of commemorative coins on Dr B R Ambedkar as part of the 125th birth anniversary year celebrations.
ii.He is also known as the architecture of Indian Constitution.
iii. The coins are of 10 rupee and 125 rupee denomination and were issued on the 60th Mahaparinirvan Divas of Babasaheb Ambedkar.

3. AUSTRALIA WON HOCKEY WORLD LEAGUE FINAL BY DEFEATING BELGIUM
i. Australia has won Men’s Hockey World League Final by defeating Belgium in the final match played at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Stadium, Raipur.
ii. Australian team defeated Belgium by 2-1 goals.
iii.India was placed at third place in this league.

4. IMF INCLUDED YUAN IN SPECIAL DRAWING RIGHTS BASKET
i. The International Monetary Fund has taken a long-awaited decision to include the Chinese currency Yuan in the basket of its elite reserve currencies.
ii.It is used to calculate the value of the special drawing rights .
iii. The Yuan is also known as the Renminbi.
iv. SDRs means Special Drawing Rights these are supplementary foreign exchange reserve assets defined and maintained by the International Monetary fund.
5. ARMED FORCES FLAG DAY OBSERVED ACROSS INDIA ON 7TH DECEMBER
i. Armed Forces Flag Day was observed across India on 7 December 2015.
ii. The Day is celebrated all over India in order to collect the funds from people all around the country for the well-being of the staff of the Indian Armed Forces.

DEFENCE MINISTER: MANOHAR PARRIKAR

Daily Current Affairs 6 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 DEC 2015
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAYS ZONE STARTED BIO DIESEL FOR TRAINS
i. The South Western Railways Zone has introduced biodiesel for trains, operating under its zone.
ii. 1st train Hubballi-Bengaluru Janshatabdi Express powered by five per cent biodiesel was flagged off from Hubli.
iii. The main aim of the initiative is to reduce greenhouse gases emission and also to make fuel consumption more efficient.
iv. Biodiesel is a green fuel that provides quasi-renewable energy for cleaner alternatives as sustainable fuel for diesel locomotives and reduces dependency on fossil fuel especially diesel.
v. It is commonly obtained from crops such as sugarcane, cassava, corn, potato and beetroot.

2. SINGAPORE REPLACES MAURITIUS AS TOP SOURCE OF FDI INTO INDIA
i. Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment into India for current fiscal year 2015-16.
ii.India has attracted 6.69 billion dollars FDI from Singapore while it received 3.66 billion dollars from Mauritius.
iii.Maximum foreign investment in india was received by  Computer software and hardware sector followed by services and automobile sector.

3. MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS FLAGGED OFF FIRST DOUBLE DECKER GOA-MUMBAI TRAIN
i. Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the first Goa to Mumbai double-decker Shatabdi train from Panaji, Goa.
ii.The fully air-conditioned double-decker train is the first double decker train inIndia.
UNION RAILWAY MINISTER: SURESH PRABHU

4. INDIA RECEIVED FIRST INSTALLEMENT OF URANIUM FROM CANADA
i. India received its first uranium installment of 2730 tonnes from Canada.
ii.The uranium is shipped to India for the country’s nuclear power reactors.
iii.The consignment was shipped under a contract with India’s Department of Atomic Energy during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Ottawa in 2015.
iv.Earlier Canada had completely banned exports of uranium and nuclear hardware to India after it protested strongly about India’s first nuclear test in 1974.

5. INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY OBSERVED ON 5TH DECEMBER
i. The International Volunteer Day was on 5 December observed across the world.
ii.The Theme  of the day is ‘The world is changing. Are you? Volunteer’
iii.This year's theme challenges everyone to be a part of implementing the newly launched Global Goals, and Agenda’s for Sustainable Development.

iv.The International Volunteer Day  was established by the United Nations General Assembly .

MONTHLY GK CAPSULE (NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS) NOV. 2015

Monthly GK Capsules of NOV. Month
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