Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Daily Current Affairs-11 for IBPS Clerk Main Exam 2015-16

• Lokayukta of Karnataka who on 8 December 2015 tendered his resignation to the Governor is - Justice Y. Bhaskar Rao
• Pune and Rajkot on 8 December 2015 became the new franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing the suspended teams of - Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a period of two years
• External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on 8 December left for Pakistan to attend - Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad
• The bilateral maritime exercise Indra Navy 2015 which commenced on 7 December 2015 in Vishakhapatanam is between India and – Russia
• The person appointed by Ola on 7 December 2015 as the Corporate President to lead new initiatives is - Joy Bandekar
• The person appointed as the President and Managing Director of General Motors India is – Kaher Kazem
• The winner of the 2015 Wheelchair Basketball Championship is - Maharashtra
• Bill passed by Rajya Sabha on 7 December 2015 to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 - Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• First female Prime Minister of Latvia who announced her resignation on 7 December 2015 - Laimdota Straujuma
• Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha to facilitate and fast track setting up of new nuclear projects in the country on 7 December 2015 - Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• The city in which India and Pakistan held NSA level talks on 6 December 2015 – Bangkok, Thailand
• The city in which the Indian Government announced I-LTEO programme to monitor 8 different biomes across the country – Paris
• The multilateral agency that launched the Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 Initiative to avoid gas flares during oil production – World Bank
• The political coalition that won majority in the 2015 Venezuelan parliamentary election - Democratic Unity Round table
• The agenda of the two-day Heart of Asia conference that was inaugurated on 8 December 2015 in Islamabad - Regional cooperation on security issues
• Andhra Pradesh on 5 December 2015 became the first state of India to join the Union Government’s - Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY)
• Storm that wreaked havoc in parts of Northern Ireland, north Wales, southern Scotland and especially north-west England in the first week of December 2015 is - Desmond
• The Supreme Court on 7 December 2015 directed State and Union Territory (UT) Governments to consider acid-attack victims under - the Disabled Quota
• Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate who was elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Odisha 0n 7 December 2015 is - Narendra Kumar Swain
• West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the long awaited - Kolkata-Durgapur-New Delhi flight
• The creator of Star Wars who on 6 December 2015 received the prestigious Kennedy Center Lifetime Artistic Achievement award is - George Lucas
• State Legislature to become the first in the country to launch an online mechanism for legislators to send questions and move different motions in the House is – Maharashtra
• The Indian oil marketing company that joined World Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 Initiative - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited