Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Daily Current Affairs-17 for IBPS CWE Exam 2015-16

• The renowned agro-economist and founder of Shetkari Sanghatana who died in 12 December 2015 in Pune is – Sharad Joshi
• The Japanese shuttler who won the Women’s singles at the BWF World Dubai Superseries finals is - Nozomi Okuhara
• The Government of India on 12 December 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for establishing three Indian Institute of Information Technology at - Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune
• The Indian-origin writer who on 11 December 2015 was declared as the winner of the prestigious South East Asia Write Award for Singapore is - Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali
• He won the centre fire pistol gold in the 59th National shooting championship in New Delhi – Vijay Kumar
• The 10-day long festival that began on 12 December 2015 to mark New Year for Buddhists in the Ladakh region - Losar
• The city in which COP 21 under UNFCCC was held between 30 November and 11 December 2015 – Paris
• Name of the mascot of the12th South Asian Games that was unveiled ITA Cultural Center Machkhowa in Guwahati, Assam on 13 December 2015 is - Tikhor
• Indian cinema’s one of the greatest actors, who was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian honour, on 13 December 2015 is - Dilip Kumar
• Construction work on the TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) Gas Pipeline project started on 13 December 2015 in – Mary, Turkmenistan
• Voters of the country for the first time voted on 12 December 2015 to elect women in at least 18 municipal council seats - Saudi Arabia
• Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on 11 December 2015 appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner as the Ambassador to Saudi Arabia - Ahmad Javed
• Ministry of Railways on 13 December 2015 signed three agreements with Japan during the visit of Prime Minister - Shinzo Abe
• Thousands of Brazilians marched on 13 December 2015 to demand impeachment of Brazils President Dilma Rousseff because of - corruption scandal and dismal economy
• The Maharashtra government on 13 December 2015 constituted a task force under Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha for setting up an - International Financial Service Centre (IFSC)
• Delhi Government on 13 December 2015 ordered magisterial enquiry to probe the death of a 6-month old baby and demolition of 500 Jhuggis by - Railway and Delhi police
• Lohitt Urs and his co-driver Shrikanth Gowda won the title in the FIA Asia Cup category in the Coffee Day India Rally, which concluded in - Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka
• The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation has risen to minus -1.99% for the month of November 2015 from – (-) 3.81% in October 2015
• In the first six months of the FY 2015-16, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into the services sector grew by about 20 percent to reach - 1.46 billion dollars