Thursday, 12 November 2015

IBPS Exam PO and Clerk Quest : November Set-1 Current Affairs Revision Notes

World
‘Indra 2015’ started between India and Russia :
7th edition of Joint military exercise ‘Indra 2015’ between India and Russia started on 06th November 2015 in Bikaner, Rajasthan.


‘Seirra Leone’ declared as Ebola free country :
The country ‘Seirra Leone’ declared as Ebola free country as declared by World Health Organization on 06th November 2015.

India
‘Brahmos’ successfully test fired by Indian Army and DRDO :
The supersonic land attack missile ‘Brahmos’ successfully test fired by Indian Army and DRDO on 06th November 2015 at Pokhran, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

IMPRINT India Initiative of IITs and IISC launched :
IMPRINT India Initiative of IITs and IISC launched by President of India with the aim to identify the areas of immediate relevance.

Agni-IV missile successfully test fired :
The nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile successfully test fired by Indian Army at Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast as developed by DRDO.

Grand Alliance won Bihar Assembly Elections 2015 :
Grand Alliance consisting RJD, JD(U) and INC won Bihar Assembly Elections 2015 as announced on 08th November 2015 with 2/3rd majority.

Business & Economy
Government relaxes FDI norms across 15 sectors :
The Centre on Tuesday announced ‘Big Bang’ Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) reforms, easing norms across 15 sectors including defence, banking, construction, single brand retail, broadcasting and civil aviation. This is aimed at boosting the investment environment and bring in more foreign investments in the country.

Emirates bank, SBI join hands for easier remittances :
“The DirectRemit platform is amongst our most popular services, as it provides customers with an on-the-go, quick and free mechanism to transfer funds instantly to their home country,” said Suvo Sarkar, Senior Executive Vice President & Group Head Emirates NBD.
“We are confident that our customers will take advantage of this new tie-up to carry out remittances to meet all their ongoing requirements,” Sarkar said.
The partnership will allow fund transfers to SBI bank accounts across India in 60 seconds at zero fees. Emirates NBD currently has existing tie-ups with HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank in India.

Railways awards GE $2.6 b contract :
GE on Monday announced it would invest $200 million to provide 1,000 diesel locomotives to the Indian Railways.
The company also announced it had received a Letter of Award from the Ministry of Railways, marking GE’s largest deal in India in its history.

Sports
32nd Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournment won by Indian Railways :
32nd Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament won by Indian Railways on 05th November 2015 after defeating Indian Oil Mumbai held in Jalandhar, Punjab. The event is annually organized by Surjit Hockey Society.

Heena Sidhu won Gold Medal at 13th Asian Shooting Championship :
Heena Sidhu won Gold Medal at 13th Asian Shooting Championship in 10 metre Air Pistol event in Women’s category on 06th November 2015 held in Kuwait.

Ravidhandran Ashwin became fastest bowler to reach 150 Test wickets :
An Indian Cricketer Ravidhandran Ashwin became fastest bowler to reach 150 Test wickets on 06th November 2015 in the match played in Mohali, India.

Nigeria won FIFA U-17 World Cup 2015 :
Nigeria won FIFA U-17 World Cup 2015 on 08th November 2015 after defeating Mali played in Chile. The event held bi-annually and 2017 event will be held in India.

Awards and Appointments
Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma Santoor maestro awarded with Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award :
Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma Santoor maestro awarded with Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award on 07th November 2015 while Murad Ali Khan and Satyajit Talwalkar awarded with Kala Kiran Awards.

Shashank Manohar appointed as Chairman of ICC :
Shashank Manohar appointed as Chairman of International Cricket Council as N. Srinivasan removed on 09th November 2015 while Rajeev Shukla retained as Chairman of IPL.

Person in News
‘What Happened to Netaji ?’ written by Anuj Dhar released :

The book titled as ‘What Happened to Netaji?’ written by Anuj Dhar, released on 31st October 2015. Anuj Dhar is famous former Journalist.

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