Thursday, 3 December 2015

Current Affairs December 2, 2015

  • The renowned sarangi player belonging to Sainia Gharana who died on 30 November 2015 in New Delhi is - Ustad Sabri Khan
  • The renowned violinist who will be awarded with the Sangeet Samman at the ITC Sangeet Sammelan 2015 which will commence on 4 December 2015 in Kolkata is - Lakshminarayana Subramaniam
  • The Delhi Assembly on 1 December 2015 passed three major education bills, which are - Delhi School Verification of Accounts and Refund of Excess Fee Bill, Delhi School Education (Amendment) Bill (DSEAA), and the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Delhi Amendment) Bill
  • NATO on 1 December 2015 agreed to maintain 12000 troops in the year 2016 in - Afghanistan
  • He won gold medal in the seventh WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Championships in fitness physique category – Thakur Anoop Singh
  • The percentage with which the Indian economy grew by between July and September 2015 – 7.4%
  • He assumed the presidency of the Royal Society on 1 December 2015 in London – Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
  • President Pranab Mukherjee on 1 December 2015 gave assent to Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2015 to allow women to work in night shifts. The bill was passed by the state legislature of – Maharashtra
  • The major Latin American country which has been facing the longest recession since the 1930s is – Brazil
  • The second season of the International Premier Tennis League was inaugurated in – Japan
  • The state government that on 1 December 2015 declared the entire state as drought hit is - Jharkhand
  • Cabinet of a country that on 1 December 2015 approved a mandate offering military assistance to back the fight against the
  • Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria is – Germany
    Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agreed on a package of steps needed to reform - Moscow's scandal-ridden Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA)
  • President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to a Bill passed by the Gujarat Assembly in February 2015 - Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill 2015
  • President Pranab Mukherjee on 1 December 2015 inaugurated the two-and half month long beach festival for tourism at - the Union Territory of Diu
  • Pitch at Nagpur that was rated as poor by after India defeated South Africa in last week of November 2015 to win the 4-match series is - Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
  • Reserve Bank Governor, Raghuram Rajan on 1 December 2015 left the key policy interest rate, or repo rate unchanged, at - 6.75 percent
  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on - 2 December
  • Organisation awarded with the E-India Award for adopting technology to serve the public better and using resources efficiently through mobile applications on 1 December 2015 - Delhi Development Authority (DDA)
  • Aricent, a US-based product engineering firm, on 1 December 2015 tied-up with Nasscom Foundation to launch - Aricent Employability Programme
  • One of the finest exponents of Koodiyattom and Nangiarkoothu who passed away on 1 December 2015 - Margi Sathi

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