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NDA Exam I 2016: Current affairs set- 4

Apr 7, 2016 14:20 IST

    NDA Exam I 2016 – 17th April 2016
    (Current Affairs)

     Person in News:
    •He was appointed as the Managing Director of the Oxford University Press India (OUPI) in November 2015- V Sivaramakrishnan
    •The author of the book, What Happened to Netaji- Anuj Dhar
    •The actor who died on in November 2015 who played iconic villain Leatherface in the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre - Gunnar Hansen
    •He was headed the Committee of Eminent Persons on Joint Entrance Exam (CEP-JEE) that submitted its report in November 2015- Prof Ashok Misra
    •The person who was appointed as ethics officer (ombudsman) at Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in October 2015 - Justice Ajit Prakash Shah

     International News:
    •The French intellectual who passed away in November 2015 and was known as new Darwin of the human sciences - Rene Girard
    •The Union Cabinet in November 2015 approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which nation for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism- Colombia
    •The Union Cabinet in November 2015 approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which nation for cooperation in development of new and renewable energy technologies- Belgium
    •The West African country was declared as Ebola free by World Health Organization (WHO) on 7 November 2015- Sierra Leone
    •The cyclone which struck the Yemini island of Socotra in November 2015 - Megh

     National News:
    •The state government launched the Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015 for the promotion of agro-processing on - Rajasthan
    •The party emerged as the largest party in the 2015 Assembly elections of Bihar- Rashtriya Janata Dal
    •The Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani in November 2015 launched which mobile app to host educational resources for Students, Teachers, Parents, researchers and educators- e-Pathshala
    •The festival which was organised by Union Ministry of Culture to showcase cultural extravaganza through cultural performances at IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi- Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav
    •The Union Government in November 2015 issued the notification regarding implementation of One Rank One Pension in respect of - Defence Forces personnel

    Awards/ Sports/Place:
    •The Two day Conference of Power, New Renewable Energy and Mines Ministers of States & UTs concluded in November 2015 in - Kochi
    •The cricket stadium of Cuttack which was excluded from the list of newly declared Test venues by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) - Barabati stadium
    •He was replaced Srinivasan as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the remaining of his tenure as ICC Chairperson- Shashank Manohar

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