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November 2015 Current Affairs

Dr Abdul Kalam IGNITE award presented by President Pranab Mukherjee

Dec 1, 2015
The awards were given away for 31 innovations at the prestigious IIM-A by President during his three day visit to Gujarat.

Russian film-maker Eldar Ryazanov died

Dec 1, 2015
He directed some of the most popular Soviet Era comedies such as Irony of Fate, The Garage and Office Romance.

Current Affairs Quiz: 30 November 2015

Nov 30, 2015
Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Macau Open Grand Prix, Tri-Nation Under-19s Tournament in India and Delhi Half Marathon among others.

Wealth-X released World's 20 Most Generous People list; Azim Premji ranked fourth

Nov 30, 2015
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was adjudged as the top philanthropist in the world with 27 billion US dollars donations in his lifetime.

Som Subroto appointed as Head of Retail Banking in Dubai-Based Mashreq's Banking Group

Nov 30, 2015
Mashreq’s branch network extends across the UAE with one in every two households in the UAE banking with the group.

NGT ban led Lakadong coal miners to switch to turmeric farming

Nov 30, 2015
In April 2014, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned on coal mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills region.

Anil Khanna re-elected as president of Asian Tennis Federation

Nov 30, 2015
At present, he is the president of All India Tennis Association and the vice president of International Tennis Federation.

Three-day Mayyazhi Mahotsavam kicked off in Mahe, Puducherry

Nov 30, 2015
The festival is being organised jointly by the Department of Tourism and the Legislative Assembly Secretariat at Mahe.

Saudi Arabia Women to Vote and Contest in Municipal Elections for the First time

Nov 30, 2015
As per a royal decree issued in 2011, the authorities allowed 979 women to register and campaign for 284 municipal councils.

Ethiopian Birhanu Legese, Kenyan Cynthia Limo won Delhi Half Marathon

Nov 30, 2015
Among the Indian runners Nitendra Singh Rawat and Lalita Babar topped in the men's and women's category.

India defeated Bangladesh to win Under-19 Tri-Series cricket title

Nov 30, 2015
Mumbai youngster Sarfaraz Khan and Delhi left-hander Rishabh Pant were adjudged as the man of the match and man of the series respectively.

Great Britain defeated Belgium to win 2015 Davis Cup tennis title

Nov 30, 2015
Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men's tennis and considered as the world cup of tennis.

Congress MLA Sadanand Singh took oath as Pro-tem Speaker of Bihar Assembly

Nov 30, 2015
Kovind administered oath to Singh as pro-tem speaker at a function held at the Raj Bhawan, Patna.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won 2015 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nov 30, 2015
For Rosberg, it was the sixth title in the 2015 season.

Australian football icon Joe Marston died

Nov 30, 2015
Marston was the first Australian to appear in a FA Cup Final in 1954, when his side Preston North End lost to West Bromwich Albion.

Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become world heavyweight champion

Nov 30, 2015
Fury is Britain's fifth bona fide heavyweight world champion after Bob Fitzsimmons, Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno and David Haye.

ICC suspended West Indies spinner Sunil Narine for illegal bowling action

Nov 30, 2015
Narine's bowling action was reported after the third ODI match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele on 7 November 2015.

PV Sindhu won Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament for 3rd consecutive time

Nov 30, 2015
In the title clash, Sindhu, seeded fifth, defeated Minatsu Mitani of Japan, 21-9, 21-23, 21-14.

Current Affairs Quiz: 28 November 2015

Nov 28, 2015
Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Commonwealth of Nations, LRSAM Missile, SAADMEx-2015 among others.

India-Israel co-developed LRSAM missile successfully flight-tested

Nov 28, 2015
The missile is co-developed by India and Israel. LRSAM is also called Barak 8 missile in Israel which in Hebrew language means Lightning.

Patricia Scotland appointed as Secretary General of Commonwealth of Nations

Nov 28, 2015
With this, Patricia become the first British citizen and first woman as well to hold the role in the 66-year history of 53-member Commonwealth.

Rajiv Bansal appointed as CFO of OlaCabs

Nov 28, 2015
He succeeds Mitesh Shah, who will now lead strategic finance initiatives of Ola.

Eminent Japanese historian Noboru Karashima passed away

Nov 28, 2015
At the time of his death, Karashima was Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo and Taisho University.

Current Affairs Recap of the Day 27 November 2015

Nov 27, 2015
Jagranjosh.com brings the One Liners in new avatar which intends to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form.

Current Affairs Quiz: 27 November 2015

Nov 27, 2015
Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Working Journalists Amendment Bill, First day-night Test and World Robot Olympiad among others.

P Uday Bhaskar appointed as Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission

Nov 27, 2015
Dr Uday Bhaskar is a professor of Civil Engineering and Director of Foreign Universities and Alumni Relations of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTU-K).

ICC appointed four female umpires for ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier

Nov 27, 2015
The ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, will start from 28 November 2015. It will end on 5 December 2015.

RBI granted in-principle approval to NPCI to function as the central unit for Bharat Bill Payment Systems

Nov 27, 2015
As the central unit, NPCI will set necessary operational, technical and business standards for the entire system and its participants.

Noted litterateur Surendra Upadhyay passed away

Nov 27, 2015
He was a former chairman of Rajasthan Brijbhasha Academy.

RBI granted in-principle approval to three applicants for setting up TReDS

Nov 27, 2015
The organisations have been asked to set and operate TReDS in accordance to the Guidelines issued on 3 December 2014 under the PSS Act 2007.

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