Current Affairs Questions Answers for September 2015-One liners

One liners for the month of September 2015 provided by will be of immense help for the students and aspirants in revising the important events of the month just before the exams.

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One liners for the month of September 2015 provided by will be of immense help for the students and aspirants in revising the important events of the month just before the exams.

• Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was on 31 August 2015 given the additional charge of - the Law Ministry of the city

• Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain on 31 August 2015 inaugurated state’s first One Stop Centre, known as Sakhi, at – Karnal

• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 31 August 2015 declared State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank as - Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs)

•  CSIRO and Imperial College London warned that 99 percent of the world's seabird species will be ingesting plastic by 2050 if - current marine pollution trends continue

•    Islamic State for Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants on 30 August 2015 destroyed Palmyra's ancient Temple of – Bel

•    The Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy in the All India invitation cricket tournament was won by – Mumbai

•    India on 2 September 2015 won the three-match cricket test series against Sri Lanka, 2-1 and ended a 22-year long drought of a win over Sri Lanka on - Sri Lankan soil

•    Book titled The Duels of the Himalayan Eagle: The first Indo-Pak Air War (1-22 September 1965) is authored by - Air Marshal (retd.) Bharat Kumar

•    Allahabad High Court on 1 September 2015 asked Uttar Pradesh government to ensure flag hoisting ceremony of National Flag on Independence Day and Republic Day in - Madarsas and other schools all over the state

•    The Bihar Government on 1 September 2015 decided to give two percent reservation in government jobs to - the grand children of freedom fighters

•    Swachhata Sangraam Abhiyaan was launched in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh on 1 September 2015 aims at - making entire district open defecation-free by the end of the financial year 2015-16

•    Four-colour logo of Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games that was scrapped by Games Organising Committee on 1 September 2015 was prepared by - Kenjiro Sano

•    The country whose economy entered into the first technical recession in six year in September 2015 - Canada

•    Union Government on 28 August 2015 notified the merger of commodities market regulator Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), which will be effective from - 28 September 2015

•    Country that on 2 September 2015 dismissed a proposal of France asking United Nations Security Council (UNSC) permanent members to limit the use of the veto power at least in cases involving mass atrocities that demands action - Russia

•    Author of the book, Globalisation, Democratization and Distributive Justice is - Mool Chand Sharma

•    The Maharashtra Government on 1 September 2015 gave a nod to an ordinance for amending the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities (MPDA) Act, 1981 to enable the government to put sand mafias behind the bars - without any bail for one year

•    11th session of the India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting for Technical and Economical Cooperation was held on 2 September to 3 September 2015, in - New Delhi

•    Union Government cancelled the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010 because – it violated FCRA by mixing its foreign and domestic contributions

•    Haryana on 3 September 2015 bagged the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award for implementation of - six e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state

•    To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the Indo-Pak 1965 war, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 3 September 2015 decided to put into circulation - 5 rupees coins minted by Union Government

•    High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 4 September 2015 ordered CBI probe into the multi-crore scam in the state's cricket association that occurred during the tenure of - former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah as its President

•    Marvan Atapattu on 3 September 2015 announced his resignation as head coach of - Sri Lanka cricket team

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 4 September 2015 released two commemorative coins of 125 rupees and 10 rupees in the memory of - former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

•    Thailand's Junta-appointed reform council on 6 September 2015 shot down - a controversial new constitution drafted after 2014’s coup

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 6 September 2015 inaugurated the extension of Delhi Metro connecting - Badarpur to Escorts Mujesar in Faridabad

•    Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) on 5 September 2015 won the silver medal in the 2015 Asian Boxing Championships after he faced defeat by the hands of - Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan

•    Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae on 5 September 2015 inaugurated the newly renovated Bala Tripura Sundari Devi Temple at Tripurakot situated - on the bank of glacial river Thuli Bheri in Dolpa district of Nepal

•    Australian all-rounder who announced his retirement from Test cricket on 6 September 2015 - Shane Watson

•    Indian weightlifters who on 8 September 2015 won a gold medal in the 62 kg category of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) being held in Apia, Samoa - Deepak Lather

•    State that in September 2015 issued a complete ban on manufacturing, storage, distribution and sale of gutka, pan masala, flavoured or scented tobacco, kharra and other similar products containing tobacco – Haryana

•    Number of Indian philanthropists named in the 9th Forbes Asia’s list of philanthropists – Seven

•    The renowned farm expert who was on 8 September 2015 appointed as a full-time member of NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog is - Professor Ramesh Chand

•    President Pranab Mukherjee on 9 September 2015 conferred Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2014 on - Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

•    Supreme Court of Pakistan on 8 September 2015 ordered immediate adoption of a language as official language of the country – Urdu

•    2015 World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) was observed on 10 September with theme - Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives

•    Union Cabinet on 9 September 2015 approved hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) pensioners by - 6 percent

•    First Telangana Language Day (Telangana Bhasha Dinosthavam) was observed on 9 September 2015 to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of - noted poet Kaloji Narayana Rao, who was called people’s poet

•    First recipient of Kaloji Award is - Dr Ammangi Venugopal

•    Bollywood actor who was on 7 September 2015 conferred with the Honoured Guest of Texas award for his contribution to the cinema and the world of art - Anupam Kher

•    Houston Mayor Annise Parker in August 2015 declared 7 August as - Anupam Kher Day in Houston

•    President Pranab Mukherjee on 9 September 2015 conferred Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2014 on - Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

•    The Mumbai Dialogue: Towards a TB-Free India was launched on 10 September 2015 by the US Ambassador to India Richard Verma aims at engaging the corporate sector to further strengthen - the Union Government’s Call to Action for a TB-Free India

•    Indian-American women who on 3 September 2015 became the first woman postmaster of Sacramento city in California after a span of 166 years is - Jagdeep Grewal

•    United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 10 September 2015 overwhelmingly approved the Resolution on Raising of Flags by Non-Member Observer States, which was introduced by - Iraq as the President of the Arab Group for the month of September 2015

•    Virat Kohli, the test cricket captain of India, on 10 September 2015 became the co-owner of the UAE Royals, which will be led by - Tennis ace Roger Federer

•    The International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), a team tennis league was founded in 2013 by - Mahesh Bhupathi

•    Rajasthan on 11 September 2015 became the first Indian state to submit State Annual Action Plan under - Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

•    We Care Solar on 14 September 2015 won 1 million US dollar ‘Powering the Future We Want’ grant given by - the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)

•    The Union Government on 14 September 2015 decided to increase the number of workdays under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from 100 days to 150 days in --- Drought-hit areas of the country

•    United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 14 September 2015 unanimously adopted a document for reform of - the UN Security Council (UNSC)

•    The Constituent Assembly of Nepal on 14 September 2015 rejected the proposal to declare Nepal as - a Hindu state and reaffirmed to remain secular

•    United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 September 2015 adopted the resolutions that proclaims 9 December as International Day of Commemoration & Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, which was initiated by – Armenia

•    Madhya Pradesh government on 15 September 2015 constituted a one-member commission to probe the Petlawad explosion incident in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh that will be chaired by - Retired High Court judge Justice Aryendra Kumar Saxena

•    IRRC that was established in January 2015 by Pentagon to exclusively focus on advancing Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI), stands for - India Rapid Reaction Cell

•    Indian-origin British Members of Parliament (MPs), who were appointed as to the shadow cabinet of Jeremy Corbyn, the newly-elected leader of Labour Party in the United Kingdom (UK) are - Seema Malhotra and Lisa Nandy

•    Country that on 13 September 2015 declared a state of emergency in two southern counties that shares its border with Serbia to stop migrants entering illegally - Hungary

•    Exhibition named Shauryanjali was inaugurated in New Delhi by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on 15 September 2015 to celebrates the victory of India over Pakistan in - 1965 Indo-Pak War

•    Railways shot putter who on 16 September 2015 shattered an 18-year-old national record en route to a sixth title at the 55th National Open Athletics Championship at Kolkata - Manpreet Kaur

•    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 16 September 2015 granted in principle approval to 10 entities to set up small finance banks that will provide - basic banking services to small farmers and micro industries

•    Nepal's Constituent Assembly on 16 September 2015 approved the new Constitution and endorsed the Preamble of the draft Constitution that splits the country into - seven federal provinces

•    Article 301 of the Constitution of Nepal defines title and date of - commencement of the Constitution

•    International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 16 September 2015 announced name of five cities as candidates to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and they are - Los Angeles, Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest

•    India and Cambodia on 16 September 2015 signed two MoUs on - Tourism and Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Initiative.

•    To manage Godavari’s flood waters which goes waste into the sea every year, two Rivers namely Godavari and Krishna were formally linked by releasing waters from Godavari to Krishan at - Ibrahimpatnam Ferry village near Vijayawada

•    To provide aid to farmers to overcome drought conditions, Actor Nana Patekar in third week of September 2015 established an organization named - Naam Foundation

•    To provide various services and teaching-related work to teacher in a simple and easy way, Madhya Pradesh Government in September 2015 launched - M-Shiksha-Mitra mobile app

•    Veteran Test cricketer of West Indies who was on 12 September 2015 honoured with the Icon Award by the Indo-Caribbean Alliance - Shivnarine Chanderpaul

•    Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) that was launched on 17 September 2015 will transform the lives of – People living in the areas which are affected directly or indirectly by mining

•    The Supreme Court (SC) of India on 17 September 2015 stayed the implementation of the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 that prescribes for - minimum educational qualifications for contesting in local bodies' elections

•    The Indian monk, who in September 2015 helped restore and renovate a 2000-year-old, lost Nangchen Stupa with Lord Buddha relics sent by Emperor Ashoka - Gyalwang Drukpa

•    Eminent Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka was conferred with 24th Vyaas Samman for the year 2014 on 22 September 2015 for his work - Premchand ki Kahaniyon ka Kaal Kramanusaar Adhyayan

•    The Executive Chairman of Cisco who on 21 September 2015 was elected as the next Chairman of US-India Business Council’s (USIBC) by the Council’s Board of Directors - John T Chambers

•    Telangana and Chhattisgarh Governments on 22 September 2015 entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for purchasing - 1000 mw of power for the next 12 years

•    Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 22 September 2015 lowered India’s gross domestic (GDP) growth projections for the fiscal year (FY) 2016 to 7.4 percent from - 7.8 percent projected in its March 2015 Outlook

•    The World Rhino Day observed on 22 September 2015 celebrates all five species, namely - Black, White, Greater one-horned, Sumatran and Javan rhinos

•    The 9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (RPBD) will be held from 14 September to 15 November 2015 at - Los Angeles, California, USA

•    The Baseball legend and Hall of Fame catcher, who was known for his humorous quotes and died on 22 September 2015 was - Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (Yogi Berra)

•    National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) on 22 September 2015 released the data of - 68th Round on Status of Education and Vocational Training in India

•    Former Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) chairman T Haque will head the expert group formed by NITI Aayog on - Land Leasing

•    Telenor Group on 23 September 2015 announced that it had changed its brand identity along with legal company name from Uninor, its subsidiary in India, as - Telenor India Communications Pvt. Ltd.

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi who on 23 September 2015 visited Ireland is the first Prime Minister of India to visit Ireland in - 59 years.

•    First and the only Prime Minister to visit Ireland before Narendra Modi was - Jawahar Lal Nehru in 1956

•    Filmmaker who on 23 September 2015 resigned from the Oscar Selection Jury citing differences with chairperson of the Jury Amol Palekar - Rahul Rawail

•    Senior leader of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) who was on 23 September 2015 elected as President of Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) is – Abdul Bari Siddiqui

•    Haryana Government on 23 September 2015 constituted a committee to suggest prospects of permanent settlement for shelter-less nomadic people of the state under the chairmanship of - Haryana BJP Vice President Rajiv Jain

•    Mobile application that was launched by Assam government on 24 September 2015 to disseminate information about disaster management to the people in need is named as - Disaster Ready Assam

•    The Commission which was constituted by the Uttar Pradesh government to probe the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots submitted its report to Governor Ram Naik on 23 September 2015 was headed by - Justice (retd.) Vishnu Sahai

•    ISL franchise FC Pune City on 24 September 2015 unveiled its home and away kits and announced a three-year partnership with sportswear giant - adidas

•    Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis on 26 September 2015 won the Guangzhou Open title of tennis by defeating - the Chinese pair of Xu Shilin and You Xiaodi 6-3, 6-1

•    World Tourism Day was observed across the world on 27 September 2015 with the theme - One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities

•    Indian Space Research Orgnaisation (ISRO) on 28 September 2015 launched India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research, named - ASTROSAT

•    Indonesian micro-satellite that was launched along with India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research, ASTROSAT was - LAPAN-A2

•    Maritime monitoring Canadian nano satellite that was launched along with India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research, ASTROSAT was - NLS-14 (Ev9)

•    Rocket that was used by Indian Space Research Orgnaisation (ISRO) on 28 September 2015 to launch India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research, ASTROSAT was - PSLV-C30, which was the tenth flight of PSLV in its 'XL' Configuration

•    Supreme Court (SC) of India on 17 September 2015 directed the Union and Arunachal Pradesh Governments to grant citizenship to two refugee groups within three months, and they are – Chakmas and Hajongs refugee

•    Governor of Meghalaya who was on 28 September 2015 as given the additional duties of Manipur after the demise of incumbent Dr. Syed Ahmed Khan is - V. Shanmuganathan

•    River of Assam’s Kamrup district in which a mechanised boat capsized on 28 September 2015 - River Koholi

•    Rank of India in Global Competitiveness Report 2015-16 released on 30 September 2015 – 55th

•    China on 30 September 2015 launched a 20th new generation satellite into orbit to support its global navigation and positioning network called - BeiDou Navigation system

•    A Parliamentary panel in September 2015 called to link Union Government’s Swachch Bharat campaign with a programme – MGNREGA

•    India’s indigenously developed stealth modern warship unveiled in Mumbai on 30 September 2015 – INS Kochi

•    This Indian state announced to developed its own Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) – Tamil Nadu

•    European nation that on 30 September 2015 pledged to give 100 miliion euros for refugees - Germany

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