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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 13 November 2015

Nov 13, 2015 18:15 IST

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. This will be very useful for the aspirants in their preparation for different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

  • The person appointed as vice-chairman of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Raghuram Rajan
  • Number of sectors of Indian economy wherein the Union Government relaxed the FDI norms on 10 November 2015 - 15
  • The Parliament of this country on 12 November 2015 approved an amendment to the country’s Labour Code prohibiting all forms of discrimination at the workplace including discrimination against homosexuals – Ukraine
  • Bhutan's Prime Minister who is on a visit to India from 13 November 2015 will be the Chief Guest of India Ideas Conclave in Goa - Tshering Tobgay
  • India Foundation’s India Ideas Conclave at Goa will be held with the theme - Learning from Civilisation
  • This country on 11 November 2015 ordered an inquiry into allegations of major drug abuse in athletics that have left the country facing a possible  Olympic ban - Russia
  • Indian-origin barrister in UK, who was sworn-in as a Circuit Judge in the UK on 9 November 2015 - Kalyani Kaul
  • The theme of 12th Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM12) took place in Luxembourg on 5-6 November 2015 - Working Together for a Sustainable and Secure Future
  • The 20th anniversary of the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM11) is scheduled to be held in 2016 at - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Liberian teenager who on 10 November 2015 was awarded with the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize 2015 - Abraham M. Keita
  • In the central scenario of World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2015, a tightening oil balance will lead to a price around 80 dollars per barrel by the year – 2020
  • This agency released the World Energy Outlook 2015 on 10 November 2015 - International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Sameer Panda led Indian team won NASA award in the Create the Future Design Contest- 2015 of NASA Tech Brief for the technology  - Burst Prevention & Puncture Curative (BPPC)
  • According to World Energy Outlook 2015 released on 10 November 2015, India's import of oil will easily exceed those of the European Union by the year - 2040
  • A Bangladesh national and former Awami League leader, the prime accused in the sensational 7-murder case, was deported to Dhaka by India is - Nur Hossain
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar dedicated this long range maritime patrol aircraft at the Naval Air base in Rajali Arakkonam - P8i
  • Northeast India’s first exclusive hospital for elephants has been established at - Kaziranga National Park, Assam
  • This village of Assam’s Karbi Anglong district gave the ‘Right of Passage’ to elephants in an effort to secure a crucial elephant corridor in the Northeast - Ram Terang village
  • The former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor who was appointed as an Executive Director on the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in November 2015 is – Subir Gokarn
  • Number of countries with which the Government of India signed Civil Aviation MoUs at  International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN) 2015 – Six
  • The International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN) 2015 was held in this city in October 2015 – Antalya, Turkey
  • The cow protection bill passed by the Haryana Legislative Assembly in March 2015 that received the approval of the President Pranab Mukherjee - Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill
  • Indigenously made communications satellite GSAT-15 was launched successfully on 11 November 2015 by - European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch vehicle
  • Former intelligence chief of Croatia whose HDZ party won the parliamentary elections of Croatia on 9 November 2015 – Tomislav Karamarko
  • The Prime Minister of Croatia whose Social Democrat (SDP) party came second in the parliamentary elections held on 8 November 2015 – Zoran Milanovic
  • This party of Croatia may prove to be the kingmaker in the formation of government in Croatia with 19 seats it won in parliamentary elections held on 8 November 2015 – MOST or Bridge party
  • The fifth president of Israel who died on 6 November 2015 in Jerusalem was - Yitzhak Navon

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