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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 14 December 2015

Dec 14, 2015 19:08 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    The renowned agro-economist and founder of Shetkari Sanghatana who died in 12 December 2015 in Pune is – Sharad Joshi

•    The Japanese shuttler who won the Women’s singles at the BWF World Dubai Superseries finals is - Nozomi Okuhara

•    The Government of India on 12 December 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for establishing three Indian Institute of Information Technology at - Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune

•    The Indian-origin writer who on 11 December 2015 was declared as the winner of the prestigious South East Asia Write Award for Singapore is - Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali

•    He won the centre fire pistol gold in the 59th National shooting championship in New Delhi – Vijay Kumar

•    The 10-day long festival that began on 12 December 2015 to mark New Year for Buddhists in the Ladakh region - Losar

•    The city in which COP 21 under UNFCCC was held between 30 November and 11 December 2015 – Paris

•    Name of the mascot of the12th South Asian Games that was unveiled ITA Cultural Center Machkhowa in Guwahati, Assam on 13 December 2015 is - Tikhor

•    Indian cinema’s one of the greatest actors, who was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian honour, on 13 December 2015 is - Dilip Kumar

•    Construction work on the TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) Gas Pipeline project started on 13 December 2015 in – Mary, Turkmenistan

•    Voters of the country for the first time voted on 12 December 2015 to elect women in at least 18 municipal council seats - Saudi Arabia

•    Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on 11 December 2015 appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner as the Ambassador to Saudi Arabia - Ahmad Javed

•    Ministry of Railways on 13 December 2015 signed three agreements with Japan during the visit of Prime Minister - Shinzo Abe

•    Thousands of Brazilians marched on 13 December 2015 to demand impeachment of Brazils President Dilma Rousseff because of - corruption scandal and dismal economy

•    The Maharashtra government on 13 December 2015 constituted a task force under Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha for setting up an - International Financial Service Centre (IFSC)

•    Delhi Government on 13 December 2015 ordered magisterial enquiry to probe the death of a 6-month old baby and demolition of 500 Jhuggis by - Railway and Delhi police

•    Lohitt Urs and his co-driver Shrikanth Gowda won the title in the FIA Asia Cup category in the Coffee Day India Rally, which concluded in - Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka

•    The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation has risen to minus -1.99% for the month of November 2015 from – (-) 3.81% in October 2015

•    In the first six months of the FY 2015-16, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into the services sector grew by about 20 percent to reach - 1.46 billion dollars


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