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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 16 November 2015

Nov 16, 2015 19:02 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 diplomat appointed as the India’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) on 16 November 2015 – Syed Akbaruddin
  • The veteran Bollywood actor who passed away on 15 November 2015 at the age of 86 – Saeed Jaffrey
  • According to an Australian study published recently, the formation of Himalayas happened – 4.7 crore years old
  • The year by which Ministry of Tourism proposed to increase the share of Indian tourism in global tourism from 0.68 percent to 1% - 2016-17
  • Scientists of this country developed ‘nanopores’ that inexpensively filter the salt out of seawater - The United States
  • The name of the Advanced Torpedo Defence System which was handed over to Indian Navy on 14 November 2015 is – Maareech
  • The Union Minister who will chair the Governing Council of recently constituted National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) – Arun Jaitley
  • The country provisionally suspended by International Association of Athletics Federations due to doping allegations is – Russia
  • The winner of the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix that was held in Sau Paulo is - Nico Rosberg
  • The children's book writer and widow of cartoonist RK Laxman who died on 14 November 2015 is – Kamala Laxman
  • The online auto classified platform acquired by CarTrade is - CarWale
  • Biggest indigenous festival of Manipur that was celebrated on 14 November 2015 and is a state holiday - Ningol Chakkouba
  • State that introduced Mobile Governance on 15 November 2015 in the state to realise the dreams of Digital India - Jharkhand
  • 16 November is every year celebrated as - International Day for Tolerance
  • Name of the training establishment Shipwright School that was commissioned on 14 November 2015 - INS Vishwakarma
  • First Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) pharmacy outlet was opened at - AIIMS, New Delhi
  • The place where Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a Basaveshwara Statue on 14 November 2015 - Lambeth in London
  • The historical personality whose memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at King Henry's Road in London - Dr B R Ambedkar
  • The theme of 9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (RPBD) that concluded on 15 November 2015 at Los Angeles in California - The Indian Diaspora: Defining a New Paradigm in India-US Relationship
  • The Ministry of Civil Aviation on 12 November 2015 gave approval to build the second airport in the National Capital Region of Delhi at - Bhiwadi in Rajasthan
  • The PSU which has become the first domestic issuer of ‘Masala Debt Bonds’- Indian Railways Finance Corporation
  • The theme of BRICS 2016 Summit that will be held in India - Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions
  • Chinese shuttler Xuerui Li defeated India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on 15 November 2015 to win - China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament
  • India on 15 November 2015 announced completion of procedures for bringing the nuclear deal into force with - Australia
  • India and Bangladesh on 15 November 2015 signed the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in New Delhi, to operationalize - Agreement on Coastal Shipping
  • The Union Government on 6 November 2015 declared a militant outfit and all its formation as a terrorist organisation - National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K)
  • The remains of over 100 persons of this religious minority killed by ISIS militant group in Sinjar was uncovered by the Kurdish forces - Yazidi religious minority
  • According to the latest Open Doors Report of the Institute of International Education in New York, Indian students has increased in the US in 2014-15 by – 30 percent
  • Militant outfit National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) was declared as a terrorist organisation by Union Government under - Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967

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