Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 December 2015 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.

Created On: Dec 22, 2015 19:07 ISTModified On: Dec 22, 2015 18:10 IST 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 number of new national waterways sought to be created by National Waterways Bill, 2015 passed by Lok Sabha passed on 22 December 2015 - 101

•    This day is observed as National Mathematics Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of great Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan – 22 December

•    The New Zealand cricketer who on 22 December 2015 announced retirement from all forms international cricket - Brendon McCullum

•    The cricketer who will lead the Under-19 Indian cricket team for the upcoming World Cup – Ishan Kishan

•    The tennis player who will lead the Indian team for Federation Cup 2016 – Sania Mirza

•    Famous on-screen Bollywood couple  named as brand ambassador of Haryana tourism – Dharmendra, Hema Malini

•    Delhi government appointed him to head the inquiry commission to probe financial irregularities in the Delhi and District Cricket Association - Gopal Subramanium

•    The country that launched the DAMPE satellite known by its nick name Wukong to seek evidence of dark matter decay - China

•    The shipyard which became the first licensed Indian shipyard to make LNG Ships - Cochin Shipyard Limited

•    The state government which launched Anwesha scheme to provide free education to SC/ST students is – Odisha

•    As per Yahoo's list of 2015 Year in Review (YIR) for India, the Personality of the Year is – Cow

•    UDigital’s digital media brand Arre on 21 December 2015 announced the acquisition of – Apalya Technologies

•    The hyperlocal grocery delivery startup acquired by on-demand grocery service PepperTap is - Jiffstore

•    The European Union on 21 December 2015 extended its economic sanctions against Russia for six months over its involvement in - Ukraine crisis

•    American aerospace company SpaceX on 21 December 2015 achieved the historic feat of successfully launching and landing - Falcon 9 rocket

•    Two Australian endemic sea snake species, rediscovered by a team of scientists from James Cook University, Australia - Aipysurus foliosquama (leaf-scaled sea snakes) and Aipysurus apraefrontali (short-nosed sea snake)

•    The UN Security Council (UNSC) on 21 December 2015 unanimously adopted resolution to extend and adjust sanctions regime against individuals and entities affiliated with the Taliban for - 18 months

•    New species of eel named Gymnothorax mishrai was discovered by Scientists of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) along – Digha Coast in West Bengal

•    The Committee of FIFA that suspended its President Sepp Blatter and European football chief Michel Platini from all football-related activities for eight years - Ethics Committee

•    A fire in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo destroyed parts of a historic 19th Century railway station housing a popular museum that had historical documents of - Portuguese Language

•    The Union government on 21 December 2015 approved an assistance of 678 crore rupees for 73 projects to build houses for people belonging to economically weaker section in - Telangana

•    The state which became the first state to rehabilitate the persons living in slums on PPP mode - Gujarat

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