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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 24 December 2015

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.

Dec 24, 2015 19:01 IST
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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 theme of National Consumer Day observed across the nation on 24 December 2015 - Safe & Healthy Food: Combating Food Adulteration

•    The city in which the 16th India-Russia Annual Summit was held on 24 December 2015 – Moscow

•    The largest biotechnology firm of India that launched the generic version of hepatitis – C drug in the Indian market on 24 December 2015 – Biocon Ltd

•    Name of the first indigenously designed warship decommissioned on 23 December 2015 – INS Godavari

•    Researchers of this country successfully developed a 'Darwin' neural chip, a kind of information processing system that mimics the principles of biological brains - China

•    Reserve Bank on 23 December 2015 extended the deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes of various denominations by another six months to – 30 June 2016

•    As per a UN resolution adopted on 22 December 2015, the day which will be observed as World Tsunami Awareness Day – 5 November

•    The state in which the Basohali town is located wherein the first cable-stayed bridge of North India was dedicated to the nation – Jammu & Kashmir

•    This telecom company became the third mobile operator to launch 4G services on 23 December 2015 - Idea

•    Service launched by IT major Tech Mahindra Ltd on 23 December 2015 to cash in on the burgeoning digital payments ecosystem in India - MoboMoney

•    Indian American professor awarded with the National Medal of Science of United States (US) on 22 December 2015 - Rakesh K Jain

•    Senior Telugu actor and dialogue writer who died on 22 December 2015 and was famous for his dialogue in Patnam Vacchina Pativratalu - Chilukoti Kashi Viswanath

•    Indian Foreign Service officer appointed as the High Commissioner of India to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 23 December 2015 - Gautam H Bambawale

•    For the benefit of farmers, Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on 23 December 2015 launched two mobile app and they are - Crop Insurance and AgriMarket Mobile

•    To tackle the problem of increasing pollution in the state, its state government on 23 December 2015 banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles from plying in the capital – Bihar

•    UNSC on 23 December 2015 unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing an agreement between Libya's rival camps on forming - Unity Government

•    To improve passenger revenue collections, the Railways on 23 December 2015 hiked its Tatkal ticket charges by up to - 33 percent

•    In Odisha, a Special Chit Fund Court in Cuttack on 23 December 2015 passed orders for confiscation of the properties of chit fund company - GLP Developers Ltd

•    Delhi government has decided to exempt emergency vehicles, CNG cars, vehicles carrying patients, only women drivers, women drivers with child below 12 years of age from - Even-odd scheme in the national capital

•    On this day, the Delhi government’s even-odd scheme will not be applicable - Sunday


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