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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 30 December 2015

Dec 30, 2015 19:03 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 National Biotechnology Development Strategy unveiled on 30 December 2015 cover the time period – 2015-2020

•    For technology upgradation of the textiles industry, the Revised  Restructured   Technology   Upgradation   Fund   Scheme   (RR-TUFS) was on 30 December 2015 renamed as - Amended  Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)

•    Person appointed as the Prime Minister of Georgia on 29 December 2015- Giorgi Kvirikashvili

•    Country that was declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 29 December 2015- Guinea

•    Gujarati litterateur who was selected for the 51st Jnanpith award for his contribution to Indian literature on 29 December 2015- Raghuveer Chaudhary

•    The state government which decided to set minimum education qualification for contesting municipal elections is – Haryana

•    Russia's Rostech State Corporation tied up with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to manufacture - Kamov 226T helicopters

•    The end-to-end travel solutions platform launched by SpiceJet is - SpiceVacations.com

•    Well-known sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sculpture of Santa Claus in Puri that found a place in - Limca Book of World Records

•    The weightlifter who won the gold medal in 75 kilograms category at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships is – Kavita Devi

•    Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project in Bara, Allahabad was commissioned by - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd

•    The legendary singer, known for his work in Chhoti Bahen, who passed away on 29 December 2015  is – Subir Sen

•    British singer of the heavy metal band Motorhead who died on 28 December 2015- Ian Fraser Lemmy Kilmister

•    Marathi poet and Padma Bhushan recipient who passed away on 30 December 2015- Mangesh Keshav Padgaonkar

•    Senior BJP MLA who was unanimously elected as the first Vice-Chairman of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) on 29 December 2015- Jetha Bharwad

•    Ex Chief of Indian Army who died on 29 December 2015 and served as the Governor of Punjab from 1990 - 1991- General Om Prakash Malhotra


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