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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 31 December 2015

Dec 31, 2015 17:26 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.

•    This project of the Department of Commerce’s won the 2015 eASIA Award under Trade Facilitation category as announced by Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (AFACT) in Tehran, Iran on 31 December 2015 – DAVA (Drug Authentication and Verification Application) Project

•    The former Bengal captain who on 30 December 2015 announced his retirement from all forms of cricket is – Laxmi Ratan Shukla

•    The former Newcastle United goalkeeper who passed away on 29 December 2015 due to cardiac arrest is - Pavel Srnicek

•    The Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing a Raptor Mou for - Conservation of migratory birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia

•    Bjorn Isberg was appointed as the Tournament Director of - Coal India Hockey India League

•    The Indian-origin cancer research expert who received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II is - Harpal Singh Kumar

•    The Union Cabinet approved the construction of 69 bridges on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa road section of the trilateral highway in – Myanmar

•    The state government which decided to hike the wages of Anganwadi workers is – Andhra Pradesh

•    The founder of Debian Linux who passed away on 28 December 2015 at the age of 42 is - Ian Murdock

•    The state which on 30 December 2015 exempted dialysis patients from paying various medical taxes – Maharashtra

•    The country which was on 31 December 2015 severely affected due to the Storm Frank – United Kingdom

•    The war ship from which the Long Range Surface-to-Air or BARAK 8 Missile was successfully test-fired on 30 December 2015 – INS Kolkata

•    He was on 30 December 2015 appointed as the Director General of the National Centre for Good Governance - Gyanendra D Bandgaiyan

•    The target to be achieved by the Indian bio-economy as per the National Biotechnology Development Strategy 2015-2020 - 100 billion US dollars

•    The country with which a MoU for promoting cooperation in IT & Electronics sector was approved by the Union Cabinet on 30 December 2015 – Jordan

•    The country with which signing and ratification of an Agreement for the exchange of information was approved by the Union Cabinet on 30 December 2015 - Maldives

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