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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 5 November 2015

Nov 5, 2015 19:15 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 name of three gold related schemes launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 November 2015 – Gold Monetisation Scheme, Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme, Indian Gold Coins
  • Name of the technology incubator of the Telangana Government inaugurated by Ratan Tata on 5 November 2015 in Hyderabad – T-Hub
  • The Pan-IIT and IISc joint research project launched by PM Narendra Modi on 5 November 2015 is – Imprint India
  • He was appointed as Managing Director (MD) of Oxford University Press India - V Sivaramakrishnan
  • This country committed 2 billion euros to fund smart cities mission of India - France
  • Uttar Pradesh will celebrate the first Non-Resident Indian (NRI) day in the city - Agra
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed a penalty of 1-crore rupees on this bank for non-adherence of Know Your Customer (KYC) norm on 5 November 2015 - Dhanlaxmi Bank
  • King Digital acquired by Activision Blizzard at the cost of 5.9 billion dollars  is the maker of popular gaming franchise - Candy Crush
  • The Indian Railways signed a MoU with this state to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the implementation of railway projects – Odisha
  • He was India’s former ambassador to Nepal who on 4 November 2015 passed away in New Delhi – Bimal Prasad
  • The Prime Minister of this country resigned on 4 November 2015 from his position following a deadly nightclub blaze which left 32 dead - Romania
  • The former Google product management director appointed as Flipkart’s Senior Vice-President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth - Surojit Chatterjee
  • He won India's first senior medal at the 13th Asian Shooting Championship in Kuwait City on 4 November 2015  - Jitu Rai
  • Number of World’s Most Powerful People mentioned in the 2015 Forbes list released on 4 November 2015 – 73
  • She was ranked the second most powerful person on the Forbes list of World's Most Powerful People 2015 – Angela Merkel
  • Diplomat appointed as Indian High Commissioner to United Kingdom on 31 October 2015 -Navtej Singh Sarna
  • Indian-born Sikh sworn-in as Defence Minister of Canada on 4 November 2015 - Harjit Sajjan
  • Metro Project that won International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) rating for efficient energy management on 1 November 2015 - Delhi Metro
  • Funds to be managed by Empowered Committee constituted by Union Government on 4 November 2015 - Nirbhaya Fund
  • This court ruled child born out of rape will have inheritance rights over the property of the assaulter, the biological father - Allahabad High Court
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the Chief Secretaries of States bordering a country to work towards early completion of fencing – Bangladesh
  • China's President Xi Jinping two-day visits to Vietnam will be the first such meeting since Taiwan split from the mainland after - Chinese civil war in 1949
  • Scientists have developed highly uniform 'blocks' of embryonic stem cells through this method - 3-D printing method
  • The country whose longstanding request was approved by the US State Department on 4 November 2015 to arm its two MQ-9 Reaper drones with Hellfire missiles - Italy
  • The Bosnian and Serbian governments on 4 November 2015 held their first joint session to improve their relations since the conflict started - 25 years ago
  • The Secretary of this Ministry will chair the Empowered Committee constituted to approve schemes approved under Nirbhaya Fund – Women and Child Development
  • The sate whose Irrigation Minister announced to link all important rivers in the state – Andhra Pradesh
  • As per Hotels.com’s Hotel Price Index (HPI) report, best value on 5-star hotels at the global level is offered in city – New Delhi
  • The state with which the World Economic Forum (WEF) signed a MoU to assess its economic competitiveness - Andhra Pradesh
  • The drone-based delivery service technology that is being developed by Google is code named - Project Wing

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