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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 9 December 2015

Dec 9, 2015 19:07 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.

• Theme of the International Anti-Corruption Day that was observed across the world on 9 December 2015 - Break the corruption chain

• Thirteenth International Conference & Exhibition on Sustainable Habitat & Smart Cities ‘Municipalika 2015’ began in – Jaipur

• The West Bengal Government celebrated Wildlife Day throughout the state on - 9 December

• A new tri-weekly AC double decker train service between Mumbai and Madgaon in Goa began on - 9 December  

• Union Government and National Textile Corporation on 8 December 2015 signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a Technology Centre (Tool Room) at - Kanpur

• International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime is observed on - 9 December

• Indian Bank that on 8 December 2015 announced to mobilize 5 billion US dollars from 2015 to 2020 for climate action - Yes Bank

• The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the Department of Heavy Industry on 8 December 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a focus on - Capital Goods and Automotive Sector

• The player awarded with the 2015 BWF Male Player of the Year Award is - Chen Long

• The Indian-American entrepreneur who will be conferred with the Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award on 4 January 2016 at the inaugural UP Pravasi Diwas in Agra is – Frank Islam

• The Union Territory that announced vehicle rationing scheme to curb air pollution – NCT of Delhi

• He was announced as the number 1 test all rounder in the ICC rankings - Ravichandran Ashwin

• The Hyderabad-based drug maker that became first Indian company to receive DGCI’s approval for hepatitis C drug – Hetero Drugs

• The scheme that was acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World records as the largest cash transfer programme in terms of number of households – PAHAL

• He temporarily relieved himself as the president of World Chess Federation over alleged Syria links - Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

• The city which was chosen to the India Aviation Exhibition and Conference Event 2016 – Hyderabad

• He is heading the Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee of the Securities and Exchange Board of India – N R Narayana Murthy

• The country that rejoined as a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – Indonesia

• Pune and Rajkot on 8 December 2015 became the interim franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL) till – 2017

• Interim franchise of IPL< Pune and Rajkot will take place of the suspended teams of - Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR)

• To amend the United States' visa travel practices, US House of Representatives on 8 December 2015 passed - the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015

• Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on 9 December 2015 became the co-owner of the Pro Wrestling League team - UP Warriors

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