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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 9 November 2015

Nov 9, 2015 19:00 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.

• This cricketer on 8 November 2015 became the first cricketer in Ranji Trophy history to notch up 10000 runs - Wasim Jaffer

• Rank of Indian men and women hockey team in the latest released global hockey rankings – 6th, 13th

• Rank of India in Corruption Perception Index 2014 released by Transparency International - 85

• The 16th Under-17 (U-17) FIFA Football World Cup closing ceremony was held on 8 November 2015 in the country – Chile

• Novak Djokovic on 8 November 2015 beat this Briton to win the Paris Masters for the third straight year and a record fourth time overall – Andy Murray

• This country will host the 17th Under-17 (U-17) FIFA Football World Cup in 2017 – India

• Person appointed as Director General of Police (DGP) of Odisha on 8 November 2015 - Kanwar Brajesh Singh

• This country won the U-17 FIFA Football World Cup 2015 by defeating Mali in the final on 8 November 2015 – Nigeria

• The annual Remembrance Sunday service in central London was observed on 8 November 2015 to honour those killed in – World War-I

• Power Ministers of all States and Union Territories on 7 November 2015 unanimously decided to ensure electrification of all the remaining un- electrified villages in mission mode under Deendayal Upadhyaya Grameen Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) by -  31 March 2017

• The magazine that released the inaugural ‘Global Diversity List’ mentioning 50 global personalities who impacted diversity – The Economist

• The two day conference of Power, New Renewable Energy and Mines Ministers of States and Union Territories was held from 6 November to 7 November 2015 in – Kochi, Kerala

• The Indian social activist who is one among the 50 global personalities mentioned in the inaugural Global Diversity List – Bindeshwar Pathak

• Mobile App launched by Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on 7 November 2015 to identify areas of improvement in students, teachers and curriculum to facilitate and implement change – Saaransh

• Power Ministers of all States and Union Territories on 7 November 2015 unanimously resolved to achieve the 24x7 Power For All by - 2019 or earliest

• Festival organised by Union Ministry of Culture to showcase cultural extravaganza through cultural performances at IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi - Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

• Person appointed as Interim Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on 7 November 2015 - Sunil Kumar Jain

• The Santoor maestro awarded with the Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime achievement is - Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma

• The name of the remote sensing satellite launched by China in November 2015 is - Yaogan-28

• The joint military exercise between India and Russia which began on 7 November 2015 in Rajasthan is – INDRA 2015

• The winner of the 32nd Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament is – Indian Railways

• The Committee of Eminent Persons on Joint Entrance Exam was headed by - Prof Ashok Misra

• The year by which renewable energy supply will double in major economies of the world as per a study released by World Resource Institute - 2030

• Name of the book released by ISRO to commemorate the second anniversary of Mars Orbiter Spacecraft launch – From Fishing Hamlet to Red Planet

• Name of the web portal launched by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) to host educational resources for students, teachers, parents, researchers and educators – e-Pathshala

• Name of the web portal for comprehensive school evaluation which enables the schools to evaluate their performance in more focused and strategic manner – Shaala Siddhi

• The amount of package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7 November 2015 for Jammu & Kashmir – 80000 crore rupees

• The cricketers who on 6 November 2015 became the first cricketers to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange – Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne

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