Current affairs for month of December 2015

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Current affairs for month of December 2015


TOP NEWS 1 December 2015 :

• Prime minister Calls for comprehensive agreement invoking equity and differentiated responsibility on reducing greenhouse gases during Launch of India Pavilion at Paris climate summit; Mr Modi meets Pakistani counterpart on sidelines of the summit.
• India asks developed countries to make clean energy available, affordable and accesible to the developing world.
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President François Hollande launch International Solar Alliance comprising 121 tropical countries to promote solar energy.
• Weekly magazine ‘Outlook’ apologizes for Hindu ruler remark, says statement erroneously attributed to Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
• Russia accuses Turkey of shooting down its warplane to protect its oil trade with the Islamic State group.
• Chinese currency Yuan included in reserve currency basket of International Monetary Fund.



TOP NEWS 2 December 2015 :

• Army and Navy pressed into service as rain continues to batter many parts of Northern Tamil Nadu and Puducherry; Air, Rail and Road services disrupted; Prime Minister assures Tamil Nadu Chief Minster of all possible support.

• Five people killed and many injured following severe duststorm and thunder showers in Uttar Pradesh.

• Supreme Court to pronounce its verdict today on the constitutional issues arising from Tamil Nadu government’s decision to set free the convicts of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

• Car maker Volkswagen Group recall over 3 lakh 23,000 vehicles across India, for having diesel engines flouting emission tests.

• Russia and World Anti-Doping Agency agree on steps to reform Moscow’s scandal-ridden Anti-doping agency.

• International Premier Tennis League begins at Kobe in Japan today.



TOP NEWS 3 December 2015 :

1. Massive rescue operation by Army, Navy coast guard, Air Force and NDRF teams underway as normal life is thrown completely out of gear in many districts of rain and flood hit Tamil Nadu,Railways cancel 23 trains,Chennai Airport remains shut.
2. Supreme Court says States cannot remit sentences of convicts, tried under central laws and probed by central agencies without centre’s consent.
3. Cabinet approves setting up of six-new IITs.
4. Chhattisgarh High Court observes that a married daughter is eligible to get government job on compassionate grounds after father’s demise.
5. India urges Nepal to find urgent solution to the political problems; no hindrances to supplies from its side.
6. Lok Sabha witnesses stormy beginning over V.K. Singh’s alleged anti Dalit remarks; Rajya Sabha adjourned thrice over Arun Jaitley’s clarification on Ms Selja’s remarks about enquiry into her caste details in a Gujarat temple.
7. US President Barack Obama says parts of global warming deal being negotiated in Paris should be legally binding on the countries signing it.


TOP NEWS 11 December 2015 :

1. Prime Minister expresses concern over repeated disruptions in Parliament; Says democracy cannot function at the whims and fancies of anyone.
2. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says Government has not taken any punitive action against Congress leaders; says Enforcement Directorate did not issue any notice in National Herald case
3. A Mumbai Court grants pardon to David Headley in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case on condition that he turns approver.
4. National Green Tribunal, bans use of plastic from Gomukh to Haridwar in Uttarakhand; also bans camping activity in the belt of Kaudiyala to Rishikesh


TOP NEWS 14 December 2015 :

1) Construction work of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India TAPI gas pipeline project begins.
2) World leaders hail the landmark climate deal adopted in Paris for limiting global warming.
3) Tamil Nadu Government denies allegations of mismanagement in regulating the release of water from Chembarambakkam lake.
4) President Pranab Mukherjee emphasizes need to develop world class academic institutions if India aspires to become one of the top nations.
5) Veteran film actor Dilip Kumar conferred with Padma Vibhushan at his residence in Mumbai .

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