Current Affairs Pocket PDF - December 2015 by AffairsCloud

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1 | P a g e Follow Us - FB.com/AffairsCloudOfficialPage Copyright 2015 @ AffairsCloud.Com Current Affairs Pocket PDF Current Affairs December Pocket PDF 2015 INDIAN AFFAIRS Three-day Mayyazhi Mahotsavam celebrated in Mahe, Puducherry - Seminar on “waste is wealth” was held. Indian Railways inked Rs.40000cr deal of locomotive plants with America’s General Electric GE and France’s Alstom Maharashtra is the biggest economy within India at Rs 16.87 lakh crore in terms of gross state domestic product (GSDP) - 4 th edition of report by credit rating agency Brickwork. HRD Minister SmritiIrani launched GIAN(Global Initiative of Academic Networks) scheme to boost the quality of the country's higher education . President Pranab Mukherjee given assent to the Labour Laws Bill of Gujarat to ban strikes in public utility services for up to one year -Gujarat Control of Terrorism and OrganisedCrime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 - maximum of Rs.21,000 Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das declared the state as drought-hit - Rs.1,398 crore Delhi Assembly passed three major education bills- Delhi School Education Amendment Bill (DSEAA) Verification of Accounts and Refund of Excess Fee Bill (5lakh – 10lakh fine) Imprisonment for violators of various provisions. Gov gave nod to introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015 – active at Faridabad Union Cabinet ratified the signing of agreement between India and Iran on visa facilitation for Diplomatic, Official/Service and Ordinary passport holders Union Cabinet ratified a MoU between India and Germany for Capital Goods Sector and Solar Energy Union Cabinet given its nod for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Maldives in the field of sports and youth affairs. India and Bahrain signed agreement to provide cooperation to tackle international terrorism transnational organized crime and psychotropic substances Union Cabinet given its nod for signing of a MoU between India and Israel in the field of water resources management and development cooperation. Union Cabinet approves Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) signed between India and Japan in 1989 - to facilitate tax-related exchange of information. Goa Gov launched National Food Security Act, 2013 Aim: To benefit more than one third of the state’s population - 5 kgs of subsidized rice or wheat per person per month Union Cabinet gives nod to establish 6 new IITs Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Karnataka. Lok Sabha passed The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 to make BIS as National Standards Body of India Replace the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986. Union Cabinet approved rehabilitation package for Bangladesh enclaves -Rs.1006 crore - Cooch Behar district PM Modi launches Accessible India campaign in Delhi and Arun Jaitley unveiled the Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan for disability people.
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