Current Affairs 14 November 2015 – Daily G.K. Updates

Current Affairs 13 November 2015

President approved Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill

President Pranab Mukherjee on 12 November 2015 gave his assent to the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill.The bill was passed by the Haryana Legislative Assembly on 16 March 2015.

Russian President Putin ordered inquiry into allegations of major drug abuse in athletics

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 11 November 2015 ordered an inquiry into allegations of major drug abuse in athletics that have left the country facing a possible Olympic ban. The president also declared that a foreign specialist could take over its discredited testing laboratory.

 

Subir Vithal Gokarn appointed as Executive Director of IMF

Subir Vithal Gokarn appointed as Executive Director of International Monetary Fund on 12th November 2015.

 

Raghuram Rajan appointed as Vice-Chairman of BIS

Raghuram Rajan, Governor of RBI appointed as Vice-Chairman of Bank of International Settlement (BIS) on 10th November 2015. He became 1st Indian to become Vice-Chairman of BIS headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

 

Govt. of India issued letter of award for set up new electric locomotive factory at Madhepura, Bihar

On 10th November 2015, Govt. of India issued letter of award for set up new electric locomotive factory at Madhepura, Saran, Bihar as launched by Railways Ministry.

 

Govt. of India eased FDI norms

Govt. of India eased Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for almost 15 sectors on 10th November 2015 as raised its approval limit from Rs.3000 Crore to Rs.5000 Crore by Foreign Investment Promotion Board.

 

Cultural week ‘India in Shanghai’ organized in Shanghai, China

The cultural week namely ‘India in Shanghai’ organized in Shanghai, China at China Shanghai International Arts Festival, Shanghai Grand Theatre as inaugurated on 05th November 2015. Indian Ambassador Ashok K. Kantha inaugurated the event.

 

Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015 launched by Rajasthan

Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015 launched by the State Government of Rajasthan on 05th November 2015 as launched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

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