Current affairs 2015 to help students for competitive exams

Current affairs are very important to every student for all the competitive exams. However, it is very tough to choose important ones for the exams. So, we have provided you few important current affairs from different fields like politics, economy, sports etc. So, read all these topics carefully and hope it will be helpful you.

If candidates refer daily current affairs and revise them daily, they will find themselves prepared without any extra efforts.

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Current affairs 2015 to help students for competitive exams:

  1. Pakistani terrorist captured as ambush kills two BSF troopers: For the first time after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Indian security forces on Wednesday captured a Pakistani terrorist shortly after militants killed two BSF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. Mathematician Amalendu Krishna won 2015 Ramanujan Prize: Mathematician Doctor Amalendu Krishna on 3 August 2015 won the Ramanujan Prize for the year 2015. He was bestowed with this award for his outstanding contributions in the area of algebraic cycles, algebraic K-theory and the theory of motives.
  3. Congress protests against suspension of its MPs: New Delhi, August 5 the Congress, led by its top leaders, protested against the suspension of 25 of its Lok Sabha MPs for the second day on Wednesday even as six other political parties joined in support.
  4. Snapdeal launches visual-algorithm based microsite: New Delhi, August 5 Domestic e-commerce platform Snapdeal on Wednesday launched visual-algorithm based microsite find my style.in with the aim of enriching shopping experience online.
  5. Non-bailable warrant issued against Lalit Modi: Mumbai, August 5 A special court here issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former IPL chairman Lalit Modi on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in a money-laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
  6. 2008 Mumbai attack planned, launched from Pakistan: Pakistani ex-official: Islamabad/New Delhi, August 4 Pakistan must admit its mistakes for allowing Pakistani terrorists to sail to Mumbai and carry out the horrific massacre in Mumbai in 2008, almost bringing Islamabad and Delhi to war, a former senior Pakistani official has said.
  7. Uttar Pradesh government decided to rename UPTU as APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University: The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Cabinet on 4 August 2015 approved UP Technical University (Amendment) Bill, 2015. The amendment was approved during a state cabinet meet chaired by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.
  8. Maharastra government increased the retirement age of medical officers from 58 to 60: The Cabinet also approved a proposal to amend the lacunae in the Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1994, and increase quantum of punishment for crimes pertaining to human organ transplants.
  9. India, Mozambique to deepen economic engagement: India and Mozambique today decided to ramp up economic engagement, particularly in the energy sector with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the African nation can be a “large source” of coal and natural gas to drive the growth of Indian economy.
  10. RBI can cut rate if inflation stays below 6%: Rajan: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the central bank will cut interest rate provided it feels confident that inflation will remain below 6 percent even after the reduction.
  11. 34 people died in Vyapam scam so far: Govt tells RS: As many as 34 people connected to Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh have died so far, Rajya Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said that “As per information, furnished by the Madhya Pradesh government, a total of 34 people connected to Vyapam issue had died between 2007-15.”
  12. Delhi government decided to have tram network in Old Delhi: The government also decided to make Shahjahanad Redevelopment Corporation, set up to carry out infrastructure projects in Old Delhi.

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