Daily GK Update -Current Affairs – 15th January 2016

By | January 15, 2016

1. India on track to register entire population using Aadhaar.

2. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Crop insurance plan to entail Rs 8.8K cr outgo.

3. India to get a boost in its Ocean energy Quest.

4. RGIA to run on solar energy in 3 years.

5. IT industry fears dent in margins as US notifies H-1B, L-1 visa fee hike.

6. Mid-tier chain Ibis opens second hotel in Chennai.

7. Sugar cess ceiling hiked to Rs 200/qtl after Prez nod to Bill.

8. BSNL starts 4G service with soft launch in Chandigarh.

9. Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and Maldives for co-operation in health sector.

10. Jharkhand to add drinking water crisis in local disasters list

11. Gadkari inaugurated 2nd Liquid Chemical Berth of Mumbai Port Trust.

12. Jharkhand to set up fast track courts for trial of witchcraft-related attacks.

13. GOI Formed Arvind Panagariya committee on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Corridor.

14. Sikkim becomes India’s First Fully Organic state.

15. WHO declares LIBERIA ebola-free

16. The Indian space scientists are expected to launch the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-31 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) at Sriharikota here on January 20.

17. Luxury label Louis Vuitton (LV) in partnership with United Nations Children’s Fund awarded the Humanitarian Leadership prize to footballer David Beckham in Los Angeles.

18. Subhashini Vasanth honored with Neerja Bhanot Award.

19. WWE has announced the appointment of Joji George as Vice-President and General Manager, WWE India.

20. Sania-Martina smashes world record as they win 29th match on the trot.

21. FIFA dismissed Secretary General Jerome Valcke.

22. Ronaldinho named ambassador of Indian Tournament.

23. SBI Launches Wealth Management Service, ‘Start-ups Branch.

24. Former JD(S) State president Vadivelu dead

25. 1971 India-Pakistan war veteran Lt Gen JFR Jacob passes away at 93.

26. Veteran stage actor Brian Bedford passed away.