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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

♨♨♨♨♨ Current Affairs

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Current Affairs

➡National Statistics Day observed on 29th June

↘National Statistics Day observed on 29th June in all over India under the theme of 'Social Development'. The day was organized under the leadership of Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

➡Vishwanath Tripathi awarded with Moorti Devi Award

↘Vishwanath Tripathi awarded with Moorti Devi Award on 26th June 2015 for his book 'Vyomkesh Darvesh'. The award was founded by Bharatiya Jnanpith.

➡Metro Rail Service launched in Chennai

↘Metro Rail Service launched in Chennai by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on 29th June 2015.

➡'Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji' released

↘The book titled as 'Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji' released on 15th June 2015. The author of the book is A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Arun Tiwari.

➡About 50 countries signed an agreement on AIIB

↘About 50 countries signed an agreement on 29th June 2015 China initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Australia became 1st country to sign the agreement.

➡Canada Open Badminton Tournament 2015

↘Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and Michelle Li of Canada won Men's and Women's signles title of Canada Open Badminton Tournament 2015 respectively on 28th June 2015 while Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen of China won the mixed doubles.

➡Parliament of Sri Lanka dissolved

↘The Parliament of Sri Lanka dissolved by its President Maithripala Sirisena on 26th June 2015. Now, the new elections will be held in Sri Lanka on 17th August 2015.

➡Nadia awarded with UN Public Service Award 2015

↘Nadia District of West Bengal awarded with United Nations Public Service Award 2015 on 26th June 2015 for eliminating open defecation in all over the District.

➡1st day-night test match in Cricket history will play on 27th Nov. 2015

↘The 1st day-night test match in Cricket history will play at Adelaide, Australia on 27th November 2015 between the countries New Zealand and Australia as announced on 29th June 2015.

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Nicknames of some important Indian cities:

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Nicknames of some important Indian cities:

*Pink City – Jaipur (Rajastan)
* Garden City – Bangalore (Karnataka)
* Diamond City – Surat (Gujarat)
* Egg city – Namakkal (Tamilnadu)
* Lake City – Udaipur (Rajastan)
* Sun City – Jodhpur (Rajastan)
* City of Palaces – Kolkata (West Bengal)
* Bangle City – Hyderabad (Andra Pradesh)
* Golden City – Jaisalmer(Rajastan)
* City of Dawn – Auroville (Pondichery)
* White City – Udaipur (Rajastan)
* City of Golden Temple – Amritsar (Punjab)
* Twin Cities – Hyderabad and Secundarabad(Andhra pradesh)
* Pearl City – Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu)
* Weavers city – Panipat (Haryana)
* Temple City – Bhuvaneswar (Orissa)
* Sandal Wood City – Mysore (Karnataka)
* City of Blood – Tezpur (Assam)
* Orange City – Nagpur (Maharashtra)
* City of seven Islands – Mumbai (Maharashtra



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Indian Navy

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Indian Navy


Commands of Indian Navy

#
Command
Location
1.
Western Naval Command
Mumbai
2.
Eastern Naval Command
Vishakhapatnam
3.
Southern Naval Command
Cochin



Indian Navy Training Establishments

#
Training Establishment
Location
1.
Indian Naval Academy
Ezhimala (Kerala)
2.
INS Chilka
Khurda (Odisha)
3.
INS Shivaji
Lonavala (Maharashtra)
4.
INS Valsura
Jamnagar (Gujarat)
5.
INS Hamla
Mumbai
6.
INS Kunjali
Mumbai
7.
INS Agrani
Coimbatore
8.
INS Garuda
Kochi (Kerala)
9.
Navy Shipwright School
Vishakhapatnam
10.
INS Dronacharya
Kochi (Kerala)
11.
Institute of Naval Medicine
Colaba, Mumbai

 


 

 

Aircrafts in the Indian Navy

#
Aircraft
Country of Origin
    Role
1.
MiG 29K
Russia
Fighter
2.
Sea Harrier
Great Britain
Fighter
3.
Dornier 228
Germany
Transport
4.
Ilyushin 38
Soviet Union
Transport
5.
Boeing P-81
U.S.A.
Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare
Helicopters
1.
HAL ALH
India
Transport Helicopter
2.
HAL Chetak
France
Transport Helicopter
3.
Seaking 42
U.K.
Transport Helicopter

 

 

 

Submarines in the Indian Navy

#
Class
Names
Role
1.
Chakra
INS Chakra (Originally K-152 Nerpa of Russian Navy)
Nuclear powered
2.
Sindughosh
INS Sindhugosh, INS Sindhudhvaj, INS Sindhuraj, INS Sindhuvir, INS Sindhuratna, INS Sindhukesari, INS Sindhukirti, INS Sindhuvijay, INS Sindhurakshak, INS Sindhurashtra
Diesel-Electric
3.
Shishukumar
INS Shishumar, INS Shankush, INS Shalki, INS Shankul
Diesel-electric

 


 

 

Aircraft Carriers in the Indian Navy

#
Name
Original Name
Class
Country of Origin
1.
INS Viraat
HMS Hermes
Centaur class
U.K.
2.
INS Vikramaditya
Admiral Gorshkov
Kiev Class
Russia
3.
INS Vikrant
-
Vikrant Class
Indigenous (Expected to be commissioned in 2018)
INS Vikrant originally HMS Hercules of Majestic Class (United Kingdom) was the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. She was decommissioned in 1997 and sold for ship-breaking in 2014

 

 

 

Coast Guard Regions

#
Regional HQs
Location
1.
Western Region (W)
Mumbai
2.
Eastern Region (E)
Chennai
3.
North East Region (NE)
Kolkata
4.
Andaman & Nicobar Region (A&N)
Port Blair
5.
North West Region (NW)
Gandhinagar

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Current Rapid 3⃣0⃣ June

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Current Rapid 30 June

💥9th National Statistics Day observed(29 june) .
👉To commemorate the birth anniversary of late Prof. PC
Mahalanobis.

💥Memorial for former PM Narasimha Rao constructed at Ekta Sthal Samadhi Complex in New Delhi.

💥National Level Sikh museum to be constructed in Lakhnaur Sahib Village of Punjab.

💥Nearly 30 % of China’s Great Wall
disappeared over time: Survey


💥Union Railway Ministry inaugurated Integrated Security System in Mumbai.

💥Union Government hiked national floor-level minimum wage to 160 rupees per day from 137.

💥Airtel becomes 3rd largest mobile operator in world with 303 million subscribers.
1China Mobile
2Vodafone group
3Airtel.

💥India Fourth Largest Carbon Emitter: WRI Analysis.
1China (25.26%),
2US (14.4%)
3European Union (10.16%),
4India (6.69%),
5Russia (5.36%),

💥Union Government approved Shimla drinking water project for World Bank funding.

💥HDFC Bank launches '30-min auto', '15-min 2-wheeler' loans.

💥50 nations, including India sign 60-article agreement on China-led AIIB.

💥India, Thailand ink MoU on Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty.

💥Indian Railways (8th), Indian Army (7th) among world’s biggest employers: WEF Study.

💥Archaeologists found fresh evidence linking Azhagankulam in TN with ancient Rome trade.
👉Azhagankulam was a part of the troika of trade centres along with Arikkamedu and Pattanam between Rome and the Tamil during Tamil Sangam age.

💥Nadia district in West Bengal wins UN Public Service Award 2015.
👉For eliminating open defecation in the district.

💥Rahul Agarwal appointed as MD of Lenovo India.

💥IDFC appoints Vinod Rai as  independent director.

💥Afghan prez Ghani nominates first female judge to Supreme Court.


💥Russia’s former PM Yeager Primakov passes away.

💥Adelaide Oval to host cricket's first ever day-night Test.
👉Between Australia and New Zealand.

💥Jwala Gutta, Ashwni Ponappa win women’s doubles title of Canada Open Badminton tournament.

💥Facebook Lite for Android launched in India.

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Monday, 29 June 2015

Important Years in World History

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Important Years in World History


Important Years in World History

Event
Year
Birth of Jesus Christ
4 B.C.
Death of Jesus Christ
29 A.D.
Birth of Prophet Mohammed
570
Emigration of Mohammed to Madina, Beginning of Hijri era
622
Death of Prophet Mohammed
632
Magna Carta, first document limiting the powers of KIng of Enland was signed
1215
Black Death, most devastating pandemic in Europe killed over 100 million people
1348-50
100 years war between England and France
1337-1453
Christopher Columbus discovers the New World
1492
Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route from Europe to India
1497-98
Defeat of Spanish Armada also known as Invincible Fleet by England
1588
Great Plague of London which killed about 1 million people in the city
1665-66
Great fire of London which destroyed about 70000 homes in the city
1666 (2 - 5 Sep)
7 years war involving the great powers of the time
1757-1763
Declaration of independence of United States of America
1776
Beginning of the French Revolution
1789
Battle of Waterloo in which Napolean was defeated
1815
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published
1848
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin published
1859
Slavery is abolished by the 13th Amendment in the United States of America
1865
First modern Olympic Games held at Athens
1896
Robert Peary reached the North Pole
1909
Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole
1911
Republic of China is established, Titanic sinks
1912
1st World War
1914-1918
Russian Revolution ending the Tsarist autocracy
1917
USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) came into existence
1922
Beginning of the Great Depression
1929
2nd World War
1939-1945
Dropping of Atom Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1945
Launch of Sputnik 1, marking the beginning of space age
1957
Chernobyl disaster
1986
World Wide Web invented
1990
End of apartheid in South Africa
1994
9/11 attack on World Trade Center
2001
Tsunami in Indian Ocean
2004

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