Current Affairs – September, 2015

India’s Gurpreet Singh wins silver medal at 2015 Asian Air Gun Championship

India’s ace shooter Gurpreet Singh has won silver medal at 2015 Asian Air Gun Championship held in New Delhi. In the finals of 10 metre Air Pistol event, Gurpreet shot a tally of 197.6 to stand second on the podium. India’s Jitu Rai finished at third position wining bronze medal in this event. The gold Read More…

Taliban captures northern Afghan city of Kunduz

Taliban militants have captured the strategic northern Afghan city of Kunduz in a massive assault involving hundreds of fighters. This massive attack comes a day before the first anniversary of President Ashraf Ghani’s unity government. It is also one of the massive attack undertaken by Taliban militants after formal end of US-NATO coalition mission in Read More…

Union Government unveils Green Highways Policy 2015

Union Government has launched Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance) Policy-2015 to promote greening of National Highway corridors across the country. The policy was unveiled by Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi. Key features of Green Highways Policy 2015 Promote greening and development eco-friendly National Highway corridors across the Read More…

M.R. Poovamma and Babita Kumari conferred Arjuna Award 2015

M.R. Poovamma and Babita Kumari have been conferred with prestigious Arjuna Award 2015 for their individual achievements in sports. The award was presented to them by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Youth affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi. M.R. Poovamma has been conferred with this award for her contributions in Athletics and Read More…

RBI lowers repo rate by 50 basis points to 6.75 per cent

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 50 basis points from 7.25 per cent to 6.75 per cent with immediate effect. It was announced in the recently released fourth bi-monthly policy of RBI since January 2015. 4th bi-monthly policy of RBI  says that Policy Read More…