Rise Education

Rise Education RISE Education stands for Rooting in Identity to Succeed and Excel. It's an after-school academic/mentoring resource center that equips students from class 1st to 12th and from the elementary to the graduate school level of all major academic subjects & Courses like Banking, SSC, Railway, NDA, CDS, MAT, XAT, B.Ed, D.Ed, Abacus — English, math, history, science, and standardized tests — with rigorous academic aid, partnering with students 1-on-1 and in small group workshops, to enhance study skills, character building, and leadership. What separates Rise Education from other academies is our vision to provide complimentary mentoring services through our high caliber, trained teachers, as they make themselves available to students as a complimentary service to guide students with life questions about life questions, ranging from topic about school, career, to various social situations. We believe that through the foundation of self-identity and practical resources provided to students, education will be richer, more well-rounded and flourish. We believe education can be enhanced. All our teachers are trained to help guide students to navigate through tough situations and teach students how to make intelligent decisions. We provide workshops and activities to help students develop themselves in various other ways to become well-rounded students of life. For example, we have provided workshops topics in reflection and identity, study and organizational skills, character building, standardized testing skills, career development, resume building, hobbies, and inspirational speakers. Essentially we believe a successful student is one that is deeply rooted in their identity and character and honed in multi-faceted areas of life and to contribute back to it. Please contact us for more information. We hope that all students will benefit from a deeply-rooted, inspiring education experience.
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RISE Education stands for Rooting in Identity to Succeed and Excel. It's an after-school academic/mentoring resource center that equips students from class 1st to 12th and from the elementary to the graduate school level of all major academic subjects & Courses like Banking, SSC, Railway, NDA, CDS, MAT, XAT, B.Ed, D.Ed, Abacus — English, math, history, science, and standardized tests — with rigorous academic aid, partnering with students 1-on-1 and in small group workshops, to enhance study skills, character building, and leadership.
What separates Rise Education from other academies is our vision to provide complimentary mentoring services through our high caliber, trained teachers, as they make themselves available to students as a complimentary service to guide students with life questions about life questions, ranging from topic about school, career, to various social situations. We believe that through the foundation of self-identity and practical resources provided to students, education will be richer, more well-rounded and flourish. We believe education can be enhanced. All our teachers are trained to help guide students to navigate through tough situations and teach students how to make intelligent decisions.
We provide workshops and activities to help students develop themselves in various other ways to become well-rounded students of life. For example, we have provided workshops topics in reflection and identity, study and organizational skills, character building, standardized testing skills, career development, resume building, hobbies, and inspirational speakers.
Essentially we believe a successful student is one that is deeply rooted in their identity and character and honed in multi-faceted areas of life and to contribute back to it. Please contact us for more information. We hope that all students will benefit from a deeply-rooted, inspiring education experience.

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1. UN launched 2016 International Year of Pulses
2. The purpose of the launch is to raise awareness of the many benefits of pulses, boost their production and trade, and encourage new and smarter uses throughout the food chain.
3. World Bank released Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016
4. Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach crowned Miss Universe 2015
5. Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo crowned Miss World 2015
Famous German conductor Kurt Masur passed away

National

1. Rajya Sabha passed SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015
2. The bill amends existing categories and adds new categories of offences with provision for establishment of exclusive special courts for trying and disposing the cases within 2 months.
3. Lok Sabha passed Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015
4. Union Cabinet approved Amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950
5. RBI liable to disclose information about banks under RTI Act: Supreme Court
6. Appointing Hindu temple priests as per Hindu rituals (Agamas) do not violate right to equality: SC


International

1. 10th WTO Ministerial Conference adopted Nairobi Package
2. The Nairobi Package contains a series of six Ministerial 3. Decisions on agriculture, cotton and issues related to least-developed countries.
4. Conservative People’s party won Spain election; but falls short of majority
5. Miss Iraq beauty pageant held for the first time since 1972
US Senate ratified IMF reforms in budget bill to boost representation of emerging economies
6. UN-brokered Libyan Political Agreement on National Unity Government signed

Sports

1. Abhay Singh won U-19 Singapore Squash Open
2. With this win, Abhay, the world number one junior player, has won seven junior titles in the year 2015.
3. Eugenson Lyngdoh and Bala Devi bagged top AIFF honours
OUE Singapore Slammers crowned Champions of IPTL 2015
FC Barcelona won 2015 FIFA Club World Cup
4. Kane Williamson became first-ever Kiwi batsman to top ICC Test rankings

Science and Technology

1. ISRO’ PSLV-C29 successfully launched 6 Singapore satellites into space
2. The satellites were launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C29 from the first launch pad of the Satish 3. Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikotta in Andhra Pradesh.
3. World’s first dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, approved for use in Mexico
4. IISc Bangalore bagged solar panel research and development contract from US Military
5. Atlas V rocket lifted off with Cygnus Cargo Spaceship to ISS
Union Cabinet approved introduction of Regional Centre for 6. Biotechnology Bill, 2015 in Parliament

Economy

1. RBI released final guidelines of Marginal Cost of Funds Methodology to calculate Interest Rates
2. The new methodology is aimed at bringing uniformity among BRs of banks so that they will be more sensitive to any changes in policy rates of the RBI.
3. AP Shah Committee appointed to look into ONGC, RIL dispute on KG gas fields
4. Union Ministry of Finance raised monetary limit for filing appeals in Courts
5. Quick Estimates of IIP and Use-Based Index for October 2015 released
6. Union Government slashed Minimum Export Price of onions to 400 dollar per tonne

Environment and Ecology

1. Green Peace India released report on National Air Quality Index of 17 cities
2. As per the report, Delhi was listed as the most polluted city in the world.
3. SC banned registration of new diesel SUVs, luxury cars in Delhi till 31 March 2016
4. World Bank released Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty report
5. Typhoon Melor struck the Philippines
6. COP 21 under UNFCCC adopted Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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1. DAC approved purchase of Russian S-400 Triumf Air Defence Missile System
2. This system is capable of destroying incoming hostile missiles, aircraft and even drones within a range of up to 400 km.
3. British Novelist Peter Dickinson passed away
Radha Krishna Mathur appointed as Chief Information Commissioner of India
4. Noted theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu passed away
2nd World Internet Conference concluded in Wuzen, China

National

1. Lok Sabha passed Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015
2. The Bill aims to make the arbitration process friendlier and cost effective for investors, ensuring speedy disposal of cases.
3. Union Cabinet approved Amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950
4. RBI liable to disclose information about banks under RTI Act: Supreme Court
5. Appointing Hindu temple priests as per Hindu rituals (Agamas) do not violate right to equality: SC
6. Lok Sabha passed Bill to create Commercial Benches in High Courts

International

1. UN-brokered Libyan Political Agreement on National Unity Government signed
2. The agreement was signed by representatives of two rival parliaments and governments - the Tripoli-based General 3. National Congress and the UN-recognised House of Representatives in Tobruk.
4. ILO released Global Estimates on Migrant Workers
5. WTO approved Afghanistan’s membership terms to join as 163rd member
6. UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution to cut-off supply of funds to ISIS group
7. Federal Reserve of US increased interest rate by 0.25% for the first time since 2006

Sports

1. Apurvi Chandela, Chain Singh won Gold at 59th National Shooting Championship
2. In the Women's 10-meter Air Rifle event, Geetakshi Dixit won Silver and Anjum Moudgil won the Bronze.
3. Rory McIlroy bagged European Tour Golfer of the Year award
Shiva, Mandeep among four boxers to receive IOC Olympic scholarships
4. Vijay Kumar won gold in the 59th National shooting championship
5. Japan's Nozomi Okuhara, Kento Momota won singles titles at World Dubai Superseries Finals

Science and Technology

1. ISRO’ PSLV-C29 successfully launched 6 Singapore satellites into space
2. The satellites were launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C29 from the first launch pad of the Satish 3. Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikotta in Andhra Pradesh.
4. World’s first dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, approved for use in Mexico
5. IISc Bangalore bagged solar panel research and development contract from US Military
6. Atlas V rocket lifted off with Cygnus Cargo Spaceship to ISS
Union Cabinet approved introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015 in Parliament

Economy

1. RBI released final guidelines of Marginal Cost of Funds Methodology to calculate Interest Rates
2. The new methodology is aimed at bringing uniformity among BRs of banks so that they will be more sensitive to any changes in policy rates of the RBI.
3. AP Shah Committee appointed to look into ONGC, RIL dispute on KG gas fields
4. Union Ministry of Finance raised monetary limit for filing appeals in Courts
5. Quick Estimates of IIP and Use-Based Index for October 2015 released
6. Union Government slashed Minimum Export Price of onions to 400 dollar per tonne

Environment and Ecology

1. Green Peace India released report on National Air Quality Index of 17 cities
2. As per the report, Delhi was listed as the most polluted city in the world.
3. SC banned registration of new diesel SUVs, luxury cars in Delhi till 31 March 2016
4. World Bank released Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty report
5. Typhoon Melor struck the Philippines
6. COP 21 under UNFCCC adopted Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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1. Global Financial Integrity released the Global Illicit Financial Flows Report 2015
2. Among the 149 countries surveyed, India stood at the 4th position in terms of illicit financial flows between 2004 and 2013 with 51 billion US dollars.
3. ADB released Asian Economic Integration Report 2015
4. UNCTAD released Handbook of Statistics 2015
5. India’s Kartik Sawhney and Neha Swain won 2016 Queen's Young Leaders Award
6. Human Rights Day observed across the world

National
1. Union Cabinet approved 4000 crore rupees proposal for shipbuilding industry
2. The government will grant a financial assistance of 20 percent of the contract price or the fair price, whichever is lower following the delivery of the ship.
3. Operationalise Organised Crimes Investigation Agency by 1 December 2016: SC
4. Lok Sabha passed Indian Trusts (Amendment) Bill, 2015
5. Union Cabinet approved amendments in the National Waterways Bill, 2015
6. Union Cabinet approved Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015

International

1. UN Security Council adopted Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security
2. The resolution was introduced by Jordan during its presidency of the Security Council in April 2015.
3. Luxembourg became the 10th country to ratify AoA of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
4. 2016: UK-INDIA Year of Education, Research and Innovation launched
5. TIME Magazine named German Chancellor Merkel as 2015 ‘Person of the Year’
6. US House passed Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015

Sports

1. Mahela Jayawardene awarded honorary lifetime membership of MCC
2. Jayawardene became the 14th Sri Lankan to be awarded with MCC Honorary Life Membership.
3. Rohit Sharma became co-owner of UP Warriors in Pro Wrestling League
4. Chen Long and Carolina Marin bagged 2015 BWF Player of the Year Awards
5. Pune, Rajkot became interim IPL franchises to replace CSK, RR
6. Maharashtra won Wheelchair Basketball Championship

Science and Technology

1. IISc Banglore bagged solar panel research and development contract from US Military
2. It is one of the rare instances that an Indian scientific institute has been awarded a federal contract by the US military.
3. Atlas V rocket lifted off with Cygnus Cargo Spaceship to ISS
Union Cabinet approved introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015 in Parliament
4. Japan conducted its first dedicated commercial satellite launch
WHO launched World Antibiotic Awareness Week with the theme Antibiotics: handle with care

Economy

1. MSDE and DHI signed MoU for skill development in manufacturing sector
2. The purpose of the MoU is to create centres of excellence for different manufacturing skills and a multi-location national institute of manufacturing technologies for training education and research.
3. ONGC joined World Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 Initiative
4. Singapore replaced Mauritius as top source of FDI into India
5. RBI announced revised Priority Sector Lending norms for Regional Rural Banks
6. NTC signed Integrity Pact with Transparency International India

Environment and Ecology

1. Delhi Government announced vehicle rationing scheme to curb air pollution
2. In the first phase of the scheme, vehicles with odd and even number plates would be allowed to run on alternate days between 1 January and 15 January 2016 in the capital city.
3. Yes Bank announced to mobilize 5 billion US dollars for climate action by 2020
4. India launched I-LTEO programme to monitor 8 different biomes
5. Beijing issued first-ever Red Alert on Air Pollution
6. African Restoration Initiative unveiled to restore 100 million hectares of forest

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1. Tollywood comedian Kondavalasa Lakshman Rao died
2. He was introduced to the Telugu film audience through the role of Pottiraju in Avunu Vall Idharu Ishtapaddaru film directed by Vamsy.
3. Colin Welland, the writer of Oscar winning Chariots of Fire, died at 81
4. Interlinking of Indian Rivers authored by Radha Kant Bharati released
5. Former England Cricketer Tom Graveney died
Shekhar Kapur to head jury and Anil Kapoor to be chief guest at IFFI 2015


National

1. Justice MB Shah-headed SIT on Black Money submitted its third report
2. The report dealt with shell companies and beneficial ownership.
Daughters cannot inherit ancestral property if father died before 2005: SC
3. Meghalaya HC asked Union Government to enforce AFSPA 1958 in Garo Hills region
4. SC issued notice to Union Government over improper implementation of MGNREGA
5. Vikalp Scheme launched for confirmed accommodation to waitlisted passengers in alternate trains


International

1. Hindi largest spoken Indian language in US: Census Bureau of US
2. As per the American Community Survey data, Hindi has emerged as the largest Indian language spoken in the US with nearly 6.5 lakh people speaking it.
3. UNGA First Committee approved draft resolution to prevent placement of nuclear arms in outer space
4. Norway reopened Consulate General in Mumbai after four decades
5. India, Indonesia signed MoUs on Energy, Culture Exchange
Security officials in China launched Spy Hotline to report on foreign spies

Sports

1. Michelle Payne became first female jockey to win Melbourne Cup
2. Payne rode rank outsider Prince of Penzance to a famous victory in Australia's richest and most prestigious horse race.
3. Shiva Thapa ranked World No 2 in boxing
2015 Paragliding World Cup concluded
4. Shoaib Malik announced retirement from Test Cricket
5. Mana Patel, Virdhawal won best swimmers' award in 69th senior National Aquatic Championships

Science and Technology

1. Civil communications satellite Chinasat 12 launched by China
2. The telecommunication satellite with 24 C-band and 23 Ku-band transponders though owned by China has been built by France-based firm Thales Alenia Space.
3. C-DOT’s GyanSetu bagged Recognition of Excellence award at ITU World Telecom Event, Budapest
4. Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 released by WHO
Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs developed ‘Pruthvi’ chip to power White-Fi devices
5. Russia to launch manned moon missions by 2029

Economy

1. Eight Core Industries of IIP grew by 3.2% in September 2015; Fastest in 4 months
2. The accelerated growth in September 2015 was attributed to sharp pick-up in fertiliser production and electricity generation.
3. NPPA capped prices of 18 drug formulations
4. RBI allowed NRIs to subscribe to National Pension System
Internet freedom is partly free in India: FOTN 2015 Report
5. India ranked 130 in ease of doing business: World Bank

Environment and Ecology

1. Dracula ant discovered in Western Ghats region of Kerala
2. Stigmatomma species are known as dracula ants because they feed on their own larvae. At the times of scarcity, the species punctures the body of their larvae to drink hemolymph.
3. Odisha government banned fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles
4. Bombay HC asked NEERI to study River Godavari’s pollution during Kumbh Mela
5. NDRF tied up with 30 PSUs to tackle man-made or natural disasters
6. Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico's Pacific coast

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1. Suresh N Patel appointed as MD & CEO of Andhra Bank
2. Patel has around three decades of experience in the banking sector at various levels and most of it in Gujarat.
3. AIR programme on child labour bagged top prize at ABU Prizes
4. The Legatum Prosperity Index 2015 released
5. Captain Krishna Swaminathan took over command of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya
6. International Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 started in Shillong


National

1. Meghalaya HC asked Union Government to enforce AFSPA 1958 in Garo Hills region
2. The ruling is significant following the series of kidnappings and killings in Garo Hills with specific reference to the abduction of Chokpot Block Development Officer Jude Rangku T Sangma.
3. SC issued notice to Union Government over improper implementation of MGNREGA
4. Vikalp Scheme launched for confirmed accommodation to waitlisted passengers in alternate trains
5. Ministry of Civil Aviation released Revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy
6. WCD Ministry launched initiative to spread awareness about Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme


International

1. India, Indonesia signed MoUs on Energy, Culture Exchange
2. These MoUs were signed in the presence of Vice President Hamid Ansari and his counterpart Jusuf Kala in Jakarta.
3. Security officials in China launched Spy Hotline to report on foreign spies
4. Nepal, US armies launched Joint Military training Balance Nail 16-01
5. Punjabi became third most common language in Parliament of Canada
6. China made sexual assault on men a crime

Sports

1. Mana Patel, Virdhawal won best swimmers' award in 69th senior National Aquatic Championships
2. The third-time best swimmer Maana Patel set a new record (30.25 seconds) in 50m backstroke breaking the previous record (30.38 seconds) set by her in Kolkata n 2014.
3. Nico Rosberg of Germany won 2015 Mexican Grand Prix Formula 1 championship
4. Roger Federer won 2015 Swiss Indoors men’s singles title by defeating Rafael Nadal
5. New Zealand won Rugby World Cup for record third time
6. Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won women's doubles title of Singapore Open

Science and Technology

1. C-DOT’s GyanSetu bagged Recognition of Excellence award at ITU World Telecom Event, Budapest
2. C-DOT’s GyanSetu overcomes the limiting factors of rural masses and facilitates for connecting them to internet in local language.
3. Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 released by WHO
Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs developed ‘Pruthvi’ chip to power White-Fi devices
4. Russia to launch manned moon missions by 2029
5. China launched third mapping satellite of Tianhui-1 series
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Economy

1.. NPPA capped prices of 18 drug formulations
2. The revision was done under DPCO 2013 and the move would down the prices of few medicines for treatment of diabetes, hypertension and severe infections like pneumonia.
3. RBI allowed NRIs to subscribe to National Pension System
4. Internet freedom is partly free in India: FOTN 2015 Report
5. India ranked 130 in ease of doing business: World Bank
6. India is World’s largest remittance recipient: World Bank

Environment and Ecology

1. Odisha government banned fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles
2. The restriction has been imposed as per ‘Orissa Marine Fishing Regulation Act (OMFRA), 1982’ and provisions of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 to protect the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.
3. Bombay HC asked NEERI to study River Godavari’s pollution during Kumbh Mela
4. NDRF tied up with 30 PSUs to tackle man-made or natural disasters
5. Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico's Pacific coast
6. New species of Giant Tortoise named Chelonoidis donfaustoi identified in Galapagos Islands

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1. Paul Ryan elected as 54th Speaker of US House of Representatives
2. With this, Ryan, the nine-term congressman from Wisconsin, becomes the third Catholic in a row in the position, after John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi.
3. Shaktikanta Das nominated on RBI Central Board of Directors
National Unity Day observed across India
4. Activist Bindeshwar Pathak selected for New York Global Leaders Dialogue Humanitarian Award
5. Saudi blogger Raif Badawi awarded 2015 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought


National

1. Ministry of Civil Aviation released Revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy
2. The policy aims to bring India to third position from the current 10th position in the global aviation sector and create an eco-system to enable 30 crore domestic ticketing by 2022 and 50 crore by 2027.
3. WCD Ministry launched initiative to spread awareness about Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
4. SC reinforced its earlier view of No Reservation in Super Specialty Courses in Medicine
5. Sub Group of Chief Ministers on Centrally Sponsored Schemes submitted its report
6. Union Finance Ministry launched E-Sahyog Pilot Project to facilitate Taxpayers


International

1. European Parliament gave status of whistle-blower to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden
2. A resolution in this regard was approved by the parliament by 285 votes to 281.
3. BRICS nations signed Moscow Declaration for supporting Multilateral Science Projects
4. China abandoned its decades old 'One Child Policy'
5. John Pombe Magufuli won the Presidential Elections of Tanzania
6. India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 held in New Delhi

Sports

1. Amit Kumar won silver in men's club throw F51 event of IPC Athletics World Championships
2. Amit clinched silver with an effort of 25.44m, behind Serbia's Zeljko Dimitrijevic who won gold in a championship record of 26.29m. Milos Mitic of Serbia bagged the bronze in 25.40m.
3. Hockey India signed three years partnership with Sports Authority of India
4. Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Games Secretariat of 12th SAF Games in Shillong
5. J& K to host South Asian Rugby 7’S Championship in 2016
IOC allowed refugees to compete in Olympics for the first time

Science and Technology

1. Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 released by WHO
2. The 2015 edition focuses on whether 2015 global TB targets set in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were achieved worldwide and at regional and country levels.
3. Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs developed ‘Pruthvi’ chip to power White-Fi devices
4. Russia to launch manned moon missions by 2029
5. China launched third mapping satellite of Tianhui-1 series
6. Indian Railways developed warning system for unmanned level crossings

Economy

1. RBI allowed NRIs to subscribe to National Pension System
2. RBI took the decision in consultation with the Union Government to enable National Pension System (NPS) as an investment option for NRIs under FEMA, 1999.
3. Internet freedom is partly free in India: FOTN 2015 Report
4. India ranked 130 in ease of doing business: World Bank
5. India is World’s largest remittance recipient: World Bank
6. Department of Heavy Industries drafted National Policy on Capital Goods

Environment and Ecology

1. Bombay HC asked NEERI to study River Godavari’s pollution during Kumbh Mela
2. The division bench asked the NEERI to form a committee for this purpose and submit a report before 11 December 2015.
3. NDRF tied up with 30 PSUs to tackle man-made or natural disasters
4. Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico's Pacific coast
5. New species of Giant Tortoise named Chelonoidis donfaustoi identified in Galapagos Islands
6. Union Ministry of Environment extended validity of Environment Clearance to 7 years

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News Capsule

1. Activist Bindeshwar Pathak selected for New York Global Leaders Dialogue Humanitarian Award
2. He founded the Sulabh International Social Service Organization in 1970, combining technical innovation with humanitarian principles.
3. Saudi blogger Raif Badawi awarded 2015 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
4. Defence Acquisition Council cleared military projects worth over 12000 crore rupees

National

1. Ministry of Civil Aviation released Revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy
2. The policy aims to bring India to third position from the current 10th position in the global aviation sector and create an eco-system to enable 30 crore domestic ticketing by 2022 and 50 crore by 2027.
3. WCD Ministry launched initiative to spread awareness about Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
4. SC reinforced its earlier view of No Reservation in Super Specialty Courses in Medicine
5. Sub Group of Chief Ministers on Centrally Sponsored Schemes submitted its report
6. Union Finance Ministry launched E-Sahyog Pilot Project to facilitate Taxpayers


International

1. China abandoned its decades old 'One Child Policy'
2. The restriction was introduced in 1980 as a way to curb the population and limit demands for water and other resources.
John Pombe Magufuli won the Presidential Elections of Tanzania
3. India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 held in New Delhi
4. 191 UNGA-members voted a resolution condemning US embargo on Cuba
5. Nepal signed MoU with China to ease fuel crisis

Sports

Amit Kumar won silver in men's club throw F51 event of IPC Athletics World Championships
2. Amit clinched silver with an effort of 25.44m, behind Serbia's Zeljko Dimitrijevic who won gold in a championship record of 26.29m. Milos Mitic of Serbia bagged the bronze in 25.40m.
3. Hockey India signed three years partnership with Sports Authority of India
4. Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Games Secretariat of 12th SAF Games in Shillong
5. J& K to host South Asian Rugby 7’S Championship in 2016
6. IOC allowed refugees to compete in Olympics for the first time

Science and Technology

1. Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 released by WHO
2. The 2015 edition focuses on whether 2015 global TB targets set in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were achieved worldwide and at regional and country levels.
Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs developed ‘Pruthvi’ chip to power White-Fi devices
3. Russia to launch manned moon missions by 2029
4. China launched third mapping satellite of Tianhui-1 series
Indian Railways developed warning system for unmanned level crossings

Economy

1. RBI allowed NRIs to subscribe to National Pension System
2. RBI took the decision in consultation with the Union
3. Government to enable National Pension System (NPS) as an investment option for NRIs under FEMA, 1999.
4. Internet freedom is partly free in India: FOTN 2015 Report
5. India ranked 130 in ease of doing business: World Bank
6. India is World’s largest remittance recipient: World Bank
7. Department of Heavy Industries drafted National Policy on Capital Goods

Environment and Ecology

1. Bombay HC asked NEERI to study River Godavari’s pollution during Kumbh Mela
2. The division bench asked the NEERI to form a committee for this purpose and submit a report before 11 December 2015.
NDRF tied up with 30 PSUs to tackle man-made or natural disasters
3. Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico's Pacific coast
4. New species of Giant Tortoise named Chelonoidis donfaustoi identified in Galapagos Islands
5. Union Ministry of Environment extended validity of Environment Clearance to 7 years

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News Capsule

1. Najib Shah appointed as Chairman of CBEC
2. Shah will serve the office till 11 March 2017, when he will attain the age of superannuation that is 60 years.
3. Freedom on the Net 2015 Report released
4. NITI Aayog panel on Innovation submitted its report recommending private funding for R& D
5. India and Sri Lanka began Joint Naval Exercise SLINEX 2015 at Trincomalee
6. Britain's Curry King Lord Gulam Noon Died


National

1. SC reinforced its earlier view of No Reservation in Super Specialty Courses in Medicine
2. Echoing its judgements of 1988, SC said that it is inclined to convey the same message to the Union and state governments over reservation in institutions of higher education.
3. Sub Group of Chief Ministers on Centrally Sponsored Schemes submitted its report
4. Union Finance Ministry launched E-Sahyog Pilot Project to facilitate Taxpayers
5. Union Law Ministry notified Delhi HC Amendment Act, 2015
6. SC appointed Upamanyu Hazarika Commission submitted report on illegal migrants from Bangladesh

International

1. India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 held in New Delhi
2. It was the third IAFS since its inception. The previous summits were held in 2008 and 2011 in New Delhi and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) respectively.
3. 191 UNGA-members voted a resolution condemning US embargo on Cuba
4. Nepal signed MoU with China to ease fuel crisis
5. India, France signed MoU to conserve and publicize written heritage
6. Bidhya Devi Bhandari elected as first women President of Nepal

Sports

1. Hockey India signed three years partnership with Sports Authority of India
2. As per the terms of agreements, SAI will promote hockey, which is amongst the world’s most popular sports, as a tool for youth development and excellence in sports.
3. Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Games Secretariat of 12th SAF Games in Shillong
4. J& K to host South Asian Rugby 7’S Championship in 2016
5. IOC allowed refugees to compete in Olympics for the first time
6. ICC released Test, ODI, T20I and Women’s Ranking

Science and Technology

1. Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs developed ‘Pruthvi’ chip to power White-Fi devices
2. The Pruthvi-based White-Fi devices will be used by Microsoft to extend the reach of internet services in remote areas of the country.
3. Russia to launch manned moon missions by 2029
4. China launched third mapping satellite of Tianhui-1 series
5. Indian Railways developed warning system for unmanned level crossings
6. Sweet banana species, Musa Indandamanensis, discovered in tropical rain forest of Andaman Islands

Economy

1. Internet freedom is partly free in India: FOTN 2015 Report
2. As per the report, India tied with African countries like Malawi and Zambia with 40 points overall on a 0-100 (Best-Worst) scale to retain the partly free status.
3. India ranked 130 in ease of doing business: World Bank
4. India is World’s largest remittance recipient: World Bank
5. Department of Heavy Industries drafted National Policy on Capital Goods
6. FIIs/RFPIs can now invest up to 74 percent in DEN Networks Limited: RBI

Environment and Ecology

1. NDRF tied up with 30 PSUs to tackle man-made or natural disasters
2. This first of its kind initiative will ensure that in case of any emergency or disaster the two sides can come together and act as one strong unit.
3. Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico's Pacific coast
New species of Giant Tortoise named Chelonoidis donfaustoi identified in Galapagos Islands
4. Union Ministry of Environment extended validity of Environment Clearance to 7 years
5. Union Government flagged off Science Express Climate Action Special train

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