DAILY GK UPDATED 14-DECEMBER-2015
VIJAY KUMAR WON GOLD WITHIN THE 59TH COUNTRY WIDE CAPTURING CHAMPIONSHIP
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Vijay Kumar on 13 December 2015 won the centre fireplace pistol gold within the 59th countrywide shooting championship at the Dr Karni Singh range in Tughlakabad in New Delhi. The 15 day occasion began on 1 December 2015.To win the gold, Vijay Kumar scored 588 elements to pip Gurpreet Singh by using two points. Vijay Kumar gained the silver medal in the 25m rapid hearth pistol occasion in 2012 Olympics held in London.
JAPAN'S NOZOMI OKUHARA, KENTO MOMOTA GAINED SINGLES TITLES AT WORLD DUBAI SUPERSERIES FINALS
jap shuttlers Kento Momota and Nozomi Okuhara on 13 December 2015 received guys's singles and women’s singles title respectively at the BWF World Superseries finals held at the Hamdan exercises complicated, Dubai.Okuhara defeated China’s Wang Yihan by way of 22-20, 21-18 to seize the ladies’s singles crown. Not a lot later, Momota crushed Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen via 21-15, 21-12 and clinched the men’s singles title.
MASCOT AND BRAND OF 2016 SOUTH ASIAN VIDEO GAMES UNVEILED
Orgnaising committee of twelfth South Asian video games (OC-SAG) on 13 December 2014 unveiled mascot of the video games and emblem at ITA Cultural core Machkhowa in Guwahati, Assam.The mascot Tikhor is a one horned rhino and is the manufacturer ambassador of the video games carries the message of peace, steadiness, amity and growth in the South Asian neighborhood. Then again, the logo has eight petals representing the international locations collaborating in the mega event.The mega occasion might be collectively held in Guwahati and Shillong from 6 February to 16 February 2016.
MUMBAI POLICE COMMISSIONER AHMAD JAVED APPOINTED AS AMBASSADOR TO SAUDI ARABIA
His appointment to the put up will fill the emptiness which used to be lying vacant due to the fact retirement of Hamid Ali Rao in April 2015. Javed, a 1980-batch IPS officer from Maharashtra Cadre, is scheduled to retire on 31 January 2016.With this, Javed grew to become the 20th Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He's also the fourth IPS officer to be appointed as an envoy, which is most often is a domain of Indian forest service officers.
COP 21 UNDERNEATH UNFCCC ADOPTED PARIS CONTRACT ON LOCAL WEATHER TRADE
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Convention of the events 21 (COP 21) under the United countries Framework convention on climate exchange (UNFCCC) on 12 December 2015 adopted the Paris contract on climate alternate which was once attended by 192 events. India used to be represented via Union Minister for environment, forest and local weather change Prakash Javadekar.The agreement enables enforcement of worldwide green condominium emission discount measures within the submit-2020 (submit Kyoto Protocol) state of affairs. It used to be prepared established on consensus among the many events incorporating meant Nationally decided Contributions (INDCs) of the respective events together with that of India.And, the contract took under consideration the principle of fairness and long-established however differentiated tasks and respective capabilities in the light of one of a kind national occasions.
BUILDING WORK OF TAPI GAS PIPELINE BEGAN
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Construction work on the TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) gasoline Pipeline task began in Turkmenistan on 13 December 2015. The work began after the button to the welding system of the project used to be pressed.The button used to be pressed by vp of India Hamid Ansari along with high Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimohamedov.The TAPI challenge is meant to give Caspian Sea common from the power-wealthy former Soviet republic Turkmenistan to a few South Asian countries.
SAUDI VOTERS ELECT 20 WOMEN CANDIDATES FOR THE FIRST TIME
Saudi voters have elected 20 women for local government seats, according to results, a day after women voted and ran in elections for the first time in the country’s history.The women who won hail from vastly different parts of the country, ranging from Saudi Arabia’s largest city to a small village near Islam’s holiest site.The 20 female candidates represent just one per cent of the roughly 2,100 municipal council seats up for grabs, but even limited gains are seen as a step forward for women who had previously been completely shut out of elections.
Women are still not allowed to drive and are governed by guardianship laws that give men final say over aspects of their lives like marriage, travel and higher education.Though there are no quotas for female council members, an additional 1,050 seats are appointed with approval by the king who could use his powers to ensure more women are represented.Around 7,000 candidates, among them 979 women, competed in the election for a seat on the municipal councils, which are the only government body elected by Saudi citizens. The two previous rounds of voting for the councils, in 2005 and 2011, were open to men only.
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