Tnpsc Current Affairs December 2015 in English Part - 6

SPORTS
·         FIFA World Rankings released
·         1 = Belgium, 2 = Argentina, 3 = Spain
·         INDIA = 166

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·         West Indies Spinner Sunil Narine suspended by the International Cricket Council
·         Its due to his Illegal Bowling Action

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·         India’s DronavalliHarika won FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship
·         Held at Rome, Italy

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·         Thakur Anoop Singh of India, won gold medal in 7th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Championships
·         Held at Bangkok, Thailand

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·         Australia won the Men’s Hockey World League Final by defeating Belgium
·         Held at Raipur
·         India Comes at 3rd Place by defeating Netherlands

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·         2nd National Wheelchair Basketball Championship 2015
·         Winner = Maharashtra, Runner = Punjab
·         Held at = New Delhi

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·         ICC (International Cricket Council) announced its new Global Partner = OPPO Electronics of China

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·         Order of Merit Crown of Asian Tour won by = Indian Golfer AnirbanLahiri

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·         Four Indian Boxers were selected by International Olympic Committee for the Scholarship
·         The boxers are = Shiva Thapa, Mandeep Jangra, Gaurav Bidhuri and Sumit Sangwan
·         Under the Scholarship, the boxers will get a sum of 800 US $ every month till August 2016

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·         Chennaiyin FC won the Indian Super League Football Championship, by defeating Goa in Finals

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·         Spain’s Barcelona FC wins FIFA Club World Cup for the 3rd time

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·         First Indian to score Pro – Boxing hat – trick = Vijender Singh

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·         India’s Shiv Kheshavan won silver medal in Asian Luge Championship held at Nagano, Japan

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·         2015 Pro Wrestling League won by = Mumbai Garuda

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·         Gujarat won its first maiden Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy, by defeat Delhi in Finals


SCHEMES & POLICIES
·         Union Government launched GIAN Scheme (GIAN = Global Initiative of Academic Networks)
·         Aim = to increase the higher education in India
·         13 disciplines and 352 courses are to be taught in 68 national institutions
·         The course will be webcasted to students, which was developed and created by IIT Kharagpur

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·         “Accessible India Campaign” (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan)
·         Aim = to make to gain universal access, equal opportunity for development, independent living
·         The campaign seeks to make at least 50% of all Government buildings in the National capital and in all State capitals, which make fully accessible to disabled by July 2018
·         Launched on = December 3, 2015

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·         BHARATVANI Project
·         UGC (University Grants Commission) launched “Bharatvani Project”, and its main objective is delivering knowledge in all languages in India using Multimedia

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·         Odisha government lauches “ANWESHA” scheme
·         This scheme is to provide free education for SC/ST students


DAYS & CELEBRATIONS

·         December 4 = 44th Indian Navy Day
·         This day commemorate the success of “Operation Trident” of India – Pakistan War in 1971
·         Operation Trident = Indian Navy will attack Pakistan’s Naval Head – Quarters at Karachi, and destroys the 3 Pakistani ships

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·         United Nations adopted a resolution and declared November 5 as World Tsunami Awareness Day


CONFERENCES, SUMMITS
·         First India - International Science Festival (IISF) was held at New Delhi, at IIT Campus

·         First BRICS Media Summit was held at Beijing, China

·         E-India Summit held at Mumbai

·         UN Climate Change Conference (COP-21) held at Paris, France

·         The 2020 CHOGM meeting was held at Malaysia. (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting)
·         2013 = Sri Lanka, 2015 = Malta (Valetta), 2018 = UK, 2020 = Malaysia


·         5th Heart of Asia Conference held at = Islamabad, Pakistan
·         14 member countries including India
·         The Heart of Asia was established in Istanbul, Turkey in 2011

·         The Indian Aviation Exhibhition and Conference will be held at Hyderabad on 2016

·         2nd World Internet Conference (or) Wuzhen Summit held in Wuzhen, China

·         11th UIC Global Security Congress held at = New Delhi

·         Combined Commanders Conference (or) Unified Commanders Conference , headed by Prime Minister, held on INS Vikramaaditya at Kochi Coast, Kerala

Prime Minister inaugurated All India Conference of Director General of Polices at Dhordo in White Rann of Kutch region in Gujarat