Current Affairs 31st October, 2015

Current Affairs 31st October, 2015

National: Union Government appoints Najib Shah as Chairman of CBEC Union Government has appointed senior IRS officer Najib Shah as the chairman of Central Board of Excise and Customers (CBEC). His appointment was confirmed by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will have tenure of 2 years i.e....

Current Affairs 30th October, 2015

Current Affairs 30th October, 2015

National: First Scorpene class submarine, Kalvari, set afloat in Mumbai Kalvari, the first ship of Scorpene class submarines being manufactured at Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), was set afloat in the Mumbai naval dockyard on 29th October, setting the stage for its sea trials, and eventual commissioning on schedule in Sept...

Current Affairs 29th October, 2015

Current Affairs 29th October, 2015

Worried over India's future, scientist P.M. Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan He expressed concern that "RSS people" had attended a meeting of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research labs recently. He was critical of the Government's decision to reduce funding for CSIR labs. Dr. Bhargava's decision to return the Padma Bhushan, country's...

Current Affair 28th October, 2015

Current Affair 28th October, 2015

Centre backs publishing CMs' photos in govt. advertisements Noting that people have the right to know about government welfare work in a participative democracy, the Centre on 27th October sought a review of the Supreme Court judgment banning the publication of photographs of political leaders and Chief Ministers in government-issued advertisements. Attorney-General...

Current Affairs 27th October, 2015

Current Affairs 27th October, 2015

  OROP likely before Diwali The order on One Rank One Pension (OROP) for the armed forces will be issued “in a few days,” after the assembly elections in Bihar and the code of conduct comes to an end. “I am trying to have it before Diwali,” Mr. Parrikar said when asked...