Important Places in News January 2015

February 10, 2015

Dear Readers,
Read the list of Important Places in News January 2015. Very useful for upcoming exams like IBPS PO, Clerical, SSC-CGL, Insurance and other similar kind of exams.

Places in news – India

1. Bihar – First Buddha heritage walk concluded. 500 piligrims from 11 countries took part in this walk
2. Mumbai – 102nd Indian Science Congress was held under the theme “Science and technology for the benefits of Human”
3. Gujarat – “Taluka Planning Atlas” was launched. Also 7th Vibrant Gujarat summit.

Foreign Places in News

important places in news

1. Canada – Keystone XL pipeline
to bring oil from Canada to the refineries in the gulf of Mexico
2. Dubai – Burj Khlifa made Guinness record of largest LED lights on new year eve.
3. Paris – Terrorist attack on Chalie Hebdo magazine office at Paris, France
4. Israel – International criminal court (ICC) begins preliminary probe for Israel’s war crimes in Palestine territories
5. Malaysia – MH370 plane crash
6. Mali – Declared Ebola Free by WHO
7. Thailand – Military regime has banned PM Yingluck Shinawatra and her family from politics for five years
8. UNSC – Five new non-permanent members are Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Venezuela and Spain. Total strength of non-permanent members is 10. Five veto powered permanent members are Britain, China, France, Russia and the U.S.
9. Yemen – Houthi rebels (Shia) took over the capital Sana’a, President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned

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Persons in News January 2015

Daily Gk and Current affairs 9 February 2015

First meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog held in New Delhi

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