Thursday, July 16, 2015

MISSION IAS-2015 Important Current Affairs topics for Prelims 2015

>>Current Affairs (Environment )<<

• IPCC 5th Assessment Report
• Lima Climate Change Conference (COP-20)
• Climate Risk Index
• India’s Stand on Montreal Protocol
• First UNEP Adaptation Gap Report
• India’s Stand on Climate Change Issues
• Government Reconstitutes The Prime Minister’s
Council on Climate Change
• Major Initiatives to Boost Clean Energy in India
• U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate
• Miscellaneous News Related to Ecology &
• Forest Survey of India report, 2013
• IUCN ‘Red List’
• IUCN Red List of Birds
• Methodology of Tiger Census
• New Tiger Reserves in India
• Eco Sensitive Zones
• Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management
and Planning Authority
• National Board for Wildlife (IBWL)
• Lion Census Report, 2015
• Steps Taken by Government to Balance Forest
Conservation and Development
What is Polluters Pay Model?
• Namami Ganga Project
• Yamuna Revitalization Plan 2017
• National Air Quality Index (NAQI)
• Task Force on “Waste to Energy”
• T S R Subramanian Panel Report
• Biodigestor Toilets by DRDO for Swatch
• Green Building Rating System
• Green Cities or Eco-cities Concept
• Global E-Waste Monitor 2014: UN Report
• National Aquifer Mapping and Management
• National Green Tribunal and Recent Judgments
• Green Climate Fund to be Operational in India
• What is Family Farming?
• GM Crops and Environment
• Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE)
Green Rating Project
• Miscellaneous Concepts Related to Climate
Current Affairs (Polity & Governance )
• Merger of PIO and OCI card
• NRI allowed to vote via e-postal ballots
• Election Commission sets up Committee to
allow Migrants to vote
• Introduction of NOTA in Elections
• Provision of Compulsory Voting
• Uniform Civil Code
• Controversy Over Article 370
• Freedom of Press vs. Censorship
• Acid Attacks and Safeguarding Mechanism
• RTI and Political Parties Issue
• Real Estate (Regulation And Development) Bill,
• The National Waterways Bill, 2015
• Road Transport and Safety Bill
• Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Amendments Proposed in Prevention of
Corruption Act
• The Commercial Division and Commercial
Appellate Division of High Courts and Commercial
Bill, 2015
• Land Acquisition Bill, 2015
• Supreme Court strikes down section 66A of
Information Technology Act
• Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation)
Amendment Bill, 2011
• Whistleblowers Bill
• Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
• Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
• Digital Gender Atlas For Girls’ Education In India
• ‘USTAAD’ Scheme for Traditional Artisans
• BetiBachao, BetiPadhao
• National Skill Mission
• Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Yojana
• Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna
• Atal Pension Yojana
• Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
• (SETU) Self-Employment and Talent Utilization
• Pradhan Mantri Vidya Lakshmi Karyakram
• Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojana
• Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
• Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
• Socio-Economic Caste Census
• Gender Inequality Index
• February 21 Celebrated as Matribhasha Divas
• Revised Norms for Disaster relief
• Nirbhaya Fund
• Devolution Index for Panchayati Raj
• Tripura Withdraws AFSPA,1958 from the State
• Seventh Pay Commission
• Attorney General is a Public Authority and
Comes under RTI
• Scrapping of GOMs and EGOMs
• Importance of Leader of Opposition
• Reservation for women in Legislature
• Kiran Aggarwal Committee
• Prevention of Atrocities Amendment Bill, 2014
• National Judicial Appointments Commission Act
• The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014
• Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of
Children) Bill, 2014
• Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014
• Bezbaruah Committee
• XAXA Committee
• Child Labour Issue in India
• Pro-Active Governance and Timely
Implementation (PRAGATI) Platform
• Report on Electoral Reforms by Law
Commission of India
• National Electoral Roll Purification and
Authentication Programme Launched
• Ordinance and Issues Related to it
• Illegal immigration: A threat for Internal Security
• National Register of Citizens
• Censor Board and Film Certification Type in
• Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban
Transformation and Smart Cities Mission
• ‘Housing for all by 2022′ Mission
• Immunisation programme in India
• Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate ‘Visually
Impaired’ people
• Interstate water dispute
• Standing Committee Report on Strengthening of
Subordinate Courts
Current Affairs (Economy)
• Minimum Support Price / Ramesh Chand
• Compensation to Farmers/ Unseasonal Rains/
Crop Insurances
• Mint Rural Distress Index
• DD Kisan
• Shanta Kumar Committee of FCI Restructuring
• Soil Health Card (SHC)
• Essential Commodities Act-1955
• The National Commission on Farmers headed by
M.S. Swaminathan
• Price Stabilization Fund
• Dr B. Meenakumari Committee on Deep Sea
• Panel on Urban Cooperative Bank
• PJ Nayak Committee on Bank Governance
• Nachiket Mor Committee on Financial Inclusion
• SARFAESI Act to Cover NBFC
• MUDRA Bank to Fund the ‘Missing Middle’
• Parliament Passes Regional Rural Banks
(Amendment) Bill 2014
• Capital Infusion in PSU Banks, Based on
• Instant Money Order and Electronic Money Order
• New GDP Base Year
• Chit Funds
• The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill,
• The Benami Transactions (Prohibition)
(Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Justice AP Shah Committee on Direct Taxes/
• 14th Finance Commission
• The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets
(Imposition of Tax) Bill 2015
• Inflation Targeting: Union Government and RBI
Sign Agreement to keep Inflation Below 6%
• Urjit Patel Committee on Strengthening
Monetary Policy Framework
• The Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE) De-recognized
• Crowdfunding
• National Judicial Reference System
• Advance Pricing Agreements (APA)
• Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)
• Re-Commerce
• Maya Ram Committee Recommendations
• Capital Account Convertibility
• The Tax Administration Reforms Commission
• Ashok Lahiri High Level Committee
• Highlights of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-
• Ease of Doing Business
• SEBI’s New Norms for Financial Centres/ GIFT
• E-Biz (G2B)
• India now 3rd Biggest Steel Producer
• Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Bill,
• Corporate Governance
• Companies Act and the Women Director
• Union Government Launches FAME India
Scheme to Boost Electric, Hybrid Vehicle Sales
• Make in India
• Special Economic Zones
• Disinvestment
• Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises Act
Purposed Amendments
• Ashok Chawla Committee and Coal Auction
• The Mines and Minerals (Development and
Regulation) Act
• Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015
• Committees for Railway
• Telecom Spectrum Auctioning
• Smart Cities
• Pancheshwar Multi Purpose Project
• Green India Mission Merged with MNREGA
• Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
• Integrated National Waterways Transport Grid
• Bharat Mala
• KG D-6
• NHDP- Phase V
• Charleston EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize
• International Intellectual Property (IP) Index
• New Development Bank and Contingency
Reserve Arrangement
• Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
• Oil Prices Fall/Reasons
• Poultry Product Import Leg Piece
• RBI Signs $400 Million Currency Swap Pact with
Sri Lanka
• Energy Subsidy Report by IMF
• Grexit
• Labor Reform Overview
• The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• The Apprentices (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• Apprentice ProtsahanYojna
• Bill to Streamline Labour Laws
• Industrial Disputes Act
• Amendment to Contract Labour Act, 1970
• Shramev Jayate Karyakaram
• Minimum Wages Act 1948
• Second National Labour Commission
• Shram Suvidha Portal
• Transparent Labour Inspection Scheme in
• Subsidies in India: Overview
• Housing for All
• Rangarajan Committee Recommendation on
Poverty in India
• JAM Trinity
• Skill India
• Priority Sector Lending Norms Changed
• Gold Schemes: Gold Monetisation, Sovereign
Gold Bonds And Gold Coins
• Niti Aayog
• PM Jan Dhan Yojana
• Rupay
Current Affairs (Culture )
• Project Mausam by Ministry of Culture
• HRIDAY Scheme
• National Cultural Fund
• Adarsh Smarak Yojana
• Buddhist Circuit
• Swadesh Darshan and Prasad Scheme
• Rakhigari: The biggest Harappan Site
• International Yoga Day
• Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014

• Miscellaneous News Related to Culture

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