21 December 2015 Current Affairs

Parliament passes SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015

Parliament has passed The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015. The bill was first passed in Lok Sabha in August 2015 and later in Rajya Sabha in December 2015. Now it will go for presidential assent. It aims to prohibit the commission of offences against members of the SCs and STs and adds provisions for establishing special courts for the trial cases of such offences and the rehabilitation of victims.

Parthasarathi as MD of Lakshmi Vilas Bank

Lakshmi Vilas Bank has appointed Parthasarathi Mukherjee as the new Managing Director (MD) and CEO. He will serve for three years as MD and CEO. The post was lying vacant after Rakesh Sharma stepped down as MD to Canara Bank. Mukherjee was earlier worked for the State Bank of India for nearly 12 years. Mukherjee was earlier with Axis Bank as group executive. He was with the bank for nearly 21 years.

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe-2015

Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was on 20 December, 2015 crowned Miss Universe 2015 at the final of 64th edition of Miss Universe held in Las Vegas, the USA. She was crowned by Miss Universe 2014 winner Paulina Vega of Columbia. Urvashi Rautela who represented India in the contest couldn’t make it top 15 semi-finals round.

Andy Murray won 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award

Andy Murray of the UK on 20 December 2015 received the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in London. The Scottish tennis-player was presented the award by Irish boxing legend Barry McGuigan. In November, he led Great Britain’s tennis team to a first Davis Cup victory after a gap of 79 years. He reached the final of the Australian Open and the semi-finals of both Wimbledon and the French Open.

One Response to “21 December 2015 Current Affairs”

  • sathya says:

    why sir no update in CA quiz section…..

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