Important Places in News 2015 (National& International) – GK Updates

Important Places in News 2015 (National& International) - GK Updates
Important Places in News 2015 (National& International) – GK Updates:
List of Important Places in NEWS 2015, from both National and International were given here, which was most expected GK Questions for Upcoming Bank PO and Clerk Exams, Candidates those who are preparing for the exams can use this.

National:
1).Ghumaan, Punjab – 88thAkhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan
2).Mumbai, Maharashtra – construction ofDr. Ambedkar Memorial at Indu Mills
3).New Delhi
·        Host of 5th edition ofSAARC Health Ministers meeting
·        Indira Gandhi International Airport won theAirport Service Quality award
·        35thNational Capital Region Planning Board meeting
·        Aurangzeb Road renamed asA. P. J. Abdul Kalam Road
·        21st edition ofDelhi Book Fair
4).Nadia, West Bengal – won the2015 United Nations Public Service Award
5).Hampi, Karnataka –Cnemaspis adii, a new species of Geckos discovered
6).Jind andKarnal districts, Haryana – added inNational Capital Region designation
7).Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh – added in National Capital Region designation
8).Agra, Uttar Pradesh
·        Taj Mahal became the1st historical monument to have a Twitter Account of its own
·        Taj Mahal – ranked5th position in the list of most attractive travel hotspot in the world
9).Sri Anandpur Sahib, Punjab –350th year of foundation of the holy city celebrated
10).Haridwar&Rishikesh, Uttarkhand – conferred asTwin National Heritage Cities by Union Tourism Ministry
11).Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh –10th World Hindi Conference
12).Hyderadad, Telangana – 1stcity in India to getGoogle Street View
13).Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – celebrated200th anniversary on May 28th
14).Nelong Valley, Uttarkhand – opened for tourists for the1st time since 1962 Indo-China War
15).Rajasthan1st place in India in givingFree admission under Right to Education
16).Amaravathi – new capital of Andhra Pradesh
17).Pune, Maharashtra – will host theCommonwealth Youth, Junior and Senior Weightlifting Championships for the 1st time
18).Thane Creek, Maharashtra – declared asFlamingo Sanctuary
19). Gujarat –1st state in India to launchAgro-Solar Policy
20).Panchgaon, Maharashtra –1st Indian Village to get freeWi-Fi connection
21).Surat, Gujarat –1stcity in the country to have amodern CCTV surveillance network
22).Azhagankulam, Tamil Nadu – proofs of ancient Indian-Rome trade discovered

International:
1).Palmyra, Syria – came under control of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants
2).Atacama Desert, Chile – driest location on earth ‘Maria Elena South’discovered
3).Inca city, Peru – 3rdposition in the travel hotspot in the world list
4).Temples of Angkor – 1stposition in the travel hotspot in the world list
5).Alaska, North America – tallest mountain Mount McKinley renamed asDenali
6).Ireland – 1st country to legalize samesex marriage
7).London, United Kingdom – Maharashtra Government bought the house where the architect of Indian Constitution Dr. Ambedkar had stayed
8).Beijing, China – host of2022 Winter Olympics
9).Conakry, Republic of Guinea – named as theWorld Book Capital for 2017

10).Masdar City, Abu Dhabi – azero carbon planned city which relies on solar energy and other renewable resources

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