DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 13-14 June 2015
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1. WORLD’S 100 HIGHEST PAID ATHELETICS LIST:
i. Forbes has released 2015 World’s Highest Paid Athletics list.
ii. Floyd Mayweather, an American Professional Boxer topped the list.
iii. Only Indian to be in the list is Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
2. UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED MIGRANT RESOURCE CENTRE:
i. Union Government has launched nations fourth Migrant Resource Centre in Chennai.
ii. Union Ministry of overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) along with the Tamil Nadu government has launched the centre.
Migrant Resource Centres in India are located at:
a. Kochi b. Gurgaon
c. Hyderabad d. Chennai
3. TAMIL NADU AND ADANI POWER LTD SIGNED PPA:
i. Tamil Nadu Government and Adani Power Ltd have signed PPA (Power Purchase Agreement).
ii. PPA is signed to set up a 200 MW Solar Power Plant in Ramanaropuram district.
iii. Plant will be constructed with an investment of almost 1400 crore rupees.
4. WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR OBSERVED GLOBALLY:
i. The world day against child labour was observed globally on 12th June 2015.
ii. World Day against Child Labour 2015 was observed with the theme, ‘ No to child labour- yes to quality education!’.
5. NEK CHAND DIED:
i. Chandigarh’s Rock Garden creater Nek Chand died
ii. Rock Garden of Chandigarh was opened for public on 24th Jan 1976
iii. Nek Chand Saini was awarded the Padma Shri in 1984.
6. CHIRIL GABURUCI RESIGNED:
i. Moldova’s Prime Minister Chiril Gaburuci resigned.
ii. Chiril Gaburuci was questioned about the authenticity of his high school and University Degrees.