DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 18 JUNE 2015
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1. GLOBAL WEALTH REPORT 2015:
i. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released Global Wealth Report 2015.
ii. USA remained the country with the largest number of UHW households followed by China and the UK.
iii. India was observed to be fourth largest ultra-high-net worth(UHW) households.
2. INDIA AND POLAND SET TRADE TARGET OF 5 BILLION $:
i. India and Poland have set trade target of 5 billion US Dollar by 2018.
ii. Until 2014, trade between India and Poland was of 2.3 US Dollar.
iii. About Poland:
a. Capital- Warsaw
b. Currency- Polish zloty
c. President- Andrzef Duda (elected)
d. Prime Minister- Ewa Kapacz
3. NARENDRA KUMAR YADAV BECOMES CMD OF MTNL:
i. Narendra Kumar Yadav has taken charge of Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL.
ii. Narendra Kumar Yadav succeeded P K Purwar.
iii. MTNL is a state run telecom operator which stands for Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited.
4. FIRST 100% BLIND OFFICER IN IFS:
i. Beno Zephine become first 100% blind officer in IFS.
ii. Beno Zephine is 25 year old from Chennai who was serving as a Probationary officer in State Bank of India.
5. SUNEDISON INC ACQUIRED CONTINUUM WIND ENERGY LTD:
i. World’s Largest Renewable Energy development company, SunEdison Inc acquires Singapore based continuum Wind Energy ltd.
ii. Sun Edison’s headquarter is located in USA.
6. SUNIL CHHETRI SCORES 50 INTERNATIONAL GOALS:
i. Sunil Chetri became first Indian footballer to score 50 International goals
ii. List of International goals scored by Indian Footballers:
a. Sunil Chetri- 50 goals in 87 matches
b. Bhaichung Bhutia- 42 goals in 107 matches
c. I M Vijayan- 40 goals in 79 matches