DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 24, 25 JUNE 2015
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1. IPO NORMS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL STARTUPS RELAXED:
i. SEBI relaxed the IPO Norms for Technological start-ups to raise funds from capital market.
ii. It reduced the post listing lock in period for tech start up promoters to six months, instead of three years for other IPOs
iii. SEBI – Securities and Exchange Board of India
iv. IPO – Initial Public Offering
2. LUCKNOW ZOO RENAMED AFTER LAST NAWAB WAJID ALI SHAH:
i. Uttar Pradesh Government renamed the Lucknow Proni Udyan, popularly known as Lucknow Zoo, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, Prani Udyan , Lucknow.
ii. Lucknow Zoo was established in 1921 and named after England’s Prince Wales.
3. ASIAN ATHLETICS GRAND PRIX:
i. Inderjeet Singh and Jinson Johnson won Gold Medals at Asian Athletics Grand Prix
ii. India won a total of 8 medals out of which 2 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze.
iii. Inderjit Singh won Gold in Shotput (men) and Jinson Johson won Gold in 800 mt event.
iv. The venue for Asian Athletics Grand Prix, 2015 is Bangkok ,Thailand.
4. STEFFI GRAF IS APPOINTED AS KERALA’S AYURVEDA BRAND AMBASSADOR:
i. Steffi Graf is appointed as Kerala’s Ayurveda Brand Ambassador.
ii. Steffi Graf is a German Tennis Player who had bagged 22 Grand Slam titles.
iii. Chief Minister of Kerala- Oommen Chandy.
5. GLOBAL PEACE INDEX 2015:
i. IEP has released Global Peace Index 2015.
ii. The GPI 2015 measured peace, its causes and its economic value during 2014.
iii. India is placed at 143rd position, the same as 2014.
iv. Iceland is the most peaceful country.