DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 31 May- 1 June 2015
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1. NEW BANK NOTE PAPER LINE UNIT INAUGURATED:
i. Finance Minister has inaugurated New Bank note paper line unit in Hoshangabad, MP
ii. With opening of this, India will become self reliant in producing Bank note paper for big denominations
iii. The project worth a total of 495 crore rupees
iv. Finance Minister of India – Arun Jaitley
2. S VEENA JAIN APPOINTED AS DG OF DD NEWS:
i. Veena Jain is appointed as the Director General of Doordarshan News.
ii. Veena Jain succeeded akshay Rout, a senior IIS officer
iii. Currently Veena Jain is posted as Additional Director General in the News Services Division of All India Radio (AIR)
IIS – Indian Information Service
3. ANAND KUMAR HONOURED IN CANADA:
i. Anand Kumar , founder of Super 30, honoured in Canada
ii. Super 30 founder and Mathematician Anand Kumar is honoured by legislature of British Columbia in Canada at Toronto University
iii. Super 30 established in 2002 by Anand Kumar in Patna, Bihar provides free residential mentoring to 30 selected students from under privileged families to appear in the entrance exam of IIT-JEE
4. SBI LAUNCHED ONLINE CUSTOMER ACQUISITION SOLUTION:
i. SBI has launched online customer acquisition solution (OCAS)
ii. It is an online platform to apply for Home Loans, car loans, Education Loans and personal loans
iii. Application was launched by SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya.
5. SEPP BLATTER RE-ELECTED AS FIFA PRESIDENT:
i. Joseph Sepp Blatter is re-elected as FIFA president for the fifth term
ii. Sepp Blatter secured 133 votes out of 206 valid votes
Note: There are total 209 members in FIFA
6. UNITED NATIONS PEACE KEEPERS DAY OBSERVED ACROSS THE GLOBE:
i. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed across the globe on 29th May, 2015.
ii. International Day of United Nations peacekeepers was observed with the theme ‘ together for peace’
iii 29th May is recognized and celebrated as International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers since the year 2003.