DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 6, 7 JUNE 2015
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1. TIER-1 OIL SPILL RESPONSE CENTRE INAUGURATED:
i. Union Government inaugurated tier-1 oil spill response centre for Mumbai and JNPT harbour.
ii. Union Minister of road transport & highways and shipping, NITIN GADKARI inaugurated INDIA’S first of its kind tier-1 osrc.
iii. OSRC:- Oil Spill Response Centre
JNPT:- Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
2. ALI SMITH WON 2015 BAILEY WOMEN’S PRIZE:
i. UK author Ali Smith won 2015 bailey women’s prize.
ii. Ali Smith won bailey prize for fiction for her novel, “HOW TO BE BOTH”.
iii. Earlier the book was shortlisted for the 2014 MAN BOOKER PRIZE and the 2015 FOLIO PRIZE.
3. NATION WIDE JAL KRANTI ABHIYAN LAUNCHED:
i. Union Ministry of water resources launched nation wide jal kranti abhiyan from Jaipur.
ii. Union Minister of water resources, river development and ganga rejunivetion UMA BHARTI launched the abhiyan.
4. WORLD ENVIORNMENT DAY OBSERVED GLOBALLY:
i. World Enviornment Day was observed globally on 5th june 2015.
ii. World Enviornment Day 2015 was observed with the theme, “SEVEN BILLION DREAMS. ONE PLANET. CONSUME WITH CARE”.
iii. Host country for WED 2015 is ITALY.
ABOUT ITALY: Capital: ROME
President: SERGIO MATTARELLA
5. IRWIN ROSE PASSED AWAY:
i. Noble Prize winner Irwin Rose passed away.
ii. IRWIN won Noble Prize in CHEMISTRY in 2004.
iii. Rose won Noble Prize for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins for developing new therapies for diseases such as CERVICAL CANCER and CYSTIC FIBROSIS.
6. WRESTLER PREM NATH PASSED AWAY:
i. Indian Wrestler Prem Nath passed away.
ii. Prem Nath won Gold medal at the 1974 Christchurch Commonwealth Games.