DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24, 25 JULY 2015
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1. NATIONAL BROADCASTING DAY:
i. National Broadcasting Day was observed on 23rd July 2015 across the country.
ii. On this day, the Indian Broadcasting Company stated radio broadcasting from Bombay station.
iii. To mark the day, All India Radio (AIR) organized a symposium on the subject Creation of New India and Broadcasting medium in New Delhi.
2. WORLD BOOK CAPITAL 2017:
i. CONAKRY is named as World Book Capital for 2017 by UNESCO.
ii. CONARKY is the capital city of the Republic of Guinea.
iii. This is the 17th World Book Capital.
Note: World Book Capital for 2015- Incheon
World Book Capital for 2016 – Wroclaw
3. FORTUNE 500 LIST RELEASED:
i. 61st Edition of Fortune 500 list 2015 is released
ii. Fortune 500 list 2015 includes 7 Indian Companies in the list:
iii. Retail giant Walmart topped the list.
Note: Indian Companies included in the list are: Indian oil, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, State Bank of India, Bharat Petroleum, Hindustan Petroleum and ONGC.
4. INDIA RANKED 12TH IN TERMS OF POWER GENERATION FROM NUCLEAR SOURCE;
i. India is placed at 12th position in terms of power generation from nuclear source.
ii. India’s total power generation from nuclear reactor is 5308 MW.
iii. USA topped the list followed by France and Japan.