DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 11 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. AMITABH BACHCHAN SIGNS UP FOR TIGER AMBASSADOR IN MAHARASTRA:
i. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has signed up for Tiger Ambassador in Maharashtra.
ii. Amitabh Bachchan will represent state to promote eco tourism in Maharastra.
29th July – World Tiger Day
2. DUTEE WON GOLD IN FEDERATION CUP:
i. Dutee Chand won Gold in 200 m at Federation cup Junior Athletics Championship in Hyderabad.
3. 10 KILLED IN JHARKHAND TEMPLE STAMPEDE:
i. Ten pilgrims were killed and 30 injured in a stampede near Baidyanath Dham temple at Deogar in Jharkhand.
ii. Compensation of Rs 2 lac is announced for the kin of those who are killed in the stampede.
CM of Jharkhand- Raghubar Das
4. ‘THE GREAT CRICKET COUP’ A DOCUMENTARY AIRED BY AUSTRALIA ON INDIAN CRICKET:
i. The Great Cricket Coup is a documentary aired by Australia’s ABC Network on Indian Cricket.
ii. ‘The Great Cricket Coup’ purportedly explains how India has engineered a massive shift influence in international cricket in its favour.
iii. It is Presented by Veteran Journalist Kerry O’Brien
ICC Head: Dave Richardson
BCCI Head: Jagmohan Dalmiya
5. ‘SARAL’ RURAL HOUSING LOAN SCHEME LAUNCHED BY ICICI BANK:
i. ICICI Bank launched a scheme ‘Saral’ Rural Housing Loan with a special rate of interest at a base rate.
ii. The scheme launched for the weaker section of the society in rural areas.
iii. Maximum limit of loan amount is Rs 15 lac
iv. Weaker sections and women from rural areas can borrow upto Rs 15 lac for purchasing, and renovating their home.