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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 15 AUG 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

RS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 15 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1.  INDIAN MEN’S HOCKEY WON EUROPEAN SERIES
i.  India’s men Hockey team won European series after defeating Spain in the final at Spain.
Name of Indian Men’s Hockey Captain: Sardara Singh
Name of Indian Women’s Hockey Captain: Suraj Lata Devi

2. INDIA IMPOSED ANTI DUMPING DUTY ON POTASIUM CARBONATE
i.   India imposed Anti dumping duty on Potasium carbonate imports from Taiwan and South Korea
ii.  Potasium Carbonate is used in the manufacture of Lamps, TV picture tubes etc.
iii.  Anti Dumping Duty imposed by the government on imported products which have low prices as compared to domestic market.
iv.  World Trade Organization provides right to impose Anti Dumping Duty

3.  ‘GUJAR MAL MODI AWARD’ TO MUSTANSIR BARMA:
i.  Professor Mustansir Barma won Gujar Mal Modi Award for innovative science and Technology.
ii.  The Award is given for his contribution in the field of Science and Technology.
The award is given in the memory of Gujar Mal Modi who was an Scientist and made outstanding contribution in the field of Science and Technology.

4. ‘APJ ABDUL KALAM AWARD’ TO SCIENTIST N. VALARMATHI
i.  First APJ Abdul Kalam award, given to ISRO Scientist N.Valarmathi.
ii. The award was announced on the name of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister after his death on 27th July as a Tribute to people’s former President.

CM of Tamil Nadu: J. Jayalalitha

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