DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. JOSHNA CHINAPPA WON SQUASH TITLE VICTORIAN OPEN:
i. Indian player Joshna Chinappa won the women’s squash title in the 15000 US Dollar,Victorian Open WSA Event in Melbourne, Australia .
ii. Joshna Chinappa defeated Line Hansen of Denmark.
iii. The 28-year-old Joshna, has now won 10 women’s squash title.
2. TAMIL NADU GOVERNMENT STARTED YOUTH AWARD IN THE NAME OF DR APJ ABDUL KALAM:
i. The state government of Tamil Nadu started youth award in the name of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
ii. THE Award consisting of 8 gram gold, 5 lakh rupees in cash and a citation.
iii. The award would be given on every Independence Day to a person from the state who works with exceptional merit in science, humanities and students welfare.
Dr APJ ABDUL Kalam’s birthday on October 15th would be celebrated as the Youth Revival Day.
3. INDRA-DHANUSH AIR EXERCISE BETWEEN INDIA AND UK:
i. Indo-UK bilateral Air Exercise Indra-dhanush conducted between Indian Air Force
(IAF) and British Royal Air Forces (RAF) .
ii. It was a 10 days exercise conducted in BRITAIN.
Chief of Indian navy: Admiral RK Dhowan
Defence minister :Manohar Parrikar
4. INDIA AND BANGLADESH PHYSICALLY TRANSFERRED ENCLAVES ON INDO-BANGLADESH BORDER
i. India and Bangladesh physically transferred 162 enclaves/chitmahals located on Indo-Bangladesh border.
ii. India and Bangladesh exchanged enclaves, 51 Bangladeshi enclaves merged with India, while 111 Indian enclaves merged with Bangladesh.