DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24 Aug 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. USAIN WON WORLD 100M TITLES AT WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP.
i. Usain Bolt , Jamaican Athlete has won 100m in world Athletics Championship held in Beijing, China
ii. He is known as ‘Fastest Person in World’
iii. Earlier in 2009 he had won 100 m in World Athletic Championship
2. ROGER FEDERER WON CINCINNATI MASTERS TITLE
i. Roger federer of Switzerland has won Cincinnati Masters title for 7th time in Cincinnati USA.
ii. Roger federer defeated Novak Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic is a World No. 1 player in Tennis
3. GUJARAT 1ST STATE OF INDIA TO LAUNCH ‘AGRO SOLAR POLICY’
i. Gujarat has became 1st state in India to start ‘Agro solar policy’ to encourage farmers to utilize solar energy.
ii. The policy will encourage farmers in the state to tap free solar energy from sun , which will in turn help them to earn additional income from power generation companies.
4. ‘BANDHAN’ 1ST MICRO FINANCE COMPANY TO START OPERATION AS COMMERCIAL BANK
i. Bandhan Bank has become the first micro finance company in India to start operation as scheduled bank.
ii. Bandhan Bank has Started working in Kolkata.
iii. It has received in principle approval from RBI on June 2015.
iv. Earlier it started as Not for profit micro finance enterprise in 2001.
Head of Bandhan Bank: Chander Shekar Gosh