DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 31 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘SAHAJ’ LAUNCHED FOR ONLINE LPG CONNECTION:
i. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a Scheme ‘SAHAJ’ for online LPG Connections.
ii. The Scheme is launched under the ambit of digital India Vision.
iii. Earlier the Union Government has launched ‘PAHAL’ scheme for transferring LPG Gas Subsidy into direct bank account of customer.
2. INDIAN WOMEN HOCKEY QUALIFIED FOR 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS:
i. Indian Women Hockey Team qualifies for 2016 Summer Olympics after 36 years earlier it was qualified in 1980.
3. MARE DIBABA WON WOMEN’S MARATHON AT WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP:
i. Ethopia’s Mare Dibaba won the women’s Marathon title at Beijing, China
ii. Mare Dibaba is the first female to won an event at the world Championship
iii. She defeated Helab Kiprop of Kenya.
4. PRO KABADDI LEAGUE WON BY ‘U MUMBA’
i. U Mumba won the Pro Kabaddi league 2015 after defeating Bengaluru Bulls.
ii. 8 teams participated in Pro Kabaddi league, last year the league was won by Jaipur Pink Panthars.