12DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 11-12 JUNE 2015
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1. ISRO PRESENTED WITH 2015 SPACE PIONEER AWARD:
i. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is presented with 2015 Space Pioneer Award for Mars Orbiter Mission.
ii. ISRO is awarded in Science and Engineering Category during the 34th Annual International Space Development Conference held at Toranto in Canada.
iii. The Award was presented by National Space Society (NSS) of USA.
2. INS VIKRANT UNDOCKED IN KOCHI:
i. India’s Maiden Indigenously built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant undocked in Kochi.
ii. INS Vikrant will undergo basin trials in 2017 and is expected to be inducted into the Navy by 2018 end.
iii. With INS Vikrant induction, India joins the elite group of four countries USA, Russia, UK and France.
3. G7 SUMMIT HELD IN GERMANY:
i. 41st G7 summit held at schloss Elmau in Bavaria, Germany.
ii. the theme for the 41st G7 Summit was ‘ Think Ahead. Act together’
6. United Kingdom
8. European Commission
Note: EC (European Commission) is a permanently welcome participant in all meetings and decision making since 1981.
4. MANU PRAKASH DEVELOPED WORLD’S FIRST WATER BASED COMPUTER:
i. Indian origin Scientist Manu Prakash developed World’s first water based computer.
ii. Manu Prakash is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University.
5. BARCELONA WON CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TITLE:
i. FC Barcelona won 2015 UEFA Champions League.
ii. FC Barcelona defeated Juventus FC in the final match held at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium in Germany.
6. HDFC BANK LAUNCHED PAYZAPP:
i. HDFC bank launched PayZapp, a complete digital payment and purchase solution.
ii. The mobile app will allow customers to manage credit or debit card details, recharge and pay bills.
iii. MD of HDFC bank- Aditya Puri.