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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 JUNE 2015
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1.  NUMBER OF WORK DAYS INCREASED UNDER MGNREGA:
i.  Union Government has decided to increase the number of work days under MGNREGA in drought hit areas.
ii.  Union government has decided to increase it from 100 days to 150 days.
iii.  MGNREGA- Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

2.  INCLUSION OF UTTARAKHAND, JHARKHAND AND CHATTISGARH IN NATIONAL DAIRY PLAN-I:
i.   CCEA has approved the inclusion of Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh in National Dairy Plan-I.
ii.  NDP-I is being implemented in 15 states which accounts for more than 90% of the country’s milk production.

3.  INDIA’S TRADE DEFICIT NARROWED TO 10.4 BILLION US $:
i.  India’s trade deficit in May 2015 has narrowed down to 10.4 billion US dollars.
ii.  The decline in trade deficit came along with decline in exports and imports in May 2015 to 20.19% and 16.52% respectively.

4.  SHARAD PAWAR RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF MCA:
i.  Sharad Pawar is re-elected as the president of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).
ii.  Sharad Pawar is a veteran leader of Nationalist Congress Party.
iii.  Sharad Pawar defeated Vijay Patil by 34 votes to retain the post.

5. ELECTION COMMISSION SUSPENDED NPP:
i.  Election Commission of India has suspended Recognition of National People’s Party (NPP).
ii.  NPP is a state party in Meghalaya headed by former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma.
iii.  The decision was taken in lieu of its failure in filing the election expenditure statement related to 2014 Lok Sabha General Elections within the prescribed limit of 90 days.


DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 18 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 18 JUNE 2015
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1.  GLOBAL WEALTH REPORT 2015:
i.  Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released Global Wealth Report 2015.
ii.  USA remained the country with the largest number of UHW households followed by China and the UK.
iii.  India was observed to be fourth largest ultra-high-net worth(UHW) households.

2.  INDIA AND POLAND SET TRADE TARGET OF 5 BILLION $:
i.   India and Poland have set trade target of 5 billion US Dollar by 2018.
ii.  Until 2014, trade between India and Poland was of 2.3 US Dollar.
iii.  About Poland:
a. Capital- Warsaw
b. Currency- Polish zloty
c. President- Andrzef Duda (elected)
d.  Prime Minister- Ewa Kapacz

3.  NARENDRA KUMAR YADAV BECOMES CMD OF MTNL:
i.  Narendra Kumar Yadav has taken charge of Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL.
ii.  Narendra Kumar Yadav succeeded P K Purwar.
iii.  MTNL is a state run telecom operator which stands for Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited.

4.  FIRST 100% BLIND OFFICER IN IFS:
i.  Beno Zephine become first 100% blind officer in IFS.
ii.  Beno Zephine is 25 year old from Chennai who was serving as a Probationary officer in State Bank of India.

5. SUNEDISON INC ACQUIRED CONTINUUM WIND ENERGY LTD:
i.  World’s Largest Renewable Energy development company, SunEdison Inc acquires Singapore based continuum Wind Energy ltd.
ii.  Sun Edison’s headquarter is located in USA.

6.  SUNIL CHHETRI SCORES 50 INTERNATIONAL GOALS:
i.  Sunil Chetri became first Indian footballer to score 50 International goals
ii.  List of International goals scored by Indian Footballers:
a. Sunil  Chetri- 50 goals in 87 matches
b. Bhaichung Bhutia- 42 goals in 107 matches

c. I M Vijayan- 40 goals in 79 matches

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