DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN INDIA AND NEPAL FOR PETROLEUM PIPELINE
i. Union Cabinet has give its approval for construction of Petroleum pipeline.
ii. It will promote bilateral co-operation in the oil and gas sector between both countries.
Currency of Nepal: Nepalese rupee
PM of Nepal: Sushil Koirala
2. SUDHAKAR NEW PRESIDENT OF GYMNASTIC FEDERATION OF INDIA:
i. Sudhakar Shetty is elected as the President of the Gymnastic federation of India.
ii. Sudhakar Shetty replaced Jaspal Singh Kandhari.
3. ACHARYA DEV APPOINTED AS GOVERNOR OF HIMACHAL PRADESH:
i. Acharya Dev Vrat sworn as new Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
ii. He is Appointed as 27th Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
iii.The Governors are appointed by the president for a term of 5 years.
A Governor must:
i) be a citizen of India
ii) be at least thirty-five (35)years old
iii) not hold any other office of profit.
4. TWO INDIANS IN ‘100 RICHEST PEOPLE IN TECHNOLOGY’ LIST
i. Azim Premji of Wipro and Shiv Nadar of HCL grabbed place in top 20 positions in the list of ‘100 Richest people in Technology’.
ii. First place is grabbed by world’s richest Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
iii. The list of ‘100 Richest People in Technology’ is published by American magazine Forbes.
5. UN’S GREEN CLIMATE FUND ACCREDITED ‘NABARD’:
i. National bank for agriculture and rural development is accredited by the United Nation Green Climate fund as a National implementing entity for undertaking climate change related projects.
ii. United nations Green Climate fund provides finance for clean energy projects.
Green Climate Fund is located inSouth Korea