DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 17 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ABHISHEK VERMA GRABBED GOLD AT ARCHERY WORLD CUP:
i. Indian Archer Abhishek Verma Grabbed Gold in the Archery World Cup state 3 competition at Wroclaw , Poland.
ii. He defeated Esmaeil Ebade of Iran in the final.
2. DEEPIKA KUMARI AND MANGAL SINGH CLINCHED SILVER MEDAL
i. Indian Recurve Pair Deepika Kumari and Mangal Singh won Silver medal at the World cup State 3 Competition at Wroclaw ,Poland.
ii. They defeated pair of Mexican players Aida Roman and Juan Rene Serrano
3. ‘START UP INDIA STAND UP INDIA’ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY PM:
i. PM Narendra Modi flagged off a new campaign start up India, stand up India to promote Bank Financing.
ii. The aim is to provide Banks financing for boosting new entrepreneurship
iii. The scheme is launched on Independence Day
4. KERALA STATE AS ‘DIGITAL STATE’
i. The Kerala Government has declared Kerala as ‘Digital State’
ii. Kerala became the first state to achieve it.
iii. Kerala has 100% mobile connectivity, 75% E-literacy and e-district plans in all district.
CM of Kerala –Oommen Chandy
Digital India mission was started by Narendra Modi.