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Monday, August 24, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 24 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24 Aug 2015
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1.  USAIN WON WORLD 100M TITLES AT WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP.
i. Usain Bolt , Jamaican Athlete has won 100m in world Athletics Championship held in Beijing, China
ii.  He is known as ‘Fastest Person in World’
iii. Earlier in 2009 he had won 100 m in World Athletic Championship
2. ROGER FEDERER WON CINCINNATI MASTERS TITLE
i.   Roger federer of Switzerland has won Cincinnati Masters title for 7th time in Cincinnati USA.
ii.   Roger federer defeated Novak  Djokovic.
      Novak Djokovic is a World No. 1 player in Tennis
3.  GUJARAT 1ST STATE OF INDIA TO LAUNCH ‘AGRO SOLAR POLICY’
i.   Gujarat has became 1st state in India to start ‘Agro solar policy’ to encourage farmers to utilize solar energy.
ii.  The policy will encourage farmers in the state to tap free solar energy from sun , which will in turn help them to earn additional income from power generation companies.
4. ‘BANDHAN’ 1ST MICRO FINANCE COMPANY TO START OPERATION AS COMMERCIAL BANK
i.  Bandhan Bank has become the first micro finance company in India to start operation as scheduled bank.
ii.  Bandhan Bank has Started working in Kolkata.
iii.  It has received in principle approval from RBI on June 2015.
iv.  Earlier it  started as Not for profit micro finance enterprise in 2001.
       Head of Bandhan Bank: Chander Shekar Gosh


DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 23 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 23 Aug 2015
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1.  ‘MINIMUM ALTERNATE TAX’ RELIEF TO FII
i. Former Justice A P Shah committee has recommended for relief to foreign institutional investors on Minimum alternate tax (MAT)
ii. The committee has recommended that MAT should not be imposed on FIIs for the period preceding 1st April 2015.
·         Members of Committee on Minimum Alternate Tax : A P Shah (Chairman ) , Dr Girish Ahuja , Dr Ashok Lahiri
2. PUNJABI UNIVERSITY GRABBED ‘MAULANA ABDUL KALAM AZAD TROPHY’ 2014:
i.   Punjabi University has grabbed prestigious Sports Award Maulana Abdul Kalam (MAKA) trophy for the year 2014
ii. The award will be given to Punjabi University of Patiala on 29th August.
iii. Maulana Abdul Kalam Trophy is given to top performing Universities/ institution for inter University tournaments in sports
      29th August: National Sports Day
3. ‘ADITI ASHOK’ 1ST INDIAN TO WON LADIES BRITISH AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.
i.   Indian Golfer Aditi Ashok won ladies British Amateur Golf Championship at Mooretown Gold Club at Leeds in United Kingdom.
ii.  She has became the first Indian player to won ladies British Amateur Stroke Play Golf   championship.
iii.   She is the youngest winner to won this tournament.
4. ‘FREE LAPTOP SCHEME’ IN PUDUCHERRY
i.  Free laptop scheme is launched in Puducherry by CM N Ram Gasamy
ii. The scheme is launched to provide free laptops to all students who have passed 12th from government higher secondary schools from 2013 to 2015.

iii. The aim of this scheme is to increase Digital literacy in India.

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