DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 SEP 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA WON UNESCO PRIZE ‘AWARD OF EXCELLENCE’ 2015
i. India has won UNESCO Prize ‘Award of Excellence’ 2015 for the conservation efforts of the Sree Vadakkunnatham Temple in Kerala.
ii. Award of Excellence is given for conservation effort for take care of Heritage, Cultural and Sacred Sites.
iii. Sree Vadakkunnatham Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple relating to Lord Shiva in Kerala.
2. MUMBAI GRABBED BUCHI BABU MEMORIAL TROPHY
i. Mumbai grabbed Buchi Babu Memorial trophy in All India Invitation Cricket Tournament
ii. Mumbai defeated Tamil Nadu cricket association
3. MT MCKINLEY HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF NORTH AMERICA RENAMED AS DENALI
i. US President Barack Obama has renamed Highest Mountain of North America Mt. Mckinley as Denali
4. SBI AND ICICI BANK DECLARED AS ‘DOMESTIC SYSTEMATIC IMPORTANT BANKS’ BY RBI
i. RBI has declared State Bank of India and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs)
5. TEJINDER PAL SINGH NAMED AS ‘AUSTRALIAN OF THE DAY’
i. Tejinder Pal Singh an Indian Origin driver named as Australian of the day by common wealth bank of Australia
ii. He has been deeding Homeless in Darwin for the past 3 years on every last Sunday of month.