13th June 2015: Daily Current Affairs / Gk / GA : “Mee Bhoomi”, a digital depository of land records was launched by Andhra Pradesh Government. The portal , www.meebhoomi.ap.gov.in makes all land details along with Adangal/Pahani and 1-B details available to the people.
- People can see the details of land owners, area, assessment, water source, soil type, nature of possession of the land, liabilities, tenancy, and crops grown.
- One can also view individual/ village adangal and 1B details on the website.
A huge penalty of Rupees 50 Lakh imposed on Future Generali Life Insurance Company by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA).
- IRDA examined around 34 charges related to aspects of business, company violated many norms.
- Company was asked to oay the penalty within 15 days according to an order issued by IRDAI chairman TS Vijayan.
Sangeet Natak Academi announced Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships (Akademi Ratna) 2014 and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) 2014 awards recipients.
Sangeet Akademi Fellowships 2014 Recipients (carries a cash prize of 3 lakh rupees) :
- Janakiraman (Musicologist)
- Sathyu (film-maker)
- Vijay Kichlu (Classical singer)
- Tulsidas Borkar (Musician)
Recipients of Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2014:
The awards carries cash prize of 100000 rupees along with Tamrapatra and Angavastram.
- In the field of music For Hindustani vocal :Ashwini Bhide Deshpande Nath Narelkar, Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan
- Hindustani instrumental music : Pandit Nayan Ghosh (tabla) and Ronu Majumdar (flute)
- Carnatic instrumental music :Neyveli Santhanagopalan (Carnatic vocal), TA Kaliyamurthy (Thavil), Sukanya Ramgopal (Ghatam) and Dwaram Durga Prasad Rao (violin)
- In the field of dance : Adayar Janardanan, Amusana Devi, Uma Dogra, Sudhakar Sahoo, Vedantam Radhesyam, Jagru Mahto, Anita Sharma, Varanasi Vishnu Namboothiri and Navtej Singh Johar
- In the field of drama :Asgar Wajahat, Surya Mohan Kulshreshtha, Chidambar Rao Jambe, Debshankar Haldar, Ramdas Kamath, Amod Bhatt, Manjunath Bhagwat Hostota and Amardas Manikpuri.
- In the field of Traditional/tribal music/folk/theatre/dance and puppetry :Puran Shah Koti, KKalamandalam Ram Mohan, Kesavasamy, Abdul Rashid Hafiz, Reba Kanta Mohanta, Ramdayal Sharma, K. Shanathoiba Sharma and Thanga Darlong
Chiril Gaburuci, Moldova’s PM resigned from his post after he was questioned on his high school and university degree authenticity.
A New freight train service launched by china between its northeastern city of Harbin and Europe. It will open up a new trade route to Europe covering a distance of nearly 10000 kms.
Bibipur Village Panchayat in Haryana organized best selfie with daughter contest to honour the winning family with a trophy , certificate and Rs 2100/- cash prize. It was an effort to create gender neutral atmosphere in the state.
RBI approved the utility bills as valid address proof to open account. Bills for postpaid mobile service, piped gas and water supply can now be submitted as address proof for opening of bank account or with any financial institution.
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Wes Hall, former west indies fast bowler was inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
- He became the 4th cricketer to receive the honour this year after betty Wilson, Anil Kumble and Martin Crowe.
- Hall received his commemorative cap from fellow Hall of Famer Courtney Walsh, and is now the 18th cricketer from the Caribbean to be bestowed with the award.