5 September 2015 Daily Current affairs updatesBodh Gaya to be developed as spiritual capital.

  • PM modi said that gpvt would develop the place as spiritual capital for it to serve as a civilisational bond between India and the Buddhist world.

Key Result Area (KRA) Programme : Maharastra to impart training to employees under KRA.

  • The training will be provided to over 50000 employees under its Key Result Area (KRA) programme.
  • It seeks to enhance their performance and make competent with corporate sector.
  • Government ‘s plan is to train 55,000 employees out of total 11 lakh across the State in the first phase.
  • The government is focusing on training bureaucrats, including fresh Class-I officers and those reaching the age of 50.

G20, OECD announced new corporate governance code for all member countries along with india.

  • It aims to safeguard minority shareholders’ interests and promote capital market as a key platform to raise funds.
  • The new code calls for enhanced cross-border cooperation among regulators, including through bilateral and multilateral arrangements for exchange of information.
  • The new Corporate Governance principles were released here by the OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurria, and Turkish Deputy Prime Minister, Cevdet Yilmaz, on the sidelines of the ongoing G20 minister level meetings.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi,world’s shortest man passes away at age of 75.

  • He was verified by Guinness Book of records as shortest man of the world. He was 21.5 inch tall.
  • The shortest man shot to fame after his pictures with the world’s tallest man, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, were released in 2013.

Bollywood musician Aadesh Shrivastava passed away after battling with cancer.

  • He was under treatment at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for over 40 days after his cancer relapsed for the third time.
  • His body is currently being kept at the hospital. The funeral will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Oshiwara Crematorium, Andheri West
  • Shrivastava rose to fame with his musical compositions for films like “Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham”, “Rajneeti”, “Chalte Chalte”, “Baabul” and “Baghban” among others.


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