9 June 2015 : Daily current affairs / gk / awareness : Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) bagged space pioneer award 2015 by the US’ National Space Society for country’s low cost mangalyaan mars orbiter mission. The Award was presented to Indian Space Research Organisation in science and engineering category during the 34th Annual International Space Development Conference held at Toronto in Canada during may 20-24 may 2015.
Delhi’s Law minister Jitender Singh Tomar resigned after Delhi court sent minister in four day police custody in fake degree case.
Delhi Governemtn transferred Delhi Home Secretary Dharam Pal after he signed notification regarding appointment joint commissioner of delhi police M K Meena as new chief of Anti corruption Branch (ACB) on order of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.
M K Sharma appointed as non executive chairman of ICICI bank for a term of 5 years. M K Sharma will be replacing the K V Kamath who would step down consequent to his nomination as first president of BRICS new development Bank.
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Term of Ranjan Dhawan , MD & CEO of Bank of Baroda (BoB) extended for 3 months. Decision was taken by the government. Bank of india will be headed by B P Sharma, executive director. Dhawan was given additional charge during February.
7th International Junior Shotgun cup : Anantjeet Singh Naruka beat Lari Pesonen of finland 12-11 in the skeet match for gold in 7th international junior shotgun cup held in Orimattila, Finland.
NCR gets bigger as Jind , karnal districts of Haryana and Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh included in National Capital Region (NCR). The decision was announced by Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu in a meeting today of the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB)
Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the India’s first of its kind State-of-the-Art Tier-I Oil Spill Response Centre for Mumbai & JNPT Harbour. It ensures adequate protection to the public health and welfare and to the marine environment
Central Board of Trustees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has decided to park 5 per cent of its funds in the equity market. Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said the decision was in line with the suggestions made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely that the EPFO invest up to 15 per cent of its funds in the equity market.
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