Daily Dose – 2: GK updates for SBI PO

  1. Darjeeling Zoo wins International Earth Heroes Award.
  2. Sri Lanka and India started a joint military exercise namely ‘Mithra Shakthi’.
  3. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) gave its prestigious President’s Award to Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra.
  4. Bhuvneshwar Kumar declared winner of LG People’s Choice award. He is only the fourth cricketer and third Indian to win the coveted prize after Sachin Tendulkar (2010) and India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
  5. HDFC became first listed Indian company to have 75% shareholding by FIIs (Foreign Institutional Investors).
  6. India and Russia signed agreement to set up a Smart City on the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC).
  7. Prime Minister adopted Jayapur village of Varanasi under the ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’.
  8. Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was named as the captain of ICC ODI Team of the Year 2014.
  9. Sri Lankan cricket captain Angelo Mathews has been named as captain of the ICC Test Team of the Year 2014.
  10. Madhya Pradesh has become the first state to formulate defence products investment policy.
  11. Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography Playing It My Way was launched in Mumbai.
  12. Anita Kapur has been appointed as the chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
  13. Cristiano Ronaldo received 2013-14 European Golden Boot award.
  14. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released Economic Outlook 2014:
    1. Global GDP growth is projected to reach a 3.3 percent rate in 2014.
    2. It will accelerate to 3.7 percent in 2015 and 3.9 percent in 2016.
  15. Suzlon installed world’s tallest hybrid wind turbine in Kutch, Gurjarat.
  16. India, Bhutan signed MoU on establishment of Nalanda University in Rajgir (Bihar).

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