Daily Dose – 4: GK updates for SBI PO

  1. Salgaocar FC edge Pune FC to win their third Durand Cup title.
  2. The World Economic Forum (WEF) in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted the India Economic Summit in New Delhi.
  3. Uber has tied up with Paytm to offer the mobile wallets that users can link to their credit cards, debit cards or bank account.
  4. Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score ever of 264 against Sri Lanka at Kolkata. He becomes the only player to score double century twice.
  5. 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit was held in Beijing.
  6. ICC announced five Ambassadors for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli, Mitchell Johnson, Brendon McCullum, Kumar Sangakkara and Shane Watson.
  7. Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched the National Bal Swachhta Mission under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. It will have following themes:
    • Clean Anganwadis
    • Clean Surroundings e.g. Playgrounds
    • Clean Self (Personal Hygiene/Child Health)
    •  Clean Food
    •  Clean Drinking Water
    • Clean Toilets
  8. Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has decided to replace German as a third language in schools of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KVs) with Sanskrit.
  9. Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has been appointed to the board of Interpol Foundation.
  10. U.N. Women named Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar as its first male goodwill ambassador to help advance empowerment of women and girls

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