Daily GK Potion – 11-12th October 2014

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’
    • Under scheme, each MP will take responsibility to develop physical and institutional infrastructure in three villages by 2019.
  2. Mukesh Ambani twins Isha, Akash joins board of directors
    • They are inducted into Reliance Retail and Reliance Jio Infocomm as directors.
    • Isha graduated from Yale with double majors in psychology and South Asian Studies.
    • Akash graduated from Brown University with major in economics.
  3. Tata’s Land Rover only Indian owned brand in world’s top 100.
  4. Airtel sets up helpline numbers to tackle cyclone Hudhud
    • Customers in odisha can call 1948 and in Andhra Pradesh can call 1949.
  5. India will grow at 6.4% in 2015, says IMF
  6. India wins second One Day international match to settle the series 1-1.
  7. Swiss tennis star Roger Federer wins Shangai masters tournament.
  8. Much awaited football tournament Indian Super League (ISL) kicks off with glittering ceremony in Kolkatta.