Daily GK Potion – 11th September 2014

  1. Stolen Indian idols returns to temples
    • Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott returned idols of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara.
    • The idol wing of Tamil Nadu police bought them from Delhi.
  2. India successfully test fires Agni-I missile
    • The Strategic Force Command (SFC) successfully test fired the nuclear capable Agni-I from Odisha Coast.
    • Agni-I missile has range of 700 Km.
  3. Canadian handset maker Blackberry acquires Virtual identity solution provider Movirtu. With Movirtu’s Virtual SIM platform, both a business number and a personal number can be used on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
  4. Boeing delivers fifth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India. This is fifth of eight aircraft supposed to be delivered to India.
  5. Hyderabad rail metro Mascot is Niz. Niz, the word taken from erstwhile ruler of Hyderabad launched by the Telangana Chief Secretary, Rajeev Sharma.
  6. Indian economy poised to grow at 5.6 per cent in 2014: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)