Daily GK Potion – 22nd December 2014

  1. Shiva Keshavan won Silver at 17th Asian Luge Championships
    • India’s Shiva Keshavan won silver at the 17th Asian Luge Championships in Nagano, Japan.
  2. Sachin Tendulkar Named Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador
    • The International Cricket Council has announced Sachin Tendulkar as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ambassador.
    • In his role as a World Cup 2015 ambassador, Tendulkar will promote and support a variety of ICC initiatives to enhance the profile of the tournament.
    • World cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14, 2015 to March 29, 2015.
  3. Bharat Hotels chief Jyotsna Suri new Ficci president
    • Bharat Hotels chairperson Jyotsna Suri has been elected as president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) at the industry chamber’s 87th annual general meeting.
    • Ambuja Neotia group chairman Harshavardhan Neotia was elected senior vice president and Zydus Cadila chairman Pankaj R. Patel as vice president.
  4. S Ramanujan’s 127th birth anniversary has been celebrated as ‘National Mathematics Day’.
  5. India win men, women kabaddi title 2014
    • The Indian men’s team clinched the fifth Kabaddi World Cup title in a row.
    • The women’s side bagged the crown for the fourth consecutive time.