Daily GK Potion – 25-26th June

  1. Gujarat government announced 33% reservation quota for women in police force. Gujarat became the first state to implement such kind of policy in police force. It will be applicable to all cadres.
  2. Indian government’s Department of Electronic and Information Technology (DeitY) mobile seva initiative has been awarded United Nations public service award.
  3. The government has decided to launch National EMF (Electromagnetic Frequency) portal to address the concerns arising out of fears regarding Electromagnetic Frequency.
  4. HSBC sells $12.5 billion worth Swiss assets to Liechtenstein’s LGT bank.
  5. Government announced the extension of excise duty cut announced by previous government till 31st December.
  6. India’s Bharti group to sell its majority stake in Beetle to Brightstar Corporation. Later is one of the largest distributors of mobile devices in the world.
  7. The US government panel has put India in ‘International Piracy watch list’.