Daily GK Potion – 28th October 2014

  1. 20 Keralites in Arabian Business ‘100 Indian Power List’
    • 20 entrepreneurs and professionals from Kerala have been named in the annual list of 100 powerful Indians in the Gulf countries.
  2. UCO Bank identified Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) as a “wilful defaulter”
    • The bank has declared KFA as willful defaulter for loaon of Rs 350 crore.
  3. Solar power plant will be set up in Shri Mata Vaishno Katra railway station
    • The project with investment of Rs 8.52 crore will come up in  Shri Mata Vaishno Katra railway station in Jammu and Kashmir.
    • The solar power plant would generate 14.6 lakh units per annum.
    • This will help in reduction of 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per annum and a saving of Rs 1 crore per annum on energy bills for the Railways.
  4. Amitabh Bachchan is likely to be chief guest at the International Film Festival of India
    • The festival beginning from November 20 at Goa may see Amitabh Bachchan as chief guest at the International Film Festival of India.
    • Southern star Rajinikanth will also be presented with a special honour at the festival.
  5. Devendra Fadnavis to be next chief minister of Maharashtra
  6. Andy Murray of Scotland wins Valencia Open.
  7. Dhoni bought Ranchi franchise of the Hockey India League (HIL).
  8. Supreme Court directed government to submit the names all the Indians who hold foreign bank accounts.
  9. India-Vietnam signs crucial agreements.