Daily GK Potion – 29th September 2014

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in New york.
  2. PM Modi made bunch of announcements in Madison square garden
    • He told that Person of Indian Origin (PIO) will get lifetime visa.
    • American tourists will be given visa on arrival.
    • He also announced the merger of PIO and Overseas Citizens of India schemes in order to facilitate hassle-free travel to the Indian diaspora.
    • For those who will be living for longer durations, there would not be need of reporting to police.
  3. Andhra Pradesh signed MoU with Google
    • In a historic step, Andhra Pradesh government signed MoU with Google to developer Telugu internet.
    • “We want to become first State to embrace Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Digital India and set an example to other States to follow. I will personally monitor the progress,” Mr. Naidu said.
  4. e-Commerce market leader Flipkart ties up with PC Jewelers.
  5. US real estate form to invest $250 million in India.
  6. Madras Fertilizers Ltd (MFL) will tie-up with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for natural gas.
  7. Honeywell India company Honeywell Aerospace has signed a deal with Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (SED) to manufacture the US company’s “TALIN” navigator in India.
  8. ASIAD: Day 10
    • SaniaMirza and Saketh Myneni combined to clinch gold medal in double Tennis tournament.
    • Seema Punia wins Gold in Women’s discus throw.
    • Naveen Kumar wins bronze in Men’s 3000 steeplechase.
    • OP Jaisha wins bronze medal in the 1500m event
    • India maintains 9th position in table.