Daily GK Potion – 9th October 2014

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  1. MAHAGENCO (Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd.), has received coveted SAP-ACE Award and Elets Award.
    1. The project named as NirmITee…Gen Next with IT by MAHAGENCO, bags the SAP for Customer Excellence (ACE) Best Run Award in Utilities – Generation and Elets Technomedia Award.
    2. The award is given in PSU Summit 2014 for IT implementation in PSU.
  2. Cholamandalam MS Motor Insurance has launched the mobile app “Chola MS Motor Insurance on the Go”. This application is available both on Android and iOS supported smartphones.
  3. TrueCaller has received $60 million funding.
  4. Apple became world’s most valuable brand leaving behind Google and Samsung.
  5. Former chairman of Prasar Bharati MV Kamath died at the age of 94.
  6. Press club of India website hacked.
  7. Frenchmen Patrick Modiano chosen for Noble Prize in literature
    • Modiano, 69, is the 15th Frenchman to win the 8m kronor (£700,000) prize.
    •  He made his debut in 1968 with the novel La Place de l’Etoile.
    • His novel Missing Person won the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 1978.
    • He has published more than 40 works in French.