Daily GK Potion – 9th September 2014

  1. Kerala government goes for Rs 100 crore loan from RBI as way and means loans to meet daily expenditure.
  2. World Bank will sponsor Rs 450 crore for rural inclusive project in Telangana.
    • Named Telangana Rural Inclusive growth project would be in lines of Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP).
    • It will cover 150 mandals in first phase and will be extended later.
  3. National Waqf Development Corporation (NAWADCO) and the National Building Construction Corporation signed a MoU to develop Waqf properties.
    • Wakf is a permanent dedication of movable or immovable properties for religious, pious or charitable purposes as recognized by Muslim Law, given by philanthropists.
    • It will develop waqf properties in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka.
  4. ICC suspends Saeed Ajmal for illegal bowling action.
  5. Croatia’s Marin Cilic won his first grand slam at US open
    • He swept past Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.
  6. 7th edition of Ramnath Goenka Excellence Award in Journalism held in New Delhi.
    • Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was the chief guest at the function.
  7. SBI sent willful defaulter notice to Vijay Mallya.
  8. Ecommerce star Flipkart launched in-house home appliances and personal care brand
    • Brand named Citron will include wide range of cooking utilities and grooming products.
    • Home appliances are prices between Rs. 500 and Rs. 900, personal healthcare products are priced between Rs. 549 and Rs. 949.
  9. Narmada water will fuel Coca Cola’s new bottling plant at Sanand
    • A 500 crore bottling plant will come up in Sanand, near Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
    • The state government has allotted 185 lah square metres of land Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd (HCCBPL), the largest bottling partner of Coca-Cola Company in India.
    • This plant will manufacture soft-drinks like Coke, Sprite, Fanta and Thumbs Up.
    • The plant will be using three Million Litres per Day (MLD) of water.