Daily GK Update 8 April 2015 Current Affairs

1) The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on suspended its president Rajesh Tomar. He was charged with gross mismanagement of the 15th National Para-Athletics championship for differently-abled sports persons.

2) Gujarat cricket team on 7 April 2015 won the 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy played at the KIIT Cricket Stadium, Bhubaneshwar. In the final clash, Gujarat defeated Punjab by two wickets.

3) Mayilsamy Annadurai on 1 April 2015 was appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), Bengaluru.As the Director of ISAC he will oversee development of satellite technology and implementation of satellite systems for scientific, technological and application missions.

4) Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika on 6 April 2015 won Bronze medal along with Swedish Grandmaster Pia Cramling in the World Women’s chess championships held at Sochi, Russia.

5) rime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 April 2015 launched the Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd. (MUDRA) Bank to fund the small entrepreneurs.

6) oted singer EM Hanifa whose voice transcended religious lines died at Chennai.

7) Online marketplace Snapdeal acquired India’s fastest growing mobile transaction platform FreeCharge.

8) The Indian Premier League (IPL), with its heady cocktail of cricket, money and glamour, begins its eighth edition on 8th April 2015. The T20 tournament brings together the superstars of the game in an epic festival of club cricket at its best.


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