Daily Gk and Current affairs 10 February 2015

February 11, 2015

The daily current affairs updates posted here are aimed at IBPS PO, Bank clerk, SSC CGL and other similar kind of exams. Top gk and current affairs from 10 February 2015 are given below.

Current affairs 10 February 2015 – National Scene

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1. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) storms to power in delhi.

Explanation –

i) Aam Admi Party registered historic victiry by winning 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi assembly election.
ii) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will now take oath as Delhi Chief Minister for the second time on February 14 at the Ramlila Grounds.
iii) Jagdish Pradhan, Om Prakash Sharma and Vijender Gupta are the only three BJP candidates who withstood the AAP Tsunami and managed to win their seats in Delhi Assembly election.

Important days

2. National Deworming Day observed today.

Explanation –

i) Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda declared 10 February as the National Deworming Day.
ii) It is an initiative to reduce the threat of parasitic worm infections, a widespread health issue affecting over 24 crore children in India alone.

Current affairs 10 February 2015 – Business Diary

3. E-wallet ‘Pockets’ Digital Bank service launched by ICICI bank.

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Explanation –

i) ICICI bank has launched E-wallet ‘Pockets’ service to allow any individual to instantly make transactions on a mobile phone with or without a bank account.
ii) The service is also known as Digital Bank , which allow customers to deposit or transfer from any bank account through a debit card or Net banking account and start transacting immediately on a mobile without any documentation.

4. Facebook and Reliance joined hands for internet push in India.

Explanation –

i) Facebook and Reliance Communications (RCom) join hands to launch Internet.org in India.
ii) The app, aimed at low income and rural users, will offer access to more than 30 web services, including job listings, healthcare and education sites, as well as Facebook’s own social network and messaging services.

Awards

5. Amartya Sen conferred with Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize.

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Explanation –

i) The Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize, established in memory of the famous British economist and was jointly conceived by Keith Gapp, head of strategy and marketing of EFG International, and the Charleston Trust.

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