Daily Current Affairs Update of 25 February 2015 | General Knowledge

Rajendra K. Pachauri resigned as Chairman

  • Rajendra K. Pachauri resigned as Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on 24th February 2015. Pachauri is a Member of Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change. 
  • He held the post from 2002 to 2015
  • In 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won Noble Peace Prize
  • Pachuri resigned due to a sexual harassment charge

Ranchi Rays won Hero Hockey India League 2015

    Daily Current Affairs Update of 25 February 2015 | General Knowledge
    Daily Current Affairs Update of 25 February 2015 | General Knowledge

  • Ranchi Rays won Hero Hockey India League 2015 on 23rd February 2015 after defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors. 

Rana Bhagwandas, CJ of Supreme Court of Pakistan, died

  • Rana Bhagwandas, the first Hindu Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan, died on 23rd February 2015. 

Chris Gayle became 1st to scrore 200 in ICC Cricket World Cup

  • On 24th February 2015, Chris Gayle of West Indies became first Cricketer to score Double Century in ICC Cricket World Cup. 
  • Gayle is first the non-Indian to make a double century
  • Gayle and Samuels made biggest partnership of 372 runs for second wicket

Surya Kiran-VIII started in Nepal

  • Surya Kiran-VIII, Indo-Nepal joint military exercise started at Saljhandi, Nepal on 23rd February 2015. 
  • This military exercise will continue for two weeks

Purrendu Dasgupta won J. Calvin Giddings Award 2015

  • Purrendu Dasgupta won J. Calvin Giddings Award 2015 of American Chemical Society on 20th February 2015. 

Himachal Pradesh will present “Paperless Budget”

  • Himachal Pradesh would become 1st State of India to present ‘Paperless Budget’ on 23rd February 2015.
Source:- bankexamstoday
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