Current Affairs 11th June, 2015: Dhoni is the Only Cricketer in Forbes Highest Paid Atheletes List

Current Affairs 11th June, 2015: Dhoni is the Only Cricketer in Forbes Highest Paid Atheletes List

Arun Kumar Jha is the new CEO of Khadi and Village Industries Commission

11.06.2015: Arun Kumar, an IES officer from 1985 batch is appointed by Department of Personnel and Training of Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is appointed as the new chief executive officer of Khadi and Village Industries commission.  He will look after the functioning of the commission.  He was the Director General of National Institute of entrepreneurship and Small Business Development prior to this appointment

Prime Minister of India Handed Over Bangladesh Liberation War Honor to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

11.06.2015: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the Bangladesh Liberation War Honor to family members of Ata Bihari Vajpayee. His contribution to the south Asian national’s fight or liberation from Pakistan is being honor by Bangladesh.  Modi took the award in his recent visit to Bangladesh and now handed over it to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Parkash Singh Badal conferred the 14th Sant Namdev National Award – 2015

11.06.2015: Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal is honored with 14th Sant Namdev National Award – 2015 for promoting peach. The award was given away to him by Sarhad Foundation in a function.

Dhoni is the Highest Paid Cricketer in the World. Forbes List

11.06.2015: Team India captain MS Dhoni is in the top 100 Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes. He is the only cricketer who secured a place in the list.  He is ranked 23rd. American Boxer Floyd Mayweather topped the list.  Others who are in top 10 lists are Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiano, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Roger Federer, Tiger Woods and So on.

India Successfully Tested Prithvi Ballistic Missile

11.06.2015: India successfully tested the Surface to Surface nuclear capable Dhanush ballistic missile from Odhisha coast.  Dhanush is an indigenously developed missile and is a variant of Prithvi missile. Dhanush can hit land and sea based targets within 350 km range.  It can carry conventional and nuclear payload up to 1000 kilograms.  Dhanush missile was developed by Defense Research and Development Organization.