Current Affairs 17th June, 2015: Narendra Modi Mobile App Launched

Current Affairs 17th June, 2015: Narendra Modi Mobile App Launched

FIR Filed Against Shankarsinh Vaghela

17.06.2015: CBI registered Fir against former union textile minister Shankarsinh Vaghela and others. They are allegedly sod prime property in Mumbai at throwaway price to a private party. Case was also filed against Ramachandran Pillai, then chairman-cum-managing director of National Textile Corporation.

Mr. BL Joshi, Governor of Uttar Pradesh Resigned

17.06.2015: BP Joshi, who is serving for the second time as the governor of Uttar Pradesh sent his resignation to President of India.  The 78 year old retired Indian Police Service officer also served as Meghalaya and Uttarakhand governor.  He also served as Delhi as Lt Governor.

Charles Correa, Architect of Navi Mumbai Passed Away

17.06.2015: Chief architect of Navi Mumbai, Charles Correa, passed away at the age of 84.  He was the chief architect for Navi Mumbai during the period of 1970-75 .  He also served as the Chairman of National Commission of Urbanization in 1985.  This appointment was made by Rajiv Gandhi, then prime minister.  He was honored with Padma Shri in 1972, Padma Vibhushan in 2006.  He also won Royal Gold Medal for Architecture in 1984 from Royal Institute of British Architects.

Narendra Modi Mobile App Launched

17.06.2015: Narendra Modi, prime minister of India launched a new mobile app named after him.  This app gives day to day updates of Narendra Modi.  Users can also receive emails and messages directly from Narendra Modi.

Delhi is the first Kerosene Free City in India

17.06.2015: Delhi: A Kerosene-Free City Scheme was launched in 2012 and Kerosene is not being issued in Delhi for subsidized price.  Instead those who have Juggi Ration Cards, BPL and AAY were provided free gas connection.  Delhi government now announced Delhi as Kerosene free city and those who sell will be liable for prosecution under Essential Commodities Act 1955.

MP Government Launches Gauravi, One Stop Crisis Centre

17.06.2015: Madhya Pradesh government launched Gauravi, a one stop crisis center in Bhopal.  This is the first of its kind to be launched in India.  This center will provide help to women who are victims of rape, dowry, domestic violence and so on.  The center was launched by Aamir Khan.