Current Affairs 24th June, 2015: Amazon Joins Hands with Akshay Kumar Best Deal TV
Benni Joseph Mavelil Chosen for VK Krishna Menon Award 2015
24.06.2015: UK Based Benni Joseph Maveli, the philanthropist is selected for his professional and altruistic achievement and services for VK Krishna Menon award for the year 2015. He is from Kerala and is presently in UK since ten years. He graduated from St. Stephens College of Delhi. VK Krishna Memon award is given to those Indian patriots who are distinguished in various fileds like politics, business, science and philanthropy.
Steffi Graf, the Tennis Legend Appointed Ayurveda Brand Ambassador by Kerala Government
24.02.2015: Steffi Graf is appointed as the Ayurveda brand ambassador. This appointment of tennis legend is made by Kerala government to promote tourism departments. Chief minister of Kerala announced this state cabinet has taken the decision regarding this. Steffi Graf won 22 grand slam single titles and was the world number one player.
Amazon Joins Hands with Akshay Kumar Best Deal TV
24.06.2015: Amazon made a deal with Best Deal TV to sell fashion and lifestyle products. Best Deal TV is co-founded by Akshay Kmar. this is the first celrbrity shopping channel and is co founded by Shilpa Shetty and her husband apart form Akshay Kumar. Amazon is confident that this partnership will expand their customer base. The name of celebrities assures of good quality to the cusotmers.
Team India Avoids White-wash with a Win in Final ODI
23.06.2015: Team India recovered after two defeats and series loss and won the final ODI against Bangladesh to avoid white-wash. India defeated Bangladesh by 77 runs. Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India set a huge target of 218 runs and in reply Bangladesh scored only 240 runs by losing all its wickets. Suresh Raina who claimed three wickets and also played a lightening innings is announced the man of the match.
Lucknow Zoo Renamed
24.06.2015: Uttar Pradesh government renamed the Lucknow Zoo after Nawab Wajid Alid Shah Prani Udyan. The zoo was earlier known as Lucknow Prani Udyan. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is the last Nawab of Oudh. Lucknow zo was established in 1921 and was first named after Prine of Wales and was later renamed as Lucknow PRani Udyan in 2001.