Here is the 23th June 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

National Affairs

Maharashtra tops the list of States and Union Territories IPR repository 2013-14: report IBEF

  • India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) in the third week of June 2015 issued a report on intellectual property rights (IPR) filing in India during 2013-14.
  • While Maharashtra tops the list of States and Union Territories (UTS), Bangalore is the first city in IPR repository.
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) were in the top 10 agencies and scientific institutions with 32, 24 and 12 deposits respectively.
  • India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) is a trust established by the Department of Commerce, Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

International Affairs

Softbank Corp, Bharti Enterprises Limited and Foxconn has formed a joint venture named SBG Cleantech Ltd.

  • Japan Telecommunications headquartered and largest Internet SoftBank Corp, Bharti Enterprises Limited and Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group, 22 June 2015 formed a joint venture (JV) called SBG Cleantech Limited. The JV aims to promote the adoption of clean and safe energy in India.
  • SBG Cleantech will be a harbinger of solar and wind energy. The company will invest in the development of renewable energy plants across India. SBG Cleantech is committed to contribute to the mission of the Union Government of 24×7 power for all and to 100 GW solar wind and 60GW target by 2022.
  • Manoj Kohli will SBG Cleantech, a veteran of Bharti Enterprises Limited, its President and Raman Nanda will be the CEO of the company. The company will be based in Delhi.

Rajasthan tops the list of commissioning States grid connected solar projects

  • Rajasthan tops the list of commissioning statements of solar energy projects connected to the network in the country with an installed capacity of 1147 megawatts. The list was published by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Union on 4 June 2015.
  • Gujarat, which has remained the undisputed leader in the production of solar energy in 2014, came in second with an installed capacity of 1000 MW.
  • The state has also signed an agreement with the developers of power protocols such as SunEdison, Adani Enterprises, Reliance Power and Azure Power which will generate 14,000 MW of solar power. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is already in the commissioning process 680 MW in the state.

Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Mother Teresa dies

  • Sister Nirmala Joshi, former Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta died after a short illness at the age of 81.
  • She had taken over as Superior General in March 1997, after the death of Mother Teresa.
  • Sister Nirmala was elected Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity six months before the death of Mother Teresa (5 September 1997).
  • She was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of India in 2009 for his services to the nation.

The Government states Kerala on June 22 as “Bird Snake”

  • Kerala government proclaimed June 22 as “Snake Bird” in order to protect endangered species, which is also known as the Indian sting. The official announcement was made by Minister of State for Forest Thiruvanchur Radhakrishnan at a function organized by the Snake Bird Foundation in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • It is a bird of the water, which is also known as the Indian darter (Anhinga melanogaster). It has a large bird with a long thin neck and the water is mainly black with Silver Wing brands.
  • According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, Snake Bird species is classified as Near Threatened. Threat: Its population is declining due moderately anthropogenic reasons like pollution, drainage, hunting and gathering eggs and nestlings.
  • He lives in shallow inland wetlands, including rivers, lakes, wetlands and reservoirs. In the case of India there are more than 1500 snake birds most of which are in Kerala. These species usually nests atop tall trees near wetlands.

Maharashtra says Blue Mormon as “state butterfly”

  • Maharashtra officially declared species like Blue Mormon butterfly state within the state symbols. Decision in this regard was taken in a meeting of the Council of State wildlife chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Mumbai.
  • With this, Maharashtra became the first state in the country to have a butterfly state.
  • Blue Mormon (Papilio Polymnestor) is the second largest species of butterfly in size after the southern birdwing (Troides minos).
  • Blue Mormon black, velvet wings with bright blue spots. The lower ends of the wings are black. His body has some red spots on one side. Distribution: It is only found (endemic) in Sri Lanka, Western Ghats of Maharashtra, South India and the coastal belts of the country.

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