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CURRENT AFFAIRS - JUNE 28th, 2014


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ICC: (INTERNATIONAL CRICKETCOUNCIL):


ü  The ICCs administrative structure has been revamped and accordingly Memorandum and Articles of Association have been amended.

ü  BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) President in exile N. Srinivasan is the first chairman of the ICC.

ü  N. Srinivasan was barred by the Supreme Court from carrying out his duties as the BCCI President because of the ongoing investigations into the match fixing allegation relating to the 2013 IPL.

ü  But the Supreme Court of India refused to stop his nomination to the ICC.



INDIA EASES VISA NORMS:


ü  India decided to relax the visa restrictions for Bangladeshi nationals below the age of 13 and the above the age of 65.

ü  Now these people are eligible for five year multiple entry against one year that is available now.


BJP MP MAY FACE DISQUALIFICATION:

ü  The expenditure observers of the election commission recommended that the BJP MP from Banswara, Maanshankar Ninama.

ü  This is in view for over spending during his election campaign.

ü  The election expenditure limit is Rs. 70 lakhs and the report says that he spend 5 lakhs extra.


PSLV  C-23 TO CARRY SPOT-7:

ü  PSLV – Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

ü  ISRO – Indian Space Research Organization

ü  The ISRO is to launch the same on June 30, 2014.


ü  PSLV-C23 carries SPOT-7, a French satellite.

ü  SPOT-7 is an earth observing satellite as the main payload.

ü  The PSLV also carries four other foreign satellites including two from Canada and one each from Germany and Singapore.


PINK AUTO:

ü  It is launched in Bhubaneswar (Odisha).

ü  This is meant for providing safe ride for female passengers.

ü  Previously the OSRTC (Odisha State Road Transport Corporation) also launched special buses for female commuters.