15th June 2015 Daily Current Affairs Updates

1) Snapdeal acquired mobility solutions company Letsgomo Labs:
--> Domestic e-commerce giant Snapdeal has acquired Gurgaon based mobility solutions company Letsgomo Labs.
--> With this acquisition Letsgomo team will become part of Snapdeal.
--> It will help to strengthen Snapdeal position in the m-commerce domain by further strengthen it mobile technology capabilities. 
Current Affairs 15 June 2015

2) Supreme Court cancelled AIPMT 2015:
--> Supreme Court on 15 June 2015 set aside the 2015 All India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) over irregularities in the conduct of the exam.
--> The apex court directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which conducts the exam, to re-conduct the test within four weeks.
--> The order was passed by the vacation bench of Justices RK Agrawal and Amitava Roy which ruled on a batch of petitions seeking re-conduct of the AIPMT following the leak of the question paper and circulation of answer keys through electronic devices at different examination centres across 10 states.

3) Adani Group inks pact to set up 10K MW solar park in Rajasthan:
--> Adani Group has set a target of 10,000 mw of solar power generation capacity by 2022 and has signed a joint venture agreement with the government of Rajasthan to set up a 10,000 mw.
--> The group's arm Adani Renewable Energy Park has signed a pact with the Rajasthan government for a 50:50 joint venture, namely Adani Renewable Energy Park Rajasthan, for the solar power project which will emerge as the largest such integrated facility in India.

4) BSNL started offering free Roaming across India:
--> State-run telecom firm BSNL on 15 June 2015 started offering free roaming across the country, which will allow all its mobile customers to receive calls at no extra cost.
--> Government under National Telecom Policy 2012 has set a goal to achieve free roaming gradually.
--> Among private telecom operators Aircel has started offering free incoming calls to its customers in five south Indian states while on roaming in the region.

5) United Kingdom celebrated 800 years of Magna Carta:
--> United Kingdom (UK) celebrated 800 years of signing of Magna Carta on 15 June 2015.
--> The celebrations to observe signing of 8 century year old historic document which had laid foundation for modern democratic society was led by  Queen Elizabeth II.
--> UK Prime Minister David Cameron was also had joined the queen to mark the celebrations.

6) Denmark’s Mogens Lykketoft elected as President of UN General Assembly:
--> Mogens Lykketoft from Denmark was unanimously elected as President of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
--> He was only the nominee put forward by the Western Europe and other group (WEOG).

7) Mahindra Group bagged multi-million dollar aerospace deal with Airbus:
--> In a boost to prime minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative, Airbus Group announced to award aero-components production contract to Mahindra Group
--> The contract has been awarded to Mahindra Group subsidiary, Mahindra Aerospace by an Airbus Group company, Premium AEROTEC of Germany.

8) Union Government launched augmented reality application ‘Sakaar’
--> Union Government has launched Augmented Reality technology based mobile application named ‘Sakaar’ to highlight the achievements of the Department of Space.
--> It was launched by Minister of State (MoS) in the Department of Atomic Energy Dr. Jitendra Singh in New Delhi.
--> Sakaar application and its multimedia content for Android devices is developed by Development and Educational Communication Unit (DECU) of ISRO.

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