Daily GK Potion – 5th and 6th April 2015

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  1. 88th Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan begins in Ghumaan, Punjab
    • 8th Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan) on 3 April 2015 began in Ghumaan village in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.
    • It was inaugurated by Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari along with the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
    • The three-day long sammelan is dedicated to Marathi Saint Bhagat Namdev (Sant Namdeo).
  2. Pedro Cateriano Is Peru’s New Prime Minister
    • Peruvian President Ollanta Humala swore in Pedro Alvaro Cateriano Bellido as the nation’s new Prime Minister.
    • Cateriano Bellino, who previously served as Defense Minister, replaces Ana Jara Velasquez in the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
  3. Tripathi sworn in as Mizoram governor
    • West Bengal and Bihar Governor K.N. Tripathi, who has been given additional charge of Mizoram, was sworn in as the 16th governor of the northeastern state here on Saturday.
    • Justice Michael Zothankhuma of the Gauhati High Court administered the oath of office to Tripathi, 80, at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan here.
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  4. Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win fifth Miami Open title
  5. India to host fifth meeting of SAARC health ministers
    • India will host the fifth meeting of SAARC health ministers next week to deliberate on key issues including HIV/AIDS, prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases and to strengthen collaborations amongst the nations.
  6. Delhi airport bags Golden Peacock National Quality Award
    • Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock National Quality Award for the year 2015.
    • The award highlights the best in class quality process that we have been building up at DIAL over the years, which have brought significant results and many awards and accolades.
    • The National Quality Award Scheme was instituted to encourage total quality improvements in both manufacturing and service organizations in India.

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