DAILY GK UPDATE 6th JUNE

1.    Hradecka,
Cermak win French Open mixed doubles
i. Czech
Republic pair Frantisek Cermak and Lucie Hradecka won the French Open mixed
doubles title by defeating Daniel Nestor of Canada and Kristina Mladenovic of
France 1-6, 6-4, 10-6 on Thursday

ii. In the super tiebreaker, the Czechs won four straight
points to lead 9-5 and clinched victory when Mladenovic netted a backhand
volley.
iii. It was the second Grand Slam title for Hradecka, who also won
the 2011 women’s doubles title, and the first for Cermak.
2.    Highest Krishi Vigyan Kendra to be set
up at J&K’s Nyoma
i. Country’s highest Krishi Vigyan
Kendra (KVK) will be set up at Nyoma,
Leh district
of Jammu and Kashmir at a height of about 14 thousand feet.
ii. The Nyoma KVK is likely to bring
about substantial change in the lives of people of nearby areas who are mostly
nomads and rear pashmina goats
iii. The KVK will seek to improve fodder
production, provide health care to the roaming animals, introduce vegetable
production under protected environment and impart training to women on animal
care.
3.    Susan Appointed as the National Security Adviser to
Obama 
i. Susan
Elizabeth Rice, the American ambassador to the United Nations was appointed as
the National Security Adviser of US President Barack Obama
ii. She replaced Tom
Donilon
. 
iii. She is
an American diplomat and was as of now, the United States Ambassador to the
United Nations.
iv. She served as staff of National Security Council and as
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during the second term of
President Bill Clinton.
v.  Susan Elizabeth Rice
received one of the Glamour Magazine Women of the Year Awards in the year 2009.
4.    India-Myanmar
set Three Billion Dollar Trade 
i. India
and Myanmar set three billion dollar trade target by 2015 during the meeting of
India’s energy minister Anand Sharma with his Myanmar counterpart U Than Htay
in New Delhi held on 6 June 20313.
ii. India conveyed the interest of Indian banks in setting up
their branches in Myanmar. 
iii. It also conveyed India’s interest in deepening cooperation in
the fields of energy, oil and natural gas.
iv. Myanmar expressed keen interest in building linkages with
the textiles sector of India.
v.  It has immense
potential for Myanmar. It also sought India’s help in developing a full value
chain for silk production in her country
NOTE: Myanmar is India’s important neighbor and the relations
between the two countries have broadened and deepened in the last two years.
India is ready to extend all necessary assistance to Myanmar in its development
efforts.
5.    First all-women
police station opens in Arunachal
i. The first all-women
police station in Arunachal Pradesh has started functioning to specifically
deal with crimes against women.
ii. The plan to set up the maiden all-women police station was
mooted by the state government days after the Delhi gang-rape incident and the
proposal was approved by the state cabinet on February 
iii. The cabinet had also approved for creation of separate cells
in all 17 district headquarters as well as at the police headquarters in
Itanagar to tackle crimes against women.
iv. With the opening of the all-women police station on Tuesday,
the state government has sent a clear message to ensure better safety and
security to women
6.    Kundra admitted to
betting: Delhi Police
i. Rajasthan Royals’ owner Raj Kundra has admitted to
indulging in betting and placed bets on his own team, Delhi Police
claimed on Thursday 
ii. Kundra, a British
national, was questioned for 11 hours on Wednesday, after cricketer
Sidharth Trivedi told police that Kundra’s business partner-friend Umesh Goenka
used to ask for information regarding team formation and pitches.
iii. Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said, “He has
admitted to betting. He used to bet on his own team. We have also come to know
that he has lost a lot of money in betting. 
He used to bet through Goenka, who is also a bookie
NOTE: i. Kundra is the second IPL team owner after Chennai Super
Kings’ Gurunath Meiyappan who is in the dock for alleged betting.
ii. If the charges against the owners are proved, BCCI can
suspend the teams from the IPL.
7.    Award-winning films
to be screened at National Film Festival in Delhi
i. Fifty seven films that won national awards in 2012 will be screened for
public at the National Film Festival that is set to begin in Delhi from
Thursday. 
ii. The festival is being
organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information and
Broadcasting.
iii. Officials said that 38 Feature Films and 19 Non-Feature
Films will be screening during the 11 days festival.
iv. As a mark of respect to ace director Rituparno Ghosh, whose
recent death at an early age shocked the film fraternity, the festival will
open with his award winning Bengali movie ‘Chitrangada’.
v. Other award winning feature films which will be screening
during the festival are Delhi Safari, Dekh Indian Circus, Chittagong, OMG Oh My
God, Ishaqzaade, Bharath Stores, Paradesi, Gangs of Wasseypur, Filmistaan,
Vicky Donor and Kahaani which are all hindi movies.