Daily GK Update :20 March 2015

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1.30 killed, 150 injured as Dehradun Varanasi Janta Express derails in UP
The accident occurred around 9.30 a.m. near Bachhrawan Railway station. 

2. Terror attack in Kathua: 2 militants,3 security men killed 
This is the first major terror attack since PDP-BJP alliance formed govt. 

3. Rajya Sabha passes Mines Bill
The bill to auction mines was passed by Upper House 117-69. Earlier this month the bill was passed by Lok Sabha.

4. Benjamin Netanyahu’s Wins Israeli Election
His Likud Party won 30 seats (out of 120) while opposition party the Zionist Union led by Isaac Herzog won 24.

5. Australia beats Pakistan by 6 wickets.
Batting first Pakistan scored 213 which was easily chased by Australia with 6 wickets in hand.