Daily GK Update : 22 June 2015

1. Taliban attacks Afghan parliament
At the time of the attack, lawmakers were gathered to vote on the nomination of a new defence minister.

2. Heatwave in Pakistan’s Sindh province leaves 120 dead
Most of the deaths have been reported in the largest city, Karachi, which has experienced temperatures as high as 45°C.

3. Sanjay Deshmukh appointed as new vice chancellor of Mumbai University
Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, a professor of life sciences at the university will succeed Rajan Welukar whose term ends on July 6.

4. India, Tanzania ink 8 MoUs in fields including tourism
The agreements were signed after delegation level talks between PM Modi and President of Tanzania Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete 

5. Bangladesh beat India to win series
In the second ODI Bangladesh defeated India by 6 wickets to clinch their first bilateral series win.