Daily GK Update : 23 June 2015

1. CBSE to conduct retest for AIPMT on July 25
The Supreme Court on June 15 had cancelled the AIPMT.

2. Pakistan declares heatwave emergency
Pakistan’s prime minister called for urgent measures as a heatwave in Sindh province claims 450 lives.

3. Karnataka govt challenges Jayalalithaa’s acquittal in Supreme Court
The Karnataka government moved Supreme Court against the State High Court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

4. ‘Titanic’ music composer James Horner dies
Oscar winning music composer James Horner died at the age of 61 in a plane crash near Santa Barbara.

5. ICC Annual Conference gets under way in Barbados
The selection of a new president is one of the items on the agenda of the International Cricket Council’s Annual Conference