Daily GK Update : 4 June 2015

1. 15 soldiers killed in Manipur militant ambush
Police said the ambush occurred as a team of 6 Dogra Regiment was on a patrol along Tengnoupal-New Samtal road, about 80 km from Imphal.

2.Third round of coal block auction to begin from Aug 11
The government will notify the mines on June 8. It will accept bids till the last submission date which has been slated for July 21. 

3. Airtel raises $1 bn through issuance of 10-year bonds
The company said 66 per cent of bonds are allocated to the US investors, 18 per cent to Europe and 16 per cent to Asia investors

4. India, US renew defence agreement
The agreement was signed at a meeting between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter.

5. Parupalli Kashyap moves into the quarterfinals of the 2015 Indonesia Open
He defeated Wan Ho Son of South Korea 21-11,21-14 in the second round