Daily GK Update : 4th July 2015

1. Adani Group to set up solar park in Tamil Nadu for Rs 4536 crore
The development comes on the back drop of the state’s decision to buy 2000 MW of solar power by the end of this calendar year.2. Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA
She took oath as Legislator in the presence of Speaker P Dhanapal in his chamber inside the Tamil Nadu Assembly. Her cabinet colleagues were also present on the occasion.

3. Former Chief Justice of India YK Sabharwal passes away at 73
He was CJI from 1 November 2005 to 13 January, 2007.

4. India abstains from voting against Israel in UNHRC
This indicates a shift in India’s approach to the Israel-Palestine conflict and a warming up of relations between India and Israel.

5. Bopanna-Mergea advance to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Indian-Romanian pair Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea defeated Thomas Bellucci and Guillermo Duran in straight sets in the second round of the Wimbledon men’s doubles event to advance to the quarter-finals of the tournament.