Current Affairs, News & Facts of 09 Jun 2014

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  • French Open 2014: Clay-king Nadal remains unconquered - read more cat
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  • Lithuania is set to be the 19th country to adopt the common currency euro beginning 1 January 2015.   - read more cat
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  • Irish author Eimear McBride wins Baileys women's prize for fiction with her debut novel 'A Girl is a Half-formed Thing'.  
    • The £30,000 prize was earlier known as 'Orange Prize for Fiction'. 
    • The winner apart from the cash prize receives a bronze sculpture called the Bessie created by artist Grizel Niven.
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  • UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has nominated Jordan’s envoy, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein as the new High Commissioner for Human Rights.   
    • He is currently Jordan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
    • He replaced Indian-origin Navi Pillay as such.
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  • TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu becomes the first Chief Minister of residuary Andhra Pradesh.  
    • It will be his 3rd stint as CM after two consecutive terms from 1995-2004.
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  • Uday Kotak, Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, has been conferred on the ‘EY World Entrepreneur of The Year 2014’ award.  
    • He is the second from India to win the award after NR Narayana Murthy of Infosys had won the same in 2003.
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  • Sanjay Kapoor has been appointed as the Chairman of Indian smart phone maker Micromax.    
    • He is a former CEO of telecom giant Bharti Airtel.
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