Monthly Archives: June 2014

  • Current Affairs 21 June TO 27 June 2014

    Posted on June 28, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Reserve Bank of India Simplifies KYC norms for opening of bank accounts, RBI has said that accounts can now be opened with just one address proof, permanent or local. This decision has been taken keeping in mind the banking needs of migrant workers and employees with transferable . Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) achieved its full power generation potential and thus became India’s first nuclear power plant to generate 1,000 Mega Watt (MW) of electricity. Other nuclear plants in India generally generate only around 540 MW of power while in the case of thermal plants it could increase up to… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 14 to 20 June 2014

    Posted on June 21, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Telangana became the 29th State of India with Hyderabad as its capital on 2nd June 2014. With this formation, ten districts of the then Andhra Pradesh will now become a part of the Telangana. Chandrasekhar Rao, the chief of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) was sworn-in as the first Chief Minister of Telangana. Rao took the oath along with eleven Cabinet Ministers. India became the second largest exporter of textiles in the world by overtaking Italy. China still remains the largest exporter of textiles in the world. India’s share in Global Textiles increased by 17.5% in the year 2013 compared to… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 7 to 13 June 2014

    Posted on June 21, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Narendra Damodardas Modi was sworn-in as the 15th Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014. Along with him, 45-member Council of Minister that includes 23 Minister with Cabinet rank, 10 Ministers of State with independent charges and 12 Ministers of State also took oath of their offices. This is first time that, 25% of the Cabinet post has been allocated to women. Sachin Tendulkar on 27 May 2014 was selected as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games that is scheduled to be held in Kerala from January-February 2015. India’s Mobile Seva Project started by Department of Electronics and… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 31 May to 6 June 2014

    Posted on June 21, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    President Pranab Mukherjee on 18th May (Sunday) dissolved the 15th Lok Sabha with immediate effect, completing a formality before the constitution of the new House. The BJP emerged as the single largest party with 282 seats. The NDA got 336 and UPA got 60 seats out of 543 in General Election 2014. Nearly 60 lakh voters opted for None Of The above (NOTA), which was introduced for the first time in a general election in 2014. Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu and Nabarangpur in Odisha were the two Lok Sabha constituencies that saw the maximum NOTA votes. While Nilgiris was 46,559… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 24 to 30 May 2014

    Posted on June 21, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    The President of India, Pranab Mukharjee on 12 May 2014 gave his assent to the Whistleblowers Protection Bill 2011. The Whistleblowers Protection Act, 2011, provides a mechanism for protecting the identity of whistleblowers a term given to people who expose corruption. The Act, however, lays down punishment of up to two years in prison and a fine of up to `30,000 for false or frivolous complains. Scientist have identified a massive new exoplanet that takes a record `80,000 Earth years to make a complete orbit around its star, 155 light years away from our solar system. The gas giant has… Continue Reading
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