Monthly Archives: September 2014

  • Current Affairs 27 September To 3 October 2014

    Posted on September 29, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Lalitha Kumarmangalam is appointed new Chairman of National Commission for Women.The post was vacant following resignation of Mamta Sharma.It reviews the Constitutional and Legal safeguards of women and also facilitates redressal of grievances affecting women. The President Sh Pranab Mukherjee completed a 4 day successful visit to Vietnam.India signed important deals including the crucial and strategic sectors of defence procurement,oil exploration and air connectivity.Letter of Intent (LOI) signed between ONGC Videsh Limited and Petro Vietnam. Relief work in flood ravaged Jammu &Kashmir is in full swing.Centre is giving all medical help including doctors and Para Medic Staff to Jammu and… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 13 -19 September 2014

    Posted on September 22, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Special Strategic Global Partnership :  The prime minister Mr Narendra Modi’s 5day visit to Japan saw the host nation pledging financial support for building infrastructure in India. Sticking to his ‘Make in India’ slogan, PM gave an open invitation to Japanese companies to consider India as a ‘competitive low cost manufacturing hub’. Justice Lodha retires on September 27 :  Justice H.L.Dattu is going to become the next Chief Justice of India after the government recently cleared his appointment. Former Chief Justice of India P.Sathasivam was appointed as Governor of Kerala on 3rd September. He succeeds Smt.Sheila Dikshit who has resigned.… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 6 -12 September 2014

    Posted on September 13, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Jan Dhan Yojana: The prime minister Mr Narendra Modi launched a Jan Dhan Yojana and declard the beginning of the end of financial untouchability in India with opening of estimated 1.5 crore bank accounts across the country.  Kannada writer Passed Away: Sh U.R. Ananthamurthy,contemporary writer,critic  one of the pioneers of Navya Movement passed away.He was nominated for 2013 Man Booker International Award.He had also won Padma Bhusan in1998 and Jnanpith Award in 1994. Measures to curb illicit pooling schemes: The Govt has notified more power to SEBI  to clamp down on illicit money-pooling schemes and other frauds.The Regulator can pass… Continue Reading
  • Current Affairs 30 August To 5 September 2014

    Posted on September 9, 2014 by in 2014, Current Affairs, News
    Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards were felicitated by President Sh Pranab Mukherjee: They are as follows: Shri Arun Jaitley(Finance Minister) was conferred outstanding Parliamentarian Awards for 2010 Dr Karan Singh (Congress Leader) was conferred outstanding Parliamentarian Awards for 2011 Sh Sharad Yadav (Janata Dal United President) was conferred outstanding Parliamentarian Awards for 2012. Indian Oil Corporation Terminal at Jasidih (Jharkhand): Prime Minister also dedicated the Nation IOC Oil Terminal at Jasidih and 765kv Ranchi-Dharamjaygarh-Sipat Transmission –Line New Prime Minister of Iraq: Iraq President appointed Deputy Speaker Haider-Al- Abadi as New Prime Minister replacing Nouri-Al-Maliki Flood Situation in Certain States: Assam, Uttarakhand, Orissa,  … Continue Reading
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