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TECHNOTEX-2014: International Exhibition and Conference Launched in Mumbai

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

The Union Minister of State for Textiles Panabaka Lakshmi launched the TECHNOTEX-2014: International Exhibition and Conference in Mumbai.

Vice President of India Released the Delhi Human Development Report 2013

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released the Delhi Human Development Report 2013 in New Delhi on 31 August 2013.

Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign Inaugurated at Puducherry

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Minister of State V Narayanasamy of Puducherry inaugurated the Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign at Karaikkal, Puducherry on 1 September 2013.

New Health Initiatives Worth 500 Crore Rupees Launched in Assam

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Union Health Minister of Health & Family Welfare launched new health initiatives worth 500 crore Rupees under the NRHM at Guwahati on 1 September 2013.

Microsoft Joined Google in the Spying Lawsuit Filed in the Federal Court

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Microsoft on 30 August 2013 declared that the battle to solve the secret US government requests for the Internet user data would be sorted out in court.

Union Government of India Planned to Increase Fund Outlay for Technical Textile Sector

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The Union Government of India on 31 August 2013 planned to enhance the fund outlay for different schemes related to technical textile sector.

Hyderabad Hotshots won the inaugural season of Indian Badminton League

Sep 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 98 people agreed

Hyderabad Hotshots emerged as the winner of the Indian Badminton League 2013 (first season). Saina Nehwal declared player of the tournament.

Egypt has destroyed 10 Tunnels beneath Border with Gaza

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Egyptian authorities blasted 10 Tunnels beneath Border with Gaza. The tunnels were destroyed following a security campaign.

HLL Biotech has entered into an Agreement with Institute of Immunology, Croatia

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

HLL Biotech and Institute of Immunology, Croatia has entered into an agreement for long-term supply and technology transfer.

UN Human Rights Chief: Sri Lanka heading in an Authoritarian Direction

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Sir Lanka is heading in an authoritarian direction claimed Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

United States has launched an Investigation into Indian Trade Policies

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

US launched a probe into the Indian trade policies and its practices named Trade, Investment & Industrial Policies in India: Effects on the U.S. Economy.

President of India conferred the National Sports Awards

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 234 people agreed

President conferred National Sports Award in Rastrapati Bhawan on 31 August 2103. Ronjon Sodhi won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala declared as Smoke-Free districts in Punjab

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 83 people agreed

Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala districts of Punjab were declared as smoke-free districts in the state by Punjab Government.

India announced an aid of 5000 crore rupees to Bhutan

Sep 1, 2013
Important for Exam: 86 people agreed

India announced an aid of 5000 crore to Bhutan including an economic stimulus package of 500 crore. Bhutan PM is on 6 day India visit.

MCX Chairman and Five Directors Resigned

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

MCX Chairman Venkat Chary and five other directors on the commodity exchange board resigned on 30 August 2013 following the implementation of new guidelines.

Ahimsa Messenger Programme was launched by Sonia Gandhi

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 119 people agreed

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi launched Ahimsa Messenger Programme- an initiative to curb violence against women on 31 August 2013 at Delhi.

Bharti Airtel conducted Field Trials to provide Cost-efficient 3 G Phone Services

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 89 people agreed

Bharti Airtel successfully conducted field trials of a technology which provides cost-efficient 3G phone services

Bayern Munich won Super Cup 2013 after defeating Chelsea

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

Bayern Munich defeated Chelsea in the final at the Eden stadium in Prague on 30 August 2013 to win UEFA Super Cup 2013

Federal Bank Limited Launched Electronic Version of Passbook Called FedBook

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 209 people agreed

Kerala based Federal Bank Limited launched the electronic version of conventional passbook, called FedBook, on 30 August 2013.

Dinesh K Sarraf Recommended to be Next ONGC Chief

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 84 people agreed

The Public Enterprises Selection Board on 30 August 2013 recommended Dinesh K Sarraf as the next head of the ONGC

Union Government of India Approved Three Projects under EMC Scheme

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

The Union Government of India on 30 August 2013 gave its approval to three projects under the Electronic Manufacturing Clusters (EMC) scheme.

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee Gave Assent to the Companies Bill

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 174 people agreed

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 29 August 2013 gave his assent to the Companies Bill 2013.

Grand Felicitation Functions for Gujarat CM Held at Newly Formed Districts of the State

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 69 people agreed

Gujarat CM, Narendra Modi was felicitated by people of newly-formed districts of Gujarat, Chhota Udaipur and Mahi Sagar, on 30 August 2013.

Government approved denotification of six SEZs projects

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

Government denotified six SEZs that includes one from textile industry and five from IT industry.

India’s Economic Growth fell to 4.4% in April-June 2013 Fiscal Quarter

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India’s economic growth fell to a four-year low of 4.4% in the fiscal quarter ended June 2013

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana Appointed New Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court was on 30 August 2013 appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

RBI introduced Forex Swap Window for Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 204 people agreed

Forex Swap Window for Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies introduced by RBI.  This will help the oil companies in meeting daily $ requirements.

India’s GDP Dropped to 4.4 Percent; Lowest in 4 Years

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 152 people agreed

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of India decelerated even more to 4.4 percent, the slowest rate of expansion since 2008 economic meltdown.

Supreme Court of India Cleared Dedicated Freight Corridor Project through National Park

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

The Supreme Court of India cleared the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project passing through Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

RBI allowed premature encashment of 8% Savings Bonds for Investors above 60

Aug 31, 2013
Important for Exam: 120 people agreed

RBI permitted premature encashment of 8% savings of taxable bonds for investors of 60 years and above.

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