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January 2014 Current Affairs

India and Fiji signed Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

Jan 31, 2014
India and Fiji signed DTAA for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

Kiwi Kathy Cross is first woman in ICC Umpire's Panel

Jan 31, 2014
Kathy Cross became the first woman to be appointed in an ICC umpires panel as an Associate and Affiliate panel of International umpires.

NIT Odisha developed technology to turn Plastic into fuel

Jan 30, 2014
National Institute of Technology, Odisha, developed a commercially viable technology for efficiently rendering common polymer plastic into a liquid fuel.

Sumit Malik stripped off gold medal for anti-doping violation

Jan 30, 2014
Sumit Malik winner of 400m gold in men’s 400m race of Lusofonia Games has been stripped off from his medal for violating anti-doping rules.

Penguin chicks die due to climate change: Research Report

Jan 30, 2014
University of Washington research report says that Climate Change is a cause for the deaths of the Penguin chicks

Tunisia’s new government of independents headed by Mehdi Jomaa sworn in

Jan 30, 2014
New technocratic government of Tunisia headed by Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa was sworn in and replaced the Islamist-led administration of the country.

Hero MotoCorp launched hybrid diesel 150cc bike

Jan 30, 2014
Hero MotoCorp unveiled a 150cc hybrid diesel concept motorcycle RNT on 29 January 2014.

Indian Rupee to be a legal tender in Zimbabwe

Jan 30, 2014
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) announced Indian rupee as a legal tender on 29 January 2014.

Six PSUs signed MoU to set up World’s largest Solar Power Project

Jan 30, 2014
Six Public Sector Units (PSUs) signed memorandum of understanding to set up World’s largest 4000 MW ultra solar power project

GVK BIO and Aragen Bioscience signed Definitive Agreement to acquire Aragen Bioscience

Jan 30, 2014
GVK BIO in its announcement said that it has acquired Aragen Bioscience an US based pre-clinical Contract Research Organisation.

Ajoy Misra elevated as the CEO and MD of Tata Global Beverages Limited

Jan 30, 2014
Tata Global Beverages has elevated and appointed Ajoy Misra as the CEO and managing director of TGBL in place of Harish Bhat.

Antiseptic Mouthwashes can raise Heart Strokes

Jan 30, 2014
Mouthwashes can kill off good bacteria in the mouth but by spiking blood pressure it increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes

River of hydrogen flowing through space seen with Green Bank Telescope

Jan 30, 2014
Astronomers discovered a River of hydrogen flowing through space on 28 January 2014.

Anand Kumar, the founder of Super30 got Ramanujan Mathematics award

Jan 30, 2014
Anand Kumar, founder of Super30 classes was conferred with 2014 Ramanujan Mathematics Award at the Eighth National Mathematics Convention in Rajkot.

ICC approved introduction of International Women’s Championship

Jan 30, 2014
ICC has approved the introduction of an International Women’s Championship as a part of qualification for the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

India ranked lowest in International Intellectual Property Index

Jan 29, 2014
US Chamber of Commerce released the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index

TRAI released Working Guidelines for Spectrum Trading

Jan 29, 2014
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released working guidelines for trade of spectrum on 28 January 2014.

Manoj Kohli appointed as MD&CEO of non telecom businesses of Bharti Enterprises

Jan 29, 2014
 Manoj Kohli appointed as MD&CEO of non telecom business of Bharti Enterprises

Gopal vittal appointed as MD&CEO of Bharti Airtel

Jan 29, 2014
Gopal Vittal has been designed as MD& CEO of India and South Asia including Srilanka and Bangladesh

Scientists at Jilin University of China created Water-jet printer

Jan 29, 2014
A team of scientists have created Water-Jet printer on 28 January 2014.
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