Current Affairs

  • India, China Cooperation Will Help Develop The World: Modi

    India, China Cooperation Will Help Develop The World: Modi

    Current Affairs September 17, 2014 10:46 am no comments

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted at the immense possibilities that could open with a free trade agreement between India and China and the creation of such a market. “India and China today constitute almost 35 percent of the world’s population. From a purely arithmetic point of view, the betterment of […]

     
  • National Identity Card For Handicapped Soon: Minister

    National Identity Card For Handicapped Soon: Minister

    Current Affairs September 17, 2014 10:39 am no comments

    Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said, a national identity card for the handicapped is on the anvil on Sep 16. “The handicapped people face difficulty because of multiple authorities giving the certificates… At times, certificate issued in one district is not valid in other,” Gehlot said Tuesday. […]

     
  • NASA Selects Boeing, SpaceX To Ferry US Astronauts To ISS

    NASA Selects Boeing, SpaceX To Ferry US Astronauts To ISS

    Current Affairs September 17, 2014 10:36 am no comments

    With a goal to end the US’ sole reliance on the Russian Space Shuttle in 2017, NASA selected two American firms to transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). The space agency chose the US multinational Boeing Co and California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) for the multi-billion dollar […]

     
  • SBI celebrated 150 years of its operations in Colombo

    SBI celebrated 150 years of its operations in Colombo

    Current Affairs September 15, 2014 11:06 am no comments

    State Bank of India  celebrated 150 years of its operations in Sri Lanka on 13 September 2014.  SBI Colombo is operational since 1864.  It was earlier a branch of Bank of Hindustan, which was taken over by Bank of Madras in 1867.SBI Managing Director Krishna Kumar reaffirmed the bank’s commitment to […]