Current Affairs

  • RBI’s FY15 Agenda: Strengthen, Reform, Develop Financial Sector

    RBI’s FY15 Agenda: Strengthen, Reform, Develop Financial Sector

    Current Affairs August 22, 2014 10:32 am no comments

    India’s central bank Thursday said its agenda for 2014-15 is to contain consumer price index (CPI) inflation, strengthen banking structure, reform financial markets to deepen and widen them and improving the financial systems’ ability to cope with distress. Outlining its agenda for the current fiscal for the first time, the […]

     
  • 111-Year-Old Japanese Officially Declared World’s Oldest Man

    111-Year-Old Japanese Officially Declared World’s Oldest Man

    Current Affairs August 21, 2014 11:03 am no comments

    Sakari Momoi, a 111-year-old Japanese citizen, was Wednesday officially recognised in Tokyo as the oldest man in the world by the Guinness World Records award committee. Momoi bags the title after the death in early June of previous record holder, US citizen Alexander Imich, who was just one day older […]

     
  • PM Envisages 24×7 Power For All Villages

    PM Envisages 24×7 Power For All Villages

    Current Affairs August 18, 2014 11:21 am no comments

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday the government was planning to provide each village in India with 24-hour electricity through a national network of roads, power transmission, power and water grids. “Electricity is produced and supplied, but the task of saving it is also important. Saving electricity is equal to […]

     
  • PM commissions INS Kolkata – India’s largest indigenous warship

    PM commissions INS Kolkata – India’s largest indigenous warship

    Current Affairs August 18, 2014 11:12 am no comments

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 16, 2014 commissioned India’s largest indigenously built warship “INS Kolkata” into the Indian Navy, describing it as “a symbol of our self-reliance in the field of defence”. “INS Kolkata, entirely built in India, is a symbol of our self-reliance in the field of defence. It […]