International Current Affairs
Defence Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo
India and Japan held their Defence Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo on 30 mar 2015 and agreed on several steps to step up their cooperation and exchanges in this area as part of the efforts to enhance Special Strategic and Global Partnership between the India and Japan.
Indian Defence Minister: Manohar Parrikar
Japanese Defence Minister: Gen NakataniAnchor
Ban sale on chewable tobacco (Delhi)
Delhi government’s decision to ban sale, purchase and even storage of all forms of chewable tobacco including “guktha, khaini and zarda” came into effect today.
Delhi Health Minister: Satyendra Jain
Coal block allocation scam case on Union Minister Dasari Narayana Rao
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on 30 mar 2015 provisionally attached assets worth Rs.2 crore belonging to former Union Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayana Rao in connection with a coal block allocation scam case.
Katsushi Inoue Is Honda Cars India’s new President & CEO
Katsushi Inoue was on 30 Mar 2015 appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL). He will assume charge on 1 April 2015 and succeed Hironori Kanayama who is due to retire.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan Honoured with Bhupen Hazarika Award
Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan was presented with the Bishwaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika International Solidarity Award by Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at the function held at Guwahati, Assam.
Himachal Pradesh Govt Launched India’s First e-Vidhan Mobile apps
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has launched part one of E-Vidhan Mobile apps. The apps could be accessed by all the members 45 minutes before the question hours on android and tablets having information about day business. With this launch, Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha became the first state assembly in the country to launch e-Vidhan Mobile apps.
People in News:
Stephen Hawking is getting his name trademarked
British physicist Stephen Hawking is getting his name trademarked, joining the ranks of celebrities like J.K. Rowling and David Beckham, who have turned their names into brands. He has also applied to get his name trademarked for charitable purposes, giving him the option of setting up a foundation, such as one to promote physics or for research into motor neurone disease, which has left him paralysed. His trademark would cover computer games, powered wheelchairs, greetings cards and health care.
52nd edition of the beauty pageant
Gurgaon girl Aditi Arya was crowned Femina Miss India 2015 at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant. Reigning Miss India Koyal Rana, enthroned her successor Aditi with the crown made by PC Jewellers. 21 contestants from across the country participated in the beauty contest. The first and second runners-up were Aafreen Rachel Vaz and Vartika Singh respectively.
For latest Current Affairs and, Current Affairs of bank jobs frequently visit our site www.indiawidejobs.com