Page-2 of Current Affairs - August, 2014

‘Email’ invented by Indian-American V A Shiva Ayyadurai turns 32

On August 30, 2014, email turned 32 years. The method of message transfer was invented by Indian American V.A.Shiva Ayyadurai when he was just 14 years. V A Shiva Ayyadurai was born to a Tamil Family in Bombay in 1963. In 1978, Shiva Ayyadurai invented a computer programme, which he called “email,” that simulated all ..

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‘Digital cloud’ for every Indian on anvil

PM Narendra Modi’s next giant drive to free up service delivery from the hold of the lower bureaucracy will be in the form of a ‘digital cloud’ for every Indian. Now, Certificates issued by the Govt.: Education, residential, medical records, birth certificates, etc. will be saved in separate ‘digital lockers’ and a communication protocol will ..

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Ukraine Crisis Deepens

Ukraine Crisis which stepped up after the Russian occupation of Crimea in April has seen no way back. Approximately 2600 civilians have lost their lives in the fighting that continues between the rebels and Ukrainian forces. Russia has always placed the blame on Ukraine for crisis pointing to its siege of rebel-held cities of Donetsk ..

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Attendance tracking for Central government employees

PM Narendra Modi has upped the ante and has brought back the good days of Indian economy. The economy which was on a downward spiral showed signs of revival after it hit a growth of 5.7 percent, the highest recorded in the last several months. This definitely stems from the hush of growth oriented policies, ..

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MoD promotes “Make in India” vision of PM: Axes Copter deal

Minister of Defence Mr.arun Jaitley, made a significant stride to take the PM’s vision of “Make in India” forward by scrapping the global tender for Rs.6000 crores Light Utility Helicopters. The scheme which had been in the pipeline for a considerable length of time now, was actually mired in corruption charges and other technical controversies. ..

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