Page-6 of Current Affairs - December, 2013

Government sanctioned Quadricycle as a new vehicle

The road transport and highways ministry sanctioned “Quadricycle” as a new category of vehicle on Indian roads. These vehicles are safer than three-wheelers as they have four wheels with fully enclosed body structure with hard top and doors. After integrating suggestions and objections, transport minister Oscar Fernandes approved the proposal that under this category, battery-powered ..

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Andhra Pradesh High Court directs 2 Telugu actors to return Padma Shri

The Andhra Pradesh High Court directed to Telugu actors Mohan Babu and Brahmanandam Kanneganti to surrender Padam Shri to the President of India, as they allegedly misused it.  The HC gave its decision on the petition filed by the BJP senior leader N Indraseena Reddy. Why High Court directed Telgu actors to return Padam Shri? Tollywood ..

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Mr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar: Ambassador of USA

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar became the Ambassador of United States of America (USA) in December 2013. He succeeded Ms. Nirupama Rao and his position in Beijing was taken by Ashok K. Kantha.  About Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar An Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the1977 batch. Apart from serving as India’s Ambassador to China, he also had ..

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Mr. Vinod Kumar Duggal appointed as the Governor of Manipur

Mr. Vinod Kumar Duggal, the former Home Secretary has been appointed the new Governor of Manipur. About Vinod Kumar Duggal An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the 1968 batch, retired as union home secretary in March 2007. He will replace the present Governor of the state, Ashwani Kumar, who was given an additional charge ..

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Mr. Sidharth Birla took charge as President of FICCI

Mr. Sidharth Birla, Chairman of Xpro India Limited took the charge as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on December 21, 2013. He succeeded the HSBC India Country Head Naina Lal Kidwai. Chairperson and MD of Bharat Hotels, Jyotsna Suri elected as Senior Vice-President. Chairman of Ambuja Neotia group, ..

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