Current Affairs - December, 2014

Raghubar Das sworn in as 10th CM of Jharkhand

Raghubar Das was sworn-in as 10th Chief Minister of Jharkhand and becoming first non-tribal to hold this post. Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at oath taking ceremony held at Birsa Munda Football Stadium, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Along with Raghubar Das, following 4 cabinet ministers were sworn in Nilkanth ..

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Hindi poet and a litterateur Nand Chaturvedi passes away

Noted Hindi poet and a litterateur Nand Chaturvedi passed away in Udaipur, Rajasthan. He was 91. About Nand Chaturvedi He was born in 1923 in Jhalawar, Rajasthan. He was poet, a litterateur and a socialist. Career: He had done his Master of Arts in Hindi from Rajasthan University and was a retired Professor of Hindi subject ..

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China launches Yaogan-26 remote sensing satellite

China has launched Yaogan-26 a remote sensing satellite into the preset orbit from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province. The satellite was carried by a Long March-4B rocket, marking the 202th mission for the rocket family. Yaogan-26 satellite will mainly be used for scientific experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster ..

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Actor Amitabh Bachchan honoured with Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2014

Eminent actor Amitabh Bachchan is conferred with Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2014. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao honoured him with the second edition of this award at a function held at Mumbai. Amitabh Bachchan had worked with ace filmmaker Yash Chopra in numerous films like Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Trishul, Kaala Patthar, Silsila, Mohabatein, Veera Zaara and ..

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Russia and four ex-Soviet Nations Finalise New Alliance EEU

Russia and four ex-Soviet nations have finalized the formation of a new economic alliance- Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Four ex-Soviet nations are Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. It was finalized in EEU summit held in Moscow, Russia. EEU will come into existence on 1 January 2015. It seeks to bolster  integration of member nations which includes ..

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