Current Affairs - February, 2013
Owing to increased popularity of Shatabdi and Rajdhani trains, there is also a demand for higher travel comfort. Thus, was felt the need for the special AC luxury class by Railway Minister and named ‘Anubhuti’ coaches. These with more facilities ..
Category: Awards, Honours & Persons in News
Expressing concern at the rise in offences against women, the Rajya Sabha approved the amended the Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, that seeks to provide protection to women in unorganized and organized sectors including the ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Rajat Gupta has been ordered to pay $6.2 million for legal expenses incurred by his former employer Goldman Sachs during his trial. Rajat Gupta (64) is India-born former Goldman Sachs director who was sentenced to two year last year for ..
The Directorate-General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has held back approvals for work programme (WP) and budget for KG-DWN-98/3 (KG-D6) block for 2012-13 and 2013-14. DGH has sought an explanation on various issues including the decision of the operator to cancel the ..
India held that Sri Lanka would have to fix accountability for the alleged violation of human rights and torture of Tamils and assure a sustainable settlement of issues pertaining to them. The UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Commission) has took ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The government moved a motion in the Rajya Sabha which was adopted by voice vote – for the formation of a JPC (Joint Parliamentary Committee) to probe the chopper deal. Objective: JPC to enquire into the allegations of payment of ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs