Page-2 of Current Affairs - February, 2015

Acclaimed US actor Leonard Nimoy passes away

Acclaimed US actor Leonard Nimoy passed away on 27 February 2015 in Los Angeles. He was 83 and died of end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was best known for his half-human, half-Vulcan character of Mr Spock in the cult sci-fi series Star Trek. About Leonard Nimoy Leonard Nimoy was born in 26 March ..

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IRCTC partners with Amazon.in for online shopping

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has partnered with e-commerce giant Amazon.in to provide convenient online shopping experience and sell various products. With this tie-up, IRCTC is going to offer its customers (especially Indian railways passengers) with seamless online shopping opportunities in addition to booking travel tickets and hotel accommodations. In this regard IRCTC ..

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AB De Villiers hits fastest 150 in ODI history

South African cricketer AB De Villiers has hit the fastest 150 in one-day internationals (ODI’s). He achieved this feat in 64 balls in World Cup Pool B match against West Indies held at Sydney and also broke the previous record of Australia’s Shane Watson by 19 balls. AB De Villiers in the innings scored 162 ..

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Justice Amitava Roy sworn in as Supreme Court judge

Justice Amitava Roy has sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC). He was administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) H. L. Dattu and will have a tenure of three years. Prior to this appointment he was Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. It should be noted ..

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Ratan Tata honoured with Doctorate of Automotive Engineering by Clemson University

Ex-chairman of the Tata Group Ratan Tata has been honoured with Doctorate of Automotive Engineering by the Clemson University. He was conferred with Doctorate for his contributions to the global automotive industry at the South Carolina Automotive Summit. About Ratan Tata Ratan Tata holds bachelor’s degree in architecture from Cornell University. He also has completed ..

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