Page-3 of Current Affairs - February, 2015

A person can be treated as SC even after re-conversion: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on 27 February 2015 held that a person can be accorded Scheduled Caste (SC) status even on re-conversion to Hinduism. The status can be accorded if the person is accepted by people of his caste and he proves that before converting either he or his forefathers previously belonged to SC caste. The ..

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Zoological Society of London and Gujarat Forest Department inks MoU for Asiatic lion Conservation

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Gujarat Forest Department on 26 February 2015 have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for conservation of Asiatic lion and its habitat. As part of MoU, ZSL with its expertise in managing zoo will provide Technical assistance to forest department to manage rescue and treatments centres. Technical support in veterinary ..

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China's President Xi Jinping unveils new 'four comprehensives' political theory

China’s President Xi Jinping has unveiled a new political theory, grouped into four slogans also known as the four comprehensives. His new political theory was declared ahead of the upcoming meeting of the Committee of the People’s Political Consultative Conference, which is going to discuss national policies. Xi Jinping’s new political theory is summed up ..

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Six Indian women among Forbes' 50 'Power Businesswomen' 2015

Six Indian women entrepreneurs and businesswomen have been named by Forbes magazine as among the 50 ‘Power Businesswomen’ from Asia. Indians included in the list are Arundhati Bhattacharya- Chairperson of State Bank of India (SBI).  Forbes list referred her as the first lady of Indian banking and as chair of the Indian behemoth with 225 million ..

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World’s first 3D-printed jet engine developed in Australia

Researchers from Australia’s Monash University have created world’s first 3 Dimensional (3D) printed jet engine. The first of kind 3D printed engine was developed by team of researchers from Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing in partnership with spin-out company Amaero Engineering. Process of Production The jet engine was created using innovative additive manufacturing technique. Firstly, ..

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