Page-2 of Current Affairs - January, 2014

Mr. Raymond Weil: Swiss luxury watch pioneer passed away

Mr. Raymond Weil (87), watch marketing pioneer and founder of the famed eponymous Swiss timepiece brand passed away. About Mr. Raymond Weil Born: 1926 Founded:  Raymond Weil Watch Company in 1976 in Geneva, Switzerland. One of the great innovators of the Swiss watch industry. Purpose for forming a company: To create high quality timepieces with ..

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PAN Application procedure Changed from February 3, 2014

The procedure for PAN allotment process will undergo a change with effect from February 3, 2014. Applicants for Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) will have to produce original documents of proof of identity, address and date of birth for verification at the time of applying. Copies of proof of identity, address and date of birth attached ..

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India ranked 155th on Yale's Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

India ranked 155th out of 178 countries with an index score of 31.23 points, in its efforts to address environmental challenges, in the 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) issued by Yale University. Regardless of an improvement in overall performance, India ranks behind China (118), Pakistan (148) and Nepal (139).  Among the BRICS nations, South Africa was ..

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Tata Motors MD Mr. Karl Slym passed away

Tata Motors Managing Director Mr. Karl Slym (51) passed away after apparently falling from a high floor of a five-star hotel in Bangkok where he had gone to attend a board meeting of the company’s Thailand arm. Mr. Slym was an English businessman and the managing director of Tata Motors from October 2012. He joined ..

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Winners of 59th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013

The grand Annual 59th Idea Filmfare Awards event was organized in Mumbai. The following are the winners under various categories: POPULAR AWARDS: Best Film: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Best Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag) Best Actor (Male): Farhan Akhtar (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag) Best Actor (Female): Deepika Padukone – Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela Best Supporting ..

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