Page-40 of Current Affairs - January, 2015

Gujarat government announces new industrial policy for 2015

Gujarat government has announced its new industrial policy for 2015. It was announced by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel ahead of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit which begins from January 11, 2015. This industrial policy aims to make state a global manufacturing hub by playing a pivotal role in realising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in ..

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French Economist Thomas Piketty turns down France's top award

French economist Thomas Piketty has turned down France’s top award, the Legion D’Honneur. He is the bestselling author of book Capital in the 21st Century which examines income inequality in society. Earlier in 2014, cartoonist Jacques Tardi had turned down this award. Others who have refused this award include philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and radiology pioneers ..

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Former MoS for External Affairs Kamala Sinha passes away

Former Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs Kamala Sinha passed away in Syracuse, New York in US. She was 82. About Kamala Sinha She was born in Dhaka (now in Bangladesh) on 30 September 1932. She is grandniece of Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee. She was married to freedom fighter and Bihar minister Late ..

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Delhi Police launches women safety mobile app 'Himmat'

Delhi police has launched women safety mobile application ‘Himmat’. It was launched by the Union home minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. It is an android based mobile app, which aims to cater employed women who have smartphones and travel alone late in the night. This application will allow women to send a distress call to Police Control ..

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India and Pakistan exchange list of nuclear facilities

India and Pakistan on 1st January 2015 have exchanged the list of their nuclear installations and facilities under the agreement on Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations between India and Pakistan. The exchange of list was done through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad. It is the 24th consecutive exchange of such list ..

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