Page-4 of Current Affairs - June, 2013

4th generation core processors launched by Intel

The US based chipmaker Intel has launched its fourth generation core processor which the company claims will reinvent personal computing with longer battery life, more advanced graphics and new usages in devices like tablets and ultra-books. PC makers such as Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo are in the process of launching products with the latest Intel processor. ..

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SEBI tightens buyback rules

SEBI has released new buyback norms and a number of other market friendly measures. Under the new rules: It is mandatory for companies selling shares to purchase at least 50% of the offer size. If they fail to do so, the amount in the escrow account will be forfeited, subject to a maximum of 2.5% of ..

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India, Hungary sign pact for ‘Gas Monitoring System’

Following the MoU signed during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit-2013, for a gas monitoring system b/w Gujarat Info Petro Ltd, a subsidiary of Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation and Cason Engineering Plc, Hungary, both have inked a pact in pursuant to the same. How would this pact help? Cason brings with it experience in developing, manufacturing and ..

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Oprah Winfrey leads the list of Forbes Most Powerful Celebrities

World famous talk show host Oprah Winfrey has been assigned the top spot in the Forbes’ annual Celebrity 100 ranking of the most powerful celebrities. She leads a female-dominated top 10 that includes Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Madonna, Taylor Swift and Ellen DeGeneres. As per the rankings of Most Powerful Celebrities: Oprah Winfrey Lady Gaga Steven Spielberg Beyonce Knowles Madonna Taylor Swift Bon Jovi Roger Federer ..

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SEBI relaxes foreign investment norms; a new category Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) approved

In a bid to attract a larger number of foreign investors to Indian capital markets, SEBI approved a slew of changes. Among the major changes are simplification of registration and compliance requirements for foreign investors. As per new measures: A new category Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) has been approved; it blends various classes of investors such as ..

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