Current Affairs - June, 2014

Defending champions Spain eliminated from FIFA World Cup race

Defending champions Spain is knocked out from the ongoing FIFA World cup. In a match against Chile, which Spain needed to win to keep their title dream alive, it faced defeat by 2-0. Spain became the third straight European defending World Cup champion to flop in the group stage. France in 2002 and Italy four ..

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Government sets up Panel to look into the cause of gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant

An independent High Level Committee under the chairmanship of Shri K.K. Mehrotra, former CMD, MECON has been constituted by the Government to inquire about the cause of gas leakage from blast furnace-GCP in Bhilai Steel Plant on June12, 2014. The panel will hand in the final report to the Secretary, Ministry of Steel by July 17, ..

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Germany to organize "myCopter Project Day" in November 2014

As per an announcement by myCopter coordinator, myCopter Project Day will be held in Braunschweig in Germany on 20 November 20, 2014. myCopter Project myCopter Project was conceptualized in 2007 with an aim to design Personal Aerial Vehicles and to develop an effective, efficient and user-friendly Personal Aerial Transportation System. The initial project is almost complete, ..

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Delhi is India’s first kerosene-free city

As per an announcement by the Delhi Government, the national capital has become the first ‘kerosene-free city’ in the country. It was announced that the ‘Delhi: A Kerosene-Free City Scheme, 2012’ has been implemented successfully and now no subsidized kerosene is being provided in the national capital. The scheme was started in 2012 in collaboration ..

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Ebola virus kills over 300 in West Africa: WHO

As per World Health Organization (WHO), the deadly Ebola virus has killed 337 people in West Africa so far. The region has reported 14 deaths and 47 new cases. Guinea is worst-hit with 264 Ebola-related deaths. In Sierra Leone, there have been 49 deaths and in Liberia 24. The outbreak of the virus began in southern ..

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