Page-22 of Current Affairs - June, 2014

India, China decide to add a new fillip to economic ties

In a bid to explore “untapped opportunities”, India and China have together decided to infuse a new momentum in their economic relationship. The steps in this direction include establishing industrial parks to take the bilateral trade beyond current $ 65 billion annually. With bilateral trade standing close to USD 65 billion, China is India’s biggest ..

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Russia gives in-principle nod on India’s nuclear liability law

Russia has in principle agreed on Civil Liability Nuclear Damage Act 2010 with India. This paves the way for signing a contract for unit 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in July, 2014.  In April, 2014, a General Framework Agreement was inked between India and Russia on unit 3 and 4 after ..

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Cyclone Nanauk moves towards Oman, monsoon to reach Maharashtra, Gujarat in few days

“Nanauk”, the tropical cyclone that emerged in the east-central Arabian Sea is likely to hit Oman on June 15, 2014. Due to the influence of the cyclone, Delhi witnessed an unexpected hike in moisture levels which caused rain bringing the soaring temperature down.  As per India’s Met Department the cyclone is likely to affect the southwest ..

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Dilip Kumar’s autobiography ‘The Substance and the Shadow’ released

Indian cinema’s legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s autobiography ‘The Substance and the Shadow’ that narrates his life since birth was launched. The book is written by author and former journalist Udaya Tara Nayar which chronicles the thespian’s ups and downs in his much-talked about relationships, marriage and movies. Dilip Kumar: He was born in Peshawar, Pakistan and ..

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Madhya Pradesh to restore Mahatma’s Tolstoy Farm

During his visit to South Africa, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pledged to donate Rs. 1 crore for the restoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm in the country, a place where he first began his Satyagraha. The place is now an abandoned area, south of Johannesburg, owned by a neighboring brick manufacturing company. ..

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