Current Affairs - June, 2014

SBI’s Arundhati Bhattacharya amongst Forbes’ most powerful women

SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya is amongst the 5 Indian women who featured in this year’s Forbes’ 100 most powerful women in the world list. The list was topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Indian women in the list:- Indra Nooyi (Pepsi Co – 13th) (Indian Born but US Citizen now) Arundhati Bhattacharya (SBI – 36th) ..

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UN posthumously honors 8 Indian soldiers among 106 UN peacekeepers

The UN honored 106 peacekeepers, including 8 Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in various UN peacekeeping operations on the occasion of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers on May 30. Indian Army United Nations peacekeeping missions India has been the leading troop UN Peace Keeping Missions since its commencement. Up to now India has participated ..

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Government eliminates all GoMs and EGoMs for better accountability and empowerment

In a key move to authorize the Ministries and Departments, the PM Narendra Modi decided to eliminate all the prevailing 9 Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoMs) and 21 Groups of Ministers (GoMs). Objective: This would speed up the process of decision-making and bring in more answerability in the system. The Ministries and Departments will now ..

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KKR wins IPL 7 trophy

Sharukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) chased down a huge 200-run target to beat Preity Zinta’s Kings XI Punjab in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 7. Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets. IPL-7 which was held from April 16 – June 1, 2014 was played at venues in ..

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