Page-6 of Current Affairs - June, 2014

World Bank recommends reforms in power distribution

The World Bank has suggested that power distribution utilities in India must be freed from Government interference and their management must be professionalized. In a report released by the bank, it suggested the government to give top priority to reforms in the electricity distribution sector. As per the report: Power distribution companies should have good ..

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India extends ban on import of milk items from China till June 2015

The Indian government extended the ban on imports of milk and its products from China till June 2015. With this the ban on import of milk and milk products (including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/ confectionery/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from China is extended for one more year. ..

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Amma pharmacies to be launched across Tamil Nadu

The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu has decided to open 100 Amma Marunthagam (pharmacies) across the state. The move is likely to win more goodwill for chief minister J Jayalalithaa. The state already have some other welfare schemes like Amma canteens, water and salt which provide services at subsidized price. The new Amma Pharmacies will ..

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Air India Ltd becomes member of Star Alliance

Air India Ltd has joined the Star Alliance group of carriers. The move could help enhance revenues at the loss-making state-run air carrier. Thus, Air India has become Star Alliance’s 27th member. How Air India will benefit from the membership of Star Alliance? Star Alliance membership allows Air India to share routes with the other ..

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125th anniversary of Salar Jung museum

Salar Jung Museum in Hyderabad, Telangana celebrated its 125th anniversary in June 2014. The art museum located at Darushifa, on the bank of the Musi River in the city of Hyderabad was established in 1951 and is one of the three National Museums of India. It has a collection of 1 million objects which includes ..

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