Page-20 of Current Affairs - June, 2015

Maharashtra Government gives nod to IT & ITES policy 2015

Maharashtra Government has given nod to new Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) policy. Decision in this regard was taken by State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai. Key highlights of Maharashtra IT & ITES policy 2015 Aims at making state an IT, animation and gaming industry hub ..

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Charles Correa, face of contemporary architecture in India passes away

India’s greatest contemporary architect Charles Correa passed away in Mumbai following a brief illness. He was 84. He had played a pivotal role in the creation of architecture for post-Independence India. He was known for his sensitivity to the needs of the urban poor and use of traditional methods and materials for construction. About Charles ..

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Book on 20th century Dogri literature by Dr. Vijay Seth released

A comprehensive book in Dogri language on the Dogri literature of 20th century entitled ‘Beehmi Sadi Da Dogri Da Gadya Sahitya : Ik Jayzaa ’ was released in Jammu and Kashmir. The book has been written by a noted Dogri language scholar Dr. Vijay Seth. The book based on extensive research work and incorporates five ..

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Japan's Cookpad acquires India’s Cucumbertown

Tokyo based online recipe network Cookpad has acquired Cucumbertown, a Bengaluru-based social network for cooks and chefs for an undisclosed amount. After this acquisition Cucumbertown will remain independent subsidiary under Cookpad. By acquiring Cucumbertown, Cookpad has entered into Indian market that represents a market and culture that is rich in culinary heritage. It will also ..

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Union Government announces additional package of Rs. 2,437 crore for J &K

Union Government has announced an additional package of 2,437 crore rupees for reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It was announced by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. The fund will be used for relief and rehabilitation work. Around 75,000 kacha and pakka houses will also be rebuilt under the ..

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