Page-30 of Current Affairs - June, 2015

Senior scientist Dr. Srivari Chandrasekhar appointed as Director of CSIR-IICT

Dr. Srivari Chandrasekhar was appointed Director of CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) a premier research institute of Union Government based in Hyderabad, Telangana. He was named appointed to the top post by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is ex-officio Chairman of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) functioning under Union Ministry of Science ..

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Parkash Singh Badal conferred with Sant Namdev National Award

Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Parkash Singh Badal was conferred the prestigious 14th Sant Namdev National Award- 2015 by Pune based Sarhad foundation. The award was presented to him by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of the organisers of the Sarhad foundation. He was awarded was bestowed upon him for promoting peace, communal harmony ..

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Trios of 3800-year-old statuettes found in Vichama, Peru

Researchers in Peru have discovered trios of statuettes which belong to some 3,800 years ago. They were discovered by research team led by archaeologist Ruth Shady. The final discovery announcement was made by the Peruvian Cultural Ministry in Lima. The mud statuettes were found inside a reed basket in a building at the ancient city ..

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Union Government gives nod to promulgation of Ordinance to amend Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Union Government has given nod for promulgation of Ordinance to amend Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. Decision in this regard was Union Cabinet meet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The ordinance paves way for filing of cheque bounce cases in place where the cheque was issued. This move that will benefit around ..

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Union Cabinet approves Rs 6,000 crore interest-free loan to sugar mills

Union Cabinet approved an interest-free loan i.e. soft loan to the tune of 6,000 crore rupees to enable sugar mills pay arrears to farmers. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Apart from this decision cabinet also approved hike in prices of Ethanol. ..

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