Current Affairs - March, 2015

India, Kyrgyzstan ink MoU for cooperation on textile, clothing

India and Kyrgyzstan on 17 March 2015 signed MoU to strengthen bilateral cooperation on textile and clothing. The MoU was signed by Minister of State (MoS) for Textiles Santosh Kumar Gangwar and his counterpart Minister of Energy and Industry of Kyrgyzstan Kubanychbek Turdubaev in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to strengthen bilateral cooperation between both ..

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 Supreme Court rejects reservation to Jats under OBC quota

Supreme Court (SC) has rejected the notification issued by Union Government to include Jats in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for the benefit of reservation. The Supreme Court (SC) held that Union Government took this decision by overlooking the findings of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). In its report NCBC ..

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Ashu Suyash appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL

Ashu Suyash has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL). She will succeed Roopa Kudva, who had been the MD & CEO at Crisil since 2007. Suyash’s appointment was confirmed by the Board of Directors of the Company and will assume charge ..

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Indian researcher Minoti Apate named as woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales

Indian researcher Minoti Apate has been named as New South Wales (NSW) Woman of the year 2015. Apate was named for the award for her contributions to the field of medical research, Indian community and the tertiary education. About Minoti Apate At present she is Professor of Medicine at the South Western Sydney Clinical School ..

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Haryana Government passes bill banning cow slaughter

Haryana Government has passed Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015 that bans cow slaughter.  It was unanimously passed in budget session of state with voice vote. Key provisions of Bill Objective- the Bill seeks to conserve and develop indigenous breeds of cows in the State. It also seeks to establish institutions for the purpose ..

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