Page-5 of Ahmedabad Current Affairs, GK & News

Walled City of Ahmedabad designated as India’s first World Heritage City

The 600-year-old Walled City of Ahmedabad was declared World Heritage City by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO after it met in Karlow, Poland. It is first Indian city get the honour. The Walled City of Ahmedabad is located on the eastern banks of Sabarmati river. It presents a rich architectural heritage from the ..

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EU, France give 3.5 Million Euros as Grant to Curb Emissions in India

EU and France will give a grant of 3.5 million euros to three Indian cities- Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad as part of the EU’s commitment under the Paris Climate agreement to curb emissions and promote sustainability in these cities. Salient Highlights The grants have been provided to help India’s smart city programme under the ‘Moblise Your ..

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Scientist Tapan Misra appointed as Director of ISRO’s Space Application Centre

Eminent scientist Tapan Misra has been appointed the Chief of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad Gujarat. He will succeed A S Kiran Kumar, who was appointed as the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in January 2015. About Tapan Misra In 1984, started his career at SAC as a digital hardware engineer. ..

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Infosys appoints Roopa Kudva as independent member of board

India’s second largest software services firm, Infosys has appointed Roopa Kudva as an independent member on its board of directors. At present, she is managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Crisil, a subsidiary of global rating agency- Standard & Poor’s. About Roopa Kudva Kudva had joined Crisil in 1992 and was appointed its MD ..

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Chinese President arrives in India

Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping has arrived in India for a 3-day visit which can change the geopolitical implications of the region. Mr. Xi is expected to come with lot of investment proposals and better relations with the neighbour more rigorously. Mr. Modi is also said to attach special significance to the visit as he ..

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