Page-5 of Ahmedabad Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Modi inclined to develop “Dholera SIR” by emulating Kobe

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, on visit to Japan, has expressed his wish to develop Dholera SIR (Special Investment Region) as a model port city just like Kobe city in Japan. Dholera– Dholera is a town in Gujarat. It is an ancient port-city in Gulf of Khambhat (Cambay), 30 km. from Dhandhuka village of Ahmedabad ..

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Current Affairs : January 18, 2012

Gujarat High Court upholds the appointment of Lokayukta The High Court of Gujarat, Ahmedabad dismisses the plea of the Gujarat Government and upholds the appointment of state Lokayukt by the Governor. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal appointed Justice Mehta as the Lokayukta in August 2011, after over seven years of the position lying vacant. On the ..

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Current Affairs : January 9, 2010

Events & Happenings:2nd Global Marathi Literary Meet:Second Global Marathi meet will be held in Dubai from March 2-6, 2010. Veteran Marathi litterateur Mangesh Padgaonkar has been selected as president of this meet. Sixth International Children’s Film Festival, BangaloreSixth International Children’s Film Festival has started in Bangalore. The main theme is Environment and 13 movies on ..

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