Page-38 of February 2013 Current Affairs, GK & News

SpiceJet starts flights from Delhi to Guangzhou

SpiceJet has become the only private Indian airline to offer flights to China. The low cost carrier will launch four weekly flights from New Delhi to Guangzhou. Guangzhou will be the second major city in the southern China to have connectivity with India after Shanghai. Currently, Shanghai is the only major southern mainland city that ..

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India successfully test fires K-5 ballistic missile from underwater

India has advanced towards completing its nuclear triad capability by successfully test firing a nuclear-capable medium range K-5 ballistic missile from an underwater platform in Bay of Bengal. Once complete, the nuclear triad will render India the ability to fire nuclear-loaded missiles from land, air and sea. It is the first underwater missile to have ..

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Expert panel under chairmanship of Sam Pitroda constituted to review functioning of Prasar Bharti

An Expert Committee has been set up by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has with the task of reviewing the institutional frame work of Prasar Bharati including its relationship with Government, its continuing role as a public broadcaster and steps needed to ensure technical up-gradation of the organization. The panel will be chaired by ..

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SEBI revises OFS mechanism

Market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has revised the Offer For Sale (OFS) mechanism as the deadline is approaching for the promoters of listed companies to offload their stake to meet the minimum public shareholding norm of 25 % by June 2013. As per SEBI, the revised norms:

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Bharti Airtel appoints Manoj Kohli as it MD

World’s 4th largest mobile operator by customers, Bharti Airtel,  will appoint Manoj Kohli as its Managing Director. Kohli’s elevation will see Bharti Airtel founder Sunil Mittal become its executive chairman.

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