Page-12 of Malaysia Current Affairs, GK & News

Bluefin-21 Robotic submarine deployed to solve mystery of lost Malaysian plane MH370

Flight MH370 flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, went missing on March 8, 2014 with 239 people on board. It lost contact with air traffic controllers over the South China Sea. The Bluefin-21 robotic submarine (Underwater Autonomous Vehicle) will explore for wreckage of the Flight MH370 in an area defined by 4 ping signals from the ..

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India's first monorail inaugurated in Mumbai

India’s first monorail service started in Mumbai. The monorail service that would link the city to major stations began its first phase of 8.93 km between Wadala and Chembur in the eastern fringes of the Commercial Capital. The first phase of the monorail covered seven stations:  Wadala depot, Mysore Colony, BhaktiPark, Bharat Petroleum, V.N. Purav ..

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India among countries exempted from Iranian oil sanctions by the US

As stated by the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, India is once again among a small list of countries that qualifies for an exemption from unilateral sanctions imposed by the US on countries importing oil from Iran. Under Section 1245 of the U.S.’ 2012 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), the exception granted to India, ..

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India ranked 134th in 'Ease of Doing Business' list: World Bank

As per the latest ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings of 189 economies released by the World Bank, India has fallen three spot to 134th rank. In terms of ‘starting a business’ India has been positioned lower at 179th. This is when the government is making efforts to improve the business environment in the country. The list ..

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FIPB nod to Tata-SIA airlines

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) gave approval to Tata-SIA Airlines Ltd. – an upcoming joint venture of Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons entailing an initial foreign investment of USD 49 million. This is Tata’s second venture in the aviation sector after its tie-up with Malaysian carrier Air Asia in February for a low cost passenger ..

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