South Korea: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Acenture study: India ranked 8th in demand for digital governance

Published: February 16, 2014

As per new comparative study by Accenture, India ranked eighth in the list of ten countries in terms of digital governance. Singapore topped the list, followed by Norway and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As indicated in the report, high-performing digital governments are focusing on their digital strategy, continuing long-term investment in key information and ..

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WEF 2014: Swiss banks devise new 'cash' strategies to lure rich clients

Published: January 23, 2014

The 44th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting at Davos, Switzerland from January 22 to 25, 2014. The event sets the key priorities and challenges for the world to tackle in 2014. Theme: ‘The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business’. Objective: To develop the insights, initiatives and actions necessary to respond ..

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India and South Korea signed nine pacts to boost trade and investments

Published: January 19, 2014

To boost bilateral ties, India and South Korea signed nine agreements to deepen economic cooperation and strengthen defense engagements. The agreements were signed after delegation level talks between Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and visiting South Korean President Park Geun-hye in New Delhi. The pacts viz. Protection of Classified Military Information, peaceful use of space, ..

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POSCO's steel plant gets environmental clearance

Published: January 13, 2014

India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given environmental clearance to South Korean steel manufacturer POSCO for its Rs 52,000 crore steel plant in Odisha. The company who made the largest FDI investment in India has got the clearance after a long wait of eight years to begin with the project. POSCO intends to build the steel plant ..

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Miss Venezuela, Alyz Henrich crowned Miss Earth 2013

Published: December 10, 2013

Miss Venezuela, Alyz Henrich was crowned Miss Earth 2013 title at a pageant organized at Versailles Palace, Philippines. It is the second beauty pageant title for Venezuela this year. In November 2013, Gabriela Isler, of the same nation was crowned Miss Universe 2013.  India’s contestant Shobita Dhulipala couldn’t make it to the top 16 of ..

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