Current Affairs – April, 2015

India ranks 13th in generating electricity from nuclear source

India ranks at 13th position in the world in terms of generation electricity from nuclear source. This information was given by Minister of State (MoS) Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply in the Rajya Sabha to an unstarred question. As per the written reply The ranking was based upon the data published by Power Reactor Read More…

India, Japan ink action agenda to boost trade, investment

India and Japan have signed a Five-point action agenda to increase bilateral trade and investment between the two nations. The action agenda was signed between Japan’s Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry Yoichi Miyazawa and Minister of State (independent charge) for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman. The five-point agenda includes Development of selected townships in Read More…

Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa scheme to 31 more countries

Union Government has extended e-Tourist Visa scheme to 31 more countries with an effect from 31 May 2015. In this regard, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a notification. With this the total number of countries under the scheme has gone up to 76. The 31 countries are: Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Bahamas, Read More…

Flipkart acquires mobile marketing firm Appiterate

Online marketplace Flipkart has acquired mobile marketing start-up Appiterate in order to strengthen its mobile platform. The financial details of the acquisition deal were not disclosed. This acquisition comes in line with Flipkart’s ‘Mobile First’ focus which aims to increase its presence in the area of mobile technology. Now the Appiterate’s mobile marketing automation platform Read More…

PropTiger.com acquires its rival Makaan.com

Real estate portal PropTiger.com has acquired its rival Makaan.com to ramp up its presence in India’s secondary property market. After the acquisition both portals will run separately. In this regard, Elara Technologies parent firm of PropTiger.com has entered into a transaction for an undisclosed amount with Makaan.com. This acquisition will help PropTiger.com to create a Read More…