Current Affairs – December, 2014

K K Paul appointed as Uttarakhand Governor

Krishan Kant Paul is appointed as Uttarakhand governor for the remainder of his term. Earlier, he was governor of Meghalay and was appointed on July 8, 2013. Now he will also continue to hold additional charge of Manipur state till further orders from President. He will replace, Aziz Qureshi who has been transferred to Meghalaya as Read More…

Unoin Government sets up committee on NATGRID

Union Government has set up a high-level committee in order to allay apprehension of data and intelligence sharing by various government agencies with the proposed real-time intelligence sharing set up National Intelligence grid (NATGRID). Members: It will be headed by the Union Home Secretary. While the chiefs of all intelligence agencies and investigating units will Read More…

Actress Luise Rainer first to win consecutive acting Oscars passes away

Actress Luise Rainer passed away in London, UK. She was 104. She was born on 12th January 1910 in Vienna, Austria. She was renowned German-born Austrian and American film actress of cinema’s golden era. Acting career: Rainer began acting career in 1926, in Germany at early age 16 under innovative Austrian director Max Reinhardt and Read More…

13th Pune International Film Festival(PIFF) will begin on Jan 8 with theme ‘War against War’

The 13th Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) will be held at Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad in Maharashtra from January 8 to 15. This edition of film festival will focus on the theme “War against War”. It is jointly organised by the Maharashtra State Government and Pune Film Foundation. In this edition of festival around 350 Read More…

Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram passes away

Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram passed away in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 44. He had worked primarily in the Malayalam film industry based in Kerala. He made his directorial debut with the feature film Ekantham in 2006. For this film he had won National Film Award for the best debutant director and Kerala state film special Read More…