Current Affairs – December, 2014

Daily Thanthi- First Tamil Paper launched in UAE

Daily Thanthi is the first Tamil newspaper launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This daily was launched by Tamil actors Prasanna and his wife Sneha Prasanna.  Bala Aditya, director of Dina Thanthi, opened the event.  The 12-page launch edition was distributed among the guests. The newspaper will be published from the Khaleej Times office Read More…

US, NATO Ceremonially End Afghan Combat Mission

United States (US) and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) have ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan. This mission comes to an end after 13 years of September 11 terror attacks that sparked their invasion of Afghanistan to topple the Taliban-led Government and fight against terrorism. NATO formally ended its deployment after its International Security Read More…

Andhra Pradesh government announces land pooling policy for new capital at Vijaywada

Andhra Pradesh government has announced land pooling policy to build new state capital located close to Vijayawada in the Guntur district. It was announced by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. This policy aims to secure about 30,000 acres of land in order to construct a greenfield, riverfront capital city on the southern side Read More…

BHEL commissions Hydro Power Plant in Rwanda, East Africa

Public sector power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved one more milestone by constructing and successfully commissioning 28 MW (2×14 MW) Nyaborongo Hydro Electric Project in Republic of Rwanda. BHEL has synchronized both the generating units of this power project with the grid and helped in increasing Rwanda’s generating capacity by 24% Read More…

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Government launches new Indian trade portal

Government has launched new user-friendly Indian Trade Portal- http://www.indiantradeportal.in.  It was inaugurated by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Commerce and Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman at a function held in New Delhi. It is an initiative of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry. The portal has been developed and maintained by Federation Read More…