Current Affairs – January, 2014

Dr. Tej Vir Singh won the UNWTO Ulysses Prize for the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge

Professor Dr. Tej Vir Singh won the 2013 UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge in Madrid, Spain. About Professor Dr. Tej Vir Singh Belong to Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Established the CTRD in 1976, a Non-Government Organization (NGO) devoted to the cause of tourism academics and research, with a special Read More…

GOI launched National Waterway-4 project in Chennai

The Central Government launched the project for the development of the stretch of 37 km of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal in Tamil Nadu. Main components of the project: To search and excavate for developing navigational channel, construct three terminals and navigational locks, replace the one existing bridge Read More…

M.S.Dhoni became the first captain to play in four tied O.D.I.s

Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni became the first captain to be involved in four One-Day Internationals (ODIs) ties. This feat was achieved by him as India tied the third ODI against New Zealand in Auckland on January 25, 2014. The last three tied matches played by Indian captain MS Dhoni  ICC World Cup 2011 Read More…

Australia Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka won the Men’s title

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Grand Slam title with victory over an injury-hit Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final. He defeated Rafael Nadal by 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in Melbourne. By this victory, he became the second Swiss man to win a Grand Slam singles title after 17-time champion Roger Federer. The other Read More…

Australia v/s England: Australia won the ODI series by 4-1

Australia beat England by 5 runs in 5th ODI at Adelaide and won the series by 4-1 in Australia. Key Players of ODI Series 2014: Man of the series:  Aaron Finch (for 258 runs in the series including two centuries) Man of the Match: James Faulkner (for his 2-37 and impressive death bowling) The tour Read More…