Current Affairs – January, 2014

Saina Nehwal won Syed Modi India Open-2014

Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton title by defeating her compatriot P.V. Sindhu in the women’s singles competition. Sania beat P.V. Sindhu 21-14, 21-17 in the final held at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is Sania’s third straight win over Sindhu. About Syed Modi International India Open Read More…

Google doodle ‘Daredevil motorcyclists-The Tornadoes’ celebrates India’s 65th Republic Day

India’s 65th Republic Day celebrated on January 26, 2014 is being marked with a Google doodle portraying “Janbaz (Daredevil) motorcyclists”. The Daredevil motorcyclists representing a unit of the armed forces, are seen carrying the doodle which has been painted in the colours of the Indian national flag. Unlike many of Google’s previous doodles, this doodle doesn’t have Read More…

65th Republic Day: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe the Chief guest for this year

The Nation celebrated 65th Republic Day this year. The main function held at Rajpath, Delhi where President Pranab Mukherjee unfurled the tricolour and take salute of the Parade. The Parade showcased India’s military might and cultural diversity to the world. Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe was the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day Read More…

RBI likely to hold interest rates steady while announcing the monetary policy on January 28, 2014

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will probably hold interest rates steady while announcing the monetary policy on January 28, 2014. On January 28, 2014 the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will release the third quarter review of monetary policy for the fiscal 2013-14 and the experts seem to be in consensus with regard to the Read More…

Any Time Milk (ATM): Amul launches its first Milk ATM

India’s dairy major Amul has launched India’s first milk ATM which will sell milk through “Any Time Milk” vending machines. The 24×7 ATM has been installed at the Amul Dairy gate at Anand in Gujarat. The ATM machine can store 150 pouches of milk, each of 300 ml. The milk costs Rs 10 per pouch. Read More…