Current Affairs – January, 2015

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan wins Governor of the Year award

A British magazine has named RBI Governor and well-known economist Raghuram Rajan as the Governor of the Year in the Central Banking Awards for 2015. It was announced by British magazine Central Banking. Governor Raghuram Rajan was chosen for this award by magazine for his disciplined and focused approach in leading the Reserve Bank of Read More…

Kamal Kishore Goyanka selected for Vyas Samman 2014

Well-known Hindi scholar and writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goyanka has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2014. He has been chosen for this award for his research work ‘Premchand Kee Kahaniyo Kaa Kaalkramanusar Adhyayan’. Vyas Samman This award is instituted by the K.K. Birla Foundation. It was started in 1991.  It Read More…

Haryana Government unveils new sports policy

Haryana government has unveiled new sports policy named Haryana Physical Activities and Sports Policy-2015. It was announced Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at function organized at Rohtak. Key facts of Haryana Physical Activities and Sports Policy-2015 New sports policy, substantially increases the award money given to winners of international and national sports events. Olympic Read More…

Government appoints Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar as ISRO chairman

Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar has been appointed chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). His name was cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will replace former ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan who had retired on 31 December 2014. He will have tenure of 3 years from Read More…

Border haat to enhance trade between India, Bangladesh opens in Tripura

India and Bangladesh inaugurated third border haat in Srinagar-Purba on the Tripura-Bangladesh border. It was inaugurated by Union Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala along with her Bangladeshi counterpart Tofail ahmed in the presence of Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar. This is the first border haat opened in state Tripura which shares 856-km border with Bangladesh. Read More…