Current Affairs – July, 2015

BEL bags Dun Bradstreet’s India’s Top PSUs Awards 2015

The Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) became the front runner in the Dun & Bradstreet’s ‘India’s Top PSUs Awards 2015 in the category of electrical and electronic equipment sector. The award was received by Chairman and Managing Director of BEL Mr. S K Sharma along with Anandi Ramalingam the General Manager-National Marketing for BEL. Read More…

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Sebastian Vettel wins 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix of F1

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany won the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix of Formula One (F1). This was his overall second victory of the season after Malaysian Grand Prix and first of Hungarian Grand Prix. The drivers ranking after Hungarian Grand Prix 2015 Sebastian Vettel (Germany) of Ferrari. Daniil Kvyat (Russia) of Red Bull. Daniel Read More…

Former Union Minister Bijoy Handique passes away

Former Union Minister and 6 time Lok Sabha member Bijoy Krishna Handique passed away in Jorhat, Assam. He was 82. He was the veteran leader of Indian National Congress from the Northeast state of Assam. Handique was the senior politician from Assam and was elected to Lok Sabha from Jorhat for 6 consecutive terms from Read More…

Etienne Benet Nestle India’s MD steps down

Nestle India’s MD Etienne Benet has step down from his post, he will be replaced by Nestle Philippines Chairman and CEO Suresh Narayanan. Etienne Benet will be relocated to Nestle’s head office in Switzerland while Mr. Narayanan will take over from August 1. About Suresh Narayanan: Mr. Narayanan is a graduate of the Delhi School Read More…

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EU bans marketing of around 700 generic medicines of GVK Biosciences

European Union (EU) has banned the marketing of around 700 generic medicines among its member countries. This is the largest suspension imposed on the sales and distribution of generic drugs ordered by EU which will come into effect on August 21, 2015 and it will be applicable to all 28 member nations. These generic medicines were Read More…