Current Affairs June 2014

India successfully launched PSLV C-23 with 5 satellites

India’s ANTRIX (ISRO’s commercial arm) successfully launched 5 foreign satellites from four countries on board PSLV-C23 rocket which placed them in orbit. The rocket was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota and was also witnessed by PM Narendra Modi. ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C23 placed all five satellites into their respective orbits. Read More…


July 4 is the deadline for implementing Food Security Act

Adhering to its earlier decision of a 3-month extension to States and Union Territories to implement the National Food Security Act, the Union government’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is firm that the deadline for implementing the scheme is July 4, 2014. So far only 11 States have implemented the Act. 20 Read More…


No visa-free entry for Bangladeshis: Home ministry

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to thwart any move to provide visa-free entry for Bangladesh nationals. The MHA has opposed the proposal of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to provide visa-on-arrival facility to Bangladeshi nationals and visa- free entry to citizens of that country under the age of 18 and Read More…