Current Affairs – June, 2015

First 3D anatomic heart model printed using multiple imaging techniques

Team of heart experts including an Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Joseph Vettukattil for first time have printed three dimensional (3D) anatomic heart model using multiple imaging techniques. This hybrid 3D model of heart was successfully printed using integration of 3D transesophageal echocardiography (3DTEE) and computed tomography (CT). The team had used specialised software to register images Read More…

50 nations, including India sign 60-article agreement on China-led AIIB

50 founding nations including India have signed 60-article agreement of China-led multilateral Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Australia was the first country to sign the agreement and was followed by 49 other members. Indian Ambassador Ashok Kantha signed the agreement on behalf of country. The 60-article agreement provides the legal framework for Institution of AIIB. Read More…

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Indian Railways, Indian Army among world’s biggest employers:  WEF Study

Two Indian organizations, India Army and Indian Railways are among the world’s biggest employers. It was revealed in a research published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Both organisations employ around 2.7 million people together. Indian Railways was placed at 8th position with 1.4 million staff, while Indian Army was placed at 9th position with Read More…

Facebook Lite for Android launched in India

Social network giant Facebook launched Facebook Lite, a new version of its application for Android phones in India. Facebook Lite is a lighter version of its app which has been optimised for slower data connections and aims at catering the customers of emerging markets. This lighter version has been developed so that the app works Read More…

Rahul Agarwal appointed as Managing Director of Lenovo India

Technology major Lenovo has appointed Rahul Agarwal as the Managing Director (MD) of its India operations. He succeeds Amar Babu who has been promoted to regional mandate as Chief operating Officer (COO), Asia Pacific and Chairman of Lenovo India. Agarwal has rich work experience and was associated with Lenovo India since past 10 years. Over Read More…