Current Affairs – June, 2015

Kerala Government declares June 22 as ‘Snake Bird Day’

Kerala Government has declared June 22 as ‘Snake Bird Day’ in a bid to protect the endangered species which is also known as Indian darter. The formal announcement was made by State minister for forest Thiruvanchur Radhakrishnan at a function organised by Snake Bird Foundation in Thiruvananthapuram. About Snake Bird It is water bird which Read More…

James Horner, Oscar-winning Titanic composer passes away

James Horner, the two-time Oscar-winning composer died in plane crash in California, United States. He was 61. In 1997, Horner had won two Oscars (Academy Awards)  for best original score and along with original song win for Celin Dion sung My Heart Will Go On in one of the biggest Hollywood hits movie Titanic directed Read More…

Maharashtra tops in Patent filing in India: CGPDTM Report

Maharashtra has topped in Patent filing in India during year 2013-14. While, the Bengaluru was the top city in IPR filing in the country. It was revealed in recently published annual report of the office of the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDTM). Top five states are: Maharashtra (2892 patents). Karnataka (1639 patents). The Read More…

NUSI gets Best Welfare Organisation 2015 award

India’s oldest and largest shipping trade union, National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) has been honoured with the ‘Best Welfare Organisation of the Year – 2015’ award. The award was presented to Abdulgani Y Serang , NUSI general secretary by Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General of International Maritime Organisation at a function held in London. Read More…

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Sri Lanka, China begin joint military training exercise ‘Silk Route- 2015’

Joint military training exercise code named ‘Silk Route- 2015′ between China and Sri Lanka has begun at Buttala in Central Sri Lanka. It is three-week long joint military training exercise will be conducted in three phases. Phase 1 will be held June 22-28, 2015; Phase 2 will be held from June 28-July 5, 2015 and Read More…