Current Affairs – November, 2014

China’s Yan Bingtao Becomes Youngest Player to Win World Snooker Title

Yan Bingtao, the 14-year-old prodigy from China, has created history by becoming the youngest player to win the men’s title in the IBSF World Snooker Championship. He defeated Pakistan’s Muhammad Sajjad 8-7 in the final match held in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Earlier, Yan had defeated 12 time World titles holder Pankaj Advani by 6-4 to storm Read More…

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PM flags off Meghalaya’s first train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged-off the first train from Mendipathar, Meghalaya, to Guwahati. This was an important occasion in the history of Indian Railways, as Meghalaya was being added to the rail network of India for first time. He also unveiled the plaque for a new rail line from Bhairabi to Sairang.

WCCB develops app to track wildlife crimes across country

For the first time, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) under Environment Ministry in coordination with the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) have developed Android based smartphone application that will enable users to report wildlife crimes, from any part of the country using their mobile phones Features of applications This application provides a secure platform for Read More…

Renowned Crime novelist PD James passes away

Renowned Crime novelist Phyllis Dorothy James has passed away in Oxford, UK. She was 94. She was referred as queen of crime fiction and well-known for her series of detective novels starring the policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh. About Phyllis Dorothy James  Phyllis Dorothy James usually known as PD James was born in Oxford, UK was Read More…

RBI releases final guidelines for the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS)

Reserve Bank of India issued the final guidelines for the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS). It is an integrated bill payment system offering inter-operable and accessible bill payment service to customers through a network of agents, enabling multiple payment modes, and providing instant confirmation of payment. Key Facts It will help consumers pay multiple bills Read More…

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