Current Affairs – October, 2014

Roger Federer wins first Shanghai Masters title

The world number 3 ranked Roger Federer, from Switzerland, defeated Gilles Simon from France to win the Shanghai Masters Title. Gilles Simon is unseeded. This is the first Shanghai Masters title win for Roger Federer. In 2010, Roger Federer lost to Andy Murray in Shanghai Masters Final. This is Roger Federer’s 81st career title. He Read More…

Lewis Hamilton wins inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix

Englishman Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes,  won the inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix held at Sochi. Hamilton had started on pole position. With this win, Mercedes also clinched its first  F1 Constructor’s title. The race was witnessed by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. The location of the competition was at Sochi, the location where the Read More…

Isha and Akash Ambani made directors in Reliance companies

There is an apparent succession planning taking shape at Reliance industries. India’s largest business house has given charge to GenNext. Mukesh Ambani’s twin scions Isha and Akash have formally joined as Board of Reliance Jio Infocomm and Reliance Retail Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIL, as directors. Akash has graduated from Brown University with majors Read More…

Captain Abbas Ali of Azad Hind Fauz passes away

Captain Abbas Ali who was a part of Indian National Army passed away due to a cardiac arrest. He had been a notable figure and was a part of British Indian Army in 1939 before the break of WWII. He later joined Indian National Army when Netaji raised the issue of armed revolt. Capt. Abbas Read More…

Key Facts about Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

On the birth anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan, PM Modi launched the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana keeping his commitment, he made to the nation in his Independence Day speech. The scheme is properly and religiously implemented will revolutionize the village economies and culture. It encourages MPs or Sansads to identify and develop one village from their Read More…