Daily Current Affairs Update of 17 February 2015 | General Knowledge

Daily Current Affairs Update of 17 February 2015 | General Knowledge

Balasubramaniam Venkataramani appointment

  • Balasubramaniam Venkataramani appointed as MD and CEO of Multi Commodity Exchange on 13th February 2015. 

Srikant Jagabathula awarded with CAREER

  • Srikant Jagabathula awarded with Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) on 11th February 2015 for develop the data driven modelling. 

Election Commission of India will launch ERAM

  • Election Commission will launch Electoral Roll Authentication Mission and Purification Drive as announced on 14th February 2015. The Chief Election Commissioner is H.S. Brahma. 

Dr.Y. Nayudamma Memorial Award

  • Dr.Tessy Thomas and Geeta Varadan jointly awarded for Dr.Y. Nayudamma Memorial Award for the year 2014 on 15th February 2015. 

Infosys will acquire Panaya Inc.

Infosys

             Infosys will acquire Panaya Inc.

  • Infosys will acquire automation technology firm ‘Panaya Inc.’ for Rs.1200 Crore as announced on 16th February 2015. Panaya Inc. is a USA based company. 

Tony Tan Keng Yam visited India

Tony Tan Keng Yam

   Tony Tan Keng Yam

  • Tony Tan Keng Yam, the President of Singapore, visited India during 08th to 11th February 2015 to strengthen the diplomatic relations between India and Singapore. 

Dunya Maumoon

  • Dunya Maumoon, Foreign Minister of Maldives visited India on 15th February 2015 to boost ties between the India and Maldives. The External Affairs Minister of India is Sushma Swaraj. 

35th National Games

  • 35th National Games concluded in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 14th February 2015. The ceremony was held at the Greenfield Stadium, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. 36th National Games will be held in Goa in the year 2016.
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