- Books and Authors
- Stamps of 8 musicians
- Android One
Books and Authors
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|A. Sivathanu Pillai
||The path unexplored – success mantra of BrahMos. He is the ex-CEO of this org.
| Air Commodore Jasjit Singh:
||Dream, Big dreams. Book about Constitutional amendments in USA
||The Annihilation of caste. Its new edition was released.
|Former CAG Vinod Rai
||The Dairy of the Nation’s Conscience Keeper — Not Just An Accountant’
|| Coolie Woman. Book about plight of indentured Indian woman labourers in West Indies.
|Kapil Dev (cricketer) and Vivek Atray (IAS)
||“Dubey ji Bounces Back”
|Mohan’s daughter Daman Singh
||Strictly Personal: Manmohan and Gursharan.
||My mother did not go bald.
||Kolkata born british author. “A lives of others”- shortlisted for 2014 booker.
||The Sad Demise of Manpreet Singh. About visa fraud in New Delhi and Punjab.
||God Is A Gamer. About bitcoins and online gambling.
||Writer of “Rich Dad Poor Dad“. Recently visited India
||There is a Tide. Book about Geo-political drama
||Her controversial novel Lajja’s new English translation is made.
||Playing It My Way — My Autobiography
||Nobel winner Kenyan environmental activist. her autobiography- Unbowed: A Memoir
Book related awards
|Ojas Art award
||New award included in Jaipur literature festival. Will be given to two indian artists.
|Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards
||award for books in Hindi on journalism, women’s issues, national integration and children.
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||Goa became its permanent venue. Bachchan will be chief guest. Launch November 2014
- India’s entry: Hindi road drama Liar’s Dice
- No Indian film has won this award so far
- 3 reached finals: Lagaan, Salaam Bombay and Mother India
Stamps of 8 musicians
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http://acrossaday.com/?search=prednisone-no-prescription-cod Govt. launched stamps of eight renowned classical musicians.
|Ustad Ali Akbar Khan
||Saroda Maestro. Popularized classical music in India, Europe, USA
|Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
||developed the khayal form of singing. Known for Devotional music
|Smt. D. K. Pattammal
||Master of Ragam Tanam Pallavi.
follow site Along Smt. M S Subbalakshmi and Smt. M L Vasanthakumari, she was considered one of the “Female Trinity of Carnatic Music”.
|Smt. Gangubai Hangal
||Performed in 1924 session of INC, in presence of Gandhi, Nehru et al
||Nirguni Bhajan, Folk songs, Madhya Pradesh.
|Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur
|Pundit Ravi Shankar
||Hindustani classical music.
|Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan
||introduced Indian music to the world along with Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan
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- Google’s $100 phone. India is the first country where they’re launched.
- Although Google itself is not manufacturing it.
- These phones are manufactured by three different companies in India: Karbonn, Micromax and Spice.
- Price range: below 6500/-
- India’s largest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
- It has opened Saudi Arabia’s first all-female business process centre, to employ 3000 women.
- Google’s digital literacy initiative for women ‘Helping Women get online’ (HWGO). collaboration with Axis Bank, Intel and Hindustan Unilever
- Google has tied up MARD, an initiative started by Bollywood actor-cum-director Farhan Akhtar.
||CEO Tim Cook launched Iphone 6 and Apple watch.
||Xeon processor E5 v3. Made for heavy workloads like data analytics, high performance computing, telecom and cloud-based services etc.
||India CEO Marten Pieters said the telecom industry in India is in a mess.
||Garment company. Chief Sanjay Lalbhai
||Archana Shah’s handicraft business
- Mukesh Ambani bought it. (and thereby he now controls CNN-IBN, Firstpost.com, Colors and many other channels and websites)
- Rajdeep Sardesai earlier worked with CNN-IBN but after Mukeshbhai’s purchase, he has quit and joined India Today / Aaj Tak. He was recently roughed up by Modi supporters at Madison square.
||Chairman Aroon Purie.
||Siaz model launched.
||Arjun Novo tractor with AC cabin, potato planting machine.
||Acura RLX : Sedan Honda car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver’s hands are off the wheel.
||CEO Mary Barra, visited India and modi.
|| Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) has partnered online shopping site Snapdeal for booking the Scorpio sport utility vehicle. This is first such deal in e-commerce.
||Arindam Chodhry. Delhi HC ordered him not to use “management” term for its courses.
||Forbes richest 100 tycoons in India
||Got permission for australian coal mining in Galilee basin.
||Japanese retailer. Interested in setting up malls in India.
- Tata-Singapore Airlines venture Vistara
- HQ: Delhi.
||Launched “Coca Cola zero”- Low calorie drink, available at same price as regular coca cola.
||Chinese compamny, managed to clone Pure-blood Tibetan mastiff puppies.
- Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers. But making losses.
- It has been referred to Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR)
||Loss making due to hefty salary packages, not finishing product delivery on time. This is also referred to BIFR.
||T.Suvarna Raju will be next Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
- Chinese e-commerce site by former teacher Jack Ma from Shanghai
- Launched the largest IPO in New York.
- Got permission to open private bank in China.
||will open its B2B e-commerce platform (www.bestprice.in) to members of Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in Guntur and Vijayawada
||CEO Jeff Bezos visited India
||India’s first online portal for buying used luxury fashion items.
||Canadian generics. Controversy because bogus quality drugs imported from its indian plant to Canada.
||Jonhson and Johnson’s anti-inflamatory drug. Ranbaxy got license to sell copy version
||Tied up with Merce Serono
- for treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis, a skin ailment.Sun Pharma, Merck signed pact for its production.
||Fined ~500 million$ in China for bribing doctors to recommend its drugs.
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