- Book: more important
- Book: less important
- Business GK
This article contains list of movies, books & businessGK related Current Affairs developments from April 2015. Exam utility: CAPF, IBPS, SSC, SBI & similar non UPSC exams and dozens of college admission entrance exams.
|Harvinder Singh Sikka||Punjabi film- ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’. Later he withdrew the movie on objection from Akal Takht.|
|Kapil Isapuri||This author claims Amir khan has copied the movie “PK” from his novel “Farishta”.|
- Living legends of our country-Documentary Film on Mrinal Sen
- Mrinal sen is famous for Cinematography in India and won Awards like Padma Vibhushan and DadaSaheb Falke Awards
- She’ll star in movie ‘The daredevil flight attendant of Pan Am’
- Film on Neerja Bhanot ,who lost her life trying to save the lives of passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in 1986.
Book: more important
- ”SOPHIA — Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary”
- Sophia was Punjab prince Duleep Singh’s german wife’s daughter.
- She was fighting for Voting rights for women- leading a movement “Suffragette movement”
- She helped the person involved in Indian freedom struggle
|Ashok B. Rajeshirke.|
- ‘Pre-Modern Kutchi Navigation Techniques and Voyages’
- The book is Launched By PM Modi
- The book is based on Gujarati Manuscript of “Malam Ni Pothis” written during Medieval era (around 17 to 19 century)
- Expedition of Kutchi Malams (navigators of Kutch) are described in this book
- The Crown Prince The Gladiator and The Hope
- Auther is AAP party member covers General election 2014 in his book
|British Council||“Shakespeare Lives”- as celebrating 400th anniversary of Shakespeare|
|Charlie Hebdo||Paris-based magazine won PEN writers’ award (USA) under “freedom of expression” category.|
|Saba Naqvi||“Capital Conquest”-Based on Emergence and ups-down of AAP party|
- INDIA SHASTRA — Reflections on the Nation in Our Time
- A collection of 100 essays that seek to portray contemporary India, dealing with varied aspects of Indian life.
- “The Umbrella Man”
- He won the best story from Asia award at the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for this book.
|Vasant Dattatraya Gujar||‘Gandhi Mala Bhetala Hota’. This book criticized Gandhi in allegedly obscene manner. SC said freedom of speech doesn’t mean right to obscenity.|
Book: less important
|Akeel Bilgrami||SECULARISM, IDENTITY, AND ENCHANTMENT:|
|Amaresh Samantaraya||CONDUCT OF MONETARY POLICY IN INDIA|
|Lewis Theobald||1728: Double Falsehood|
|Major General G D Bakshi and Aditya Bakshi.|
- “War Heroes Of India”
- Series of animated stories of brave Soldiers.
|Makarand Waingankar||A MILLION BROKEN WINDOWS — The Magic and Mystique of Bombay Cricket|
|Ms. Aisha Chaudhary||“My Little Epiphanies”|
|Nandini Gooptuand Jonathan Parry||PERSISTENCE OF POVERTY IN INDIA|
|Patrick Cockburn||THE RISE OF ISLAMIC STATE — ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution|
|Peter Schweizer||‘Clinton Cash’. He said Amar Singh acted as conduit to transfer $$ to Clinton foundation and in return Clinton lobbied for Indo-US deal.|
|Sandy Gordon||INDIA’S RISE AS AN ASIAN POWER — Nation, Neighborhood, and Region|
|Surendra Kumar||India and the World — Through the Eyes of Indian Diplomats|
|V. Krishnamurthy||AT THE HELM — A Memoir|
|Vijay Prashad||NO FREE LEFT — The Futures of Indian Communism|
This is the compilation of business GK / corporate affairs development during April 2015. Utility: mainly for job interviews (depending on your work experience and graduation background) and certain MBA/college entrance exams.
|Abilify||USFDA permits Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Hetero Labs, and Torrent Pharmaceuticals to produce first generic versions of Abilify for treatment Psychological disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorders|
|Aurobindo Pharma||USFDA approved its hypertension injection called Sildenafil|
|Daiichi Sankyo||Sun Pharmaceutical Industries purchases whole stake of Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo.|
|Fabindia||CEO of company is Subrata Dutta and MD of company is William Bissell. Controversy for alleged spying of Smriti Irani in changing room.|
|Flipkart||-Partnership with Dabbawalas.-Dabbawalas will collect Flipkart shipment from the delivery hubs and deliver it the customers, while picking their dabbas|
- USFDA Granted Permission to produce oral contraceptive Evonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets
|Junglee.com||Will invest in Urban Ladder co. a online Furniture seller|
- Prefers online route to selling its mobile smartphone just like Chines Xiaomi
- Its online selling partner is Flipkart.
- CEO and founder of Company is Pranay chulet
- Company has raised more than Rs.900 crore from its present investors.
|Samsung Asset Management Co||Korean largest Asset management Co. is join with India’s largest asset management Co.-Reliance Capital Asset Management.|
|Snapdeal||In order to expand User base takeover the Freecharge company.|
- First indian company to invest in Chinese Xiaomi
- Company has entered into partnership with Australian construction company- Brookfield Multiplex.
|United Spirits||Its new owner Diageo co. has demanded Vijay Mallya to step down from the post of Chairman|
|WIPRO||Rishad Premji, th eldest son of Azim Premji joins Wipro board.|
|Zomato||Bought online table reservation platform NexTable of USA|
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