Books and Authors
only those in news for Sep-2014. For the bigger list, check earlier article under [PIN-2014] click me.
|A. Sivathanu Pillai||The path unexplored – success mantra of BrahMos. He is the ex-CEO of this org.|
|Air Commodore Jasjit Singh:||India’s Sentinel|
|Barack Obama||Dream, Big dreams. Book about Constitutional amendments in USA|
|BR Ambedkar||The Annihilation of caste. Its new edition was released.|
|Chetan Bhagat||Half girlfriend.|
|Former CAG Vinod Rai||The Dairy of the Nation’s Conscience Keeper — Not Just An Accountant’|
|Gaiutra Bahadur||Coolie Woman. Book about plight of indentured Indian woman labourers in West Indies.|
|Kapil Dev (cricketer) and Vivek Atray (IAS)||“Dubey ji Bounces Back”|
|Liza Weinstein||Durable slum-Dharavi|
|Mohan’s daughter Daman Singh||Strictly Personal: Manmohan and Gursharan.|
|Nazeem Begum||My mother did not go bald.|
|Neel mukherjee||Kolkata born british author. “A lives of others”- shortlisted for 2014 booker.|
|Patrick Bryson||The Sad Demise of Manpreet Singh. About visa fraud in New Delhi and Punjab.|
|Ravi Subramanian||God Is A Gamer. About bitcoins and online gambling.|
|Robert Kiyosaki||Writer of “Rich Dad Poor Dad“. Recently visited India|
|Saurav Mohapatra||Mumbai Confidential|
|Simar Malhotra,17-year-old||There is a Tide. Book about Geo-political drama|
|Taslima Nasreenn||Her controversial novel Lajja’s new English translation is made.|
|Tendulkar||Playing It My Way — My Autobiography|
|Vivek Kaul||Easy money|
|Wangari Maathai||Nobel winner Kenyan environmental activist. her autobiography- Unbowed: A Memoir|
|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.|
Earlier awards covered under PIN-2014, click me
|IFFI 2014||Goa became its permanent venue. Bachchan will be chief guest. Launch November 2014|
Stamps of 8 musicians
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.
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|
|Pt.Kumar Gandharva||Nirguni Bhajan, Folk songs, Madhya Pradesh.|
|Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur||Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana|
|Pundit Ravi Shankar||Hindustani classical music.|
|Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan||introduced Indian music to the world along with Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan|
Mainly for MBA and private job interviews. Others need not bother
- 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/-
|Apple||CEO Tim Cook launched Iphone 6 and Apple watch.|
|Intel||Xeon processor E5 v3. Made for heavy workloads like data analytics, high performance computing, telecom and cloud-based services etc.|
|Vodafone||India CEO Marten Pieters said the telecom industry in India is in a mess.|
|Arvind’s||Garment company. Chief Sanjay Lalbhai|
|Bandhej||Archana Shah’s handicraft business|
|India Today||Chairman Aroon Purie.|
|Maruti||Siaz model launched.|
|Mahindra||Arjun Novo tractor with AC cabin, potato planting machine.|
|Honda||Acura RLX : Sedan Honda car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver’s hands are off the wheel.|
|General Motors||CEO Mary Barra, visited India and modi.|
|Mahindra||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.|
|IIPM||Arindam Chodhry. Delhi HC ordered him not to use “management” term for its courses.|
|Mukesh Ambani||Forbes richest 100 tycoons in India|
|Adani||Got permission for australian coal mining in Galilee basin.|
|Uniqlo||Japanese retailer. Interested in setting up malls in India.|
|Coca cola||Launched “Coca Cola zero”- Low calorie drink, available at same price as regular coca cola.|
|Boya life||Chinese compamny, managed to clone Pure-blood Tibetan mastiff puppies.|
|Brahmos||Loss making due to hefty salary packages, not finishing product delivery on time. This is also referred to BIFR.|
|HAL||T.Suvarna Raju will be next Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.|
|Walmart||will open its B2B e-commerce platform (www.bestprice.in) to members of Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in Guntur and Vijayawada|
|Amazon||CEO Jeff Bezos visited India|
|Confidential Couture||India’s first online portal for buying used luxury fashion items.|
|Apotex||Canadian generics. Controversy because bogus quality drugs imported from its indian plant to Canada.|
|Infliximab||Jonhson and Johnson’s anti-inflamatory drug. Ranbaxy got license to sell copy version|
|Lupin||Tied up with Merce Serono|
|GlaxoSmithKline||Fined ~500 million$ in China for bribing doctors to recommend its drugs.|
For other parts visit Mrunal.org/PIN.
hi sir, i am preparing for gate exam. please guide me in this matter, how to prepare and what to prepare.
Sir please check in automobile. Maruti’s model is ‘Ciaz’ and not ‘Siaz’.
dear mrunal where will i find IBPS centric Current affairs for july & august ?
as u have covered till june and then from september onwards i believe…