July, 2013

Chief Minister assurance to HPF staff

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa told employees of the ailing Hindustan Photo Films (HPF) at Indunagar, Udhagamandalam that efforts would be made to find a lasting solution to their problem. As her convey was passing through Indunagar enroute to the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, she stopped it on seeking hundreds of employees of the company waiting for her  accepting a petition from the office – bearers of the save HPF committee, she promised them that on her return to Chennai efforts would be initiated to find a losting solution.

Sri Lanka win the series against SA

Sri lanka defeated South Africa by 128 runs in the fifth and final one-day to wrap up the one-day series 4-1 in Colombo on July 31, 2013.

Advanced laser system successfully

An advanced laser system offering incredibly faster data speeds to link with spacecraft  beyond the Earth has successfully passed a crucial ground test, scientists said. It will  communicate with a NASA Moon orbiter later this year.

Australia most powerful Super Computer

Australia’s most powerful super computer, Raijin, has 57,000 processing cores which is something like 15,000 ordinary personal computers. It is said to be the 27th most powerful computer in the world.

Highest average income in Haryana state

Haryana recorded the highest average rural household monthly expenditure on education at   372 between 2004-05 and 2009-10, a study by the ASSOCHAM revealed.

Commissions for Social Justice & Empowerment

The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is all set to seek the Cabinet’s approval for implementation of the recommendations that were made by the Balkrishna Renke Commission in 2008 and by the National Advisory commission (NAC) in 2011.

Geographical indication registry

The juicy Nagpur orange, the famous tribal Warli art, Dharmavaram saris and Kerala’s Kaipad rice cleared for inclusion in Geographical Indication is registry in the country. The logo for Leather Toys of Indore (already a GI product) was also approved.

India win the U-16 SAFF championship

India beat Nepal 1-0 in the final to win the Under-16 South Asian Football Federation championship in Kathmandu.

India’s first private DNA forensics laboratory

Global biotechnology company Life Technologies launched India’s first private  DNA forensics laboratory in Gurgaon.

Pakistant new president elected

Pakistan elected businessman mamnoon Hussain as its 12th President to replace Asif Ali Zardari, whose five-year term expires in September.