Browse by
Month
Date

Major News and Events of 24 June 2014

What Happened on 24 June 2014


Illegal construction in Hyderabad to be demolished – Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao asked the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to firmly tackle the issue of illegal constructions in the city. He had a review meeting with civic officials and asked them to demolish illegal constructions if required. They can take police help for this and no advance notice is required to be served if the construction is without GHMC’s permission. Also, he said that notice can be served before demolishing any construction if it has been constructed with permission from GHMC but with deviations. The CM directed the officials to protect the Gurukul Trust lands from illegal encroachment.

Three-member committee to investigate CPMT paper leak in UP

The UP government has formed a three-member committeeto investigate the matter related to the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) papers leak. The committee will be headed by Principal Secretary (IT) Jeevesh Nandan with Director General, Medical Education K.P. Gupta and Special Secretary Arindam Bhattacharya as its members. As per media reports, the committee has been asked to submit its report within 15 days. In the incident that affected more than one lakh students, seals of boxes containing test papers of CPMT were found broken in Ghaziabad, minutes before the entrance examinationwas to take place.

Kalyani in West Bengal to have first IT university

The well-planned city of Kalyani in West Bengal will have its first information technology university on a 50-acre plot, as per media reports. The state Finance Minister Amit Mitra announced it and said that total cost to build the university would be Rs 128 crore. Initially, only B.Tech courses will be introduced in the University. Introduction of M.Tech. and Ph.D. courses will be done later on.

SunTec Business Solutions Gets Catalyst Award

Thiruvananthapuram- based SunTec Business Solutions has won the esteemed, US-headquartered TM Forum's Catalyst Award. Nanda Kumar, founder and CEO of SunTec added that the company will keep providing innovative solutions for addressing major challenges posed by the digital revolution. HSBC, ICICI, ING, DBS, Standard Bank and Commerzbank are few of the key clientele of the company. TM Forum is a global trade association.

Resolution passed in the AP Assembly supporting the Centre over fight against corruption

The Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly passed a resolution supporting the Central government decision for taking measures to get rid of black money. The resolution was moved by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu that was passed, subsequently. The step is necessary to make India corruption free country as it is destroying the economy; the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has always fought against corruption and taken measures to eradicate corruption, the resolution said.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which state in India has its own constitution? Jammu and Kashmir is the only Indian state which has its own constitution. The constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, which was adopted on 17 November 1956 and came into effect on 26 January… Read More...
Which state in India is the largest producer of milk?India, which is well-known for its dairy products, is the largest producer of milk, second only to United States (in terms of cow milk). The country produces nearly 50 to 60 million tonnes of milk every year and currently contributes around 9.5 percent of the global… Read More...
Which Indian state has the maximum number of major ports? Nearly 7,500 km long Indian coastline makes the country one of the largest peninsulas in the world. There are nine coastal Indian states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu,… Read More...



EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.

We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations