Current Affairs 4th April, 2015: RupeePower Digital Financial Products Distribution Platform acquired by Snapdeal

Current Affairs 4th April, 2015: RupeePower Digital Financial Products Distribution Platform acquired by Snapdeal

Rajani Ganesh wins Ganesh-Pillai Award

04.04.2015: Rajani Ganesh Pillai who teaches marketing at North Dakota State University won the Peltier award. Sha is an Indian American working g as assistant professor. Peltier award is given to honor innovation in teaching. The award is sponsored by NDSR development foundation.

Pedro Cateriano is New Prime Minister of Peru

04.04.2015: Ollanta Humala, the president of Peru appointed Pedro Cateriano as the prime minister of the country.  He will take charge in place of Ana Jara, former president, who was sacked for alleged corruption charges. Pedro Cateriano earlier served as defense minister for three years.

KN Tripathi is new Mizoram Governor

04.04.2015: Aziz Quresh, former governor of Mizoram was sacked by the government recently and the charges of governorship are now given to KN Tripathi. KN Tripathi is the present governor of West Bengal and he took charge is additional governor of Mizroram.

RupeePower Digital Financial Products Distribution Platform acquired by Snapdeal

04.04.2015: Snapdeal acquired Rupee Power platform. Snapdeal announced that it aims to launch financial service.  Consumers will now be offered with a financial services market place at Snapdeal for the first time in e-commerce industry.


Li Xuerui is the winner of Malaysia Open Super Series Premier

04.04.2015: Li Xuerui won the Malaysia Open Super Series Premier.  She defeated Saina Nehwal of India in straight sets 21-13, 17.21, 20-22. Incidentally after this defeat Saina Nehwal lost her world number one rank just one week after she attained it.

Malli Mastan Babu Indian Mountaineer Found Dead

04.04.2015: one of the top mountaineers of India, Malli Mastan Babu who is from Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India found dead in Andes Mountains.  He went missing since 24th March and helicopter teams from Argentina and Chile were searching for him. Mastan Babu scaled seven summits of the world in 172 days in the year 2007.

Indian Weightlifting Federation Bans 21 Weightlifters

04.04.2015: Indian Weightlifting Federation banned 21 weightlifters after they were tested positive in doping tests.  Those who are caught first time can face a ban for up to four years if the sample B of these lifters that are sent for test by IWF are found positive.