Population, with their wealth totaling Rs. 28. 1 billion-an average of R2, 230each
Crimea Lawmakers Declared Independence
Crimea’s parliament declared that the region is an independent state on 17 March, a day after residents voted overwhelmingly to break away from Ukraine and seek to become part of Russia. The announcing followed a region-wide referendum, in which residents of the autonomous and contested peninsula votes counted, roughly 95 percent of Crimean’s had voted to split from Ukraine.
18 March 2014
MIT researchers Developed ‘Fish Robot ‘
Massachusetts institute of Technology (MIT) scientists have developed an autonomous robotic fish can execute escape man oeuvres, convulsing its body to change direction in just a fraction of a second, or almost as quickly as a real fish can. The self-contained robot developed by MIT is capable of rapid body motion the continuous curvature of the fish’s body when it flexes is what allows it to change direction so quickly the robotic fish was built by Andrew Marches, a graduate student in MIT’s Department of Engineering and Computer Science and lead author on the new paper, where he was joined by Rus and Cadges D Onal
Victor Banerjee’s ‘Ekhon Neodesha Nadir Xipaare’ Bags Audience Choice Award
Actor Victor Banerjee starrer ‘Ekhon Neodesha Nadir Xipaare’, a socio-political Assamese thriller set in the river island of Maule, has won the audience choice award in the North Carolina film festival on 18 March. The film also stars Sanjay Suri, Raj Zutshi preeti Jhangiani and Bidita Bag.
19 March 2014
SEBI inaugurated Its Local Office at Ranchi
SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) inaugurated its local office at Ranchi, Jharkhand on 19 March 2014 The office was inaugurated by R.S. Sharma, Chief Secretary of Jharkhand Government in presence of UK Sinha, the Chairman of SEBI. The local offices of SEBI would involve in spreading financial literacy and redressing of the grievance of the investors in the region. Till date SEBI has 14 Zonal offices apart from its head office in Mumbai.
Gujarat Ranks No 1 in ‘Economic Freedom’
Gujarat has been ranked number one in a list of India’s 20 largest states in terms of “economic freedom”. The index on “economic freedom” takes into account governance, growth, citizens’ rights and labour and business regulations. As per the 2013 ‘Economic Freedom of the States of India’ report, “Gujarat has widened its lead at the top of the economic freedom table, with an index score of 0.65 (on a scale from 0 to 1.0). Tamil Nadu remains in second position, but some distance behind, with a score of 0.54.