Knowledge Diary – 26th July 2013, Friday

  • MLA resigns in anti–Telangana move: The resignation of YSR Congress MLAs surprised political spectators as the party leadership had clarified that the issue of separate Telangana should be left to the “wisdom” of the Centre only.
  • Laxmi Mittal has emerged as sixth position in Football global rich list: The London based Indian steel magnate, who owns a stake in the Loftus Road club QPR drops to sixth place when it comes to richest football club owners, globally said by the sources. 

    Laxmi Mittal
    Laxmi Mittal
  • Russians and Ukrainian charged for hacking and data breach: Four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian have been charged in what’s being called the largest hacking and data breach scheme ever prosecuted in the United States. 
  • Amartya Sen ready to return Bharat Ratna: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said that he was ready to return Bharat Ratna if former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee asked him to do so.
  • Tatas had funded Unitechs telecom fees: Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani had claimed that the “Tatas had funded Unitech’s telecom applications and fee” to the CBI in context with 2G spectrum case.
  • India and Israel work together for 5G Technology: During the visit of Kapil Sibal to Israel last month, it has concluded that India and Israel jointly work for development of 5G technologies.
  • EU regulators accepted an assurance by British media group Pearson’s Penguin unit to scrap its ebook deals with Apple
  • Aircel provides free Wikipedia access: Telecom operator Aircel announced its partnership with Wikimedia Foundation to proffer free mobile Wikipedia access to its customers across the world. 

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