Knowledge Diary – 16th July 2013, Tuesday

  • Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, told that his 23 years old decision of firing on ‘kar sevaks’ was painful, but he had no other option. He revealed this to a news channel while talking about the Ayodhya incident.
  • A tiny new moon has been discovered by NASA which is glimpsed around Neptune.

    NASA finds Neptune's New Moon
    NASA finds Neptune’s New Moon
  • The government propagated orders for setting up a Police Establishment Board in Maharashtra.
  • Yahoo Inc. is now accepting the requests of old email ids or inactive email addresses, thus giving users an opportunity to recover their lost email address. This facility is being provided till August 7.
  • South Korea’s Posco is mulling over to pull out of a $5.3 billion steel mill project in Karnataka because of opposition from residents and political instability.
  • After Infosys exceeded market expectations in the first quarter performance, it raises scope for big giants TCS and Wipro as well.
  • Hewlett Packard extends its board size from nine to twelve appointed three new directors, including former Microsoft Software Chief Raymond Ozzie.
  • AIR (All India Radio) news service will soon be available on mobile phones through SMS which will bring the latest headlines to registered users across the country.
  • Swiss watchmakers are warily focusing Apple’s reported progress towards creating a smart watch.
  • Srinivasa Addepalli will leave the world’s largest wholesale voice carrier Tata Communications after a long term career of 14 years with Tata Group.
  • To address the problem of grievances of customers, RBI asked banks to engage only registered telemarketers for the purpose of promotion.
  • A new invention by scientists-‘virtual brain’, a virtual model of the brain that daydreams like humans do, a finding that can help better diagnose and treat brain injuries.




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