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IIM ROHTAK

GENERAL AWARENESSADMISSIONS 2014
By Public Relations Cell, IIM Rohtak
KINGFISHER AIRLINES LOOSES LICENSE
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10000872396390444
734804578068111102701652
 http...
HATE SPEECH ACCUSED AKBARUDDIN OWAISI
ARRESTED
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/hate-speech-police-arrest-mim-mlaakbaruddin-owai...
FORMER HARYANA CM OM PRAKASH CHAUTALA
AND SON SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN JAIL
http://www.ndtv.com/article/cheat-sheet/10-yea...
RAHUL GANDHI APPOINTED CONGRESS VICEPRESIDENT, RAJNATH SINGH TO REPLACE GADKARI
AS BJP CHIEF
http://www.ndtv.com/article/i...
PARLIAMENT ATTACK CONVICT AFZAL GURU HANGED IN
TIHAR JAIL
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/afzal-guru-hanged-insecrec...
DMK PULLS OUT OF UPA GOVERNMENT
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0319/india/37843259_1_dmk-chief-karunanid...
SUPREME COURT SENTENCES SANJAY DUTT TO 5
YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS CONNECTION WITH THE
1993 MUMBAI BLASTS
http://www.ndtv.co...
SUPREME COURT REJECTS NOVARTIS AG’S PLEA TO
PRESERVE PATENT FOR CANCER DRUG GLIVEC
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/l...
CBI ALLEGES LAW MINISTER AND OFFICIALS IN THE PMO
CHANGED COALGATE ENQUIRY STATUS REPORTS
http://articles.timesofindia.ind...
CONGRESS SACK ASWANI KUMAR AND PAWAN BANSAL
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/newdelhi/finallypm-sacks-ashwani-kuma...
NARAYANA MURTHY RETURNS AS INFOSYS EXECUTIVE
CHAIRMAN
http://www.infosys.com/newsroom/press-releases/Pages/NRNexecutive-ch...
BJP APPOINTS NARENDRA MODI CHAIRMAN OF NATIONAL
ELECTION CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE, ADVANI QUITS BUT
LATER TAKES BACK RESIGNATION...
SUPREME COURT SAYS MPS AND MLAS TO BE
DISQUALIFIED IF THEY FACE CONVICTION CHARGES
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/m...
LOK SABHA PASSES FOOD SECURITY BILL
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/lok-sabha-passesfood-security-bill/article506212...
ODISHA, ANDHRA PRADESH HIT BY CYCLONE
PHAILIN
http://www.hindustantimes.com/indianews/phailineyeofthestorm/odisha-andhra-p...
SACHIN TENDULKAR, CNR RAO GET BHARAT RATNA


http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-1116/india/44137573_1_bhara...
BJP WINS 3-0 IN ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS, AAP STUNS WITH
SECOND HIGHEST VOTES IN DELHI
http://www.ndtv.com/article/cheat-sheet/p...
INDIAN DEPUTY CONSUL GENERAL IN NEW YORK,
DEVYANI KHOBRAGADE, ARRESTED ON VISA FRAUD
CHARGES
http://news.yahoo.com/u-grand...
SUPREME COURT TERMS GAY SEX AS CRIMINAL
OFFENCE, REJECTS DELHI HIGH COURT’S RULING
http://english.cntv.cn/20131211/103436....
LOK SABHA CLEARS LOKPAL BILL


http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/lok-sabha-passeslokpal-bill-as-it-happened_897553.htm...
OBAMACARE

×http://www.mediaite.com/tv/a-brief-history-of-the-2013government-shutdown/

×http://www.theguardian.com/world/...
US RESERVE Q3 TAPERING


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantitative_easing



http://www.business-standard.com/article/op...
NELSON MANDELA



http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20713377



http://guardianlv.com/2013/10/nelson-mandelas-topfi...
EUROZONE CRISIS
× http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurozone_crisis

× http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/intern...
TYPHOON PHILLIPINES


http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/f576b93a-8945-11e3-9f4800144feab7de.html#axzz2rtUzemaQ
SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ALLEGATION
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/27/syria-chemicalweapons_n_3820586.html
 http://w...
YAHOO BUYS TUMBLR


http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/20/us-tumblr-yahooidUSBRE94I0C120130520
BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS


http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/15/us/boston-marathonexplosions/
POPE RESIGNS
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resignation_of_Pope_Benedict_XV
I
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25121121
...
CHINA EARTHQUAKE
http://world.time.com/2013/04/22/china-earthquake/
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Lushan_earthquake
...
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2014
http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2014/01/davosagenda-focus-global-instability-2014121193737...
VANITHA NARAYANAN BECOMES IBM
INDIA’S MANAGING DIRECTOR


http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/ch
ennai/article198566.e...
INDIAN HELICOPTER BRIBERY SCANDAL


http://www.scandalsinindia.co.in/politicalscandals-in-india/2013-indian-helicopterbri...
BSE TOUCHES RECORD HIGH


The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex
recorded a two-year high of 20,069 at mid-session,
o...
30 SOFTWARE COMPANIES BREAK AWAY FROM NASSCOM



http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0204/software-services/...
SUPREME COURT ISSUES NOTICES TO SAHARA GROUP


http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/SC-accusesSahara-group-of-manipulat...
AZIM PREMJI BECAME THE FIRST INDIAN TO SIGN UP FOR
GIVING PLEDGE


http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/Ivegiven...
AIR ASIA ANNOUNCED JOINT VENTURE WITH
TATA


http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/ar
ticle1518736.ece
VEDANTA GROUP'S COPPER SMELTER PLANT SHUT
DOWN


http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/t
amil_nadu/article1523848.ece
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RAILWAY BUDGET - 2013-14


http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/
uploads/directorate/finance_b...
AMBANI BROTHERS DECIDE TO JIO TOGETHER



http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/ne
ws/article1527370.ece?pageToolsFont...
PHANNESH MURTHY FACED CHARGES OF SEXUAL
HARASSMENT, AGAIN
 http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/new
s/iGate-sacks-CEO...
AMBANI BROTHERS SIGN RS 1200 CRORE TELECOM
BUSINESS DEAL(AFTER 8 YEARS)


http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/a...
RUPEE RECORDED BIGGEST FALL IN 2 YEARS TO 58.17


The Rupee registered its biggest fall in almost two years,
slumping to ...
DELHI COURT SUMMONS SUNIL MITTAL, OTHERS
IN 2G SPECTRUM CASE


http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/article
1508218.ece
MICROSOFT BUYING NOKIA'S DEVICES AND
SERVICES UNIT


http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/new
s/Microsoft-buying-Noki...
TATA SONS & SINGAPORE AIRLINES
ANNOUNCED THE START NEW INDIAN AIRLINE


http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/Tat...
THANK YOU!
&
ALL THE BEST 
DISCLAIMER
•

•

•

The kit provided to you has been prepared by students and is
intended to guide you for the Written Abi...
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  1. 1. IIM ROHTAK GENERAL AWARENESSADMISSIONS 2014 By Public Relations Cell, IIM Rohtak
  2. 2. KINGFISHER AIRLINES LOOSES LICENSE http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10000872396390444 734804578068111102701652  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20881007 
  3. 3. HATE SPEECH ACCUSED AKBARUDDIN OWAISI ARRESTED http://ibnlive.in.com/news/hate-speech-police-arrest-mim-mlaakbaruddin-owaisi-for-noncooperation/314578-62-127.html  http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0108/india/36216031_1_nirmal-rural-police-akbaruddin-owaisipolice-stations 
  4. 4. FORMER HARYANA CM OM PRAKASH CHAUTALA AND SON SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN JAIL http://www.ndtv.com/article/cheat-sheet/10-years-in-jail-forharyana-leader-om-prakash-chautala-son-ajay-320541  http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/chautala-sentenced-to-10years-in-jail-in-teachers-recruitment-scam/1/247113.html 
  5. 5. RAHUL GANDHI APPOINTED CONGRESS VICEPRESIDENT, RAJNATH SINGH TO REPLACE GADKARI AS BJP CHIEF http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/rahul-gandhi-officially-no-2in-congress-appointed-party-vice-president-319685  http://www.tehelka.com/photos-rahul-gandhi-made-vp-ofcongress/  http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rajnath-singh-to-replace-nitingadkari-as-bjp-president-sources/317201-37-64.html 
  6. 6. PARLIAMENT ATTACK CONVICT AFZAL GURU HANGED IN TIHAR JAIL http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/afzal-guru-hanged-insecrecy-buried-in-tihar-jail/article4396289.ece  http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0209/india/37007178_1_afzal-guru-mercy-petition-mercy-plea 
  7. 7. DMK PULLS OUT OF UPA GOVERNMENT http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0319/india/37843259_1_dmk-chief-karunanidhi-sri-lankantamils-humanitarian-law-and-crime  http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/politics/dmkwithdraws-support-for-upa-govt-says-nothreat/article4525010.ece 
  8. 8. SUPREME COURT SENTENCES SANJAY DUTT TO 5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS CONNECTION WITH THE 1993 MUMBAI BLASTS http://www.ndtv.com/article/cheat-sheet/sanjay-dutt-gets-fiveyear-jail-sentence-in-1993-bombay-blasts-case-345147  http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/1993-mumbai-blastsverdict-sanjay-dutt-sentenced-to-5-years-in-jail-67537.html 
  9. 9. SUPREME COURT REJECTS NOVARTIS AG’S PLEA TO PRESERVE PATENT FOR CANCER DRUG GLIVEC http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/landmark-verdictgives-big-boost-to-cancer-patients/article4569056.ece  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/indiabusiness/Supreme-Court-rules-for-cheap-cancerdrug/articleshow/19331267.cms 
  10. 10. CBI ALLEGES LAW MINISTER AND OFFICIALS IN THE PMO CHANGED COALGATE ENQUIRY STATUS REPORTS http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0506/india/39063598_1_coal-ministry-law-minister-status-report  http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2013-0506/news/39065290_1_draft-status-report-cbi-director-lawminister 
  11. 11. CONGRESS SACK ASWANI KUMAR AND PAWAN BANSAL http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/newdelhi/finallypm-sacks-ashwani-kumar-pawan-bansal/article1-1058130.aspx  http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/after-railway-minister-pawankumar-bansal-law-minister-ashwani-kumar-resigns-365271 
  12. 12. NARAYANA MURTHY RETURNS AS INFOSYS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN http://www.infosys.com/newsroom/press-releases/Pages/NRNexecutive-chairman.aspx  http://www.infosys.com/newsroom/press-releases/Pages/NRNexecutive-chairman.aspx 
  13. 13. BJP APPOINTS NARENDRA MODI CHAIRMAN OF NATIONAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE, ADVANI QUITS BUT LATER TAKES BACK RESIGNATION  JD (U) ends ties with BJP; post split regional parties moot for third front idea  Devastating floods break out in Uttarakhand, more than 1000 dead
  14. 14. SUPREME COURT SAYS MPS AND MLAS TO BE DISQUALIFIED IF THEY FACE CONVICTION CHARGES http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/mps-mlas-to-bedisqualified-on-date-of-criminal-conviction/article4901596.ece  http://www.livemint.com/Politics/R5FCrQyAKYgNtMWlUEHoHI/C onvicted-MPs-and-MLAs-have-to-step-down-immediately-saysS.html 
  15. 15. LOK SABHA PASSES FOOD SECURITY BILL http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/lok-sabha-passesfood-security-bill/article5062126.ece  http://www.ndtv.com/article/cheat-sheet/food-security-billpassed-by-rajya-sabha-413579 
  16. 16. ODISHA, ANDHRA PRADESH HIT BY CYCLONE PHAILIN http://www.hindustantimes.com/indianews/phailineyeofthestorm/odisha-andhra-pradesh-hit-bycyclone-phailin/article1-1134158.aspx  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cyclone-phailin-in-odishaandhra-pradesh/liveblog/24035906.cms 
  17. 17. SACHIN TENDULKAR, CNR RAO GET BHARAT RATNA  http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-1116/india/44137573_1_bharat-ratna-international-cricketsachin-ramesh-tendulkar
  18. 18. BJP WINS 3-0 IN ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS, AAP STUNS WITH SECOND HIGHEST VOTES IN DELHI http://www.ndtv.com/article/cheat-sheet/pehle-aap-says-bjpafter-falling-short-of-majority-in-delhi-456316  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/12/09/india-stateelections-aam-aadmi_n_4411974.html 
  19. 19. INDIAN DEPUTY CONSUL GENERAL IN NEW YORK, DEVYANI KHOBRAGADE, ARRESTED ON VISA FRAUD CHARGES http://news.yahoo.com/u-grand-jury-indicts-india-diplomatdocuments-211634913.html  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/09/politics/us-indiadiplomacy/ 
  20. 20. SUPREME COURT TERMS GAY SEX AS CRIMINAL OFFENCE, REJECTS DELHI HIGH COURT’S RULING http://english.cntv.cn/20131211/103436.shtml  http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-1211/india/45077963_1_apostolic-churches-alliance-kumarkaushal-utkal-christian-council 
  21. 21. LOK SABHA CLEARS LOKPAL BILL  http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/lok-sabha-passeslokpal-bill-as-it-happened_897553.html
  22. 22. OBAMACARE ×http://www.mediaite.com/tv/a-brief-history-of-the-2013government-shutdown/ ×http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/29/us-governmentshutdown-house-delay-obamacare
  23. 23. US RESERVE Q3 TAPERING  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantitative_easing  http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/us-gdpdata-positive-in-q3-but-taper-risks-lower-for-india113120600709_1.html
  24. 24. NELSON MANDELA  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20713377  http://guardianlv.com/2013/10/nelson-mandelas-topfive-contributions-to-humanity/
  25. 25. EUROZONE CRISIS × http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurozone_crisis × http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/internationalbusiness/euro-zone-debt-crisis-is-over-but-serious-issuespersist/article16284629/
  26. 26. TYPHOON PHILLIPINES  http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/f576b93a-8945-11e3-9f4800144feab7de.html#axzz2rtUzemaQ
  27. 27. SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ALLEGATION http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/27/syria-chemicalweapons_n_3820586.html  http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/10/chemica l-watchdog-seeks-syria-ceasefire-201310911572288463.html 
  28. 28. YAHOO BUYS TUMBLR  http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/20/us-tumblr-yahooidUSBRE94I0C120130520
  29. 29. BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS  http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/15/us/boston-marathonexplosions/
  30. 30. POPE RESIGNS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resignation_of_Pope_Benedict_XV I  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25121121 
  31. 31. CHINA EARTHQUAKE http://world.time.com/2013/04/22/china-earthquake/  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Lushan_earthquake 
  32. 32. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2014 http://www.aljazeera.com/video/europe/2014/01/davosagenda-focus-global-instability-2014121193737690654.html  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marilyn-nagel/why-are-there-sofew-women-attending-the-world-economicforum_b_4683309.html  http://www.bloomberg.com/davos/ 
  33. 33. VANITHA NARAYANAN BECOMES IBM INDIA’S MANAGING DIRECTOR  http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/ch ennai/article198566.ece
  34. 34. INDIAN HELICOPTER BRIBERY SCANDAL  http://www.scandalsinindia.co.in/politicalscandals-in-india/2013-indian-helicopterbribery-scandal.htm
  35. 35. BSE TOUCHES RECORD HIGH  The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex recorded a two-year high of 20,069 at mid-session, on strong buying particularly of oil and gas shares. It was the second successive session that the Sensex gained to record a two-year high since Jan 6, 2011.
  36. 36. 30 SOFTWARE COMPANIES BREAK AWAY FROM NASSCOM  http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-0204/software-services/36742060_1_vishnu-dusadproduct-companies-nucleus-software
  37. 37. SUPREME COURT ISSUES NOTICES TO SAHARA GROUP  http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/SC-accusesSahara-group-of-manipulatingcourts/2013/04/22/article1556647.ece
  38. 38. AZIM PREMJI BECAME THE FIRST INDIAN TO SIGN UP FOR GIVING PLEDGE  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/Ivegiven-25-of-my-wealth-to-charity-AzimPremji/2013/04/19/article1552451.ece
  39. 39. AIR ASIA ANNOUNCED JOINT VENTURE WITH TATA  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/ar ticle1518736.ece
  40. 40. VEDANTA GROUP'S COPPER SMELTER PLANT SHUT DOWN  http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/t amil_nadu/article1523848.ece
  41. 41. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RAILWAY BUDGET - 2013-14  http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/ uploads/directorate/finance_budget/Budget_2 013-14/Highlights_English_2013-14.pdf
  42. 42. AMBANI BROTHERS DECIDE TO JIO TOGETHER  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/ne ws/article1527370.ece?pageToolsFontSize=70 %25
  43. 43. PHANNESH MURTHY FACED CHARGES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AGAIN  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/new s/iGate-sacks-CEO-Phaneesh-Murthy-after-sexualharassmentprobe/2013/05/21/article1599700.ece
  44. 44. AMBANI BROTHERS SIGN RS 1200 CRORE TELECOM BUSINESS DEAL(AFTER 8 YEARS)  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/a rticle1527370.ece?pageToolsFontSize=70%25
  45. 45. RUPEE RECORDED BIGGEST FALL IN 2 YEARS TO 58.17  The Rupee registered its biggest fall in almost two years, slumping to below 58 against the $ for the first time on escalating worries over the country's current account deficit . The partially convertible rupee tumbled 1.9 per cent to 58.16 against a dollar
  46. 46. DELHI COURT SUMMONS SUNIL MITTAL, OTHERS IN 2G SPECTRUM CASE  http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/article 1508218.ece
  47. 47. MICROSOFT BUYING NOKIA'S DEVICES AND SERVICES UNIT  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/new s/Microsoft-buying-Nokias-devices-and-servicesunit/2013/09/03/article1765702.ece
  48. 48. TATA SONS & SINGAPORE AIRLINES ANNOUNCED THE START NEW INDIAN AIRLINE  http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/Tata-SingaporeAirlines-team-up/2013/09/20/article1793556.ece
  49. 49. THANK YOU! & ALL THE BEST 
  50. 50. DISCLAIMER • • • The kit provided to you has been prepared by students and is intended to guide you for the Written Ability Test Process Aspirants are advised not to restrict themselves to the guidelines and topics provided The document has been prepared by Public Relations Cell, IIM Rohtak with assistance from IIM Rohtak students and is intended for private circulation only

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