Current Affairs, News & Facts of 18 Apr 2014

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  • Randstad Awards 2014 for most attractive employer in India goes to Microsoft for the 4th consecutive year.  

     

    Special recognition awards: 

    • Larsen & Toubro: The most attractive employer in the infrastructure industry 
    • State Bank of India: Banking sector 
    • Taj Group: Hospitality sector 
    • Tata Power: Energy sector

    The award is result of world’s largest employer branding survey that was conducted with over 200000 respondents across 23 countries in the world.

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  • Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez breathes his last at 87.  
    • Widely considered the most famous novelist of Latin America, he had been honoured with the Literature Nobel in 1982.
    • "One Hundred Years of Solitude" was his most productive work (novel) that sold over 50 million copies across 25 languages.
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  • Narendra Kothari has been appointed as full time Chairman of the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC).     
    • NMDC, the biggest iron ore Miner of India, was functioning without a full-time chairman and managing director since the retirement of Rana Som in December 2011.
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  • The US, European Union, Russia and Ukraine concludes agreement to cool off Ukraine crisis.  
    • It maps out concrete immediate steps to restore some order in the country going through political upheaval.
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  • The iconic comic book character 'Archie' is set to die in the July 2014 edition after a successful journey of 73 years beginning 1941.
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  • Earth like planet 'Kepler-186f' found. - read more cat
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