Current Affairs, News & Facts of 08 Aug 2014

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  • US comes to Kurd's assistance in Iraq; to launch airstrikes on the Islamic State militants if they invade Kurdish capital of Irbil.  
    • Its notable that US has a consulate in the city and its citizens and military personnel are present there in good numbers.
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  • World’s tallest railway bridge, in terms of pillar’s height, to come up at Noney in Manipur, India.  
    • The height of the tallest pillar of the bridge stands at 141 meter.
    • The bridge is part of Jiribaum - Tupul - Imphal rail link which aims to connect Imphal with the nation’s railway network.
    • World's highest railway bridge, expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower, is coming up over Chenab river as part of rail link connecting Jammu to Kashmir region.
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  • Two 'Khmer Rouge' leaders jailed for crimes against humanity  - read more cat
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  • Aditya Vardhan Agarwal, Director of Emami Group, has been appointed as the Vice-President of the Indian Chamber of Commerce
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  • Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, CMD of Bandhan, bags ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award at the AIMA (All India Management Association) Managing India Awards 2014.  

     

    Other awardees: 

    • MG George Muthoot (Chairman, Muthoot Group): "Emerging Business Leader of the Year"
    • N Chandrasekaren (CEO & Managing Director, TCS): "Indian MNC of the Year"
    • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Film Producer): "Director of the Year for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" 
    • SS Badrinath (Founder and Chairman, Emeritus of Sankara Nethralaya): "Outstanding Institution Builder"
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