Current Affairs, News & Facts of 25 Aug 2014

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  • Renowned Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy breathes his last at 82.  

     

    Awards

    • Padma Bhushan in 1998
    • Jnanpith award in 94
    • Sahitya Akademi in 2008
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  • TM Bhasin becomes the Chairman of Indian Banks Association (IBA) for the 2014-15 period.  
    • He, chairman and managing director of Indian Bank, succeeds KR Kamath to the office.
    • IBA is Mumbai-based association of banks and financial institutions in the country. 
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  • British film director Richard Attenborough passes away aged 90.  
    • He is best remembered for his Oscar-winning directorial "Gandhi".
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  • Arvind Subramanian is going to be the Chief Economic Adviser of Indian government.  
    • The office was vacant ever since the ascent of Raghuram Rajan as the governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 2013.
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  • INS Kamorta, nation's first indigenously built stealth warship, gets commissioned into Indian Navy.
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  • West Bengal gets the nation's first 'Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology' (IIEST) at Shibpur, Howrah.
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  • Alcohol service no longer required to keep stars in hotel rating. - read more cat
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