Current Affairs, News & Facts of 05 Feb 2014

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  • India-American Satya Nadella becomes CEO of Microsoft.  
    • Company founder Bill Gates abdicates as the chairman for a new role as technology adviser.
    • Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer as such while John Thompson will assume charge as Microsoft's new chairman.
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  • Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission.   - read more cat
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  • Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa clinches the Winnipeg Winter Club Open trophy by trumping Egyptian 'Heba El Torky' in the final.  
    • Another Indian Dipika Pallikal had clinched it last year in 2013.
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  • The Central Consumer Protection Council (CCPC) approves constitution of a sub-committee to draft guidelines to safeguard consumers interest from false advertisements in the country.  
    • At present, there is no any legal protection cover available for consumers against false advertisements. 
    • The CCPC lies under the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs.
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  • Haraprasad Das, notable contemporary poet and thinker in Odia literature, has been conferred on the “26th Moorti Devi Award”. Its an annual literary award given by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization.
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  • Government launches the 'National Cloud' under ‘MeghRaj’ Initiative.  
    • ‘GI Cloud’ renamed as ‘MeghRaj’ is a government initiative to reap the benefits of Cloud Computing.
    • The service is supposed to accelerate delivery of e-services in the country.
    • National Informatics Centre (NIC) will implement 'National Cloud'.
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  • The Barefoot College: Making a difference - read more cat
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  • Football World Cup 2014: A glance - read more cat
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