General Knowledge March 23rd 2015 (2015-03-23)

India becomes 3rd largest steel producer

India has overtaken United States to become the world’s 3rd largest steel producer in the first two months of 2015 behind China and Japan.

HSBC predicts growth rate of 8.3% in 2016-17

HSBC has predicted a growth rate of 7.4% of the Indian Economy in the current fiscal, and 8.3% growth for 2016-17.

Katharine Viner to be the new Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian

Katharine Viner has been appointed to take over from Alan Rusbridger in the summer as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian. She will the first woman to hold the post at the Guardian.

Stockholm Water Prize to Rajendra Singh

Indian environmental activist Rajendra Singh from Rajastan has won the Stockholm Water Prize for his innovative water harvesting and restoration methods to help communities in villages.

Bharti Airtel enters into partnership with Amazon

Bharti Airtel has entered into a partnership with Amazon for its cloud services. This will help enhance Airtel’s cloud services.