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India Sri Lanka Agreement on Joint Naval Exercise

Jan 8, 2011
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

India and Sri Lanka on 28 December 2010, agreed to hold joint naval exercise inside the latter’s naval boundary

RBI Imposed Restrictions on Transactions with Iran

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 27 December 2010 imposed further restrictions on transactions with Iran.

Editors Guild of India Elected T.N. Ninan as its President

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

T.N. Ninan was elected president of the Editors Guild of India at the Guild meeting on 24 December 2010.

Unit of Korba Super Thermal Power Station Commissioned

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Unit 7 of 500 MW of Korba Super Thermal Power Station commissioned on 26 December 2010.

C.R. Visswanathan Named Chairman of SAFF Competitions Committee

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

C.R. Visswanathan, was named the chairman of the SAFF competitions committee on 27 December 2010.

Comptroller and Auditor-General of India Appeared Before PAC

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Comptroller and Auditor-General of India Vinod Rai appeared before PAC to present CAG's views on 2G spectrum.

Rural Development Ministry Awarded Project to MEIL

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

South Indian Bank Won India's Best Bank-2010 Award

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

South Indian Bank (SIB) on 27 December 2010 bagged India's Best Bank-2010 award.

Trading Arm for Tata entities, TIL Bought Stakes in BSIPL

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Tata International Ltd (TIL) acquired 76 per cent stake each in Bachi Shoes India Pvt Ltd (BSIPL) and Euro Shoe Components Pvt Ltd (ESCPL).

Engineering Company KEC International Won Orders Worth Rs 1018 crore

Dec 29, 2010
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

KEC International announced on 27 December 2010 that it bagged orders worth Rs 1018 crore.

Farmer Suicides in India

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Farmer suicides in India were estimated at 17,368, in 2009, by the National Crime Records Bureau.

National Swimming Association Won Back Permanent Membership

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

National Swimming Association (NSA) won back permanent membership in Swimming Federation of India (SFI) in December 2010.

Kuchipudi Dance by 2800 Artists Entered Guinness World Records

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Performance by Kuchipudi artistes from 16 countries entered Guinness book of World Records.

All-India Inter-university Basketball Tournament

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Annamalai won all-India inter-university basketball tournament.

DoT Slapped Noticed to Firms for Delayed Roll-out of 2G Services

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Department of telecom (DoT) slapped notices to telecom firms for delayed rollout of 2G services.

Indian ship, MV Ocean Pearl Detained by Bangladesh

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Indian ship MV Ocean Pearl detained by Bangladesh Authorities.

DGFT Suspended Agencies Involved in Issue of PSIC

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) blacklisted and suspended 12 agencies that issue pre-shipment inspection certificates.

M Shashidhar Reddy- New Vice President of NDMA

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Indian Central Government nominated M Shashidhar Reddy as the Vice President of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Service Tax on Retail Sale of Packaged Computer Software Exempted

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Indian Finance Ministry in December 2010 exempted service tax on retail sale of packaged computer software.

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Signed Book Deal for 1.5 million Pounds

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Julian Assange signed a book deal for about £1.5 million pounds.

35th Senior National Tennikoit Championship

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Tamil Nadu won the men's title in the 35th senior National Tennikoit championship.

Central Bank & ComSec Jointly Launched Youth Enterprise Progrramme

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

CBI and Commonwealth Secretariat, London (ComSec) launched Youth Enterprise Financing Pilot Programme.

Universal Power Signed MoU with Chinese Power Company

Dec 28, 2010
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Universal Power Transformers Pvt Ltd signed an MoU with Chinese power company, SPECO.

Gold Struck- First Indo-Chinese Film Venture

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Gold Struck set to be the first ever India China joint film venture.

World Migration Report 2010

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

World Migration Report 2010 was released by International Organization for Migration on 29 November 2010.

The Launch of GSLV-F06 Failed

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The launch of the GSLV-F06 (Geo-Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle), carrying communication satellite GSAT-5P, on 25 December 2010 from Sriharikota, ended in a failure.

GSLV-F06 Launch Ended in a Failure

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The launch of the GSLV-F06 (Geo-Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle), carrying communication satellite GSAT-5P, on 25 December 2010 from Sriharikota, ended in a failure.

BMW Launched Entry-level SUV

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

BMW launched its entry-level SUV, the X1, on 23 December 2010.

SEBI Banned Former Pyramid Chairman for Ten Years

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

SEBI banned P S Saminathan, the former chairman of Pyramid Saimira Theatre from the markets for ten years.

RBI Modified Provisions on Home Loans

Dec 27, 2010
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 23 December 2010 modified rules that govern home loan.

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