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2011 Current Affairs

Maldives Ex-President, Mohamed Nasheed charged for judge's illegal arrest

Published on: 18-JUL-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The ousted Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is charged with illegally ordering the arrest of criminal court Chief Justice, Abdulla Mohamed. For more information, read ahead.

Medha Patkar refused to accept Basava Sri Puraskar conferred on her by the Karnataka Government

Published on: 27-MAR-2012
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Karnataka government through its notification dated 3December 2011, announced bestowing the Basava Sri Puraskar 2010

Lokpal a Historical Perspective

Published on: 13-FEB-2012
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Article-Current Affairs December 2012. The success of a democracy and the realization of its socio economic goals depend on the extent to which the grievances of the citizens are redressed

Scientists claimed that Alcohol can be used to treat Tremors

Published on: 03-JAN-2012
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Scientists at the US National Institutes of Health claimed that alcohol could be used to treat tremors, a brain disorder that triggers exaggerated shaking and occurs during movement

Madhya Pradesh Cow Slaughter Ban Act was approved by the President

Published on: 03-JAN-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Madhya Pradesh Gau- Vansh Vadh Pratishedh (Sansodhan) Vidheyak(Madhya Pradesh prohibition of slaughter of cow-progeny (amendment) Bill was approved by the President

RBI allowed NRIs to hedge their Currency Risk in respect of External Commercial Borrowings (ECB)

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank of India allowed non-residents to hedge their currency risk in respect of external commercial borrowings (ECB) denominated in rupees

Food Inflation fell to its Lowest Level in Six Years at 0.42% for the Week ended 17 December 2011

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Food inflation fell to its lowest level in six years at 0.42 per cent for the week ended 17 December 2011

BRPSE recommended Financial Package of Rs 257 crore to revive the Sick Newsprint Unit NEPA

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Board for Reconstruction of Public Sector Enterprises recommended financial package of Rs 257 crore to revive NEPA

Controversial South African Indian Politician Amichand Rajbansi passed away

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Charismatic and controversial South African Indian politician Amichand Rajbansi died on 29 December 2011

People’s National Party won Parliamentary Elections in Jamaica

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2011. Jamaica's main opposition party has won the country's parliamentary elections, while the ruling Jamaica Labour Party conceded defeat

USA and Saudi Arabia inked an Agreement worth 29.4 billion US Dollars

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2011. In one of their biggest arms deal, the US and Saudi Arabia  on 28 December 2011 inked an agreement worth 29.4 billion US dollars

Sibsagr in Assam to have India’s first Cooperative University

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. The country’s first cooperative university will be set up at Sibsagar in Assam

China issued a White Paper on its Space Activities

Published on: 30-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2011. China on 29 December 2011 issued a white paper entitled China’s Space Activities in 2011

Leading Writers & Journalists presented with Bharatendu Harish Chandra Awards for 2009 & 2010

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Leading writers and journalists were given Bharatendu Harish Chandra Awards for 2009 and 2010 by Minister of State for I&B

Deepak Parekh resigned from the Board of Hindustan Unilever (HUL)

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. HUL informed BSE that Deepak Parekh, an Independent Director on the Board of HUL resigned

Realty Giant DLF sold IT Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Pune to Private Equity Firm Blackstone

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. DLF & its partner Hubtown in a joint venture, DLF Ackruti Info Parks sold its IT SEZ to equity firm Blackstone

The Cyclonic Storm Thane formed over South-West Bay of Bengal

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2011. The cyclonic storm Thane formed over South-East and adjoining South-West Bay of Bengal

India’s IMR showed 3 Point Decline, dropping from 50 to 47 Deaths per 1000 Live Births

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2011. India’s infant mortality rate (IMR) showed a 3 point decline, dropping from 50 deaths per 1,000 live births to 47

Maharashtra Government to provide Free Medicare for 50 lakh Poor Families

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Maharashtra state government planned to spend 800 crore rupees on the first phase of a health scheme for the poor

WB Government decided to turn Indira Bhavan into Museum & Research Centre devoted to Nazrul Islam

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2011. West Bengal Government decided to turn Indira Bhavan into a museum & a research centre devoted to Kavi Nazrul Islam

Iran threatened to close the Strait of Hormouz

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2011. Iran has threatened to close the Strait if Western nations place an embargo on Iranian oil

Union Government Quadrupled Limits on Loans that a Bank’s Internal Committee can Approve

Published on: 29-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Union government quadrupled (four times) the limits on loans that a bank’s internal committee can approve

Reserve Bank of India ordered Banks to set aside more Capital for Investments in Financial Entities

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ordered banks to set aside more capital for their investments in financial entities such as insurance

China won the Gold Medal with 16 points in the World Women's Team Chess Championship

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2011. Indian team finished at the fourth position in the World Women's Team Chess Championship at Mardin,Turkey

Telecom Commission recommended a Uniform Licence Fee of 8 per cent of AGR

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Telecom Commission recommended a uniform licence fee of 8 per cent of adjusted gross revenues (AGR)

RBI directed Banks to issue Cheques conforming to Cheque Truncation System 2010 Standard

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank directed all banks to issue cheques conforming to Cheque Truncation System (CTS) 2010 standard

Investment Advisors to be registered with Self-regulatory Organisation (SRO) as per SEBI’s Rule

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2011. SEBI proposed new rules for investment advisors under which the advisors would be required to be registered with SRO

Rajya Sabha approved the Export- Import Bank of India Amendment Bill, 2011

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Rajya Sabha approved the Export-Import Bank of India Amendment Bill, 2011, on 27 December 2011

32nd Sahara Senior National Archery Championship to be held in Jamshedpur 24 to 29 January 2012

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs December 2011. AAI announced that 32nd Sahara senior National archery championship will be held in Jamshedpur from 24 to 29 January 2012

India and Pakistan concluded their Sixth Round of talks in Islamabad

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2011. India and Pakistan concluded their Sixth Round of Expert Level Talks on Nuclear Confidence Building Measures in Islamabad on 27 December 2011

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